Welcome to our Quizzes About Books
Book Quiz I
- Which author created the iconic fictional character Holly Golightly?
- Whose first book, The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War, was published in 1898?
- What does George Orwell call Britain in the book 1984?
- Which Charles Dickens book, first published in 1859, has sold over 200 million copies and is his best selling book?
- Wishful Drinking is the autobiography of which actress?
- Whose first children's book, The English Roses, was published in 2003?
- Who wrote the 2012 novel The Casual Vacancy?
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe tells the story of the children Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy, but can you remember their surname?
- Which 1994 book, written by Louis de Bernieres, is set on the Greek island of Cephalonia during the Second World War?
- In which book was the first mate of the Pharaon arrested on the day of his wedding to Mercedes?
- In the Life of Pi by Yann Martel, what name is given to the Bengal tiger?
- What new name were the Whitbread Book Awards given in 2006?
- Give the title of the book by James Fenimore Cooper that describes Uncas, the son of Chingachgook?
- Don Quixote was published in which century?
- Atticus Finch is a fictional character in which Pulitzer Prize-winning novel?
- Which book was Charles Dickens's first and personal favourite novel?
- Life Among the Lowly is the alternative name for which novel?
- Which Wilkie Collins’s masterpiece is hailed by many as the greatest English detective novel?
- Name the only novel written by Oscar Wilde?
- Which novella published in 1937 tells the story of two migrant ranch workers searching for job opportunities in California during the Great Depression? It gets its title from a Robert Burns' poem.
- Truman Capote (in his book Breakfast at Tiffany's)
- Sir Winston Churchill
- Airstrip One
- A Tale of Two Cities
- Carrie Fisher
- J. K. Rowling
- Captain Corelli's Mandolin
- The Count of Monte Cristo
- Richard Parker
- The Costa Book Awards
- Last of the Mohicans
- Seventeenth (published in two volumes, in 1605 and 1615)
- To Kill a Mockingbird (by Harper Lee)
- The Pickwick Papers
- Uncle Tom's Cabin (by Harriet Beecher Stowe)
- The Moonstone
- The Picture of Dorian Gray
- Of Mice and Men (by John Steinbeck)
Book Trivia II
- Which novel follows the life of Captain John Yossarian during World War II?
- The book Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome is set in the summer of 1929 in which part of the UK?
- Who wrote only two novels, Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall?
- Mr. Nice is the autobiography of which former criminal?
- What is the first name of Mr. Grey in the 2011 erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James?
- What's the name of the dog in Enid Blyton's Secret Seven books?
- Which book did Herman Melville begin writing in November 1888, but was still left unfinished at his death in 1891?
- What is the last name of the 20-year-old protagonist of the book Emma by Jane Austen?
- As of 2019, who is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature?
- Named after a Victorian book illustrator, which literary award is won annually for 'distinguished illustration in a book for children'?
- Which novel features the anti-heroine Becky Sharp?
- What's the name of Captain Hook's ship in the 1911 novel Peter Pan?
- Hotel is a 1965 novel by which author?
- Which best-selling novel by Colleen McCullough is set primarily on a fictional sheep station in the Australian outback?
- What is the last name of William in the Richmal Crompton book Just William?
- Whose best-known creation is Chief Inspector Wexford?
- Which 1995 novel features Rob Fleming, a London record shop owner in his mid-thirties whose girlfriend, Laura, has just left him?
- Frances Hodgson Burnett is best known for three children's novels, can you name any two?
- The French word for death is also the title of which fantasy novel by British writer Terry Pratchett?
- What's the last name of Dorothy in the L. Frank Baum novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz?
- Catch-22 (by Joseph Heller)
- The Lake District
- Anne Bronte
- Howard Marks
- Billy Bud
- (Emma) Woodhouse
- Rudyard Kipling
- Kate Greenaway Medal
- Vanity Fair
- Jolly Roger
- Arthur Hailey
- The Thorn Birds
- Ruth Rendell
- High Fidelity (by Nick Hornby)
- Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden
- Gale (and out of interest the 'L' in L. Frank Baum stands for Lyman)
There's more 'literature' trivia in our 'Main Quizzes' section.