The Ultimate Literary Quiz

There are people who read. Then there people who read. Most only read books once, then there are those of us who have been through more copies of Julius Caesar than boxes of Kleenex.

So think you're well read do you? You'll think otherwise once you've finished my quiz. Come on, let's see how well read you really are. You may think you read enough to be a literary critic but I guarantee you've overrated your abilities.

Created by: Bluestocking of The Bluestocking Guide: Reviews by a Partial, Prejudiced, and Ign
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  1. In Star Wars, who was the Chosen One
  2. Which character from Pride and Prejudiced was described as having "good humor."
  3. Name the following line to this excerpt "Toil and trouble"
  4. Who wrote the poem "Chartless"?
  5. "If form and figure be true, I will not marry you" came from what play?
  6. Which of the following was NOT a Sith Lord?
  7. The "vorpul" blade man its appearance in which piece of literature?
  8. What character in Through the Looking Glass, is dreaming of Alice looking at him and is believed that when he awakens she will cease to exist
  9. What is the incantation for the Blasting Curse?
  10. Which of Anne Shirley's children was killed in World War I
  11. The soliloquey mentioning the "undiscovered country" is from what play?
  12. How do I love thee, let me count the ways is the opening line in which poem?
  13. What is the next line after: Oh no it is an ever fixed mark that looks on tempests and is never shaken
  14. What Grecian goddess was the catalyst for the Trojan War?
  15. Which of the Pleiades turned was eternally shamed for her love for a mortal. (Hint: think Half-Blood Prince)
  16. Which of the following Canterbury Tales was the inspiration for the Tale of the Three Brothers in Deathly Hallows
  17. Life seems a quick succession of busy nothings was from which book?
  18. Which play was put on by the Betrams in Mansfield Park?
  19. What is the next line: Heaven has no rage,
  20. What character in MacBeth was not born of woman?
  21. What quality is twice blessed in that "It blesseth him that gives and him that takes"
  22. "Music hath charms to sooth the savage beast" is the opening line of what play?
  23. Which of the following was not a horcrux in the properest sense of the term?
  24. Which woman was the ideal love of Petrarch's many sonnets
  25. Which character opined that one good sonnet would scare off a very weak sort of love?
  26. Which of the following is not a novel written by Ann Radcliffe
  27. "Why don't you speak for yourself, John" is a line from what poem?
  28. Which of the following is not part of the White Witch's pedigree
  29. Which of the following villans won the Big, Bad, Read contest in 2006?
  30. Which of the following races was utterly devestated by the Dominion War
  31. Which of these is the core of the Elder Wand in Deathly Hallows
  32. What event in Star Trek probably gave rise to the mirror universe
  33. Which character is Jane Fairfax's foil?
  34. Which character was the unintended victim of the Count of Monte Cristo's vengence?
  35. In Guilliver's Travels people with what color hair are thought to be more sexual?
  36. Hero was a character from what play?
  37. In the Chronicles of Narnia, Ramandu was what type of being?
  38. What character's trade mark line was "I would prefer not to."
  39. "Half a league half a league and half a league onward" is the opening line to which poem
  40. "Tis better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all" is a refernce to what?

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