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trivia question Quick Question [Non-Fiction: Paradigm Shift]
The Magna Carta, signed by the English King John in 1215, established the principle that:




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Whodunnit?
I'll admit I know close to nothing about detective novels. So I'll take the opportunity to write a quiz for everyone sharing in my pain. Just match the author to the detective - even the crime story averse reader should manage that!
Books For A Laugh
Feeling ill? Fed up? Depressed? Locked down? Maybe dipping into one of these comic classics will help. A good laugh may not heal whatever ails you, but it might take your mind off it a bit.
23rd-Century Literature
Come with me to the 23rd Century where some of our best known books have been re-written for these modern times.
Got Your Nose!
You don't have to be a nasologist or an expert in classic literature to score well on this quiz, but knowing a little bit of both might help. See how well you "nose" these literary works in which noses appear! Spoilers included.
Shakespeare For Dummies
A quiz for those of you like me who didn't pay enough attention in English lessons at school!
Her Best Friend
Many female characters in literature have a best friend to help them through various trials and tribulations. Your task is to match the pairs of friends to the author who created them.
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Rip Van Winkle Name Game
Washington Irving gave us quite a few names in Rip Van Winkle. How well do you remember those names?
"The Sword of Truth" vs. "The Wheel of Time"
Dec 03 - Fantasy

Two popular fantasy series of recent years are "The Sword of Truth" by Terry Goodkind and "The Wheel of Time" by Robert Jordan. Examine the parallels between these two series.
Peril at End House (1932)
Dec 01 - Hercule Poirot

Match the major characters in this Agatha Christie novel with their descriptions. (NO SPOILERS)
What On Earth is Empedocles Reading?
Empedocles identified earth as one of the only four elements. He defined "earth" as anything dry and cold. Can you match the literary titles referring to what I would call "dry geography features", with their respective authors?
Debut Novels of Famous Authors
Match the titles of debut novels with their author, some of which gained their authors instant fame.
Wordsworth's "Ode: Intimations of Immortality"
Nov 13 - W

Explore one of William Wordsworth's most popular poems.
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photo quiz  Who's That Poet? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 25 16

Can you identify these poets from their pictures? To help you, some clues about their life and works have been given as well.
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stedman editor
Dec 25 16
4707 plays
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trivia quiz  The Shakespeare Diaries Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Mar 23 17

In a tea chest in an ancient cottage, the diaries of William Shakespeare were recently discovered. I was tasked to translate them into modern English. The entries are rather oblique, but they all point to works by, or about, the great man.
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darksplash gold member
Mar 23 17
2514 plays
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trivia quiz  Turning Neither Left Nor White Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Feb 08 14

Or: "You Just Stepped on My Zeugma!" Come in to find out what happens when good authors turn parallel structure on its head! Warning: there will be some spoilers for the literary works mentioned in this quiz.
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adams627
3906 plays
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trivia quiz  Characters of "Twilight" cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, munchkinwizard, Mar 01 13

This is a quiz based on the characters from one of my favorite books, "Twilight", by Stephenie Meyer. Its sequel, "New Moon", is also a great book. Warning: Spoilers within!
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munchkinwizard
27078 plays
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trivia quiz  Haiku Fairy Tales Editor choice cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Calpurnia09, Dec 09 18

The Pi team has decided to branch out into writing haiku. See if you can use our little verses to identify the fairytale story or character.
Very Easy
Calpurnia09 gold member
Dec 09 18
5037 plays
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trivia quiz  Shakespeare For Dummies cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Dizart, Jul 07 21

A quiz for those of you like me who didn't pay enough attention in English lessons at school!
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Dizart gold member
Jul 07 21
3240 plays
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trivia quiz  "Catching Fire" By Suzanne Collins cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Gamemaster1967, Jan 02 17

"Catching Fire", released in 2009, is book two in the 'Hunger Games' trilogy.
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Gamemaster1967 gold member
Jan 02 17
3525 plays
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trivia quiz  Biography Books of Music Celebrities cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, shanteyman, Dec 02 12

This quiz deals with autobiographies and biographies of musical celebrities. I'll give you the name of the book and the title should reveal which musical icon it is about. Good luck.
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shanteyman
2502 plays
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trivia quiz  Read Any Good Books Lately? Here are a Few... cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robbieh, Jul 14 15

This quiz is about some of the greatest novels written during the past century. The titles were taken from The Modern Library's "Best 100 Novels" list. How many of these classics have you read?
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robbieh
Jul 14 15
10878 plays
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trivia quiz  Which Play? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, VerticalDancer, Sep 09 09

It struck me that if Shakespeare's plays had really happened, they'd be breaking news, so I've written some news stories about a few of his plays. Contains spoilers!
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Easy
VerticalDancer
4257 plays

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