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31 What Do I Quote Vol. 3
Having enlarged my English library by quite a number of books, I'm back with another "What Do I Quote" quiz. Identify the book the given quote is from. Good luck! I've tried to avoid spoilers, but you never know, so watch out.
10 Q
Nov 25 07
267 plays
32 Literary Anecdotes And Small Talk
Anecdotes and what the French call 'petite histoire' may not be among the fundamentals of literature, but it is often a nice side-aspect.The questions of this quiz concern some such small talk.
10 Q
Mar 14 02
525 plays
33 Literary Terms
A collection of figures of speech, and literary terms.
10 Q
Mar 06 00
2685 plays
34 What Do I Quote?
I've picked ten books from my shelf, and I'm going to give you a quote from each. It's your turn to tell me where the quote ist from. I tried to pick famous books or classics, but my stock of English books is limited to about 25....
10 Q
Mar 24 05
789 plays
35 Contemporaries - Quotations - 2
Number 2 in a series of Contemporaries quizzes (from an idea suggested by uglybird) this features quotations from Donne, Shakespeare, Sidney and Spenser. The quotations are from the "Penguin Dictionary of Quotations" by J.M and M.J. Cohen (2001)
10 Q
Aug 15 05
216 plays
36 Popular Literature Quotes
This is a quiz over certain quotes from popular literature: that is works by authors such as Dean Koontz, John Grisham, etc. Some of the quotes are easy, some are obscure. Have fun!
10 Q
Jan 14 04
300 plays
37 Memorable Quotes
I've provided some quotes that are interesting. Your task is to identify the author of the quote or the work from which it comes.
10 Q
Nov 23 00
1410 plays
38 What Do I Quote Part 2
Having enlarged my stock of English books, I'm now able to pick another ten books from my shelf to give you quotes from. Enjoy unriddling this riddle... Quiz might contain spoilers.
10 Q
Jun 15 05
267 plays
39 Quotes From Great Fiction Novels
Sometimes characters say something and it just sticks with you so this is a small collection of quotes from some of my favourite books. Can you guess the correct book from the quote? There are lots of different genres here so good luck!
10 Q
Jan 18 02
729 plays
40 Book Quotes
This is a quiz on various quotes from various books. I give you the quote and you tell me the book it is in. This quiz is dedicated to FunTrivia player Emma-Jane, who was the inspiration behind this quiz. Good luck.
10 Q
Jul 17 04
756 plays
41 Bookshelf Scramble
The following questions give the first lines to books on my shelf. You have to analyze the lines to figure out the name of each book.
10 Q
Feb 23 04
408 plays
42 Lines from Books
Hi! In this quiz, I will give different line(s) of a book or novel... You give me the name of the novel or book. Easy enough, right? (Hint: the last five quotes will be from the books in the first five.)
10 Q
Nov 07 02
576 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* 'The mass of men tend to lead lives of quiet desperation.'
* 'Footprints on the sands of time'
* 'My father was a white man.'
* 'Being an Okie used to mean you were from Oklahoma, but now it just means you're scum.'
* 'The sun was pasted in the sky like a wafer.'

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