Tag «Art and Literature»

Quiz 1 – Round 6 – Art and Literature

1. ‘Call me Ishmael’ are the opening words of which work of literature? Moby Dick 2. What was Miss Marple’s first name? Jane 3. In which play do Lady Bracknell’s words “A handbag?!” come from? The Importance of Being Ernest – Oscar Wilde 4. Hans Holbein the Younger was a prominent painter during the reign of …

Quiz 3 – Round 4 – Art and Literature

1. Which Italian artist painted ‘The Wedding at Cana’, hanging in The Louvre in Paris? Paolo Veronese 2. Which work of literature includes the character Arthur ‘Boo’ Radley? To Kill A Mockingbird (by Harper Lee) 3. In the nursery rhyme ‘Jack and Jill’, what did Jack bind his head with? Vinegar and brown paper 4. What …

Quiz 4 – Round 1 – Art and Literature

This week’s Art and Literature questions are all based upon famous opening lines of classic literature. We shall give you the opening line, you give us the name of the work it is from. 1. “Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents,” grumbled Jo, lying on the rug. Little Women (Louisa May Alcott) 2. Call …

Quiz 5 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

Art and Literature Questions 1. Who was Pinocchio’s father? Geppetto 2. What does the J.R.R. stand for, in the name of J.R.R. Tolkien? (At least 2 out of the 3 names for the point) John Ronald Reuel 3. Whose novels include ‘My Sister’s Keeper’, ‘Handle With Care’ and ‘Picture Perfect’? Jodi Picoult 4. What is …

Quiz 6 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

1. Apart from ‘Psalms’, which is the only other book of the Old Testament that begins with a ‘P’? Proverbs 2. Who wrote ‘Little Women’? Louisa May Alcott 3. In Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’, which creature was used as the ball in the game of croquet? A hedgehog 4. How many paintings did Van Gogh …

Quiz 7 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

This week’s art and literature round is a musicals quiz. You will be given 3 names of songs, you need to give us the musical that the three songs are in. Let’s start with something easy: 1. ‘Do-Re-Mi’, ‘My Favourite Things’ and ‘Climb Every Mountain’. The Sound Of Music 2. ‘I Dreamed A Dream’, Bring Him Home’ …

Quiz 8 – Round 5 – Art and Literature

1. Vincent Van Gogh sold only one painting during his lifetime, but what was it called? The Red Vineyard 2. Which famous playwright also wrote under the pseudonym ‘Boz’? Charles Dickens 3. Which was the first published novel by Jeffrey Archer? Not A Penny More, Not A Penny Less 4. Which of the Bronte sisters was the youngest? Anne …

Quiz 10 – Round 3 – Art and Literature

Free Art and Literature Quiz Questions 1. In Charles Dickens’s ‘Great Expectations’, what is the name of the London lawyer who represents Pip’s benefactor? Mr Jaggers 2. In Beatrix Potter’s books, what kind of animal was Jeremy Fisher? A frog 3. Who wrote the opera ‘Madame Butterfly’? Giacomo Puccini 4. In which European gallery does …

Quiz 11 – Round 6 – Art and Literature

This week’s round is all about children’s literature. 1. Moon-face, Dame Washalot and the Angry Pixie are characters created by which writer? Enid Blyton 2. In which book, written by Julia Donaldson and Illustrated by Alex Scheffler, does a mouse encounter a monster in the woods? The Gruffalo 3. Which ‘Mr Man’ was purple and shaped …

Quiz 15 – Round 4 – Art and Literature

1. Who wrote the famous 1952 poem ‘I carry your heart with me’? E.E. Cummings 2. Which composer wrote the opera ‘Carmen’? Georges Bizet 3. Can you name all five main characters from Enid Blyton’s ‘The Famous Five’? Julian, Dick, Anne, Georgina (George) and Timothy the dog 4. What type of ‘gene’ was the title …