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16 quizzes and 150 trivia questions.
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  Opposite Gender Pseudonyms best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Sometimes female authors adopt male pen-names, and vice versa. Can you match the authors with their opposite gender pseudonyms?
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Nov 02 22
Easier
MotherGoose editor
Nov 02 22
186 plays
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  When Two of Us Are One great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Many authors have published using different names for different works. Can you match the two names who are one person in disguise?
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 22 22
Easier
looney_tunes editor
Sep 22 22
253 plays
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  The Two of Us as One The Two of Us as One popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Authors Richard Marsten and Ed McBain, for example, are in fact the same person - Evan Hunter. Can you match these pseudonyms correctly?
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 25 22
Easier
looney_tunes editor
Sep 25 22
164 plays
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  Someday I'll Find the Write Job! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A look at some great authors and their unlikely careers/background before they were famous. (Mainly 19th and early 20th centuries).
Easier, 10 Qns, skumma, Nov 11 16
Easier
skumma
Nov 11 16
1679 plays
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  Famous Authors Best Known by their Initials great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you know what the 'J.K.' stands for in J.K.Rowling? How many other authors' initials are unknown to you? Try this quiz and find out. All authors are well known.
Average, 10 Qns, miss g, May 10 15
Average
miss g
2576 plays
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  Authors' Initials 2 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This authors' initials quiz is harder than the first, so I've given you a little help here and there. If you get them all you're a literature genius.... or you've looked them up! Just the last name in the answers.
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Feb 03 18
Average
minch gold member
Feb 03 18
5034 plays
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This is a quiz on the nicknames and pseudonyms of English authors who became immortal by writing great literary works. The quiz has been written with an emphasis on the funny aspects of the authors and tries to be informative.
Average, 10 Qns, indranil49, Nov 14 19
Average
indranil49
Nov 14 19
558 plays
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  Authors' Initials popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Some authors are generally known by their initials and last name. You are given their full first names. Give their last name. Start with a capital!
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Sep 25 19
Average
minch gold member
Sep 25 19
4200 plays
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  Name These Children's Authors - 10 questions - 5 mins
With homage to Minch's quiz called "Authors' Initials." I give you a children's author's first two (or three) names. You type in the writer's surname. For example, if the clue is "Joanne Kathleen," you type "Rowling."
Average, 10 Qns, robynraymer, Aug 03 18
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robynraymer
Aug 03 18
1793 plays
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  Given Names of Authors - 10 questions - 3 mins
You are given the penname, give the real name of the author.
Average, 10 Qns, finlady, Aug 07 15
Average
finlady
4757 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What does 'P.D.' stand for in P.D. James?

From Quiz "Famous Authors Best Known by their Initials"




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  The Write Brothers - 10 questions - 5 mins
These brothers (and sisters) couldn't fly, but they sure could write. What do you know about siblings who soared to great heights in Literature?
Average, 10 Qns, Caeiro, Dec 04 14
Average
Caeiro
465 plays
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  Author's Pseudonyms - 5 questions - 3 mins
Quite a few authors write under other names. I will list the author's real name and you pick out the pseudonym.
Average, 5 Qns, mizlentz, Dec 11 06
Average
mizlentz
3779 plays
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  Authors Behind Initials - 10 questions - 3 mins
Guys seem to like to hide behind initialled first names. Sometimes we end up knowing the initials but no longer what first names were behind them. Have a try.Is J.R.R. Tolkien : John Ruben Romuald T. No, it's .. . Well hadn't you better try the quiz?
Average, 10 Qns, flem-ish, May 04 07
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flem-ish
1638 plays
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  Authors, also known as .... - 5 questions - 4 mins
Famous authors, less famously known as......
Average, 5 Qns, Ruma, Feb 16 15
Average
Ruma
2283 plays
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  Literary Anagrams - Not Too Tough - 10 questions - 6 mins
You should get at least some of these - give it a try!
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Mar 12 02
Tough
robert362
1156 plays
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  Author Anagrams - 10 questions - 6 mins
All of these anagrams are the names of authors. All are two words - first and last names (except for the last one).
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Mar 12 02
Tough
robert362
760 plays
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