LITERATURE QUIZ 50

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LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby magpie in the 80's » Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:05 pm

WHAT THE DICKENS

1 Which novel opens with the line, it was the best of times it was the worst of times?
A TALE OF 2 CITIES
2 Who was the first ghost to visit Ebenezer Scrooge?

3 Which Dickens novel is set against the Gordon Riots?

4 Agnes Fleming is the mother of which Dickens character?

5 Which novel was left unfinished by Dickens at the time of his death?


POTTY ABOUT POTTER

6 What is the name of Dumbledore’s pet phoenix?

7 In the novels what name is given to non wizard people?
MUGGLES
8 What is the name of Hermione’s pet cat?

9 What is Harry’s favourite drink in the Three Broomsticks Inn?

10 Who was revealed as the Half Blood Prince?


THE BARD OF AVON

11 What is the shortest Shakespeare play?

12 What first name is included in the title of seven Shakespeare plays?

13 Which play ended with Benedick marrying Beatrice?

14 Which character in Hamlet is represented by a skull?
YORICK
15 In which city is Romeo and Juliet set?
VERONA

TALKING TOLKIEN

16 What is the sub-title of the second novel in the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

17 What do the initials JRR stand for in the name of JRR Tolkien?

18 In which East Sussex coastal town is there a road named after Tolkien?

19 Which story is sub-titled There and Back Again?
THE HOBBIT
20 In which country was JRR Tolkien born?


THE KING OF HORROR

21 The Stephen King short story The Body was later adapted into which film?
STAND BY ME
22 Under what name did Stephen King write The Running Man?
RICHARD BACHMANN
23 In which US state did King set the majority of his novels?
MAINE
24 Which Stephen King novel featured Room 237?

25 Which King novel told the story of a rabid St Bernard?
CUJO
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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby redandblack » Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:35 pm

14 Alas, poor YORICK?

15 Verona
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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby CK » Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:50 pm

1. A Tale Of Two Cities
2. Ghost of Christmas Past?
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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby godoubleblues » Sun Jan 30, 2011 2:32 pm

Q21 - stand by me
Q22 - richard bachman
Q23 - maine
Q25 - cujo
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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby FattyLumpkin » Sun Jan 30, 2011 2:41 pm

19 The Hobbit
7 Muggles
With your hands on your head, or the trigger of your gun
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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby magpie in the 80's » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:51 pm

redandblack wrote:14 Alas, poor YORICK?

15 Verona

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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby magpie in the 80's » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:51 pm

CK wrote:1. A Tale Of Two Cities :-bd
2. Ghost of Christmas Past? [-(
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Postby magpie in the 80's » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:52 pm

godoubleblues wrote:Q21 - stand by me
Q22 - richard bachman
Q23 - maine
Q25 - cujo

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Postby magpie in the 80's » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:52 pm

FattyLumpkin wrote:19 The Hobbit
7 Muggles

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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby Kahuna » Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:53 pm

16/ The Two Towers
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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby Leaping Lindner » Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:59 pm

2 His former business partner......Jacob Marley (thanks Mrs Lindner)
4 Oliver
6 Fawkes
9 Butter Beer
11 Comedy of errors
13 Much ado about nothing
16 Two Towers
24 The Shining

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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby Rik E Boy » Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:59 pm

8. Cruickshanks
10. Severus Snape

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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby Media Park » Tue Aug 23, 2011 7:24 pm

2 Who was the first ghost to visit Ebenezer Scrooge?
the ghost of christmas past



POTTY ABOUT POTTER

6 What is the name of Dumbledore’s pet phoenix?
fawkes

8 What is the name of Hermione’s pet cat?
crookshanks
9 What is Harry’s favourite drink in the Three Broomsticks Inn?
butterbeer
10 Who was revealed as the Half Blood Prince?
Severus Snape


16 What is the sub-title of the second novel in the Lord of the Rings trilogy?
The Two Towers
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Re: LITERATURE QUIZ 50

Postby Il Duce » Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:45 am

2) - as muppets christmas carol put it - marely and marley ooooooo (marley is the answer)
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