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The Ultimate Virtual Quiz for Book Lovers

The Ultimate Virtual Quiz for Book Lovers

Lockdown has seen a huge surge in the popularity of virtual quizzes - after all, there are only so many online based activities that you can enjoy with your friends. 

We've come up with our very own literature based quiz for all of you bookworms out there looking for a challenge. Play by yourself or with a group of fellow readers (especially ideal for book circles)!


There's four rounds of eight questions with a couple of opportunities for bonus points along the way.





Round 1

1. What are the names of the five Bennet sisters from Pride and Prejudice?

2. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past” is the last line of which famous American book?

3. L.M Montgomery wrote the Anne of Green Gables series, but what do the L and M parts of her name stand for?

4. What is believed to be the world’s best selling book of all time?

5. Lewis Carroll is thought to have based the book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on a real life Alice, but what was her childhood surname?

6. Malorie Blackman is the author of the brilliant Noughts and Crosses series, what is the fourth and final book in the series called?

7. Bathsheba Everdene is the protagonist of Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd, what are the names of her three potential suitors?

8. Shakespeare’s famous quote “though she be but little she is fierce” is from which of his plays? Bonus point if you know which character said it.


Round 2

1. Name the title character in Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden.

2. What is the name of the first book in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire?

3. Little Women is Louisa May Alcott’s best known book, name at least two of the other books in the Little Women series.

4. Who wrote the 1936 novel ‘Gone with the Wind’?

5. Put the following four authors in order of the year they were born (earliest to latest)? Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, Mary Shelley, Oscar Wilde.

6. Finish this famous opening line… “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be…

7. Philip Pullman wrote which fantasy trilogy series?

8. Who wrote the powerful poem ‘Still I Rise’?


Round 3

1. Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights was originally published in what year?

2. Where does Mr Rochester live in Charlotte Bronte’s classic?

3. What is Frankenstein’s first name in Mary Shelley’s book?

4. Finish the famous opening line from J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Mr and Mrs Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were...

5. What was the first name of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple?

6. What was Scout Finch’s real name in Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird?

7. What’s the significance of Fahrenheit 451?

8. Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit had three sisters, but what were they called?


Round 4

1. Katniss Everdene is the protagonist of The Hunger Games but which district did she live in?

2. Oscar Wilde was born in what country?

3. The character, Clara Peggoty, features in which Charles Dickens book?

4. What language does Roald Dahl’s BFG speak?

5. The nickname “The Scottish Play” refers to which of Shakespeare’s works?

6. What’s the unlocking charm used in the Harry Potter series?

7. What name that’s still commonly used today did J.M Barrie invent in his book Peter Pan?

8. What is the name of the world in which J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings is set?


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Here we go! 




Round 1

1. Elizabeth, Jane, Mary, Kitty, Lydia.

2. The Great Gatsby.

3. Lucy Maud.

4. Bible.

5. Alice Liddell.

6. Double Cross.

7. Gabriel Oak, Frank Troy, William Boldwood.

8. A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Bonus Point - Helena.


Round 2

1. Mary Lennox.

2. Game of Thrones.

3. Good Wives, Little Men, Jo’s Boys.

4. Margaret Mitchell.

5. Shelley 1797, Dickens 1812, Wilde 1854, Woolf 1882

6. In want of a wife.

7. His Dark Materials.

8. Maya Angelou


Round 3

1. 1847.

2. Thornfield Hall..

3. Victor.

4. Perfectly ordinary thank you very much.

5. Jane.

6. Jean Louise Finch.

7. It’s the temperature books combust.

8. Flopsy, Mopsy and CottonTail.


Round 4

1. District 12.

2. Ireland.

3. David Copperfield.

4. Gobblefunk.

5. Macbeth.

6. Alohomora.

7. Wendy.

8. Middle-Earth.

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