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61
The Daze of Wines and Roses

Wine and roses are extraordinarily popular symbols in literature. This quiz covers but a few of them.
Average
10 Q
nahs386
Apr 17 13
327 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
1854 plays
63
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
435 plays
64
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
198 plays
65
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
375 plays
66
Black and Blue

A selection of books with either "Black" or "Blue" in the title. Either complete the title or name the author.
Average
10 Q
Christinap
May 18 11
2328 plays
67
50 Shades of Black: A Literary History of Torture

"50 Shades of Grey" revived the fantasy of torture in many people's relationship. Nevertheless, torture has been an item throughout world literature all along. Do you remember these tortured souls or malicious madmen?
Tough
10 Q
akgulvarvara
Jul 01 13
249 plays
68
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
69
It's Complicated

The Four Winds invite you to seas and bodies of water to revisit some of literature's great stories. Nothing is simple about the central themes in these waterlogged tales, whose protagonists could likely scratch their heads and say, "It's complicated!"
Average
10 Q
shuehorn
Sep 26 13
684 plays
70
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
399 plays
71
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
72
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
73
Signing on the Dotted Line

The final point in buying a house is the completion of the contract - when you sign on the dotted line! What do you know about these fictional houses and the part they played in the story that surrounds them?
Average
10 Q
balaton
Dec 11 15
219 plays
74
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
75
The Truth About Witches - Warts and All

A quick quest of literary witches
Average
10 Q
gme24
Feb 11 15
207 plays
76
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
77
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
228 plays
78
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
1161 plays
79
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
324 plays
80
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
81
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
82
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
321 plays
83
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
237 plays
84
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
85
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
86
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
114 plays
87
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
219 plays
88
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
285 plays
89
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
90
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
609 plays
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