Quiz: Yes or No – Opening Lines

A new series of quizzes – simply answer yes or no.
20 famous opening lines, is it linked to the correct famous book?

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    Fahrenheit 451: It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.

    • Yes
    • No
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    A Study in Scarlet: In the year 1878 I took my degree of Doctor of Medicine of the University of London….

    • Yes
    • No
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    Bleak House: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

    • Yes
    • No
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    War and Peace: All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Crow Road: It was the day my grandmother exploded.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Slaughterhouse Five: All this happened, more or less.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Swallows and Amazons: It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers.

    • Yes
    • No
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    The Hunger Games: When I wake up, the other side of the bed is cold.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Gravity’s Rainbow: A screaming comes across the sky.

    • Yes
    • No
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    The Roundhouse: We started dying before the snow, and like the snow, we continued to fall.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Brideshead Revisited: The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Tender is the Night: In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Catcher in the Rye: We slept in what had once been a gymnasium.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Rebecca: Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.

    • Yes
    • No
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    The Hobbit: When Mr Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence…

    • Yes
    • No
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    Back When We Were Grown Ups: Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered she had turned into the wrong person.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Lady Chatterley’s Lover: Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Jazz: 124 was spiteful.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Girl at War: The war in Zagreb began over a pack of cigarettes.

    • Yes
    • No
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    Everything I Never Told You: Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.

    • Yes
    • No

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