Art and Literature Quiz 2

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1. What type of stories does J.T. Edson specialise in?

2. What book contains the line ?It is a far, far better thing I do now than I have ever done??

3. Who wrote the 1937 novelette ?Of Mice and Men??

4. Who wrote ?Under Milkwood??

5. What letter begins the fewest words in the English language?

6. What Anthony Shaffer play opens in the living room of Andrew Wyke?s Norman manor house?

7. Who wrote the wistful line ?Oh to be in England now that April?s here ....??

8. What is Juliet?s last name?

9. Whose second book, published in 1965, was titled ?A Spaniard in the Works??

10. What word is used in Hawaii as both a greeting and a farewell?

11. Who wrote the Biggles stories?

12. In which dickens novel did the character Mrs Jellby appear?

13. Which English author's real name was Mary Anne Evans?

14. Who are Homily, Pod and Arietty?

15. Who are Peter, Phylis and Roberta?

16. Who created the spyhunter George Smiley?

17. Who wrote the lines: 'Beauty is truth, truth beauty'?

18. Who is the hero of 'The Thirty-Nine Steps'?

19. What was the name of the magazine founded by Robert Ripley?

20. What name appears either side of the word Klapke?

21. Which French Writer and Dramatist Was Noted for His Long Nose and for Fighting Duels?

22. In Cockney Rhyming Slang What Does 'Pen and Ink' Mean?

23. Complete This Line by Shakespeare, Friends, Romans, Countrymen...?

24. Which Television Guide Was 75 Years Old in 1998?

25. If You Were Said to Be 'Wet Behind the Ears', What Would It Mean?

26. Name the Four Sections of an Orchestra?

27. Which Surrealist Artist Created the Lobster Telephone, Owned by the Tate Gallery?

28. What Is the Name of the Family That Paddington Bear lived with?

29. John Ridd is the male lead in which book with a girl's name as its title?

30. Who wrote the stories about a schoolboy named William Brown?


1. Westerns

2. A tale Of two Cities

3. John Steinbeck

4. Dylan Thomas

5. X

6. Sleuth

7. Robert Browning

8. Capulet

9. John Lennon

10. Aloha

11. Capt WE Johns

12. Bleak House

13. George Eliott

14. The Borrowers

15. The Railway Children

16. John Le Carre

17. John Keats

18. Richard Hannay

19. Believe it or not

20. Jerome (Jerome K Jerome)

21. Cyrano De Bergerac

22. Stink

23. Lend Me Your Ears

24. Radio Times

25. Lacking in Experience

26. Brass, Percussion, Strings and Woodwind

27. Salvador Dali

28. Brown

29. Lorna Doone

30. Richmal Crompton


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