Arts And Literature Trivia Questions #14Printable Arts And Literature Trivia Quiz
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What was the original title of Herman Melville's classic novel "Moby Dick"?
a. Captain Ahab
b. The Creature of the Sea
c. The Whale
The Whale - Moby Dick was published in 1851.
Who painted "Dedham Vale" and "Wivenhoe Park"?
a. Bernard Shaw
b. Claude Monet
c. John Constable
d. Salvador Dali
John Constable - Constable was a British romantic painter.
In the novel Tarka the ------, what kind of animal was Tarka?
Otter - Tarka the Otter was written by Henry Williamson in 1927.
In which area did Hans Holbein the Younger excel?
Painting - A Renaissance painter, Hans was a noted German artist.
In which novel would you meet the Bennet family?
b. The Lost World
c. Peter Pan
d. Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice - Published in 1813, Pride and Prejudice was written by Jane Austin.
Who painted "Christ in the House of His Parents," which depicts the Holy Family in Saint Joseph's carpentry workshop?
a. Paul Gauguin
b. John Everett Millais
c. Pablo Picasso
d. Paolo Uccello
John Everett Millais - Painted in 1849-50, the painting is oil done on canvas.
In which novel would you meet Richard Hannay?
b. The Thirty Nine Steps
c. The Three Musketeers
d. The Hounds of Baskerville
The Thirty Nine Steps - The Thirty-Nine Steps is an adventure novel by the Scottish author John Buchan.
In the old English poem "Beowulf," who comes to the aid of Hrothgar the King of the Danes?
Beowulf - Beowulf kills the monster Grendel.
Which of these famous artists was placed in a sanatorium by his family due to his alcoholism?
a. Van Gogh
Toulouse-Lautrec - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was a French painter. He died in 1901.
According to the legend, which Knight encounters the Green Knight?
Gawain - Gawain was King Arthur's nephew.
Which of these materials would you need to make a Batik?
a. A tusk
c. A papaya leaf
d. An egg
Wax - Batik is an ancient from of art. White cloth is colored using a dye resistant wax.
Who wrote the children's books "Put Me in a Book" and "The Paper Bag Princess"?
a. Anne Rice
b. Robert Munsch
c. James Joyce
d. Stephanie Myer
Robert Munsch - Munsch is a Canadian author.
Which well-known artist painted "The Card Players" and "Mont Sainte-Victoire"?
Cezanne - Cezanne also painted Still Life with a Curtain and The Overture.
In the novel "Peter Pan," how many children do the Darlings have?
3 - The children are Wendy, John and Michael.
Which artist created the Renaissance sculpture called "David"?
Michelangelo - Sculptured of marble, the statue is over four meters tall.
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