Art and Literature Quiz 1

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1. What was the name of Quint’s boat in Peter Benchley’s novel Jaws?

2. Who lived to the ripe old age of 969?

4. Which Gilbert and Sullivan Opera is about the Emperor of Japan?

5. Which actor wrote ‘The Moons A Balloon’?

6. Which wife of one of the Beatles wrote the book ‘Grapefruit’?

7. Which planet gave birth to Superman?

8. Who wrote ‘The Night of the Iguana’?

9. What was the 2nd book in Tolkiens ‘The Lord of the Rings’?

10. What book’s alternative title is ‘The Memoirs of a woman of pleasure’?  

11. What Italian artist painted The Birth of Venus

12. What city do Batman and Robin patrol?

13. Who wrote ‘The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’?

14. What Cornelius Ryan book chronicles the events of D-Day?

15. Which British author created Gunga Din?

16. What Irishman wrote ‘The Quare Fellow’?

17. What is Barbara McCorquodales pen name?

18. What does the U stand for in the abbreviation I.O.U.?

19. What was Rob Roy’s surname?

20. Who was the pilot hero of Captain W.E. Johns stories?

21. What colour is Art and Literature in "Trivial Pursuit"?

22. What Prime Minister won Britains last Noble Prize for literature?

23. What kind of Dog is Marmaduke?

24. What new warren is the destination of the rabbits in Watership Down?

25. Who was Uncas the last of?

26. What Authoress has the longest entry in Who’s Who?

27. What artist was the subject of the book The Agony and The Ecstasy?

28. What’s the royal sounding pseudonym of authors Frederic Dannay and Manfred B. Lee?

29. Who wore the coat of many colours?

30. What did Moses do for a living before he was called by God?

31. What movie star did Norman Mailer write about?


1. The Orca

2. Methuselah

4. The Mikado

5. David Niven

6. Yoko Ono

7. Krypton

8. Tennessee Williams

9. The Two Towers

10. Fanny Hill  

11. Botticelli

12. Gotham City

13. Douglas Adams

14. The Longest Day

15. Rudyard Kipling

16. Brendan Behan

17. Barbara Cartland

18. Unto

19. mcgregor

20. Biggles

21. Brown

22. Sir Winston Churchill

23. A great Dane

24. Watership Down

25. The Mohicans

26. Barbara Cartland

27. Michaelangelo

28. Ellery Queen

29. Joseph

30. He was a shepherd

31. Marilyn Monroe


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