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"Daffy Does Dickens!" 'Looney' Literary Characters

A few of my favorite "Looney Tunes" characters will replace well-known literary icons from a variety of novels. Simply use the scenarios and dialogue provided to match the 'Looney' to the correct character. Have fun!
Easy
10 Q
doorsfan58
Apr 12 12
3300 plays
2
It is a Tale Told By ...

Which character narrates the following tales?
Average
10 Q
Lottie1001
Jun 04 16
396 plays
3
Literary Famous Last Words Part II

This quiz is a follow-up to "Famous Last Words- Literary Edition". Literary characters unfortunately die, and their last words before death are often interesting and profound: how much do you know about them? Some spoilers in the interesting info.
Average
10 Q
adams627
Nov 29 09
1188 plays
4
Adulterous Women

Adulterous women are ubiquitous in fiction. Listen to each unhappy woman tell her tale of woe, and try to identify the novel in which she appears. *SPOILERS*
Average
10 Q
pagiedamon
Oct 28 08
8262 plays
5
My Life as a Book

As of late, my life just seems to be the same as the literary characters I have been reading about. Can somebody please tell me how?
Average
10 Q
trident
Feb 10 06
3270 plays
6
Because the Night...

Do you ever wish, on those boring evenings, where you feel as though you have nothing to do, that you could be an exciting fictional character? OK, maybe not, but humour me anyway! Enjoy the quiz.
Tough
10 Q
jonnowales
Dec 27 09
861 plays
7
Literary Famous Last Words Part I

Many great works of literature involve the death of a major character, be it the protagonist or another. See if you can identify the deceased character by his or her last lines, plus a couple of other hints!
Average
10 Q
adams627
Nov 15 09
2079 plays
8
A Little Less Conversation

Ten questions on well-known literary characters of whom it could be said 'a little less conversation' might sometimes have been useful, but had that been the case they would have lost much of their impact. See if you can identify them all!
Average
10 Q
Jennifer5
May 18 12
642 plays
9
Knights' Tales

The chivalrous knight, with or without his white charger, has been a stock character in literature for many years. How many of these literary knights can you recognise?
Average
10 Q
rossian
Mar 11 12
654 plays
10
My Less Well Known Sibling

In response to an author challenge with the title given, this quiz deals with ten lesser known siblings in well known written works. Have fun!
Tough
10 Q
Creedy
May 14 12
528 plays
11
Literary Trades

Can you identify the careers, jobs or trades undertaken by each of these characters from famous works of literature? The picture clues might also give you a hint.
Average
10 Q
Fifiona81
Nov 02 14
753 plays
12
"The West Wing" - In Their Own Words

The multi-award winning "West Wing" was hailed as one of the best shows of its time and gathered legions of devotees. Quotes are from "The Official Companion" to "The West Wing", seasons 1 and 2. (Authorship credits: Ian Jackman & Paul Ruditis.)
Tough
15 Q
darksplash
Sep 08 10
192 plays
13
Doctors in Literature

Some fictional doctors are selfless saviours, some are unscrupulous quacks, and some are just fairly ordinary human beings. Here are a few questions on physicians in literature.
Tough
10 Q
TabbyTom
Mar 06 04
777 plays
14
Spies and their Creators in English Literature.

The spy or secret agent has been a strong force in English Literature since the late nineteenth century. Can you identify the character or author described?
Tough
10 Q
bracklaman
Mar 02 05
465 plays
15
Fathers and Children in Literature

I'll give you the father's name, you choose his child.
Average
10 Q
wylie6
Mar 17 09
627 plays
16
What Did I Ever See in Him?

These beloved and famous males in literature make the female heart race and fill a guy with admiration--but what were you thinking? Choose which he-man gives us reason to pause.
Easy
10 Q
Godwit
Nov 05 13
1419 plays
17
There, But for the Grace of God, Go I

The quiz title expresses my feelings at being spared the fate of some of my favourite literary heroines. In a different world, or another time, I might have found myself suffering as they did. How many can you recognise?
Average
10 Q
rossian
Jan 17 14
2457 plays
18
From Which Literary Work Am I?

I'll give you the name of a literary character - the main one or a lesser character - and a choice of four works, one of which will be the work from which that character comes.
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Aug 15 10
1143 plays
19
Friends and Foes in Literature

Choose the character associated with these friends and foes.
Average
10 Q
wylie6
Mar 27 09
936 plays
20
Classic Literature Characters

Welcome to the Classic Literature Character quiz! The rules are very simple. I give you three characters from a book, and you give me the title. Enjoy!
Average
15 Q
athena6557
Mar 29 04
5616 plays
21
The Doctor Is Out...Of His Mind!

Just a quiz on mad scientists and doctors with...ahem...serious personal issues, from various types of literature.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Nov 02 11
606 plays
22
Reader, I Married Him

Many novels and plays deal with relationships between the main characters. This quiz covers some marriages, or prospective marriages, from fiction.
Average
10 Q
rossian
Nov 08 09
984 plays
23
Rain When I Die

"I think it's gonna rain when I die" says a song by Alice in Chains. In this quiz, I propose other conditions surrounding my eventual death, if I were to die in the manner of these literary characters. Spoilers abound (and the quiz is a bit morbid!)
Average
10 Q
guitargoddess
Aug 14 13
411 plays
24
"Tomboys" in Literature

As a female reader I was never drawn to the 'traditional' heroines - I preferred them more feisty. This is a quiz celebrating them - enjoy!
Very Difficult
10 Q
Quiz_Beagle
Jun 15 07
1137 plays
25
Inspired Identities

Raymond Chandler said "The character that lasts is an ordinary guy with some extraordinary qualities." Is it fact or mere speculation that these fantastical fictional characters were inspired by real people?
Average
10 Q
mlcmlc
Apr 30 14
441 plays
26
Who Be in the Wrong Story?

Great authors literally bring characters to life within the pages of great books. The question is can you recognize which character does not belong in some of the following Classics?
Difficult
10 Q
coachpauly
Oct 18 11
990 plays
27
Which Book Am I In?

This is a quiz about characters in works of fiction. All you need to do is name the book in which I appear. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
wenray
Dec 01 12
2394 plays
28
Heroes and Mock-Heroes

Since the beginning of Western literature, heroic and mock-heroic character types have loomed large the canon. See how well you know these types as they have popped up over the millennia.
Average
10 Q
DaedalusLex
Feb 20 08
570 plays
29
Pi's Who's Who in Haiku
Team quiz by Pi in the Sky

Pi have been having a lot of fun writing Haiku quizzes, so here are ten more questions, this time about characters in all sorts of literature. We hope you have fun working out who they are.
Average
10 Q
invinoveritas
Dec 22 12
558 plays
30
Literary Foursomes

Most great tales have a cast of memorable characters, but can you pick which great book each group of four characters appear in. Be careful, some characters may have appeared in more than one tale but you need to find the story that all four appear in.
Average
10 Q
arcturas
Feb 22 10
876 plays
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