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The 'Anne of Green Gables' Quiz
by Staff
The books of the "Anne of Green Gables" series were instant hits when they were published more than 100 years ago, and they still stand the test of time. Test your knowledge of the beloved children's classics by taking this quiz.

Who wrote the "Anne of Green Gables" book series?

  • T.L. Hammersmith
  • B.C. Childress
  • L.M. Montgomery

What does "L.M." stand for?

  • Lawrence Mitchell
  • Lucy Maud
  • Lavender Millicent

What is Anne's last name?

  • O'Neill
  • Cuthbert
  • Shirley

What's the name of the town where Anne lives?

  • Avonlea
  • Arsdale
  • Abbottsford

Where is Avonlea?

  • Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Isle of Wight, Great Britain
  • Bermuda

When was "Anne of Green Gables" published?

  • 1900
  • 1908
  • 1916

Who does Anne live with?

  • her adoptive parents
  • her grandparents
  • her aunt and uncle

How old is she when she comes to Green Gables?

  • 4 years old
  • 11 years old
  • 16 years old

Who is Anne's lifelong best friend?

  • Molly Foley
  • Diana Barry
  • Glenda Smith

Who does Anne marry?

  • Gilbert Blythe
  • Henry Marsh
  • Charlie Reilly

What is Gilbert's profession?

  • teacher
  • farmer
  • doctor

How does Anne's hair become green when she's 14 years old?

  • She tries to dye it black.
  • She attempts a "spinach mask" for her hair.
  • She swims in an algae-filled pond.

What "scandal" causes Diana's mother to ban Anne from the Barry house?

  • She learns that Anne was an illegitimate child.
  • Anne was seen kissing Gilbert Blythe.
  • Anne gets Diana drunk.

How does Anne finally get back into the good graces of Diana's mother?

  • She cooks dinner for the Barry family.
  • She writes a letter asking for forgiveness.
  • She saves Diana's sister.

Where does Anne go to school when she's 15 years old?

  • Queen's Academy
  • Berkshire School
  • Prince Edward College

While at Queen's Academy, Anne wins a scholarship for having the highest marks in this subject.

  • biology
  • English
  • math

The Avery Scholarship pays for part of Anne's tuition at this college.

  • Redmond College
  • Oxford College
  • Trueblood College

Why does Anne return to Avonlea instead of going to college?

  • Matthew dies.
  • Green Gables burns down.
  • She decides to take a teaching job.

Who is Rachel Lynde?

  • Anne's biological mother
  • Anne's archenemy
  • Marilla's friend

Who is Muriel Stacy?

  • Anne's favorite teacher
  • Anne's roommate
  • Gilbert's girlfriend

Who are the twins Marilla and Anne take in when their mother dies?

  • Cora and Charlie
  • Nora and Nick
  • Dora and Davy

Who becomes Anne's best friend at college?

  • Louisa Gray
  • Philippa Gordon
  • Henrietta Ward

What's the name of the cottage where Anne and Philippa live at college?

  • Windy Poplars
  • Patty's Place
  • Churchill Corner

Who courts Anne after she turns down Gilbert's proposal?

  • Royal Gardner
  • Prince Westing
  • Duke Weatherby

When Anne finally realizes that she loves Gilbert, what is he sick with?

  • cholera
  • consumption
  • typhoid fever

What's the title of the book in the series that's written entirely in letters?

  • "Anne of the Island"
  • "Anne of Windy Poplars"
  • "Anne of Ingleside"

What is Windy Poplars?

  • a town
  • a house
  • an island

Who are the two "aunts" with whom Anne lives in Windy Poplars?

  • Kate and Chatty
  • Loretta and Lolly
  • Anna Sue and Mindy

What's the nickname of James, Anne and Gilbert's eldest son?

  • Jimmers
  • Jem
  • Jamie

How many children do Anne and Gilbert have?

  • six
  • seven
  • eight