Romance Trivia

80+ Best Romance Trivia Questions & Answers

Mike Oberman

Updated: June 15th, 2023

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Discover fascinating facts about romance novels and love stories with over 80 easy, medium, and hard trivia questions. From classic novels like "Pride and Prejudice" to modern bestsellers like "Twilight" and "Fifty Shades of Grey," this collection will entertain any romance enthusiast.

Easy

Question: What was the occupation of Mr. Chips in the novella by James Hilton?

Answer: Schoolmaster

Question: Charlie Swan is a character in which of these novels?

Answer: Twilight

Question: In the book 'Empire Falls', it is clear that Grace loves Cindy more than ____________?

Answer: David

Question: In the book 'Cold Mountain', what does the farmer insist Inman do with his wife after catching them in a lover's embrace?

Answer: Marry her

Question: In the book 'Downright Dencey', what does Aunt Lovesta tell Dencey she must promise not to do?

Answer: Return to Injun Jill's or Brown's barn

Question: In Julie Garwood's romance novel 'Ransom', where does a wedding take place?

Answer: On horseback

Question: According to the Elif ┼×afak novel, how many rules of love are there?

Answer: Forty

Question: Which novel features the line 'I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free'?

Answer: Wuthering Heights

Question: In what year was Mills & Boon founded?

Answer: 1908

Question: In the book 'Out of the Dust', mrs. Love, the government lady, takes applications for males to work ____________ jobs.

Answer: CCC

Question: Who wrote the '50 Shades of Grey' series of books?

Answer: E. L. James

Question: Who wrote the novel 'Rebecca'?

Answer: Daphne du Maurier

Question: In the book 'Antigone', love keepest the vigil on the soft cheek of a ____________, according to the Chorus in this section during the play.

Answer: Maiden

Question: In the book 'Jacob Have I Loved', what year is it when Louise is writing in hopes of earning money?

Answer: 1942

Question: Boris Pasternak wrote about which doctor?

Answer: Zhivago

Question: In the book 'Daughter of Fortune', how old is Karl when he first experiences love?

Answer: Ten

Question: In the book 'The Comedy of Errors', who does Antipholus of Syracuse confess his love for in Act 3, Scene 2?

Answer: Luciana

Question: Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' contains a sentence that consists of how many words?

Answer: 823

Question: In the book 'The Stories of John Cheever', what happens when the Duke decides to marry his new love?

Answer: They are forbidden to enter Rome

Question: In the book 'Breathing Lessons', how long ago did Maggie and Ira fall in love with each other?

Answer: 30 years

Question: Which D. H. Lawrence book was the subject of an obscenity trial?

Answer: Lady Chatterley's Lover

Question: In the book 'The Tempest', what does Miranda do in response to Ferdinand's declaration of his love for her?

Answer: She offers to marry him

Question: In the book 'The Comedy of Errors', finish the sentence: 'Belike you thought our love would last too long, if it were chain'd together, and therefore came ____'.

Answer: Not

Question: Which author wrote the bestselling novel 'The Piper's Son'?

Answer: Melina Marchetta

Question: Which of these is the name of a romance novel?

Answer: Seduce Me At Sunrise

Question: The line 'what does the brain matter compared with the heart?' is a line from which novel?

Answer: Mrs Dalloway

Question: Which author is commonly associated as being the modern originator of the romance genre?

Answer: Jane Austen

Question: In the book 'Sula', who has a steady stream of lovers?

Answer: Hannah

Question: What controversial novel begins: 'light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul'?

Answer: Lolita

Question: In the book 'As You Like It', who tells Corin that if he cannot remember the one time he fell in love, then he has never really been in love?

Answer: Silvius

Question: Mr. Rochester is a character from which of these novels?

Answer: Jane Eyre

Question: In the book 'The Call of the Wild', when does Buck love to run the most?

Answer: At night

Question: In the book 'Jacob Have I Loved', who runs to get assistance for the cat owner?

Answer: Louise

Medium

Question: In the book 'Song of Solomon', why is First Corinthians embarrassed to be seen with her new lover?

Answer: He is a common laborer

Question: Which of Jane Austen's characters married Mr. Knightley?

Answer: Emma Woodhouse

Question: Oliver Barrett is a character from which novel?

Answer: Love Story

Question: In the book 'The Great Fire', what is Peter's first love?

Answer: Art

Question: In the book 'Measure for Measure', what physical feature does Angelo love most about Isabella as she pleads for Claudio's life?

Answer: Her eyes

Question: In the book 'Sons and Lovers', what is one thing that Miriam absolutely does not want to be?

Answer: A farmer's wife

Question: In the book 'The Radicalism of the American Revolution', who said, 'the attracting force of universal love' existed in all people?

