How well do you know your Young Adult Books?
I love trivia, even though I’m terrible at it. Every time I go to a trivia night and they start asking questions about sports or pop culture, I fantasize about hosting my own event with nothing but questions I know the answers to. How well would you do at my Young Adult books trivia night?
Young Adult Books TRIVIA Questions:
Answer as many of these questions as you can without the help of google. Answers are at the bottom of the page. And if this doesn’t satiate your need for trivia, check out these quizzes about Young Adult books.
*Note: I’ve included Amazon affiliate links because these are all books I highly recommend you read if you haven’t already. But don’t click on the links until you’ve answered the questions because the Amazon descriptions might give some of the answers away!!*
#1 In the 1973 Judy Blume novel Deenie, what is the main character (Deenie) diagnosed with?
#2 Before writing The Hunger Games series, Suzanne Collins was a writer for what American teen sitcom from the early nineties?
#3 In the novel Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy, who is protagonist Willowdean’s favorite singer?
#4 In the novel Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver, what day does the main character (Samantha) live over and over again?
#5 In Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, what is the name of protagonist Lara Jean’s spunky younger sister? (Hint: It is also the name of Anne Frank’s diary in The Diary of a Young Girl.)
#6 In Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride (and its sequel, Necromancing the Stone), what is special about each of the chapter titles?
#7 What color is protagonist Karou’s hair in the book The Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor?
#8 In Francesca Lia Block’s novella Weetzie Bat, what is “duck hunting”?
#9 In The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, what devestating event does protagonist Starr witness?
#10 In the John Green novel An Abundance of Katherines, what is the significance of the name “Katherine?”
#11 In what year is Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park set?
#12 Which of the following is NOT a Young Adult imprint? A) Simon Pulse B) Harper Festival C) Balzer + Bray or D) Henry Holt & Co.
#1 scoliosis (This is also the book that taught me about menstruation… Thanks, Judy Blume!)
#2 Clarissa Explains It All
#3 Dolly Parton
#4 Cupid Day (February 12)
#6 They are all song lyrics or song titles
#8 looking for guys to date
#9 She witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer.
#10 The main character, Colin, has dated nineteen girls named Katherine, all spelled with a “K.”
#12 Harper Festival. It is an imprint for very young children’s books.
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