So Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and everyone seems to be putting out content about it left and right – so I decided to do the same! Go with the flow and all that.
My humble contribution is a little literature quiz for everyone who loves romance novels and epic love stories! Questions range from The Great Gatsby through to Gone With The Wind and Pride and Prejudice.
If that’s your thing, do feel free to take the quiz, and let me know how it goes in the comments below!
- Which author famously wrote, “The course of true love never did run smooth.”
a. Charles Dickens
b. Oscar Wilde
c. William Shakespeare
- Which immortal love story was written by Emily Brontë?
a. Jane Eyre
b. Wuthering Heights
- Which year was The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald published (Anti-Valentine hint: Adolf Hitler published Volume 1 of his personal manifesto Mein Kampf the same year).
- Which book was voted the best romance in Goodreads Choice Awards 2011?
a. Lover Unleashed by J. R. Ward
b. Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James
c. Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks
- One of fiction’s most eligible bachelors is undoubtedly Mr Darcy from Jane Austen’s famous novel Pride and Prejudice. But what is Mr Darcy’s first name?
- Dame Barbara Cartland was a prolific writer largely known for her numerous romance novels and was named “the true Queen of Romance” by Vogue in the mid-1990s. How many books did she write in her 98-year long life?
- In Shakespeare’s greatest love story, Romeo and Juliet, we meet a young Juliet, but just how young is she?
a. 12 years old
b. 13 years old
c. 14 years old
- In which great love story do we meet Edward Fairfax Rochester?
a. Sense and Sensibility
b. Jane Eyre
c. Gone With The Wind
- In which epic love story do we meet a farm boy, a Sicilian criminal genius, a Spanish fencing master and a Turkish wrestler?
a. Water for Elephants
c. The Princess Bride
- In Gone With The Wind, Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler honeymoon in which city?
b. New Orleans
1: c – William Shakespeare; 2: b – Wuthering Heights; 3: a- 1925; 4: a- Lover Unleashed by J. R. Ward; 5: c- Fitzwilliam; 6: c- 700+; 7: b- 13 years old; 8: b- Jane Eyre; 9: c- The Princess Bride; 10: b – New Orleans