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rosc has been a FunTrivia author since Apr 28 04 and has written 16 quizzes. rosc strongly focuses on quizzes in the fields of Literature, Entertainment, and Movies.

  • has earned 485 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by rosc
1.
  Pride and Prejudice    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is based on the 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen.
Average, 10 Qns, rosc, Nov 16 05
Average
rosc
6340 plays
2.
  The Poetry of John Donne   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
John Donne, MP and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral wrote some of the most beautiful religious and erotic poetry in the English language. I hope this quiz will encourage you to read or re-read his poems!
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, Mar 16 11
Category: Donne, John
Tough
rosc
601 plays
3.
  Historical Novels of Georgette Heyer   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know Georgette Heyer's historical novels? Test yourself with these details...
Average, 10 Qns, rosC, Jun 17 04
Category: Heyer, Georgette
Average
rosC
838 plays
4.
  The Grand National   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The greatest race of them all deserves a much better quiz than this, but why not try it anyway!
Average, 10 Qns, rosc, Oct 16 04
Category: UK
Average
rosc
2236 plays
5.
  The Regency Novels of Georgette Heyer   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Though she herself didn't like them as much as her more serious historical books, Heyer's Regency fiction remains unrivalled. This quiz is a celebration of Almack's and phaetons, bucks and Bath misses. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, May 08 11
Category: Heyer, Georgette
Tough
rosc
865 plays
6.
  Poetry in Dorothy L Sayers' novels   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Dorothy L. Sayers' novels are full of quotes from beautiful and interesting poems. This quiz tests your knowledge of the poems and the novels in which they appear.
Average, 10 Qns, rosC, Jul 20 09
Category: Sayers, Dorothy L.
Average
rosC
506 plays
7.
  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In my humble opinion, at least as good as "Jane Eyre" (remember all that dull stuff at Lowood school?) or "Wuthering Heights" (barmy, barmy nutters on the moors) - try this quiz on the best Bronte novel of all.
Average, 10 Qns, rosc, Jul 06 04
Category: Bronte Sisters
Average
rosc
659 plays
8.
  "Something Rotten" by Jasper Fforde   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Thursday Next returns to the real world accompanied by Hamlet and determined to find her non-existent husband. Confused? Here's a quiz to unravel the mysteries of Jasper Fforde's last TN novel.
Average, 10 Qns, rosc, Aug 08 10
Category: Fforde, Jasper
Average
rosc
365 plays
9.
  I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Are you proud to live in the age of 'I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue'? Do you know the rules to Mornington Crescent? Have you met Samantha? This quiz is dedicated to the antidote to panel games.
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, Apr 21 10
Tough
rosc
980 plays
10.
  'Hornblower' by C.S.Forester    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz focusses on the middle stages of Hornblower's career, from his first command on the Atropos through to his devastating capture at the end of "A Ship of the Line".
Average, 10 Qns, rosc, Jan 25 09
Category: Forester, CS
Average
rosc
585 plays
11.
  Oxford Dictionary of National Biography    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography celebrated its first birthday in September 2005 with a weekend of free online access to its amazing archives. I decided to celebrate the weekend with this quiz, based entirely on information from the ODNB.
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, Jan 15 06
Category: Mixed People
Tough
rosc
444 plays
12.
  The Marlow Stories of Antonia Forest    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Antonia Forest wrote four school stories, six holiday stories and two Elizabethan stories about members of the Marlow family. How well do you remember them?
Average, 10 Qns, rosC, Apr 15 05
Category: F
Average
rosC
183 plays
13.
  Nursery Crimes Division    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Humpty Dumpty has died - but did he fall or was he pushed? Jasper Fforde answers this perennial dilemma in his novel, 'The Big Over Easy'. The quiz is based on the introductions to each chapter.
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, Sep 26 05
Category: Fforde, Jasper
Tough
rosc
333 plays
14.
  A Poetry Calendar    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A series of poet and poetry related questions to take you through the year.
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, Jan 28 05
Category: Poetry
Tough
rosc
322 plays
15.
  The Ode Less Travelled    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Since reading Stephen Fry's book, I now know my iamb from my anapaest. Test your knowledge of poetic terminology in this quiz based on 'The Ode Less Travelled'.
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, May 04 07
Category: Poetry Terminology
Tough
rosc
389 plays
16.
  Mornington Crescent: The Complete Guide    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many listeners to Radio 4's 'I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue' enjoy the game on the show. Some people still feel uncertain about all the rules of the game. Test your knowledge of the rules and other interesting MC facts.
Difficult, 10 Qns, rosc, Apr 21 10
Difficult
rosc
568 plays