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World Literature Quizzes & Trivia

Who was the author of two of the most famous books in history, the Iliad and the Odyssey? Against what famous Roman leader were Marcus Tullius Cicero’s “Philippics” directed? Which are the main two forms in which we find literature? Which German writer was the author of “Faust”? What novel is James Joyce best known for? Some of history’s most iconic books and authors are included within this quiz.

If you haven’t caught up on your reading yet then this might be the time because some difficult questions are headed your way. From ancient Greek literature to present-day Nobel Prize winners, nothing will be left out. Take the quiz, get all the questions right and earn the respect and admiration of everyone out there.
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It's time to answer some cool questions about literature!

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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 198   |  Last updated: Nov 28, 2017
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    Who wrote "On the Grasshopper and the Cricket"?

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    Which of the following sentences uses a period correctly?

If you fancy yourself a literature fanatic and are up to answering specifically designed questions that gauge your knowledge try out this quiz. It is a simple set of questions therefore it will be easy to answer.

Questions: 30  |  Attempts: 119   |  Last updated: Sep 7, 2018
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