Art and Literature Quiz Questions

Quiz 43 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

1. The Brothers Grimm were famous for their folk tales – what were their first names?

Jacob and Wilhelm

2. What type of camera lens has an intense level of magnification and is able to pick out details which the human eye cannot see, making it able to produce photos such as a close-up of a fly’s face?


3. The ‘Sagrada Familia’ cathedral in Barcelona was designed by which Catalan architect?

Antoni Gaudí

4. Who wrote the 1929 work ‘A Farewell to Arms’?

Ernest Hemingway

5. Who, collectively, were Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog?

The Famous Five (Enid Blyton)

6. How was Sir Percy Blakeney better known?

The Scarlet Pimpernel

7. The ‘Orwell Prize’ is a British prize awarded to a writer of what type of literature?

Political Writing 

8. Which artist was born in Suffolk in 1776 and is best-known for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale?

John Constable

9. Who composed the 1936 musical work ‘Peter and the Wolf’?

Sergei Prokofiev

10. In Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, 6 of the characters are craftsmen putting on a play and are described by their job title; a carpenter, a joiner, a weaver, a bellows-mender, a tinker and a tailor – can you give the names of three of these characters?

Three of – Peter Quince, Snug, Nick Bottom, Francis Flute, Tom Snout and Robin Starveling (referred to by last names)





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