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Literary classics from Ancient Greece until the end of the nineteenth century. Did you study them in school? Have you read them since. Find out what you remember!
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category Alcott, Louisa May category Austen, Jane
category Boccaccio, Giovanni category Bronte Sisters
category Carroll, Lewis category Chaucer, Geoffrey
category Collins, Wilkie category Conrad, Joseph
category Dante category Defoe, Daniel
category Dickens, Charles category Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
category Dumas, Alexandre category Eliot, George
category Gaskell, Elizabeth category Haggard, H. Rider
category Hardy, Thomas category Hawthorne, Nathaniel
category Homer category Hugo, Victor
category Irving, Washington category Keats, John
category Kipling, Rudyard category London, Jack
category Marlowe, Christopher category Melville, Herman
category Poe, Edgar Allan category Scott, Sir Walter
category Shelley, Mary category Stevenson, Robert Louis
category Swift, Jonathan folder The Classics (20)
category Twain, Mark category Verne, Jules
category Virgil category Voltaire
category Wilde, Oscar
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31 British Classical Women Writers
This quiz concerns the lives and works of women writers.
15 Q
Sep 11 02
1287 plays
32 Eminent Victorians
This quiz deals with British literature of the Victorian Period (1830-1901). I hope you'll enjoy it.
20 Q
Apr 19 02
789 plays
33 Mostly European Literature
Thanks to my lit class in college, I've been inspired to produce this quiz concerning the writings of the western world. Enjoy!
10 Q
Nov 10 01
996 plays
34 The Victorian Age Quote Identification
Match the passage to the author. All of the quotes come from British works from the Victorian age. Most of the selections are from poems, but a few are from important essays from the period.
15 Q
Aug 29 03
582 plays
35 In Search of the White Rabbit
Alice has asked you to help her look for the white rabbit. To find out where he is you have to travel through the World of Books and answer the questions to get to his hiding place.
10 Q
Jul 15 11
396 plays
36 Mixed Bag of Victorian Literature
Tired of quizzes about the Bronte sisters? Try this quiz, it will test a broader range of literature from some much-loved Victorian writers.
15 Q
Jun 20 04
1032 plays
37 British Literature of the Restoration
The Restoration was unique for many reasons. Test your knowledge of this time period from a literary and historical perspective.
10 Q
Dec 30 05
408 plays
38 Literature, generally
Did you pay attention in lit class? A simple literature quiz to check it out ! Good Luck!
10 Q
Aug 15 00
2742 plays
39 Who Wrote What?-Part 3
I think you all know the drill by now but for newcomers this is an easy match the author to the title quiz. I hope everyone hasn't got too bored of this!
10 Q
May 28 00
1719 plays
40 English Literature Made Simple - No. 1
A superhero, some talkative pilgrims and a legendary king. How about a thousand years of English Literature in ten questions? This quiz highlights three early Anglo-Saxon and Medieval English writings from 449 to 1485.
10 Q
Apr 11 04
789 plays
41 Romanticism
This quiz deals with the period of romanticism in Britain. The questions are mainly about the chief authors of this period, i.e. the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century.
10 Q
Mar 25 02
759 plays
42 Early English Prose
A brief walk through English prose from the 12th to the 18th century.
15 Q
Aug 07 02
747 plays
43 Great Romantic Books and Authors
How much do you know about Romanticism? Here are some questions to test your knowledge about some of the most known Romantic books, and some not so famous!
10 Q
Apr 25 05
594 plays
44 Mixed Literature
Here's a quiz on many different books mainly from before 1900...
10 Q
May 24 02
996 plays
45 Mixed Literature Rather Tough But ?
All Multiple choice. Quotes from the past, obscure but interesting. Not easy, BUT there is a clue with each, in the brackets; however, beware the red herring. Have fun and enjoy some wisdom from the past. Cheers.
10 Q
Sep 09 00
696 plays
46 Lazarillo De Tormes
This is a quiz about the first picaresque novel 'Lazarillo de Tormes'. The author is anonymous.
10 Q
Dec 04 01
312 plays
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