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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 Q
Plumbus
Oct 07 08
1938 plays
2 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?
Tough
10 Q
merylfederman
Aug 12 13
360 plays
3 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 Q
skylarb
Mar 22 03
4020 plays
4 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.
Average
10 Q
Anton
Oct 24 10
1101 plays
5 Movies Made From Jane Austen's Novels
Jane Austen only wrote six complete novels, but her books have inspired over twice as many movies.
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10 Q
skylarb
Feb 28 03
2934 plays
6 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 Q
droxnar711
Aug 09 07
1104 plays
7 Movies From Books
Bookworm78 likes books. Bookworm78 likes movies. Bookworm78 likes good movies made from good books.
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10 Q
bookworm78
Mar 04 05
3030 plays
8 Books Transformed Into Movies
All of these are about movies based on books. Can you get them all?
Tough
10 Q
triviaking162
Feb 05 12
1059 plays
9 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 Q
bookworm78
Mar 10 05
1482 plays
10 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 Q
finlady
Jun 05 01
1863 plays
11 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 Q
anagram2
Jul 04 03
783 plays
12 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 Q
aslan16
Jan 07 06
2028 plays
13 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 Q
asutbone
Mar 28 03
2337 plays
14 An Earthquake in Stratford
There have been many brilliant adaptions of the works of William Shakespeare. The films here are not among them.
Very Difficult
10 Q
parrotman2006
Sep 04 13
162 plays
15 Novels Into Movies
Here is a test to see how much you know about the books that were made into movies.
Tough
10 Q
Ken1260
Feb 14 00
4830 plays
16 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 Q
asutbone
Jan 21 03
2754 plays
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Last Updated Aug 20 14 10:53 AM

Some sample questions from this category:

* 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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