Art and Literature

Quiz 158 – Round 3 – Art and Literature

1. Which two cities provide the setting for Charles Dickens’s ‘A Tale of Two Cities’?

London and Paris

2. What are the names of the three ‘Darling’ children in J.M. Barrie’s ‘Peter Pan’?

Wendy, John and Michael

3. Which book of the New Testament comes after the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John?

Acts (of the Apostles)

4. In which century was the Florentine painter known as Sandro Botticelli born?

15th century (born around 1445)

5. Which cartoon animal is owned by Jon Arbuckle?

Garfield (and Odie)

6. In ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ by Douglas Adams, which character chose his name because “when he first arrived fifteen years ago, the minimal research he had done had suggested to him…” that it would be “… nicely inconspicuous”?

Ford Prefect

7. Who wrote the 1936 novel ‘Gone with the Wind’, on which the 1939 film of the same name was based?

Margaret Mitchell

8. Which Shakespearean play features the characters of Goneril, Regan and Cordelia?

King Lear

9. What is the first name of Professor McGonagall in the Harry Potter books?

Minerva

10. A Banksy painting of ‘Girl with Balloon’ self-shredded after selling at action in October. Where did this take place?

Sotheby’s in London

 

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