Decades Quiz 19 – 1830-1839

By October 21, 2017Quizzes

Each quiz in this series goes back a decade in time and is about books published in that decade and also books set in it. This quiz – the last in the series – takes us back to the beginning of Victoria’s reign, to the first rumblings of the Industrial Revolution and to the novel as we know and love it.

 


Let’s see how you all do in the final quiz in this current series. As always it’s twenty questions and twenty multiple choice answers. Let us know how you get on in the comments.

Quiz – Edgar Allan Poe

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Born on January 19th 1809, Edgar Allan Poe went on to write a remarkable number of poems and short stories – usually in the mystery and macabre genres – and is regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in American literature. This quick quiz takes 18 of his titles – some famous, others not so, all with one word missing. Simply match them up.

 

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Quiz – Paddington or Pooh

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Sadly missed by every Paddington fan, the late Mr Bond and creator of Paddington Bear was born on January 13th 1926. So to celebrate his birthday a quick quiz on two much loved literary bears. Whose book does the quote come from Paddington’s or Pooh’s?

 

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Quiz – Grimm Fairy Tales

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Jacob Grimm was born on the 4th January 1785. This quiz celebrates some of his – and his brother’s – best loved stories, many of which have become part of our everyday life. And just to make it a little bit harder (!) I’ve used the originally translated titles, not necessarily the ones we know.

 

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