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Each quiz in this category is about books with some kind of common link - they may be very long, or have one-word titles; they may be part of a series or be the only work of their author; they may have a common theme; their authors may all have a common background. You get the idea.   

There are 54 quizzes and 550 trivia questions in this category.
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Trivia Quizzes in category Something in Common
1
To Kill a Mockingbird 2: More Mocking 10 questions

This quiz is about books that don't have sequels...and definitely, definitely shouldn't. Identify the fictional sequels described in the quiz. Warning: Spoilers! Really terrible imagined subtitles!
Average
adams627
828 plays
2
Word Smiths 10 questions

All of these Smiths can be found in books - either as characters, or with their names stamped in gold leaf on the spine.
Average
agony
2460 plays
3
The Body of Literature 10 questions

Fascination with who we are physically plays out in every culture. Explore works of literature where some part of the human body features prominently.
Average
Nealzineatser
Jul 05 17
264 plays
4
Have You "Red" This Book? 10 questions

All of the books mentioned in this quiz have the word "Red" in their title. They cover quite a span of genres and authors. The photos should help offer a clue!
Very Easy
stephgm67
Jul 02 17
471 plays
5
The Top Shelf Collection 10 questions

Please join me in my censoring crusade, as I attempt to retell some of the great literary classics in ways that couldn't possibly offend anyone. I give you a summary of a censored classic, you name the book. Spoilers included!
Average
adams627
1002 plays
6
Will You Read My Book? 10 questions

'It Was a Dark and Stormy Night' was how Snoopy in 'Peanuts' started all his books. They were all rejected, but he's not the only author to suffer this fate. Can you identify the books and writers who struggled to get published?
Average
rossian
930 plays
7
Literary "One Hit Wonders" 10 questions

This quiz is about authors who only ever published one book or novel - the literary equivalent of a (musical) "one hit wonder".
Average
MotherGoose
4239 plays
8
It's A Long Story 10 questions

Many well-known books first appeared in serial form. These novels all took their earliest readers a long time to finish.
Average
dellastreet
408 plays
9
Celebrities Can Read! 10 questions

Well, at least the characters they play can read. These are books featured in movies or TV shows. No need to have seen the film or show though - the answers can be divined from the clues if you're familiar with the literature. (Contains spoilers!)
Average
PDAZ
786 plays
10
Nemesis 10 questions

Mark Twain famously described a classic book as "something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read". These books can be too long, too difficult or too tedious. Can you identify these classic books that are our literary nemeses?
Average
PDAZ
1551 plays
11
Bring Your Own Blood 10 questions

Hoping to please the Quiz-O-Meter II, here is a quiz about bloody books. No, not blood ON the books, and not necessarily blood mentioned in the books... But each title is "blood"y.
Tough
salami_swami
237 plays
12
Written in Prison 10 questions

Throughout the ages, writers have fallen foul of the law, sometimes because of their writings and sometimes for other reasons; so it's not really surprising that many works of literature were written in prison. This quiz deals with a few of them.
Average
TabbyTom
657 plays
13
Books for Crooks 10 questions

I assume authors don't write their books intended for criminals to read, or even worse, to copy. However, there have been several crimes related to literary works, which makes me think if these crooks thought those books were written for them. Good luck!
Average
Lpez
462 plays
14
Have You 'Red' This Book? 10 questions

If you've read any of these 'red' books then I guess you can answer 'yes'! They come from all sorts of different genres...
Tough
Fifiona81
351 plays
15
Well-Read, Long-Dead 10 questions

This is a best-sellers quiz with a twist: the authors of each book in question have been dead for more than half a century. Works of non-fiction are not included.
Average
lorance79
2304 plays
16
Authors Who Knew Medicine 10 questions

These authors are best known for their literary works, but they all studied medicine, too.
Average
wylie6
2460 plays
17
Let's Write About Lost and Found 10 questions

Here are ten literary works by famous authors. Most of these are well known books or writers. They all contain either the word "lost" or "found" in the title.
Average
dcpddc478
513 plays
18
You Expect Me to Buy This? 10 questions

If you want a book to be sold, you have to give it a catchy title. Let's look at some authors that came up with some strange names to put their books out there.
Average
James25
4797 plays
19
These Books Fill a Much Needed Void! 10 questions

This quiz takes a light-hearted look at a selection of books with odd titles that delved into unique topics, arguably filling a void that never needed to be filled! Hope you enjoy the theme.
Average
timence
675 plays
20
Mystery Men of Literature 10 questions

This quiz is devoted to some of the more enigmatic figures of literature - authors whose identities are unknown, who disappeared without trace, who led eccentric or reclusive lives or all of the above. Enjoy!
Average
MarcelMule
2028 plays
21
Books Within Books 10 questions

I will morph into several fictitious authors, who appeared in famous books. You'll have to identify who wrote those books. Good Luck!
Average
noire
3954 plays
22
Night Readings 10 questions

Ten pieces of literature whose titles all contain the word 'Night'. All of them have been turned into films. (No spoilers)
Tough
avriljean
282 plays
23
Connect Four Literature 10 questions

I will list four items that have a literary connection. You simply identify what that connection is.
Average
poeticliesense
3825 plays
24
What Do These Works Have in Common? 10 questions

A quiz with a very simple theme: all you have to do is choose what the three titles I give you have in common.
Average
timence
1020 plays
25
A Short Quiz About Long Books 10 questions

Want a good book you can really sink your teeth into? Well, I hope you have some time on your hands because this time we are going to explore books that need a lot of words to get the point across. So get comfy - this is might take a while.
Average
adam36
522 plays
26
Snow Stories 10 questions

I'll give you some brief details about a story and all you need to do is match them to the book. Oh, and they all involve snow somewhere along the line.
Easy
rossian
Feb 25 17
261 plays
27
Books for Cooks 10 questions

Some of our best known celebrity cooks have chosen their holiday reading. Lacking much literary knowledge, they have picked authors or characters which share their names. Note - no knowledge of cookery (or even cooks) is needed.
Average
rossian
552 plays
28
For Black of a Better Term 10 questions

Try your hand at a rainbow collection covering a broad spectrum of great literature!
Average
Mowwow
501 plays
29
Novel Cuisine 10 questions

This is in answer to Highfell's challenge, and I hope both you and he approve. If not, I'll just have to sit down and read another novel...while I eat, of course.
Average
habitsowner
483 plays
30
Three of These Books Belong Together 10 questions

Three of these books belong together. Three of these books are kind of the same. Can you guess which one just doesn't belong here? With the sounds of the "Sesame Street" song ringing in your ears, your task is to identify the odd one out in each question
Tough
lorance79
618 plays
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