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Halloween Quiz – Round 5 – Art and Literature

1. Who painted ‘The Scream’?

Edvard Munch

2. What was the name of the clown in Stephen King’s ‘It’?

Pennywise

3. Who painted the 1968 artistic work entitled ‘Big Electric Chair’?

Andy Warhol

4. Mary Shelley famously wrote ‘Frankenstein’, but what is her occasionally used middle name?

Wollstonecraft

5. Which female American horror writer, who died in 1965, has had works published which include ‘The Haunting of Hill House’, ‘The Lottery’ and ‘The ‘Sundial’?

Shirley Jackson

6. Jay Anson wrote which 1977 novel which was subsequently turned into a series of 11 horror films released over the course of 34 years, from 1979 to 2013?

The Amityville Horror

7. Which writer of gothic fiction’s works include the series of books ‘The Vampire Chronicles’, which includes the 1976 novel ‘Interview with the Vampire’?

Anne Rice

8. Thomas Harris’s 1988 novel ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ was actually a sequel – what was the name of the first book in the series?

Red Dragon

9. ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ has been famously adapted into a Lloyd-Webber musical, but who wrote the original novel, first published in French as a serial in 1909?

Gaston Leroux

10. In Daphne du Maurier’s ‘Rebecca’, what was the name of the sinister housekeeper?

Mrs Danvers

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