Art and Literature

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 name by which author?

Bernhard Schlink

4. In which city is Shakespeare’s ‘Measure for Measure’ set?

Vienna

5.Who wrote the original French gothic novel ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’?

Victor Hugo

6. Arthur ‘Boo’ Radley is a character in which 1960 book?

To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)

7. Which type of pottery takes its name from the Italian word for ‘baked earth’?

Terracotta

8. What is the name of Oscar Wilde’s first play, which was cancelled in the UK and folded in the US after only a week?

Vera; or, The Nihilists

9. Rene Jules Lalique was an artist famous for working with which material?

Glass

10. Who painted ‘The Laughing Cavalier’?

Frans Hals

 

 

 

 

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