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Mixed Literature in "Wolves of the Calla"

Stephen King makes numerous references to famous authors, works, and characters. If you have a general knowledge of literature, you can answer these questions without having read a single page of this, the fifth book in King's Dark Tower series.
Tough
15 Q
skylarb
Jan 20 04
432 plays
62
Sex Between the Covers

Sex has been a prominent theme in literature since writing was first invented. See if you can answer a few questions about books that used to be kept behind the librarian's desk.
Average
10 Q
masonbarge
Dec 31 05
1698 plays
63
Into the Fire

Each character was directly connected with the element of fire. These characters are mainly from futuristic and/or fantasy novels.
Tough
10 Q
SummerSkies
Nov 26 13
195 plays
64
Work It Out!

A feud is a disagreement between two people or groups of people, usually started as the result of an insult, violence or even murder. This quiz is about famous feuds in literature. These characters just needed to "work it out".
Average
10 Q
workisboring
Mar 14 13
369 plays
65
Quest - The Hero's Journey

As long as there have been people, there has been mythology and storytelling. Throughout history, one theme has arisen over and over: the Hero and his Quest. Let's take a brief look at this fascinating literary theme...
Tough
10 Q
Rowena8482
Jul 14 11
342 plays
66
Ghostly Literature

People have always been fascinated, and/or scared, with the idea of ghosts. Here are some questions about fictional ghosts.
Tough
10 Q
minch
Oct 29 02
1149 plays
67
A Little Night Reading

The questions in this quiz involve works of literature which contain the word "night" in the title.
Average
10 Q
momonaco
May 04 15
300 plays
68
Some Literary Blossoms

Flowers are not for gardens only; they appear in the title of many wonderful works of literature. See how many you can pick.
Tough
10 Q
WiseTao
Mar 20 04
321 plays
69
I'm Happy Anyway

Advice and suggestions for attaining happiness can be found in all types of literature. Here are just a few examples. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
mlcmlc
Apr 02 13
318 plays
70
Write Your Ship, Mister!

This is a quiz about novels that feature boats of one sort or another. Wherever applicable, the answers are derived from the novels and not from any other version of the stories involved.
Average
10 Q
bigtim64
Apr 29 13
270 plays
71
The Truth About Witches - Warts and All

A quick quest of literary witches
Average
10 Q
gme24
Feb 11 15
198 plays
72
The Perks of Being the Catcher in the Jar

This quiz will compare the characters and themes of "The Catcher in the Rye" (1951) by J. D. Salinger, "The Bell Jar" (1963) by Sylvia Plath, and "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" (1999) by Stephen Chbosky. (Beware of major plot spoilers!) Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
zebra101
Oct 19 13
111 plays
73
Alexander the Great in fiction

This quiz is dealing with the representations of Alexander the Great and his times in twentieth and twenty-first century fiction. Authors include, among others, Mary Renault, Ben Bova, Thomas Harlan and Melissa Scott.
Difficult
10 Q
ninedin
Mar 11 07
174 plays
74
Classic Books About The Paranormal

Books on paranormal subjects are not usually found under the heading of "Classic Literature" in bookstores, but some of them are classics nonetheless. How many of these more famous books of the genre are you familiar with?
Difficult
10 Q
gretas
Jul 13 04
396 plays
75
Mushroom, Mushroom

"Mushroom, Mushroom!" suggested to me a reply of "There's plenty of room". This might explain my rather idiosyncratic approach to the challenge title!
Difficult
10 Q
balaton
Mar 05 14
225 plays
76
Food Throughout the Pages
Team quiz by Movie Buffs

Food and meals have appeared in famous novels since books were first printed. So take a bite out of this tasty little quiz.
Tough
10 Q
Ravenloft
May 24 11
468 plays
77
A Lovely Quiz

Love is in the air. This quiz tests your knowledge of romance in literature.
Tough
10 Q
JoeWolfhound
Dec 31 10
432 plays
78
All Right on the Night

Theatre people say that, no matter what goes wrong in rehearsal, it'll be "all right on the night" the show opens. But plenty of things go wrong around theatres, as these literary works demonstrate all too well.
Difficult
10 Q
SBH
Jul 12 13
279 plays
79
A Selection of Literary Insults

Literary insults are often very entertaining (though not necessarily if one is on the receiving end).
Difficult
10 Q
londoneye98
Feb 24 12
318 plays
80
Themes and Motifs of Existentialism

The following questions involve stories that regard human existence as unexplainable, or stress freedom of choice.
Tough
10 Q
lunarmercury
Oct 09 02
1122 plays
81
Taste No Evil

We all know the story in Genesis of the Tree of Good and Evil. Since all fruit is not evil, though, let's "taste" some good fruit via our reading.
Tough
10 Q
habitsowner
Dec 15 11
234 plays
82
Head Hunting

Schools feature prominently in many literary works. The head teachers vary from benevolent to distinctly malevolent. Take this short test and find out how many you know!
Tough
10 Q
MaggieG
Feb 18 06
282 plays
83
The Books of Travel Writers & Ex Pats.

So you think you know travel writers? Fair enough- give this quiz a try and see if we have read the same ones!
Tough
25 Q
dovbear
Nov 05 06
216 plays
84
Anecdotes, Mockery, Scandals In Literature

Some sensationalism also colours the history of writing. - Literature often shocks. Readers seem to love scandal and authors like to mock. This quiz is about those aspects of books, authors etc.
Difficult
10 Q
flem-ish
Nov 08 01
606 plays
85
Ships in Fiction Novels

You may have read the book, but do you remember the name of the boat that was in it?
Average
10 Q
Plumbus
Nov 15 05
435 plays
86
Bite Me

Vampires play big roles in many novels; can you link the plot to the title?
Tough
10 Q
Jennie-Lou-96
May 01 11
207 plays
87
Pretend You Work In A Bookstore

Having once been a bookstore manager, I love both the business and the craft of bookwriting! Pretend its your newest job and field these questions----Have fun!
Difficult
10 Q
gatsby722
May 26 01
1722 plays
88
Another One Bites the Dust

Death, murder, and suicide seem to run rampant throughout every genre of literature. Here I describe some notable deaths, and you must identify the poem, play, or novel in question. GOOD LUCK!
Average
10 Q
PrincessJoey
Mar 03 06
408 plays
89
Snow White's Messy Book Collection

Snow White is not happy! She returns 'home' and finds all the dwarfs fast asleep under the covers. Each has left a book on the bed (the library is just wrecked) so she can tell who's who hiding under the bedcovers, though. Let's listen in...
Difficult
10 Q
Gatsby722
Sep 28 06
399 plays
90
Literary Letters

Many books include sections in correspondence or exchanges of letters. I give you an extract of a letter, you give me the book.
Tough
10 Q
teadrinker
Jul 08 05
285 plays
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