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101 Book Quote Trivia Questions for Extreme Bibliophiles

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August 20, 2022

Ok.“Call me Ishmael.” “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” “Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.” If you know the origins of any or all of these quotes, you probably have the smarts to ace a book quotes quiz!

Books give us the pleasure of language. They have great stories, but we can get those from movies and podcasts. Books, however, take our imaginations to different worlds and allow us to live outside our experiences. If you’re an avid reader, take a peek at these book quotes trivia questions and answers to test your knowledge.

Want to focus your knowledge to even more specific areas? Check out our quizzes on Charles Dickens, Lord of the Rings, and even children’s literature for those young at heart! 

1. Nothing captures human interest more than human ________ ' in 'Angels and Demons'?

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2. Something is rotten in the state of ….' where, according to William Shakespeare?

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3. Complete the famous quote 'Forget it ____, Its Chinatown'?

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4. Complete the famous line from Casablanca' 'Here's looking at you…'?

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5. What season is said to be like 'sun shining on the rain and rain falling on the sunshine' in The Secret Garden?

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6. What career is mentioned in Oliver Twist with: 'We won't make …. of you, while there's an honest trade to be learnt, or brick-making to turn to'

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1. Fill in the blanks in this famous movie quote 'This is another fine _____ you've gotten me into'?

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2. Snap out of it' appears in Moonstruck. Who is the popstar actress who says this line?

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3. According to Douglas Adams, what is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything?

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4. The quote 'All children, except one, grow up' refers to which character?

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5. Which teenager says 'Pandora! My lost love! Now I will never stroke your treacle hair!'?

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6. Who tells Charlie 'I've heard tell that what you imagine sometimes comes true' in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?

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1. Complete the Samuel Becektt quote: 'Let's go.' 'We can't.' 'Why not?' 'We're waiting for….'

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2. Who wrote the oft quoted lines ''He was my North, my South, my East and West, My working week and my Sunday rest.'

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3. Which Stephen King horror novel has the line 'High school isn't a very important place. When you're going you think it's a big deal, but when it's over nobody really thinks it was great'?

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4. Fill in the blank in the quote from the novel Cloud Atlas 'What is a BLANK, but a multitude of drops'

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5. Everyone loves a …' what, according to the Da Vinci Code?

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6. What book is this quote from: 'I wish I were a girl again, half-savage and hardy, and free'?

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1. Which character in Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is told: 'you're turning into a penguin. Stop it.'

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2. What is the first name of the character who utters the line 'I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse'?

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3. One plus two plus two plus one' is a famous line from which movie?

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4. Which author wrote, 'Maybe okay will be our always.'?

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5. Complete the quote from Girl With A Pearl Earring 'I did not mind the ... so much when he was there'.

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6. According to the title of the book. 'Highly Successful People' have how many habits?

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1. Which scientist logically argues, 'If time travel is possible, where are the tourists from the future?'

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2. Which sport is referred to in the quote 'Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion'?

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3. In Animal Farm, George Orwell says which animal 'is the only creature which consumes without producing'?

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4. What book is this quote from: 'what a slut time is. She screws everybody'?

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5. Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre says 'I would always rather be happy than ….'?

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6. Which author wrote in Anna Karenina, 'if you look for perfection, you'll never be content'?

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1. To be, or not to be: that is the question' is the most famous line in which Shakespeare work?

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2. Complete the title of the play by William Shakespeare- As You ??? It

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3. Which author wrote, 'When you've suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.'?

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4. Which book contains the line 'All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others'?

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5. Vaughan died yesterday in his last car-crash' is a quote from which J G Ballard novel?

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6. Who wrote 'The universe doesn't allow perfection' in 'A Brief History of Time'?

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1. What 'drowns out all but the brightest stars?' according to Lord of the Rings?

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2. Fill in the blanks of this famous quote 'Nobody puts ___ in the corner'?

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3. Which spell are the Hogwarts' students learning when they are told to 'Swish and flick'?

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4. Complete the famous movie quote: 'You Ain't Seen Nothing…'?

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5. The line from Treasure Island is 'yo ho ho and a bottle of…' what?

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6. One you are real, you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand.' Who wrote this book?

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1. The quote 'Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely' is from a book written by which author?

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2. Which author wrote, 'Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I'd have the facts.'?

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3. Finish the quote from Wuthering Heights 'Honest people don't hide their ….'

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4. What kind of beans are mentioned in the famous Hannibal Lector quote regarding a census takers liver?

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5. How far does big nut brown hare say she loves little nutbrown hare in 'Guess How Much I Love You'?

