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  There are 19 quizzes and 210 trivia questions in this category.
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1
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.
Average (15 qns)
Plumbus
Oct 07 08
2070 plays
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).
Average (10 qns)
Godwit
Feb 24 15
246 plays
3
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?
Average (10 qns)
merylfederman
Aug 12 13
387 plays
4
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.
Average (10 qns)
skylarb
Mar 22 03
4110 plays
5
Why Read When You Can Watch?

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.
Average (10 qns)
Anton
Oct 24 10
1167 plays
6
Movies Made From Jane Austen's Novels

Jane Austen only wrote six complete novels, but her books have inspired over twice as many movies.
Average (10 qns)
skylarb
Feb 28 03
2988 plays
7
Movies From Books

Bookworm78 likes books. Bookworm78 likes movies. Bookworm78 likes good movies made from good books.
Average (10 qns)
bookworm78
Mar 04 05
3120 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.
Tough (10 qns)
droxnar711
Aug 09 07
1128 plays
9
Books Transformed Into Movies

All of these are about movies based on books. Can you get them all?
Tough (10 qns)
triviaking162
Feb 05 12
1113 plays
10
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!
Difficult (15 qns)
Morfeus73
Mar 05 15
375 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.
Average (10 qns)
bookworm78
Mar 10 05
1533 plays
12
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.
Tough (10 qns)
anagram2
Jul 04 03
834 plays
13
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.
Average (10 qns)
aslan16
Jan 07 06
2088 plays
14
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.
Tough (15 qns)
asutbone
Mar 28 03
2373 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.)
Average (10 qns)
Tapestry6
Dec 16 14
114 plays
16
An Earthquake in Stratford

There have been many brilliant adaptions of the works of William Shakespeare. The films here are not among them.
Difficult (10 qns)
parrotman2006
Sep 04 13
183 plays
17
Novels Into Movies

Here is a test to see how much you know about the books that were made into movies.
Tough (10 qns)
Ken1260
Feb 14 00
4890 plays
18
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!
Difficult (10 qns)
finlady
Jun 05 01
1890 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.
Very Difficult (15 qns)
asutbone
Jan 21 03
2787 plays
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