Quiz – History in Novels

By November 3, 2017Quizzes

November 5th is the day we in the UK remember Guy Fawkes and his foiled attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. So while we celebrate with fireworks, bonfires and hot soup here’s a quick quiz on historical novels. Just match the novel to the period it is set.

 


Below you have eighteen novels, and eighteen historic times in history, just match the novel to the time it’s set in. Sounds easy? Let us know how you did 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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