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  Bestsellers   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your literary prowess with this captivating 'Bestsellers' quiz! Dive into the world of famous authors, timeless classics, and unforgettable stories that have enthralled millions. Unravel the mystery of popular authors and their spellbinding tales!
Easier, 10 Qns, alfan226, Jul 10 23
Easier
alfan226 gold member
Jul 10 23
694 plays
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  Match the Author   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I'll give you the title of a novel to match to the author. These are a mixture of British, American and French authors.
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Jul 06 22
Easier
rossian editor
Jul 06 22
807 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 2011-2012 - Vol. 2    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2011-2012. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jan 11 23
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jan 11 23
169 plays
4.
  Match Work to Author - 2011-2012 - Vol. 1    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2011-2012. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Nov 06 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Nov 06 22
143 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 2010    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the year 2010. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Oct 26 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Oct 26 22
184 plays
6.
  Match Work to Author - 2010-2011    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2010-2011. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Oct 30 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Oct 30 22
157 plays
7.
  Match Work to Author - 2000-2001    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2000-2001. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jun 26 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jun 26 22
283 plays
8.
  Match Work to Author - 2009-2010    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2009-2010. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Oct 21 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Oct 21 22
211 plays
9.
  Match Work to Author - 1970-1973   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1970-1973. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Mar 03 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Mar 03 22
460 plays
10.
  Match Work to Author - 2001-2002    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2001-2002. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jul 03 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jul 03 22
288 plays
11.
  Match Work to Author - 1961-1965   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1961-1965. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Feb 25 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Feb 25 22
445 plays
12.
  Match Work to Author - 2009 - Vol. 1    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the year 2009. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Sep 28 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Sep 28 22
227 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1997-1998    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1997-1998. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jun 19 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jun 19 22
286 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1973-1977    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1973-1977. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Mar 09 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Mar 09 22
460 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 2006-2007    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2006-2007. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Aug 22 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Aug 22 22
254 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1955-1960    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1955-1960. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Mar 01 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Mar 01 22
455 plays
17.
  Match Work to Author - 2001    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the year 2001. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jun 29 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jun 29 22
296 plays
18.
  Match Work to Author - 2005-2006    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2005-2006. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Aug 14 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Aug 14 22
264 plays
19.
  Match Work to Author - 2002-2003    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2002-2003. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jul 17 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jul 17 22
270 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1966-1969   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1966-1969. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Mar 02 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Mar 02 22
471 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1980-1982    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1980-1982. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Mar 26 22
Very Easy
jcmttt gold member
Mar 26 22
421 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1977-1979   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1977-1979. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Mar 15 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Mar 15 22
427 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1999-2000   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1999-2000. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jun 22 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jun 22 22
339 plays
24.
  Match Work to Author - 2008 - Vol. 2    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the year 2008. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Sep 26 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Sep 26 22
237 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 2013   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the year 2013. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Dec 10 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Dec 10 22
116 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1951-1955    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1951-1955. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Feb 17 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Feb 17 22
387 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1982-1984    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1982-1984. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Mar 30 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Mar 30 22
394 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1987-1989    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1987-1989. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jun 04 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jun 04 22
372 plays
29.
  Goodreads Best Books Ever 1-10    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
These books are all on the "Goodreads Best Books Ever" list. Match the author with the book. I enjoy reading and I hope you enjoy this quiz.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, haleysjoy, Jun 29 22
Very Easy
haleysjoy
Jun 29 22
575 plays
30.
  Match Work to Author - 2003-2004    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2003-2004. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jul 31 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jul 31 22
252 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1986-1987    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1986-1987. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Apr 10 22
Very Easy
jcmttt gold member
Apr 10 22
387 plays
32.
  Match Work to Author - 2012-2013    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2012-2013. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Dec 25 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Dec 25 22
89 plays
33.
  Match Work to Author - 2008 - Vol. 1    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the year 2008. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Aug 31 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Aug 31 22
227 plays
34.
  Match Work to Author - 2005    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the year 2005. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Aug 25 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Aug 25 22
237 plays
35.
  Match Work to Author - 1994-1996    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1994-1996. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, May 23 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
May 23 22
399 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1989-1991    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1989-1991. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, May 01 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
May 01 22
388 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 2004-2005    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2004-2005. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Aug 07 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Aug 07 22
224 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1992-1994    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1992-1994. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, May 14 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
May 14 22
380 plays
39.
  Match Work to Author - 2009 - Vol. 2    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the year 2009. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Oct 08 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Oct 08 22
173 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1984-1986    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1984-1986. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Apr 05 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Apr 05 22
382 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1996-1997    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1996-1997. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jun 07 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jun 07 22
335 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1942-1945    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1942-1945. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Oct 08 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Oct 08 22
377 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 2007-2008    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 2007-2008. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Aug 28 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Aug 28 22
246 plays
44.
  Match Work to Author - 1991-1992    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1991-1992. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, May 04 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
May 04 22
317 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1948-1950    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1948-1950. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Feb 24 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Feb 24 22
358 plays
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  Match Work to Author - 1945-1948    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the years 1945-1948. Parenthetical year indicates when the title first reached the top position on the list. Match the author with their work.
Easier, 15 Qns, jcmttt, Jul 06 22
Easier
jcmttt gold member
Jul 06 22
348 plays

Best Sellers Trivia Questions

1. Which author catapulted from a struggling single mother to one of the world's wealthiest women with her bestselling "Harry Potter" series?

