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Trivia Quizzes in category Individual Authors
91
Omar Tyree 10 questions

This quiz is for all of the true fans of Omar Tyree. Come on and give it a try it's not difficult.
Tough
NYKnicksGirl1026
192 plays
92
Dalton Trumbo: Overlooked Genius 15 questions

This quiz is about the work of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. Let's see what you know!
Average
StickyBad
174 plays
93
Nevil Shute - A Voice of the 20th Century 10 questions

Our library recently added a host of Nevil Shute books to their e-book collection. He has long been one of my favorite authors so I went on a bit of a binge. I though a quiz might be a good way to share some of my new insights into this interesting man
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MicjealS
135 plays
94
Lilian Jackson Braun Herself 15 questions

L.J.B. is one of my favorite authors. Her adventures of KoKo, YumYum, and Mr. Q are always great reading.
Tough
stargate
213 plays
95
Poe 10 questions

Tribute to the talented and tortured E.A.P.
Average
robert362
1326 plays
96
The LIfe and Works of Paul Theroux 10 questions

A quiz about the life and work of one of my favorite authors.
Tough
PJLBewdy
174 plays
97
David Sedaris 10 questions

What do you know about this autobiographical humorist and his work?
Average
filmmaker03
327 plays
98
Molière 15 questions

This is my first quiz, a quiz about the French author Molière.
Average
IK-MDK
201 plays
99
Pran - The Great Indian Cartoonist 10 questions

The name of the quiz says it all, Pran is arguably one of India'a greatest cartoonists and writers. He took India by storm with his unique characters like Chacha Chaudhry and Sabu when India was totally tending towards the West.
Average
peelusrinivasan
153 plays
100
Life of James Boswell 10 questions

James Boswell has for the past two centuries been known primarily as "the great biographer". The publication of his personal papers, discovered in the 1920s, has given him a reputation as a master diarist as well. This quiz is about the great Boswell!
Tough
thf1977
138 plays
101
To You, Gertrude Stein 10 questions

A quiz about Gertrude Stein.
Average
pennie1478
162 plays
102
Franz Kafka 15 questions

This is a quiz I made about Franz Kafka. Enjoy.
Difficult
sullengirl20
549 plays
103
Elizabeth Barrett Browning 10 questions

Not only does this quiz cover Elizabeth's life, but also some of her most famous poetry pieces.
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pennie1478
216 plays
104
Ngugi wa Thiong'o 10 questions

Ngugi wa Thiong'o is one of Africa's greatest living authors. Here are 10 Questions regarding him and his work.
Average
pericles34
174 plays
105
The Life and Works of G. A. Henty 10 questions

G. A. Henty wrote many books and was called "The Boy's Own Historian." How much do you know about him?
Tough
starry_night
165 plays
106
The Life of Thomas Hardy 10 questions

Thomas Hardy is one of the greatest of all English novelists. You've read his books, but what do you know about the man himself?
Tough
thf1977
306 plays
107
Life of Vladimir Nabokov 20 questions

Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) is one of the 20th Century's most important writers. His novels, such as 'Lolita' and 'Pale Fire,' are considered classics, and monumental artistic achievements. Test your knowledge of the life of Nabokov with this quiz.
Average
panderson
300 plays
108
Ambrose Bierce 10 questions

Best known for his disppearence in Mexico, Ambrose Bierce left behind a body of work unique in American letters.
Difficult
tjoebigham
270 plays
109
The Life of Kenneth Grahame 15 questions

This is on the author of the beloved 'The Wind in the Willows'. There are a few questions about the book also.
Tough
LindaC007
216 plays
110
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 10 questions

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an author on the rise. Her first novel was published in 2003. The following are 10 questions about her life and works.
Average
pericles34
177 plays
111
Henry David Thoreau 10 questions

This quiz is about the life and works of Henry David Thoreau.
Average
WillowFlare
492 plays
112
Stephen Ambrose Memorial: His Life and Work 15 questions

I am a great admirer of the late Stephen Ambrose and these questions concern his life and work.
Tough
mickeygreeneyes
264 plays
113
The Works of Neil Gaiman 15 questions

Neil Gaiman is one of the finest authors living today, in comics, children's books and literature. How well do you know his work?
Difficult
itamarkatz
378 plays
114
The Benchleys 15 questions

About the famed three-generation literary family.
Difficult
tjoebigham
183 plays
115
Ben Hecht 20 questions

They don't make writers like Hecht anymore! Journalist, playwright, screenwriter, novelist...he was a legend in his own time, but forgotten now. Good luck!
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tjoebigham
258 plays
116
Torey Hayden-Special Educator 10 questions

Torey Hayden is a special education writer, the author of the books 'One Child' and 'The Tiger's Child'. How much do you know about this hard-hitting author who has captured so many hearts? The quiz is roughly equal-books and information about the author
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aedupont
240 plays
117
James Barrie And Peter Pan 15 questions

This quiz is on the life of Sir James Barrie. There are a few questions on his most famous character, Peter Pan.
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LindaC007
522 plays
118
Jacqueline Wilson's Adult Life 10 questions

Jacqueline Wilson is a fantastic author for children aged 7 onwards, and talk about personal problems kids have. Bullying, death, the loss of a parent etc. Do you really know the author behind the books?
Average
Rachel xx
234 plays
119
John Steinbeck 10 questions

This is a quiz on the author, John Steinbeck.
Difficult
stevethehunter
522 plays
120
The History of Edgar Rice Burroughs 10 questions

This is a quiz about the life of Edgar Rice Burroughs. See how much you know about the author of many science fiction, fantasy and Tarzan stories.
Average
gamemaker
231 plays
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