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.

What Kind of Reader Are You?

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Besides a deep love for books, none of us Reading Addicts are exactly alike. We all have our preferences and idiosyncrasies that make us who we are.

Some of us think the bath tub is the perfect place for a good read, others have a special chair where they feel at their most comfortable. I personally love a steaming hot cup of tea with my book, but others may prefer a long, cool glass of something fizzy…

One of you might love to join every book club you live near, while to others such a gathering sounds like Hell on Earth. Many of you have a TBR (to be read) pile taller than your ‘have read’ pile, however each of us handles that particular problem differently: through evasion, or to see it as a challenge!

Let’s see if your reader personality matches with any of our definitions below…

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Quiz – New Words

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Many authors have struggled to find the words they need – so end up inventing new ones to fit the bill. A lot of them are forgotten by history but many have entered the language, unacknowledged as to their origin.  Simply match up the word with the author who introduced it to find out where these every day words came from.

 

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