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If you're looking for quizzes that focus on the titles of a variety of books (and/or poems, plays, stories), you've come to the right place.   

There are 59 quizzes and 615 trivia questions in this category.
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Colorful Titles!

Here are some titles of literary classics. Each has a word missing. The missing word is a color. Most of these have been made into movies so even if you haven't read the book you should know them. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
4944 plays
Title Characters No 2

Can you identify the characters who are described in the titles of ten literary works (e.g. Sarah Woodruff, in John Fowles' novel, is "The French Lieutenant's Woman")?
Tough (10 qns)
1161 plays
Tiptoe Through The Titles

Here are some titles from books which have become ordinary phrases. Can you add the words which complete the title of literary works or famous phrases?
Average (10 qns)
1914 plays
The Beagle Book Club!

Beagles might not be generally known for their interest in literature, so the Regal Beagles decided to put the myth to rest by offering a selection of our favorite books in quiz-form. We hope you enjoy our quiz as much as we enjoyed reading the books!
Difficult (10 qns)
351 plays
Name That Book!

For all 15 questions, I will be giving the plot of the book and you have to identify the book, play, poem, etc. It's that simple, except for the questions that is.
Average (15 qns)
9669 plays
Complete the title

One word to complete the title of the book.(Dots do not indicate the number of letters, only a missing word).
Difficult (10 qns)
2157 plays
Title Waves

Can you pick the correct work of literature or its author?
Average (10 qns)
513 plays
Book Titles from Other Sources

Many famous books have taken their titles from passages in other works. See if you can determine the original source of these titles...
Tough (10 qns)
1053 plays
Colorful Titles

Many authors have chosen to add color to their book titles. What do you know about the following "colorful" books?
Tough (10 qns)
594 plays
Subtitles Quiz

Many books have subtitles, but often they're not recognized. See how many subtitles of these famous books and poems you know.
Tough (10 qns)
1413 plays
All Zipped Up

Throw on that winter jacket and get all zipped up, as you head out for adventure through ten cold places that act as the setting for ten great books.
Average (10 qns)
303 plays
Can You Find Your Pot of Gold?

Here is a colourful array of book titles. What do you know of them?
Average (10 qns)
867 plays
Literary Sequels

When a novel is a success, the author often likes to follow it up with 'more of the same'. Can you answer these questions on sequels in 19th and 20th century literature?
Tough (10 qns)
1194 plays
Who's #1?

We all have opinions about the best book(s) we've ever read. Organizations such as "Time" magazine and The Modern Library have come up with "Top 100" or "Top 10" lists. Literary awards and reading lists also have "firsts." See if you can guess these.
Average (10 qns)
597 plays
First Famous Coarse Thread, or, Famous First Lines

First lines from famous novels have been translated electronically into other languages and then back into English, with some surprising results! See if you can identify the novel from the odd-sounding intro.
Average (10 qns)
1734 plays
Literary Titles Explained

Some detail and clarification of some noted literary titles
Average (10 qns)
3216 plays
Secrets of Novel Titles

Authors search high and low to find a great title -- this is a quiz to see if you recognize the source!
Difficult (10 qns)
747 plays
The "How-To" Guides in Literature

Some books are really instruction manuals for certain things. See if you can guess the title of the real book based on what it might be called if it were an instruction manual.
Average (10 qns)
1374 plays
Great Writing In Other Words

This quiz is a list of great pieces of literature using different words that mean the same thing. For example, if the question read 'Of Rodents and Homo Sapiens' the answer would be 'Of Mice and Men'.
Average (10 qns)
4128 plays
Butterflies and Hurricanes

Each of the books in this quiz has either "Butterfly" or "Hurricane" in the title. How many of them do you know?
Difficult (10 qns)
258 plays
Blankety-blank ....know these book titles?

Complete the titles of these well-known modern classics by choosing the correct word to fill in the blank....very easy!
Average (10 qns)
4005 plays
Another Look at Literary Titles

Another one of my quizzes that looks at the inspirations for literary titles.
Tough (10 qns)
1038 plays
Just A Minute!

Don't have time to read a whole story? Well, here's some plots, in a nutshell. Just tell me what book. No quotation marks necessary, and give ONLY the (complete) name of the novel. Have fun! (Thanks to for the idea; these, though are mine.)
Tough (10 qns)
1845 plays
Characters in Literary Titles

Each question offers the name of a character who is mentioned in the title of a literary work. You have to try to identify the author.
Tough (10 qns)
1098 plays
More Titles Explained

Here are more literary titles to explain. I've also tossed in a movie or two. This one may be a bit tougher.
Tough (10 qns)
1389 plays
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I will give you the author, some characters, and a short plot; you tell me whether the title includes the word GOOD, BAD, or UGLY (or none of these). GOOD, BAD, or UGLY can also be part of a word, as in "Goodbye, Columbus."
Average (10 qns)
993 plays
Book Titles for Booker Lookers

This is a quiz about book authors, I give you the title, you give me the author.
Average (10 qns)
1428 plays
Just A Minute! Part 2

Pretty positive feedback on the first of these quizzes, so here's another in the same mode. Below are some VERY quick summaries of various novels and stories - just match the plot with the title, or fill in the blank.
Tough (10 qns)
1281 plays
Recent Writings

Match the recent work to the novelist or playwright who wrote it.
Tough (10 qns)
597 plays
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