Can You Name These 10 Classic Novels?

Do you consider yourself to be a book worm? How about a literature buff? These ten questions will put your knowledge to the test. Take this quiz to find out if you are a true literary master!
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Which classic 1815 novel about a perilous romance features a character named George Knightley?
Wuthering Heights
The Awakening
Emma
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What famous 19th century novel centers around a young scientist who creates life while performing an experiment?
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Grendel
Frankenstein
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What classic American novel takes place in Puritan Boston, Massachusetts during the years of 1642 to 1649?
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Ethan Frome
The Scarlet Letter
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What quintessential novel features the famous opening line, 'Call me Ishmael'?
Moby Dick
The Old Man and the Sea
Of Mice and Men
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What imaginative English novel follows a young girl who falls through a rabbit hole into a peculiar and fantastical world?
The Jumblies
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Where the Sidewalk Ends
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Which classic 20th century dystopian novel describes a future society in which books are outlawed?
1984
Fahrenheit 451
Brave New World
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What 1925 American novel features a prosperous debutante named Daisy Buchanan?
This Side of Paradise
Jane Eyre
The Great Gatsby
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What classic 1929 novel set during World War I follows a love affair between an American expatriate named Frederic Henry and a woman named Catherine?
A Farewell to Arms
All Quiet on the Western Front
Slaughterhouse-Five
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What classic 1951 novel centers on themes such as the painfulness of growing up and the phoniness of the adult world?
A Separate Peace
The Catcher in the Rye
Lord of the Flies
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What definitive 1960s novel tells the riveting story of racial tension and prejudice in the deep south?
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Grapes of Wrath
Result
You're a literary newcomer! Well done. While you may not be overly familiar with the classics just yet, keep on reading and in no time at all you'll be telling all of your friends to call you Ishmael. Just don't go chasing after any white whales.

C+, Literary Newcomer

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Congratulations! You are a true literary whiz kid. You have an excellent handle on many classic novels and have clearly done your fair share of reading. You can now safely pull out your arsenal of literary knowledge at parties and impress all of your friends. Keep it up fellow book worm!

B+, Literary Whiz Kid

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Congratulations! You are a literary master! One of the greats. You have an impressive handle on classic literature. You know Ray Bradbury from Ernest Hemingway and Jane Austen from Emily Bronte. You are a detail oriented reader with a real skill for picking up on themes and plot. Give yourself a pat on the back for being so awesome!

A+, Literary Master

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1
Which classic 1815 novel about a perilous romance features a character named George Knightley?
Wuthering Heights
The Awakening
Emma
2
What famous 19th century novel centers around a young scientist who creates life while performing an experiment?
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Grendel
Frankenstein
3
What classic American novel takes place in Puritan Boston, Massachusetts during the years of 1642 to 1649?
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Ethan Frome
The Scarlet Letter
4
What quintessential novel features the famous opening line, 'Call me Ishmael'?
Moby Dick
The Old Man and the Sea
Of Mice and Men
5
What imaginative English novel follows a young girl who falls through a rabbit hole into a peculiar and fantastical world?
The Jumblies
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Where the Sidewalk Ends
6
Which classic 20th century dystopian novel describes a future society in which books are outlawed?
1984
Fahrenheit 451
Brave New World
7
What 1925 American novel features a prosperous debutante named Daisy Buchanan?
This Side of Paradise
Jane Eyre
The Great Gatsby
8
What classic 1929 novel set during World War I follows a love affair between an American expatriate named Frederic Henry and a woman named Catherine?
A Farewell to Arms
All Quiet on the Western Front
Slaughterhouse-Five
9
What classic 1951 novel centers on themes such as the painfulness of growing up and the phoniness of the adult world?
A Separate Peace
The Catcher in the Rye
Lord of the Flies
10
What definitive 1960s novel tells the riveting story of racial tension and prejudice in the deep south?
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Grapes of Wrath