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folder Authors and their Works (133) folder Literary Characters (125)
folder Literary Terms & Quotes (78) folder Literary Titles (51)
folder Literature by Era (11) folder Literature Word Play (25)
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1
A Novel Approach To Novels

"Literick:" Use of a low-level literary form to describe a (theoretically) higher-level one. Can you guess the novels described by these litericks? Thanks to logcrawler for the Author Challenge!
Average
10 Q
shorthumbz
Jul 19 13
1911 plays
2
The Geek Interpreter

So you are a geek and don't speak any normal language any more? Well, don't worry - I have put some well-known literary works into computer code for you! (No actual programming skills required - just look at keywords distributed in the code)
Average
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Feb 21 12
4428 plays
3
Loony Literary Limericks

Identify the author or literary character from these limericks. The harder examples will be multiple choice.
Average
10 Q
jeremyb
Mar 28 06
7566 plays
4
Dramatic Moments in Literature

The title tells you all you need to know.
Difficult
10 Q
robert362
Nov 14 01
9756 plays
5
Twit Lit

On Twitter, tweets are limited to 140 characters. What would have happened to great literature if Twitter had always been around? Wonder no more as you try to figure out what's being tweeted below. ("Great" is at the discretion of the quiz writer.)
Average
10 Q
Tchochkekop
Nov 10 09
1863 plays
6
Literary Analogies

The first two entities have the same relationship as the third entity and the answer. All analogies are related to the world of literature: authors, works, places, etc.
Tough
20 Q
Arlesienne
Jan 24 07
3915 plays
7
A Literary Alphabet

You don't need an encyclopedic knowledge of literature to do well on this quiz--but an alphabetic knowledge will definitely come in handy!
Average
25 Q
john_sunseri
Oct 24 09
3912 plays
8
"Done into English": 1,000 Years of Translation

Translation is an under-appreciated art. Much of it may be hackwork, but for a thousand years the best translators have been enabling readers of English to understand and enjoy the world's masterpieces in that language.
Tough
10 Q
TabbyTom
Nov 24 07
1059 plays
9
25 Centuries of Literature

Each question in this quiz covers a different century in the history of world literature, offering a little something for everyone.
Tough
25 Q
skylarb
Oct 20 03
6126 plays
10
Read Any Good Books Lately? Here are a Few...

This quiz is about some of the greatest novels written during the past century. The titles were taken from The Modern Library's "Best 100 Novels" list. How many of these classics have you read?
Average
10 Q
robbieh
Jan 02 07
9372 plays
11
Literary Rejection Notices

"I regret the American public is not interested in anything on China", read an actual rejection letter to Pearl Buck, author of "The Good Earth". The following are rejection notices of famous works that I have made up- see if you can guess the work.
Average
10 Q
bullymom
Jul 25 03
5841 plays
12
Things Are Getting Wyrd

Shakespeare had three weird sisters in the play we won't name - Terry Pratchett had the Wyrd Sisters. This quiz can be played if you're familiar (or a familiar!) with either. Enjoy the quiz!
Average
10 Q
Quiz_Beagle
Aug 18 09
576 plays
13
Stocking the FunTrivia Manor's Library

It seems that I have been put in charge of organizing the FunTrivia Manor's library. So I employ a few people to aid me in such an enormous task. Care to join me?
Average
10 Q
salami_swami
Nov 29 11
903 plays
14
23rd-Century Literature

Come with me to the 23rd Century where some of our best known books have been re-written for these modern times.
Very Easy
10 Q
Christinap
Feb 06 12
2511 plays
15
History Writes Itself

Simply by scrolling through classic literature (new and old) you can spot the trends and beliefs of the centuries. See what you know about literature and authors reaching back to medieval times all the way up to today. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
kyleisalive
Nov 08 12
1308 plays
16
Literary Timeline

Take this quiz to get the big picture! It will give you a feel for who wrote when, and it will provide an overview of many literary periods. But fear not; there are no specific dates.
Difficult
20 Q
skylarb
Feb 27 03
4095 plays
17
Literary Haiku

Can you guess the famous work from the haiku given? I bet you can!
Average
10 Q
ensiform
Jul 02 07
2289 plays
18
You Expect Me to Buy This?

If you want a book to be sold, you have to give it a catchy title. Let's look at some authors that came up with some strange names to put their books out there.
Average
10 Q
James25
Feb 21 12
4179 plays
19
Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are In My Neck

There is a plot against me dear quizzers. Because certain people want to steal my badges I have been trapped inside several books, all of which see me in great peril. Please help me escape.
Average
10 Q
Christinap
Jul 23 11
1161 plays
20
My 2013 Reading Challenge

I set myself a challenge in 2013 to read more novels, especially those I had skirted as a student. This quiz covers some of the best.
Average
10 Q
stuthehistoryguy
Dec 07 13
1083 plays
21
Memories are Made of This
Team quiz by Pi in the Sky

Books can be like friends and provide us with some of our happiest memories. Let us share ours with you.
Average
10 Q
Calpurnia09
Feb 22 12
4323 plays
22
Well-Read, Long-Dead

This is a best-sellers quiz with a twist: the authors of each book in question have been dead for more than half a century. Works of non-fiction are not included.
Average
10 Q
lorance79
Mar 11 12
1833 plays
23
Nemesis

Mark Twain famously described a classic book as "something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read". These books can be too long, too difficult or too tedious. Can you identify these classic books that are our literary nemeses?
Average
10 Q
PDAZ
Jun 15 10
1311 plays
24
Fanfiction

The internet has given birth to a whole new genre of literature. How much do you know about "fanfiction"?
Average
10 Q
skylarb
Oct 06 04
1803 plays
25
Llamas in the Library
Team quiz by Revenge of the Llamas

Whenever Ralph the Llama is given a book, all he does is try and eat it. Perhaps the other llamas in the paddock can try to convince Ralph to actually read some of their favorites.
Average
10 Q
salami_swami
Oct 18 12
606 plays
26
Trident's Literature Challenge II

Think you know your literature? Test your prowess with these Literature GRE-inspired questions.
Average
10 Q
trident
Feb 20 12
438 plays
27
Trident's Literature Challenge

Think you know your literature? Test your prowess with these Literature GRE-inspired questions.
Average
10 Q
trident
Sep 16 11
831 plays
28
These Books Fill a Much Needed Void!

This quiz takes a light-hearted look at a selection of books with odd titles that delved into unique topics, arguably filling a void that never needed to be filled! Hope you enjoy the theme.
Average
10 Q
timence
Aug 17 12
540 plays
29
I Remember Reading That!

This quiz takes you through a tour of some of the literature you may have read in High School. Warning: This quiz contains spoilers.
Average
10 Q
redsoxfan325
Aug 07 09
3672 plays
30
Mystery Men of Literature

This quiz is devoted to some of the more enigmatic figures of literature - authors whose identities are unknown, who disappeared without trace, who led eccentric or reclusive lives or all of the above. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
MarcelMule
Apr 08 08
1800 plays
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