Classic Literature "Name That Novel" Trivia Quiz

Think you're an expert on classic literature? Test your knowledge of classic novels with this fun trivia quiz!


1. Which of the following novels is a historical whodunnit set in a 14th-century Italian monastery?

The Voyeur
Things Fall Apart
The Name of the Rose
A Dance to the Music of Time

2. Which of the following novels is actually a prequel to "Jane Eyre"?

Wide Sargasso Sea
One Hundred Years of Solitude
The Handmaid’s Tale
London Fields

3. Virginia Woolf said this novel is "One of the few English novels written for grown-up people":

The Wings of the Dove
Middlemarch
The Napoleon of Notting Hill
Babbitt

4. This classic tells the story of an ex-convict who struggles to become a force for good:

Atonement
The Sound and the Fury
Les Misérables
Ethan Frome

5. The band U2 named one of the songs from their debut album after a chapter title in which classic novel?

Lord of the Flies
The House of the Seven Gables
War of the Worlds
The Fall of the House of Usher

6. A young orphan is saved from poverty through the generosity of a mysterious benefactor in this classic novel:

Oliver Twist
Pudd'nhead Wilson
Great Expectations
The Great Gatsby

7. Catherine and her wild adopted brother Heathcliff locked in passionate but doomed love on the moors in which classic novel?

Pride and Prejudice
Sense and Sensibility
Wuthering Heights
Little Women

8. Which classic novel sees a beautiful woman cheating on her husband with a dashing young military type?

The Portrait of a Lady
Anna Karenina
Jane Eyre
Waterloo

9. With over 500 million copies sold, this classic is the best-selling novel of all time:

Gone With the Wind
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Moby Dick
Don Quixote

10. Which classic novel had the original manuscript eaten by the author's dog?

Alice in Wonderland
Of Mice and Men
A Farewell to Arms
To Kill a Mockingbird