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trivia quiz  Classic Literature Rehashed in Films cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Plumbus, Oct 07 08

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.
Plumbus gold member
Oct 07 08
2223 plays
trivia quiz  War of The Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, merylfederman, Aug 12 13

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?
merylfederman gold member
Aug 12 13
429 plays
trivia quiz  Agatha Christie Adaptations 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Dec 11 17

The prolific British Queen of Crime wrote more than sixty books, and many of these made the transition to the silver screen. This is about ten Agatha Christie film adaptations. I tried to keep it spoiler-free, but beware just in case. Enjoy!
Dec 11 17
258 plays
trivia quiz  Author, Movie 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Mar 22 03

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.
Mar 22 03
4176 plays
match quiz  A Film By Any Other Name 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, PootyPootwell, Nov 19 17

A rose by any other name may smell the same, but a book adapted into a film, maybe not so much. Can you match the movies with the books on which they're based?
PootyPootwell gold member
Nov 19 17
474 plays
trivia quiz  Ernest "Papa" Hemingway Movies 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Godwit, Feb 24 15

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).
Godwit gold member
Feb 24 15
354 plays
trivia quiz  Movies Made From Jane Austen's Novels 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Feb 28 03

Jane Austen only wrote six complete novels, but her books have inspired over twice as many movies.
Feb 28 03
3015 plays
trivia quiz  Why Read When You Can Watch? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Anton, Oct 24 10

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.
Oct 24 10
1218 plays
trivia quiz  Movies From Books 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bookworm78, Mar 04 05

Bookworm78 likes books. Bookworm78 likes movies. Bookworm78 likes good movies made from good books.
Mar 04 05
3171 plays
trivia quiz  Shakespearean Movie Madness 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, droxnar711, Aug 09 07

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.
Aug 09 07
1146 plays
trivia quiz  Reading the Silver Screen 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Aug 25 18

The fourth Amazing Race is upon us! What a Team's very first effort focuses on some great movies inspired by equally great works of literature.
LadyNym gold member
Aug 25 18
357 plays
trivia quiz  Books Transformed Into Movies 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, triviaking162, Feb 05 12

All of these are about movies based on books. Can you get them all?
Feb 05 12
1146 plays
trivia quiz  Shakespeare at the Movies 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, Morfeus73, Mar 05 15

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!
Mar 05 15
384 plays
trivia quiz  Modernizing Shakespeare 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bookworm78, Mar 10 05

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.
Mar 10 05
1560 plays
trivia quiz  A Dickens of a Film 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, anagram2, Jul 04 03

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.
Jul 04 03
858 plays
trivia quiz  Movies Based on Novels 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Serenesh, Apr 20 18

This is a short quiz about movies that are based on popular novels. I do hope that you enjoy playing it.
Apr 20 18
423 plays
trivia quiz  Charlie Chan, James Lee Wong, Mr Moto Adventures 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tapestry6, Dec 16 14

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.)
Dec 16 14
123 plays
trivia quiz  From Books to the Big Screen in 2005 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, aslan16, Jan 07 06

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.
Jan 07 06
2115 plays
trivia quiz  Book Titles Changed For The Movie 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, asutbone, Mar 28 03

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.
Mar 28 03
2394 plays
trivia quiz  Novels Into Movies 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Ken1260, Feb 14 00

Here is a test to see how much you know about the books that were made into movies.
Feb 14 00
4941 plays
trivia quiz  From Book to Film 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, finlady, Jun 05 01

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!
Jun 05 01
1914 plays
trivia quiz  An Earthquake in Stratford 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, parrotman2006, Sep 04 13

There have been many brilliant adaptions of the works of William Shakespeare. The films here are not among them.
parrotman2006 gold member
Sep 04 13
192 plays
trivia quiz  Book or Movie? 15 questions
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, asutbone, Jan 21 03

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
Jan 21 03
2850 plays
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