Art and Literature 1 - Answers

Published: Saturday 18th July 2020A free quiz about all aspects of art and literature.
  1. Who wrote the Lord of the Rings trilogy? J R R Tolkein.
  2. Apart from London which other locations in the UK are home to Tate museums? St. Ives and Liverpool.
  3. The author Robert Louis Stevenson was born in which city? Edinburgh.
  4. In the children's books by Beatrix Potter, what type of animal is Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle? Hedgehog.
  5. Who wrote "The Picture of Dorian Gray"? Oscar Wilde.
  6. Which artist said 'Everything you can imagine is real'? Pablo Picasso.
  7. Recently a TV series, who wrote the Booker Prize winning novel "The Luminaries"? Eleanor Catton.
  8. Which Impressionist artist was famed for his paintings of waterlilies? Monet.
  9. What was the first name of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple? Jane.
  10. In which city will you find the Uffizi Gallery? Florence.
  11. Which author is responsible for the Paddington series of books? Michael Bond.
  12. Which painter was the first President of the Royal Academy? Joshua Reynolds.
  13. What is the title of the final novel by Charles Dickens? "The Mystery of Edwin Drood".
  14. What nationality was the artist Jan Vermeer? Dutch.
  15. In the Conan-Doyle novels who is Sherlock Holmes' older brother? Mycroft.
  16. In which English county were the Bronte sisters born? Yorkshire.
  17. What was Samuel Langhorne Clemens pen name? Mark Twain.
  18. What is the subject of Renoir's painting "Les Parapluies"? Umbrellas.
  19. By what name is painter Domenikos Theotokopoulos better known? El Greco.
  20. Which Irish author wrote the World War II books "The Longest Day" and "A Bridge Too Far"? Cornelius Ryan.

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