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1 Shakespeare at the Movies
William Shakespeare was one of our greatest screenwriters - and he never saw a movie! But we've had lots of translations of his works for the silver screen. Bring out your knowledge of Shakespeare and his film adaptations and take this quiz!
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15 Q
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2 Ernest "Papa" Hemingway Movies
Ernest Hemingway's terse dialogue and manly male characters sometimes fared well on the screen, and sometimes fell flat. Yet the stories are grand, and the acting cast always interesting. (Some behind-the-scenes knowledge is helpful).
10 Q
Feb 24 15
204 plays
3 Classic Literature Rehashed in Films
The classics in literature have inspired lots of film plots, some more obvious than others! Shakespeare, Austen and the Ancient Greeks have always been popular with movie makers.
15 Q
Oct 07 08
1989 plays
4 War of The Words
Shakespeare plays have been remade many times - let's look at these challengers on the field of each play's film adaptations. Who does the Bard's words justice?
10 Q
Aug 12 13
381 plays
5 Author, Movie
I'll give you a clue about a movie based on a book or play. You give me the name of the author who wrote the original work, followed by the title of the movie.
10 Q
Mar 22 03
4062 plays
6 Why Read When You Can Watch?
Team quiz by Pearls Before Swine
Some people don't like to read. This quiz is ready made for those individuals. Here are 10 pieces of literature made into movies. This is a quiz by the team Pearls Before Swine.
10 Q
Oct 24 10
1134 plays
7 Movies Made From Jane Austen's Novels
Jane Austen only wrote six complete novels, but her books have inspired over twice as many movies.
10 Q
Feb 28 03
2961 plays
8 Shakespearean Movie Madness
The 'Guinness Book of World Records' puts Shakespeare as the author with the most films adapted from his work. Here's a quiz about some of those movies, and the plays they were based on.
10 Q
Aug 09 07
1116 plays
9 Movies From Books
Bookworm78 likes books. Bookworm78 likes movies. Bookworm78 likes good movies made from good books.
10 Q
Mar 04 05
3072 plays
10 Books Transformed Into Movies
All of these are about movies based on books. Can you get them all?
10 Q
Feb 05 12
1092 plays
11 Modernizing Shakespeare
Many people find Shakespeare difficult to read, so here is a quiz on just a few Shakespeare plays that have been made into easier to follow movies.
10 Q
Mar 10 05
1509 plays
12 From Book to Film
Many books have been made into movies. I will name the author and two of the main stars, you name the book. Example: Pearl S. Buck, Paul Muni, and Luise Rainer. Answer: 'The Good Earth'. It's not too difficult so have fun!
10 Q
Jun 05 01
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13 A Dickens of a Film
There have been many films based on the novels of Charles Dickens since the very first short adaptation, "The Death of Nancy Sykes," was shot in 1897. Here are a few questions on 'Dickens films' through the years.
10 Q
Jul 04 03
813 plays
14 From Books to the Big Screen in 2005
In 2005, many much-loved novels were transformed into big-screen delights. This quiz tests your knowledge on the books turned into films in 2005.
10 Q
Jan 07 06
2067 plays
15 Charlie Chan, James Lee Wong, Mr Moto Adventures
Charlie Chan, James Lee Wong and Mr Moto are all books or short stories about Chinese detectives. Many you can find online and on DVD. Get out your popcorn and enjoy! (Some knowledge of the literature required.)
10 Q
Dec 16 14
99 plays
16 Book Titles Changed For The Movie
There are a lot of movies out there based on books. This quiz only deals with the ones that changed the title for the big screen. The questions are in chronological order.
15 Q
Mar 28 03
2352 plays
17 An Earthquake in Stratford
There have been many brilliant adaptions of the works of William Shakespeare. The films here are not among them.
10 Q
Sep 04 13
180 plays
18 Novels Into Movies
Here is a test to see how much you know about the books that were made into movies.
10 Q
Feb 14 00
4857 plays
19 Book or Movie?
In this quiz, you have to figure out if the scene provided occurred in the movie, the book the movie was based on, both, or neither. Good luck.
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15 Q
Jan 21 03
2772 plays
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* Who wrote the Novel that the Movie 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' was based on ?
* What is the last name of the Author who wrote 'The Bonfires of the Vanities'?
* Who wrote the Novel that the movie 'Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' was based on?
* What Alice Walker Novel became a movie starring Oprah Winfrey?
* Which of the following is NOT a novel (that already has been or is the planning stages to be made into a movie) with Hannibal Lector as a Character?

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