Answer: Joel Barlow

Question: In the book 'How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale', who was the new girlfriend of Jenna's father who seemed to be someone to whom she could talk, though they broke up?

Answer: Vivian

Question: Who wrote the novel 'The Notebook'?

Answer: Nicholas Sparks

Question: In the book 'Jacob Have I Loved', what does Louise study about people while in school?

Answer: Their hands

Question: In the book 'Jacob Have I Loved', where is Louise married?

Answer: A schoolhouse

Question: In the book 'Much Ado About Nothing', whom does Hero choose to help her in convincing Beatrice that Benedick loves her?

Answer: Ursula

Question: In the book 'Much Ado About Nothing', why does Beatrice decide to love Benedick after she eavesdrops on Hero in the garden?

Answer: Out of pity for him

Question: Who was author of more than 700 bestselling romantic novels who died in 2000 aged 98?

Answer: Barbara Cartland

Question: What are men to rocks and mountains?' is a quote from which novel?

Answer: Pride and Prejudice

Question: In the book 'Jacob Have I Loved', to where does Louise get a scholarship?

Answer: The University of Maryland

Question: In the book 'Sons and Lovers', on what day does Clara join Paul's family for tea?

Answer: Sunday

Question: The novel 'A Woman of Substance', published in 1979, was a best-selling debut for which well-known writer?

Answer: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Question: Who wrote the novel 'Revolutionary Road'?

Answer: Richard Yates

Question: In the book 'How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale', larry admits his favorite was to smoke _____________ to keep his high steady.

Answer: Crank

Question: In the book 'Jacob Have I Loved', what does Louise do every day after school lets out?

Answer: Goes crabbing

Question: In the book 'The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice', what does Desdemona do to try and prove her love to Othello after he has accused her of an affair?

Answer: Put their wedding sheets on the bed

Question: Who is the youngest recipient of a Nielsen Book Platinum Award, for selling one million copies, for her book 'PS, I Love You'?

Answer: Cecelia Ahern

Question: In the book 'Jacob Have I Loved', what does Louise study when she first gets to college?

Answer: Pre-med

Question: In the book 'How I Learned to Drive', li'l Bit refers to her first lesson as the 'initiation into a boy's first love.' What is this first love?

Answer: Cars

Question: The novel 'A Room with A View' begins in which city?

Answer: Florence

Question: In the book 'The Merchant of Venice', what does Lorenzo say he is saving the woman he loves from?

Answer: Her Jewish heritage

Question: In the book 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', how old is Connie when she delivers the letter to Mellors?

Answer: 27

Question: In the book 'Sons and Lovers', who makes the Morel family uncomfortable?

Answer: William's fiance

Question: In the book 'The Merchant of Venice', what does Gratiano say most lovers really love?

Answer: The chase

Hard

Question: In the book 'The Hero and the Crown', what do the City dwellers come to love the song of?

Answer: Desert lark

Question: Who wrote 'The French Lieutenant's Woman'?

Answer: John Fowles

Question: In the book 'Jacob Have I Loved', how long has the house that the strange man stays in been abandoned?

Answer: Twenty years

Question: In the book 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', how does Connie tell Clifford she is leaving him?

Answer: She writes a letter

Question: Whose first novel is 'A Parliamentary Affair'?

Answer: Edwina Currie

Question: In the book 'How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale', jenna thinks Beth will regret _____________ for the rest of her life.

Answer: Having sex

Question: In the book 'How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale', who devoted an entire room to Jenna Jameson, according to gossip Jenna heard?

Answer: Preacher

Question: In the book 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', what does Connie do before going to bed after she delivers the letter to Mellors?

Answer: Examines her body

Question: In the book 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', how long has Connie had a strong aversion for the person she dislikes after her fight with Mellors?

Answer: Since she met him

Question: In the book 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', what is Michaelis writing a play about in Chapter 6?

Answer: Clifford

Question: In the book 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', how long does Mellors have to wait for a divorce?

Answer: 6 months

Question: In the book 'How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale', jenna wants to ____________, but will not do so because she does not want to hurt her father.

Answer: Run away

Question: In the book 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', what does Clifford's aunt think should be put into the air to make life better?

Answer: Morphine

Question: In the book 'How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale', what movie did Jenna audition for, though she did not get the part she wanted to get?

Answer: Private Parts

Question: In the book 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', how does Connie's father respond to the news she tells him before she leaves Venice?

Answer: He is pleased

Question: How are the sisters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy described in the title of an 1868 novel?

Answer: Little Women

Question: In the book 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', who does Connie deliver a message to Mellors from?

Answer: Clifford