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What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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Main Characters of Famous Literature

I will give you three characters of a famous novel (not necessarily the main character) and you will tell me which novel I am talking about. The last six questions will be plays.
Tough
25 Q
erlandau
Jul 08 02
4311 plays
62
More Literary Characters

A wide range of literary characters from the classic to the modern.
Average
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Apr 07 15
531 plays
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Literary Characters

I name the literary character - you identify the author who created it.
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10 Q
robert362
Aug 01 00
5922 plays
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Novel Characters

Match the literary character with the correct author or book.
Average
10 Q
nyirene330
Apr 25 10
1392 plays
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The Quest for the Holy Mail, Part II

Some authors say their characters take on lives of their own. So here are some of their fanciful letters to God, asking for divine aid to get their authors to rewrite parts of their works, to be more to the characters' liking. See how many you know.
Average
10 Q
shuehorn
Jun 13 12
231 plays
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Characters from which Work?

Some literary characters are as well known as the most famous of real people. Can you identify the work from which these characters come?
Tough
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Sep 27 12
534 plays
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My World Cup Literary Eleven

So I thought, why not see what sort of Soccer team I could put together from the characters in the novels, history books, plays and poems on my bookshelf. See if you can identify the players I've selected for Bracklaman's World Cup Literary Eleven?
Tough
10 Q
bracklaman
Jun 12 06
855 plays
68
Literary Heavyweights

Having been overweight for most of my life, I tend to feel sympathetic towards generously proportioned literary figures. Can you identify these literary references?
Tough
10 Q
TabbyTom
Feb 09 13
333 plays
69
Which Author Made This Character?

Here's how this quiz works: I give you a character with an interesting name, and you tell me which author created him or her. Have fun!
Average
25 Q
peptidoglycan
Apr 02 01
4032 plays
70
Characters in Literature

I give you the name of a character, you name the classic work of literature. Most questions are multiple choice.
Average
15 Q
MizzLynn
Aug 13 00
4839 plays
71
First Names Only, Please

Singers like Madonna, Cher, and Jewel are recognized by their first names. Some fictional characters are equally memorable. Match each set of first names with the book that tells their story.
Average
10 Q
chicagojanet
May 14 16
576 plays
72
Dynamic Duos 2

This quiz is about characters from books who are normally regarded as a pair - a bit like ham and eggs or fish and chips but without the potential to increase your waistline!
Average
15 Q
baker13
Aug 08 10
555 plays
73
Finding My Way Back Home

These literary characters have wandered off and gotten lost. Match them with the place where they belong.
Easy
10 Q
chicagojanet
May 20 16
609 plays
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Literary Gentlemen's Personal Ads

In my previous quiz, the literary ladies placed their personal ads, so now it's time for the men! Assuming they are all single (and alive...), which literary gentleman has placed each of these ads?
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10 Q
PrincessJoey
Apr 05 06
672 plays
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Alliterative Literary Characters

Questions based on a collection of characters who share an initial with the surname of the author who created them. Shakespeare and Shylock, Ayn Rand and Hank Rearden; let's list like letters!
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10 Q
barabaskid
Sep 29 11
603 plays
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The Name Says it All - Literally

Many great fictional works have been written with the title being the name of the protagonist. When we start to read these novels we know what they are about even before we start! Get ready to identify these titular characters.
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15 Q
smeone
Sep 19 14
627 plays
77
Justify My Love

Love has been a common theme of literary works. This quiz is about fictional literary works containing much beloved romantic couples.
Easy
10 Q
workisboring
Aug 04 14
642 plays
78
To Hunt, or to Fish--That Is the Question

You don't have to be an outdoorsman to be a success at this quiz. However, being an admirer of literature might help. Can you recognize these literary characters who are hunters or fishers in the stories and poems that brought them to life?
Tough
10 Q
alaspooryoric
Nov 28 15
192 plays
79
Spurned Suitors

This quiz is about literary men who were rejected (at least once) by the women they loved. Most works covered were written prior to the 20th century.
Tough
15 Q
skylarb
Jul 15 03
426 plays
80
Classic novel characters

How well do you know characters from classic novels? I will give you the characters and you name the novel. They are mostly multiple choice, but I threw in a few fill in the blanks to keep you on your toes. Good luck!
Average
15 Q
JaniceC
Mar 25 00
5340 plays
81
Advice from the Bookshelf

When seeking advice, there are some classic characters whose situations could relate to your own. Some handled the situation well, while others may not be the best role models. *Possible Spoilers
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10 Q
smartie806
Aug 06 06
372 plays
82
The Ten Most Famous Literary Characters

Obviously, this is highly subjective .... but here's my list of the ten most most famous literary characters.
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10 Q
robert362
Apr 20 02
5838 plays
83
Favorite Characters

Many popular authors have a recurring character in two or more books. Let's see how many characters you can match with the author who created them.
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10 Q
insanity22186
Oct 20 11
507 plays
84
Helping Hands

Literary characters may put their pants on one leg at a time, but they often need the help of a valet, housekeeper, or squire. Can you name the servants from classic novels?
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10 Q
chicagojanet
May 21 12
177 plays
85
15 Characters In Search Of...

Here are 15 characters in search of their literary homes. I give the character, you give the novel, story, or play they come from. I hope you enjoy it.
Tough
15 Q
Lofgeornost
Dec 03 01
2649 plays
86
Lawyers in Anglo-American Literature

A few questions on fictional lawyers through the ages.
Tough
10 Q
TabbyTom
Mar 06 04
291 plays
87
What is My Name?

Here are ten widely-read works of literature. All you have to do is identify the protagonist in each.
Difficult
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Dec 25 12
786 plays
88
No Women Allowed!

This quiz focuses on some of the male main characters from different works of literature (but no women). Good luck!
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10 Q
Buddy1
Sep 25 13
834 plays
89
Popular Characters From Popular Stories

Some literary works have become so popular that their heroes and heroines have lived on as if they were real people. See how well you remember the heroes or heroines of your first contacts with English literature.
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10 Q
flem-ish
Sep 07 02
3021 plays
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Title Characters

These famous fictional characters are also 'title characters', i.e. the title of the book they appear in describes them. The answer to each question is the name of the book.
Average
10 Q
elbandito999
Sep 16 12
699 plays
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