Valentine's Day Lover's Quiz - Answers

Published: Sunday 5th February 2017A Quiz for St Valentine's Day.
  1. Who had a UK top ten hit in 1966 with "Lovers of the World Unite"? David and Jonathan.
  2. Who in the novel by D H Lawrence was Lady Chatterley's Lover? Oliver Mellors (the gamekeeper).
  3. In which movie did Tom Conti play Pauline Collins' Greek lover? Shirley Valentine.
  4. Which British Queen was David Rizzio supposedly the lover? Mary, Queen of Scots.
  5. Who were described by Shakespeare as "A pair of star-cross'd lovers"? Romeo and Juliet.
  6. According to the song by Paul Simon, how many ways are there to leave your lover? Fifty.
  7. In the movie "A Close Shave", which wool shop owner does Wallace fall in love with? Wendolene Ramsbottom.
  8. Who took "Dream Lover" to the UK number one spot in 1959? Bobby Darin.
  9. Which of Mozart's opera was sub-titled "The School for Lovers"? Cosi Fan Tutte.
  10. Who starred opposite Richard Beckinsale in the 1970s sit-com "The Lovers"? Paula Wilcox.
  11. Which opera singer famously had an affair with Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis? Maria Callas.
  12. Which of King Arthur's knights did Queen Guinevere take as a lover? Sir Lancelot.
  13. Which 18th century Italian adventurer and author was famed for the number of lovers he had? Giacomo Casanova.
  14. According to mythology, who did Narcissus fall in love with? His reflection.
  15. Which Empress of Russia was reputed to have taken many lovers? Catherine II (The Great).
  16. The 1970 Ken Russell movie "The Music Lovers" told the story of which composer's life? Tchaikovsky.
  17. Where did Little Jimmy Osmond's long haired lover come from? Liverpool.
  18. Which surrealist artist painted the 1928 work entitled "The Lovers"? Rene Magritte.
  19. Of which English King was Nell Gwyn the lover? King Charles II.
  20. Mimi and Rudolfo were lovers in which of Puccini's operas? La Boheme.

One Comment

  1. Maurice Edwards says:

    This and your lovers songs quiz are ideal. We are away with a walking group next week and usually have 1 or 2 quiz nights. I will be our 47th wedding anniversary on Tuesday so a lovers quiz seems appropriate.
    Thanks for making this resource available.

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