Only English Teachers Can Identify These Iconic Books by the Opening Line

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How does your favorite book begin?

Do you think you have what it takes to identify some of your favorite classic books by their first sentences? Take this quiz right now to find out!

 Sep 17, 2018
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You know them, and we know you love them! We're talking about classic novels, and this quiz is dedicated to some of your favorites.

Before some of us even had real friends, these characters from classic books were our first pals. They were friends we related to and learned from. We cried at their losses and relished in their victories, and when we grew up, we never forgot them. We took the lessons we learned from them and integrated them into our adult lives. They made us better, smarter people. So, let's acknowledge them once more and give them a hand by taking this quiz to see how many of them we really remember. The 18 questions in this quiz will deliver the opening line of a book and ask you to identify the novel it came from. If you are a voracious reader, you'll be able to identify your favorites. Are you up for the challenge? Let's find out!

By playing a quiz, you will not only enjoy yourself, but you'll work your mind out too! You may even be exposing it to new things and while you probably know all the answers here—we believe you're a trivia wiz, after all—there is a chance you may learn something you didn't know in high school. Everyone can use a little extra knowledge, don't you think? We sure do! We believe in you, and we have no doubt you'll ace these fun but challenging trivia questions. Good luck!