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This category is for fiction published in the 20th and 21st centuries. Quizzes on the work of a single author are found under the names of the individual authors. Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Mystery, and Detective fiction have their own categories.
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Which author, some of whose works fall into a genre best described as "Canadian Gothic", wrote the Deptford and Salterton Trilogies?




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The Beat Generation The Beat Generation (4 quizzes)
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trivia quiz  Classic Contemporary Novels Editor choice cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, Akhnaten, Oct 27 13

This quiz tests your familiarity with some classic 20th century works of science fiction, fantasy and alternative reality fiction.
Average
Akhnaten
9039 plays
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trivia quiz  Notable But Neglected 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, wylie6, Oct 16 20

These 20th century works are considered classics by some, but they don't show up very often in FunTrivia. Do you know what they're about?
Tough
wylie6 gold member
Oct 16 20
210 plays
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trivia quiz  New Classics in Literature 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, triviaking162, Jul 20 12

Great books don't have to be very old to be classics. Some are actually relatively new. Let us take a look at some modern classics.
Average
triviaking162
1656 plays
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trivia quiz  Best Selling Fiction 2000-2009 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Duchess716, Mar 24 13

Welcome to some of my favorite fiction. These are books worth reading and reading again.
Average
Duchess716 gold member
1761 plays
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trivia quiz  Twentieth Century Literature of the Americas 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lola0177, Apr 07 12

Visit or revisit some of the most important 20th century North and South American authors and works. Some of these you may have encountered in school; others are well worth an investigation all of your own.
Average
lola0177
1068 plays
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match quiz  Match the 21st Century Book with its Setting cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PootyPootwell, Feb 21 18

The first part of the 21st century has seen a mix of new literary classics as well as popular reads. See if you can match the title of the book with at least one of its major settings. Good luck!
Average
PootyPootwell gold member
Feb 21 18
306 plays
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trivia quiz  20th Century Fiction 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, tom888mot, Dec 23 16

If you've come to a quiz website, you've probably read more than just the TV Guide in your time! But how many of these novels can you identify from the descriptions given? Some of them may be tricky...!
Average
tom888mot
Dec 23 16
687 plays
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trivia quiz  Literature of the last 50 years 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, gnossos, Jun 16 18

This quiz exclusively contains questions on American literature of the last 50 years
Difficult
gnossos
Jun 16 18
2106 plays
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trivia quiz  Twentieth Century Books 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ijsbek, Sep 23 12

This quiz deals mostly with European literature in the twentieth century.
Tough
ijsbek
732 plays
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trivia quiz  Books Through Teenagers 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, notheridesbus, Sep 18 11

I give you a description of a book from the point of view of a teenage boy or girl. You give me the book. Less information is supplied each time, so it gets harder.
Average
notheridesbus
630 plays
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trivia quiz  Recent Authors 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, SarahJC, Jun 16 18

As someone who works in a bookstore, I thought I deserved to do a quiz about this. And to those of you who shop in bookstores, please remember that just because you think a book is well known does not mean it is.
Tough
SarahJC
Jun 16 18
1446 plays
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trivia quiz  Olympia Press 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, echomikeromeo, Jan 16 07

Olympia Press was a 1950s-1960s publishing house that published various controversial American and European books. Although many of its publications are considered simply pornographic, others are renowned as modern classics.
Average
echomikeromeo
519 plays
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trivia quiz  New-Age Writers are Great Fun 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, sweetwheat, Jan 31 17

Yes, indeed they are!
Average
sweetwheat
Jan 31 17
651 plays
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trivia quiz  Fiction from the last 20 years (roughly!) 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, vh219, May 04 07

These are some questions based on my favourite recent novels. Some of them might be a bit random!
Difficult
vh219
1050 plays
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trivia quiz  Contemporary Fiction 10 questions
Impossible, 10 Qns, curve66, May 04 07

Questions about several different novels, all written in the Mid Eighties through current. Enjoy, and if there's anything here you haven't read, CHECK IT OUT!
Impossible
curve66
1212 plays
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trivia quiz  Remo And Chiun 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, awkins, Jan 05 19

Some questions from the Destroyer series of books (by various authors).
Tough
awkins
Jan 05 19
321 plays

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