Tag «Art and Literature»

Quiz 34 – Round 3 – Art and Literature

More celebrity autobiographies this week – who wrote these? 1. ‘Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I’ve Learned’ Alan Alda 2. ‘Wishful Drinking’ Carrie Fisher 3. ‘Is It Just Me?’ Miranda Hart 4. ‘Camp David’ David Walliams 5. ‘And Why Not? Memoirs of a Film Lover’ Barry Norman 6. ‘Ice By Ice’ Vanilla …

Quiz 35 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

In which book did these characters first appear? 1. Hannibal Lecter Red Dragon 2. Sherlock Holmes A Study in Scarlet 3. Robert Langdon Angels & Demons 4. Rhett Butler Gone With the Wind 5. James Bond Casino Royale 6. Kay Scarpetta Postmortem 7. Miss Marple Murder at the Vicarage 8. Lisbeth Salander The Girl with …

Quiz 37 – Round 4 – Art and Literature

1. Which child in ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ is turned into a giant blueberry? Violet Beauregarde 2. Which Austrian-born artist and architectural designer has a second name which would translate into English as ‘Hundred Water’? Friedensreich Hundertwasser 3. The 2008 film ‘The Reader’, starring Kate Winslet, was based on the book of the same …

Quiz 40 – Round 6 – Art and Literature

For this art and literature round we will give you the titles of 3 books, you need to give us the best-selling author. 1. ‘The Pelican Brief’, ‘Sycamore Row’ and ‘The Racketeer’ John Grisham 2. ‘The Wicked Marquis’, ‘Love in the Highlands’ and ‘Elizabethan Lover’ Barbara Cartland 3. ‘The Da Vinci Code’, ‘Angels and Demons’ …

Quiz 42 – Round 3 – Art and Literature

This famous sidekicks quiz is all about literary characters- which fictional heroes are the following the sidekicks of? 1. Friday Robinson Crusoe (Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe) 2. Sancho Panza Don Quixote (Don Quixote – Michel De Cervantes) 3. Huckleberry Finn Tom Sawyer (Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain) 4. Ron Weasley Harry Potter …

Quiz 43 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

1. The Brothers Grimm were famous for their folk tales – what were their first names? Jacob and Wilhelm 2. What type of camera lens has an intense level of magnification and is able to pick out details which the human eye cannot see, making it able to produce photos such as a close-up of …

Quiz 45 – Round 5 – Art and Literature

1. Who wrote ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘This Side of Paradise’? F. Scott Fitzgerald 2. Which famous author was born Eric Arthur Blair, yet wrote under a pen-name? George Orwell 3. In whose books did the detective Adam Dalgliesh appear? P.D. James 4. In which Shakespeare play do the characters Rosencrantz and Guildenstern appear? Hamlet …

Quiz 49 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

This round is all about famous classic pieces of literature. Can you name the author of these books? 1. The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger 2. To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee 3. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald 4. A Passage To India E. M. Forster 5. Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy 6. Moby Dick …

Quiz 51 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

1. ‘Divergent’ is a science-fiction film released in 2014 based on a book – by whom? Veronica Roth 2. Which famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci covers the back wall of the dining hall in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan? The Last Supper 3. ‘Ugenia Lavender’ is the title character in …