Art and Literature

Quiz 148 – Round 5 – Art and Literature

1. Who served as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom between October 1972 and May 1984?

John Betjeman

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’?

Jim Davis

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?

David Hockney

8. Published in 2017, ‘Only Fools and Stories’ is whose second autobiography?

David Jason

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?






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