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6. The line 'All morons hate it when you call them a moron' is from Catcher in the Rye by which author?

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1. Complete the famous quote from 'The Sixth Sense': 'I see ____ people'?

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2. According to Robert Louis Stevenson in Treasure Island, 'dead men don't…'

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3. Two rights don't equal a ..' what, according to Roald Dahl's BFG?

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4. Beatrix Potter writes 'Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were--Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and …?'

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5. Who is described as 'the girl who was on fire' in The Hunger Games?

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6. As well as plays, Shakespeare wrote many sonnets. How many lines are there in a sonnet?

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1. Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need' is a line from which watery book?

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2. Complete the famous quote from the Marathon Man 'Is it…'?

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3. Who wrote that there was 'no place like home' in the Wizard of Oz?

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4. Who wrote the line in the Godfather 'Great men are not born great, they grow great '?

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5. Which singer writes in his autobiography 'There are lots of things I really like besides girls'.

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6. Fill in the blanks of this famous movie quote 'I'll get you, my pretty, and your little ____ too'?

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1. Which Lord of the Rings character refers to a valuable item as 'My Precious'?

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2. What race of being says 'Go not to the Elves for counsel, for they will say both no and yes.' to Frodo in Lord of the Rings?

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3. Complete the famous quote from Jaws 'You're gonna need a bigger…'?

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4. Complete the last line of Cecelia Ahearn's novel P.S. I Love You: 'In the meantime, she would just …'?

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5. What is the first name of the character in Jerry Maguire who says the famous line 'Show me the money'?

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6. How old was Shakespeare when he married Anne Hathaway?

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1. The great fish moved silently through the night water' is the first line of what book?

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2. The lady doth protest too much, methinks' is often quoted, but what Shakespeare work is it from?

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3. Finish the following quote from The Great Gatsby: 'that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little….'?

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4. Who 'ate someone's liver with some fava beans and a big Amarone'?

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5. In the Three Musketeers, Dumas says which is 'the most selfish of all the passions'?

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6. Da-da da-da da da. I am your singing telegram' comes from which film?

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1. When Alice in Wonderland comes to a fork in the road and asks ''Which road do I take?', who answers?

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2. In the The Tale of Peter Rabbit, the bunnies are told 'Don't go into Mr. McGregor's garden: your Father had an accident there.' What happened?

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3. Complete the Les Miserables quote: 'He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with ….'

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4. Fill in the blanks of a famous quote from a Cher movie '_____ out of it'?

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5. Shakespeare's quote 'there never was a story of more woe' is about which of his works?

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6. Which book contains, 'Perhaps a lunatic was simply a minority of one'?

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1. Four legs good, two legs bad' is a quote from which George Orwell classic?

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2. To sleep, perchance to dream' is a line from which work by William Shakespeare?

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3. Complete the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory quote: 'Rainbow drops - suck them and you can ... in six different colors'

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4. Complete the famous quote from a Clint Eastwood character 'Go ahead, make my…'?

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5. Mrs. Lando, when your husband enrolled Mathilda at Spencer, he told us she had 'problems'. Name the film?

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6. Which two-faced character says, 'You must suffer me to go my own dark way' in a Stevenson novel?

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1. Lashings of ginger beer' is often wrongly given as a quote from which children's adventure series?

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2. Fill the blank in the Wizard of Oz quote: 'Some people without ... do an awful lot of talking, don't you think'

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3. How many parts were there to the Shakespeare play Henry IV?

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4. Complete the 1984 slogan : 'War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is …'

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5. Which teenager writes 'My skin is dead good. I think it must be a combination of being in love and Lucozade.'

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6. Who said at the end of the Wizard of Oz 'Aunt Em! I'm so glad to be at home again!'

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1. Complete the title of the Judy Blume book - 'Are you there God? It's me, …'

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2. Whose book The God Delusion contains the line 'We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in.'

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3. How many parts were there to the Shakespeare play Henry VI?

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4. Which John Grisham thriller has the line 'Any lawyer worth his salt knew the first offer had to be rejected'?

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5. A good countenance is a letter of recommendation' is a line from which book, which shares its name with a famous singer?

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6. Complete the line from Green Eggs and Ham: 'I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, …'

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1. Which John Steinbeck novel features this line, 'Trouble with mice is you always kill 'em.'?

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2. Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning' are the directions to where?

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3. Complete the famous line from a JRR Tolkein classic: 'In a hole in the ground there lived a ….'?

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4. What is the first name of the character in The Sixth Sense who utters the quote 'I see Dead People'?

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5. According to Jane Austen, a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of what?

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