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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 56 quizzes and 585 trivia questions in this category.

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A quiz every hour! Over 585 questions in rotation. Recent Scores

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)
Oct 09 10
348 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)
Jul 20 00
9642 plays
Title Waves

Can you pick the correct work of literature or its author?
Average (10 qns)
Dec 04 15
501 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)
Mar 11 02
2148 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)
Oct 29 03
1050 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)
Mar 23 10
591 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)
Jun 11 02
1410 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)
Mar 01 14
852 plays
Literary Titles Explained

Some detail and clarification of some noted literary titles
Average (10 qns)
May 27 01
3207 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)
Dec 13 01
1191 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)
Sep 07 10
594 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)
Mar 10 16
294 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)
Feb 22 04
1725 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)
Feb 16 04
744 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)
Aug 15 02
4110 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)
Jan 10 03
1371 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)
Aug 20 11
258 plays
Another Look at Literary Titles

Another one of my quizzes that looks at the inspirations for literary titles.
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 28 02
1035 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)
Oct 19 00
3993 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)
Jun 20 02
1842 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)
Jan 29 02
1095 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)
Jun 01 01
1383 plays
Recent Writings

Match the recent work to the novelist or playwright who wrote it.
Tough (10 qns)
May 18 01
594 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)
Jun 07 03
987 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)
Apr 03 02
1353 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)
Jul 21 02
1278 plays
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