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If you are interested in exploring literary works that are either set in or were written in a specific period of time, these quizzes may be exactly what you are looking fir.   

There are 17 quizzes and 195 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: Literature by Era - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 195 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
Literature Through the Ages (2): the 1910s

We continue this series in the 1910s: one question about a novel published in each year of the second decade of the 20th Century.
Tough (10 qns)
EnglishJedi
Nov 25 16
123 plays
2
Literature Decade Match

Match the 20th Century novels to the decade in which they were first published.
Average (10 qns)
The_Cyclist
Nov 25 16
228 plays
3
Literature of the 1940s

While many books written in the 1940s have been forgotten, others remain popular to this day. How many do you know? Each piece of literature here has been adapted to film or television at least once, or has inspired films.
Tough (10 qns)
Caseena
Nov 19 16
375 plays
4
Who Wrote It? - 1930s

Simply match the title of the book to the author!
Average (10 qns)
jess1506
Nov 16 16
456 plays
5
Old Favorites: Best Sellers From the 1950s

This quiz highlights books on the New York Times best seller lists in the 1950s.
Average (10 qns)
john62450
Jul 05 16
471 plays
6
Definitely Not Dickens

Dickens was not the only Victorian author. This was a golden age of literature with many authors producing classic novels.
Average (10 qns)
Christinap
1164 plays
7
Best Sellers of the 1960s #2

Here is Part II of my quiz on famous narratives in the 1960s. This one will have a more comprehensive focus. Good luck and have fun.
Average (15 qns)
Windswept
654 plays
8
Novels of the 1920s

Novels are a part of 'pop' culture. Some may be the flavor of the month; some may be literary classics. Lists from "Publishers Weekly" were used as reference and are based on sales in the United States. What do you know of the best sellers of the 1920s?
Average (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
477 plays
9
Literature Through the Ages: the 1900s

We begin this series in the 1900s: one question about a novel published in each year of the first decade of the 20th Century.
Average (10 qns)
EnglishJedi
531 plays
10
Best Sellers of the 1960s #1

Here are some best-selling books from the 1960s. Some will surprise you; some you'll be glad to see again. Have a go at saying what they are.
Average (15 qns)
WIndswept
1419 plays
11
Novels of the 1960s

Novels are a part of 'pop' culture. Some may be the flavor of the month; some may be literary classics. Lists from "Publishers Weekly" were used as reference and are based on sales in the United States. What do you know of the best sellers of the 1960s?
Average (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
621 plays
12
Novels of the 1950s

Novels are a part of 'pop' culture. Some may be the favor of the month; some may be literary classics. Lists from "Publishers Weekly" were used as reference and are based on sales in the United States. What do you know of the best sellers of the 1950s?
Tough (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
375 plays
13
Ten Books in Search of an Author

All of the books in this quiz were published or set in the 1960s. Match the title to the author.
Average (10 qns)
gme24
Nov 07 16
663 plays
14
Classic Novels From 50s

You have read them, heard about them.- But do you also remember the details of the plot, who fell in love with who,etc ..Or do you just remember the plot but not the title , nor the author. Test your memory.
Difficult (10 qns)
flem-ish
786 plays
15
From Ancient Greece to the Modern Era

This quiz covers many different time periods. This may be tough for people who have not studied literature.
Difficult (20 qns)
scottm
1491 plays
16
Great Novels From Seventies

This quiz deals with plots and characters of novels that had their moment of glory (or longer ) in the 1970s. See how well you remember their titles, authors or what they were about .
Difficult (15 qns)
flem-ish
846 plays
17
20th Century Lit.

This is just a basic quiz covering some aspects of literature. I'm only 18 and my knowledge is not so vast, so I'm not expecting it to be too difficult. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
mattyjames
1539 plays
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