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Trivia quizzes on the topic of Literary Movies. How much do you know?
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25 Literary Movies quizzes and 275 Literary Movies trivia questions.
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Though not modern, what 1998 film depicts the story of how Shakespeare came to write the play "Romeo and Juliet"?




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trivia quiz  Author, Movie 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Dec 11 17

I'll give you a clue about a movie based on a book or play. You give me the name of the author who wrote the original work, followed by the title of the movie.
Average
skylarb gold member
Dec 11 17
4395 plays
2.
trivia quiz  Novels Into Movies 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Ken1260, Sep 06 10

Here is a test to see how much you know about the books that were made into movies.
Tough
Ken1260
4992 plays
3.
trivia quiz  Movies From Books 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bookworm78, Mar 04 05

Bookworm78 likes books. Bookworm78 likes movies. Bookworm78 likes good movies made from good books.
Average
bookworm78
3225 plays
4.
photo quiz  From Ink to Celluloid 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, PootyPootwell, Feb 25 19

This quiz is about films that were adapted from books. All films were released after the year 2000. The images are sometimes obscure clues. Good luck!
Easy
PootyPootwell gold member
Feb 25 19
429 plays
5.
trivia quiz  Classic Literature Rehashed in Films cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Plumbus, Jun 20 15

The classics in literature have inspired lots of film plots, some more obvious than others! Shakespeare, Austen and the Ancient Greeks have always been popular with movie makers.
Average
Plumbus gold member
Jun 20 15
2352 plays
6.
trivia quiz  Movies Made From Jane Austen's Novels 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Mar 03 03

Jane Austen only wrote six complete novels, but her books have inspired over twice as many movies.
Average
skylarb gold member
3204 plays
7.
trivia quiz  Reading the Silver Screen 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Aug 25 18

The fourth Amazing Race is upon us! What a Team's very first effort focuses on some great movies inspired by equally great works of literature.
Easy
LadyNym gold member
Aug 25 18
468 plays
8.
match quiz  A Film By Any Other Name cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, PootyPootwell, Nov 23 20

A rose by any other name may smell the same, but a book adapted into a film, maybe not so much. Can you match the movies with the books on which they're based?
Average
PootyPootwell gold member
Nov 23 20
537 plays
9.
trivia quiz  From Books to the Big Screen in 2005 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, aslan16, Dec 31 11

In 2005, many much-loved novels were transformed into big-screen delights. This quiz tests your knowledge on the books turned into films in 2005.
Average
aslan16
2139 plays
10.
trivia quiz  Movies Based on Novels 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Serenesh, May 09 18

This is a short quiz about movies that are based on popular novels. I do hope that you enjoy playing it.
Average
Serenesh gold member
May 09 18
486 plays
11.
trivia quiz  Why Read When You Can Watch? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Anton, Oct 25 10

Some people don't like to read. This quiz is ready made for those individuals. Here are 10 pieces of literature made into movies. This is a quiz by the team Pearls Before Swine.
Average
Anton
1275 plays
12.
trivia quiz  Books Transformed Into Movies 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, triviaking162, Feb 05 12

All of these are about movies based on books. Can you get them all?
Tough
triviaking162
1176 plays
13.
trivia quiz  Book or Movie? 15 questions
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, asutbone, Apr 12 03

In this quiz, you have to figure out if the scene provided occurred in the movie, the book the movie was based on, both, or neither. Good luck.
Very Difficult
asutbone
2874 plays
14.
trivia quiz  Modernizing Shakespeare 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bookworm78, Oct 10 19

Many people find Shakespeare difficult to read, so here is a quiz on just a few Shakespeare plays that have been made into easier to follow movies.
Average
bookworm78
Oct 10 19
1584 plays
15.
trivia quiz  Book Titles Changed For The Movie 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, asutbone, Feb 12 12

There are a lot of movies out there based on books. This quiz only deals with the ones that changed the title for the big screen. The questions are in chronological order.
Tough
asutbone
2433 plays
16.
trivia quiz  Agatha Christie Adaptations cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, May 25 20

The prolific British Queen of Crime wrote more than sixty books, and many of these made the transition to the silver screen. This is about ten Agatha Christie film adaptations. I tried to keep it spoiler-free, but beware just in case. Enjoy!
Average
PearlQ19 gold member
May 25 20
357 plays
17.
trivia quiz  Ernest "Papa" Hemingway Movies 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Godwit, Feb 24 15

Ernest Hemingway's terse dialogue and manly male characters sometimes fared well on the screen, and sometimes fell flat. Yet the stories are grand, and the acting cast always interesting. (Some behind-the-scenes knowledge is helpful).
Easy
Godwit gold member
Feb 24 15
411 plays
18.
trivia quiz  Plays in Movies That Have Plays in Them 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, matriplex, Jul 30 19

This quiz focuses on movies set in the world of the theatre. Can you name the play associated with each film? Some of the plays are real, some are fictional.
Tough
matriplex
Jul 30 19
225 plays
19.
trivia quiz  Shakespearean Movie Madness 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, droxnar711, Feb 23 18

The 'Guinness Book of World Records' puts Shakespeare as the author with the most films adapted from his work. Here's a quiz about some of those movies, and the plays they were based on.
Tough
droxnar711
Feb 23 18
1173 plays
20.
trivia quiz  From Book to Film 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, finlady, Mar 08 10

Many books have been made into movies. I will name the author and two of the main stars, you name the book. Example: Pearl S. Buck, Paul Muni, and Luise Rainer. Answer: 'The Good Earth'. It's not too difficult so have fun!
Difficult
finlady
1935 plays
21.
trivia quiz  War of The Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, merylfederman, Aug 12 13

Shakespeare plays have been remade many times - let's look at these challengers on the field of each play's film adaptations. Who does the Bard's words justice?
Average
merylfederman gold member
465 plays
22.
trivia quiz  Shakespeare at the Movies 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, Morfeus73, Mar 05 15

William Shakespeare was one of our greatest screenwriters - and he never saw a movie! But we've had lots of translations of his works for the silver screen. Bring out your knowledge of Shakespeare and his film adaptations and take this quiz!
Difficult
Morfeus73
Mar 05 15
405 plays
23.
trivia quiz  A Dickens of a Film 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, anagram2, Jul 07 03

There have been many films based on the novels of Charles Dickens since the very first short adaptation, "The Death of Nancy Sykes," was shot in 1897. Here are a few questions on 'Dickens films' through the years.
Tough
anagram2
897 plays
24.
trivia quiz  Charlie Chan, James Lee Wong, Mr Moto Adventures 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tapestry6, Dec 16 14

Charlie Chan, James Lee Wong and Mr Moto are all books or short stories about Chinese detectives. Many you can find online and on DVD. Get out your popcorn and enjoy! (Some knowledge of the literature required.)
Average
Tapestry6
138 plays
25.
trivia quiz  An Earthquake in Stratford 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, parrotman2006, Sep 04 13

There have been many brilliant adaptions of the works of William Shakespeare. The films here are not among them.
Difficult
parrotman2006 gold member
222 plays

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