30 Challenging Book Trivia Questions Quiz


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Why don’t you have a go at these 30 challenging questions in our Ultimate Book QUIZ!

If you fancy using the questions in your own quiz, all the questions an answers are available for download at the end of the quiz.

Some examples of the questions contained within:

  • Who wrote ‘Harry Potter’?
  • Who wrote the ‘A Song of Ice And Fire’ fantasy novel series?
  • George Orwell wrote this book, which is often considered a statement on government oversight.
  • Which author and poet famously wrote the line, ‘The female of the species is more deadly than the male’?
  • Which famous book is sub-titled ‘The Modern Prometheus’?
  • Who wrote the novel ‘Moby-Dick’?
  • How many books are in the Chronicles of Narnia series?
  • What was the name of Captain Nemo’s submarine in ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’?
  • What is Ron Weasley’s middle name?
  • What is the fourth book of the Old Testament?
  • Green Eggs And Ham’ is a book by which author?
  • Which famous spy novelist wrote the childrens’ story ‘Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang’?
  • By what name was the author Eric Blair better known?
  • Who wrote the children’s story ‘The Little Match Girl’?
  • Under what pseudonym did Stephen King publish five novels between 1977 and 1984?
  • What’s Harry Potter’s dad’s name?
  • The novel ‘Jane Eyre’ was written by what author?
  • The title of Adolf Hitler’s autobiography ‘Mein Kampf’ is what when translated to English?
  • What is the name of the protagonist of J.D. Salinger’s novel Catcher in the Rye?
  • In the novel ‘Lord of the Rings’, how many rings of power were given to the race of man?
  • In Michael Crichton’s novel ‘Jurassic Park’, John Hammond meets his demise at the claws of which dinosaur?
  • In the ‘Harry Potter’ novels, what must a Hogwarts student do to enter the Ravenclaw Common Room?
  • What is the name of the gang that Ponyboy is a part of in the book, The Outsiders?
  • What was the last message of the Dolphins in ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’?
  • In the book series ‘Odd Thomas’, Danny Jessup has what genetic disease?
  • In the Magic: The Gathering universe, the Fallen Empires expansion takes place on which continent?
  • What was the first ever entry written for the SCP Foundation collaborative writing project?
  • Which novel by John Grisham was conceived on a road trip to Florida while thinking about stolen books with his wife?
  • Which author co-wrote ‘The Communist Manifesto’ alongside Karl Marx?
  • In which classic novel by Mark Twain did a beggar and Prince of Wales switch clothes, and learn about social class inequality?