1. Who served as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom between October 1972 and May 1984?
2. Which two types of animal were used as the mallets and balls at the Queen’s croquet ground in Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’?
Flamingoes as mallets and hedgehogs as balls
3. How old was Adrian Mole when he wrote his ‘Secret Diary’ according to Sue Townsend’s 1982 book?
Thirteen and three-quarters
4. In which country would you find the State Hermitage Museum?
Russia (St. Petersburg)
5. Who created the cartoon character ‘Garfield’?
6. In which modern-day country was Rembrandt born?
Netherlands (Was the Dutch Republic at the time)
7. ‘A Bigger Splash’, ‘Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy’ and ‘Garrowby Hill’ are all paintings by which English artist?
8. Published in 2017, ‘Only Fools and Stories’ is whose second autobiography?
9. “Night is generally my time for walking.” This is the opening line to which novel by Charles Dickens?
The Old Curiosity Shop
10. What is Frankenstein’s first name in Mary Shelley’s novel?