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Literature by Letter - Q, X, Y, and Z

Identify these literary things that start with the letters Q, X, Y, and Z.
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First submittedDecember 29, 2016
Last updatedDecember 29, 2016
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Q
Spanish "Don" who tilted at windmills
Quixote
Q
Name of the hunchback of Notre Dame
Quasimodo
Q
Ogden Nash quote: Candy is dandy, but liquor is _______
Quicker
Q
Poem or stanza consisting of four lines
Quatrain
Q
Harry Potter's favorite sport
Quidditch
Q
The main text of Islam
Quran, the
X
Coleridge line: "In ______ did Kublai Khan a stately pleasure dome decree"
Xanadu
Y
Book of stories by Dr. Seuss
Yertle the Turtle
Y
Genre abbreviated YA
Young Adult
Y
Alas, I knew this poor Hamlet character well. Now he is just a skull
Yorrick
Y
Irish poet who wrote these lines "The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart"
W. B. Yeats
Y
"Catch-22" pilot who was afraid of dying
Yossarian
Y
Mark Twain novel: A Connecticut ______ in King Arthur's Court
Yankee
Z
Boris Pasternak novel that was smuggled out of (and back into) the USSR
Doctor Zhivago
Z
This and the art of motorcycle maintenance
Zen
Z
Nikos Kazantzakis novel about a Greek man with a lust for life
Zorba the Greek
Z
This masked swordsman of California was featured in many pulp novels
Zorro
Z
German term meaning roughly "the spirit of the times"
Zeitgeist
Z
Novel by Friedrich Nietzsche about an ancient Iranian prophet.
It is either very profound or complete nonsense
Thus Spoke
Zarathustra
Z
Harlem Renaissance author who wrote "Their Eyes Were Watching God"
Zora Neale Hurston
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level 79
Dec 29, 2016
I enjoyed this whole series of literature by letter quizzes.
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level 75
Jan 2, 2017
Me too. Well done!
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level 76
Aug 22, 2017
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level 62
Dec 29, 2016
Congratulations on completing a great series. Enjoyed every one of the quizzes.
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level 72
Dec 31, 2016
+1. I was wondering how you were going to manage the Qs and Xs...
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level 64
Jan 3, 2017
Thanks, QM deserves a lot of editing credit too.
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level 67
Aug 22, 2017
Another way to manage these letters is to acknowledge that Chinese people have written something.
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level 52
Oct 20, 2018
what am i going to do now...?????
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level 70
Jan 1, 2017
Thank you. That was a good series.
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level 66
Feb 12, 2017
Yussss
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level 52
Oct 20, 2018
nice to be in a quiz, yossie?
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level 49
Apr 27, 2017
Yep, I have to add my praise to that of my fellow quizzes above. I have just finished the series and thoroughly enjoyed it - thank you very much.
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level 54
Aug 11, 2017
"Yorrick" should be spelled "Yorick". Per Wikipedia - and the Bard
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level 76
Aug 22, 2017
That's how I spelled it too, but when it corrected to Yorrick I assumed I had been mistaken. Thanks for pointing that out. It's unusual for me to be on the winning end of a spelling discussion.
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level 72
Aug 22, 2017
Just finished reading Their Eyes Were Watching God a few days ago. Highly recommend it. I'll be checking out some of her other work
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level 50
Aug 22, 2017
'Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio' - he never said he knew him well!
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level 52
Oct 20, 2018
one of many famous misquotes....
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level 49
Oct 4, 2017
Wondering where to find other good literature quizzes on jetpunk after this great series? My Double Literature by Letter Quiz includes authors and novels.
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level 64
Mar 14, 2019
I enjoyed this series! Thank you!