From Quiz
Bestsellers

Answer: J.K. Rowling

The "Harry Potter" series, with its seven books, has globally sold over 500 million copies, making it one of the best-selling series in history. The series is about the adventures of a young wizard, Harry Potter, and his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The main story arc concerns Harry's struggle against the dark wizard Lord Voldemort, who aims to become immortal and subjugate all wizards and Muggles.

2. "A Tale of Two Cities" is a renowned work of bestselling historical fiction. Though it hasn't reached the staggering sales of the Bible, who is its famous author?

From Quiz Bestsellers

Answer: Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" is a historical novel set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel tells the story of the French Doctor Manette, his 18-year-long imprisonment in the Bastille in Paris and his release to live in London with his daughter Lucie, whom he had never met. It has sold over 200 million copies since its publication in 1859, making it one of the highest-selling books ever.

3. Whose bestselling dystopian novel "1984" continues to sell copies and influence language and culture decades after its publication?

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Answer: George Orwell

George Orwell's "1984" is a dystopian novel set in Airstrip One, formerly Great Britain, a province of the superstate Oceania. The superstate is under the control of the Party, whose leader is Big Brother. With pervasive surveillance and a manipulation of facts, the Party controls its citizens, and the protagonist Winston Smith struggles against this constant oppression.

4. Which author's 1989 book, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People", remains a bestseller in the self-help genre?

From Quiz Bestsellers

Answer: Stephen R. Covey

Stephen R. Covey's "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" has sold over 25 million copies worldwide. The book lays out seven principles for success in both personal and professional life, and these principles are considered universally applicable. These principles range from being proactive to synergizing to continual learning and growth.

5. Who penned the thriller "Gone Girl", a bestseller that later became a hit movie?

From Quiz Bestsellers

Answer: Gillian Flynn

"Gone Girl", a novel about a husband suspected in his wife's disappearance, quickly soared to the top of the bestseller lists after its publication in 2012. The book, and its subsequent movie adaptation, deals with themes of media manipulation, marriage, and the perceptions created within relationships. The twist-filled plot makes it a gripping read.

6. Which author's only novel for most of her life, "To Kill a Mockingbird", became a bestselling classic that has sold over 40 million copies?

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Answer: Harper Lee

Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" is a coming-of-age story that explores issues of race, class, and morality through the innocent perspective of Scout Finch, a young girl. The story takes place in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, during the Great Depression. The central event of the book is Scout's father Atticus Finch's defense of Tom Robinson, a black man who has been falsely accused of rape.

7. Who is the author behind "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", a part of the bestselling "Millennium" series that achieved global success posthumously?

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Answer: Stieg Larsson

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" is a psychological thriller that introduces readers to Lisbeth Salander, a brilliant but deeply troubled hacker, and investigative journalist Mikael Blomkvist. The two become entangled in a dangerous web of spies, cybercriminals, and corrupt government officials. The Millennium series, of which it is a part, has sold over 80 million copies worldwide.

8. "Educated", a memoir detailing a journey from a secluded upbringing to earning a Ph.D. from Cambridge University, is the bestselling work of which author?

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Answer: Tara Westover

"Educated" by Tara Westover recounts her journey from a violent childhood home to the realm of academia, overcoming her isolated and extreme upbringing. The memoir highlights the transformative power of education and the struggle for self-invention. It remained on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year after its publication.

9. Whose series featuring detective Alex Cross has become a consistent fixture on the best-seller lists, with "Along Came a Spider" being one of the most popular entries?

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Answer: James Patterson

In "Along Came a Spider", James Patterson introduces us to Alex Cross, a highly intelligent, street-wise homicide detective, and forensic psychologist. The book is a complex thriller that follows Cross's pursuit of a kidnapper and murderer, setting the stage for one of the most popular detective series of recent years. Patterson's "Alex Cross" series is widely regarded for its gripping narratives and well-developed characters, along with selling over 100 million copies.

10. The bestselling memoir "The Diary of a Young Girl", offering a unique perspective on life during World War II, is the heartrending work of whom?

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Answer: Anne Frank

"The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank offers an intimate look at life in hiding during World War II. Through her diary entries, Anne gives readers a detailed account of her experiences, thoughts, and fears, painting a human face on the atrocities of the war. The diary has been translated into over 70 languages and is widely taught in schools due to its historical importance and profound emotional resonance.

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