Quiz

Test your literary knowledge with the Ultimate Book Quiz

Skip charades this Christmas and try your hand at our ultimate book quiz, featuring mismatched book covers and bookish brain teasers.


Click below to download and print and test your knowledge...


 

Pick up the ultimate gift for quiz lovers

The Joy of Quiz

Alan Connor

'An absolute must-read for anyone who loves quizzes ... I loved it!' Richard Osman

A jaunty journey into the world of the quiz, from the question editor of BBC2's Only Connect, sometimes in the form of 300 excellent quiz questions

In 1938 Britain started to quiz. Since then, quizzes have become ubiquitous entertainment from pubs to primetime, suffered major criminal investigations, created unlikely folk heroes and been subjected to the rigours of question checkers. The Joy of Quiz tells the history of quiz and its makers, wonders how we came to make a game out of remembering scraps of information, looks at the tactics of professional quizzers and reveals the shadowy worlds of setters and checkers. Along the way, it asks questions such as 'What is a fact, anyway?' and 'Whatever happened to prizes like sandwich toasters?'

You might also like

.

Hungry for more? Join the Penguin newsletter

Give us a space in your inbox and we’ll send you reading lists, book recommendations and literary gift ideas

.