Thursday, May 19, 2011

Free Trivia Quiz #2 With The Answers - Theater, Comics, Books, Novels, Music and more!

Free Printable Trivia Questions and Answers - The Arts - Scroll Down for Answers

Fun trivia questions and answers - the arts.
  1. What book was Mark David Chapman carrying with him when he killed
    John Lennon on 12/8/80?
  2. What writer worked as a Pinkerton detective on cases involving
    movie comic Fatty Arbuckle and gambler Nick  Arnstein?
  3. What writer was expelled from West Point for showing up for a
    public parade wearing only a white belt and gloves?
  4. What was the working title of Joseph Heller's a best-selling
    Catch 22?
  5. What Frenchman wrote about two fantastic space odysseys--one to
    the moon and one to the sun--more than 200 years before Jules Verne?
  6. What kind of tree was Betty Smith referring to in her book "A Tree
    Grows in Brooklyn"?
  7. Men Against the Sea and Pitcairn's Island were two sequels to
    what famous novel?
  8. In what comic strip would you have found an animal called the "Schmoo"?
  9. What couple live next door to Dagwood and Blondie Bumstead in
  10. What is the only novel to top the best-seller lists for two
    consecutive years?
  11. What classic gothic novel of 1818 was subtitled, The Modern
  12. Who was the Lone Ranger's great grand-nephew?
  13. Psychologist William Moulton Marston, inventor of the polygraph, or lie
    detector, also created a famous comic book heroine,. Who was she?"
  14. The Max Fleischer cartoon character, Betty Boop, was based on
    which real-life actress?
  15. "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again," was the first
    line of what Daphne du Maurier novel?
  16. What is the actual title of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa"?
  17. Who did cartoonist Milton Caniff use as his inspiration for the
    Dragon Lady, in his "Terry and the Pirates" comic strip?
  18. In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's famous poem, Hiawatha, what was
    the name of Hiawatha's wife?
  19. What famous American writer worked as an entertainer aboard a
    Swedish ocean liner cruising the Caribbean before being drafted to
    serve in World War II?
  20. To whom did Helen Keller dedicate her autobiography, The Story of
    My Life?
  21. What did famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright reply when an
    important client called to complain that water on the roof of his
    newly completed house was leaking onto a dinner guest?
  22. What were the first names of L'il Abner Yokum's parents in the
    popular Al Capp comic strip?
  23. How many husbands did the Wife of Bath have, as reported in
    Chaucer's Canterbury Tales?
  24. What were the first names of Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll
    and Mr. Hyde?
  25. In what unusual way did writer Nathan Weinstein follow publisher
    Horace Greeley's advice to "Go west, young man"?
  26. What was the name of the she-ape that rescued the infant Tarzan
    and raised him to be Lord of the Apes?
  27. In what best-selling book did an author offer acknowledgement to
    a friend who later killed him?

Answers to Free Trivia Quiz

  1. J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye.
  2. Dashiell Hammett.
  3. Edgar Allan Poe.
  4. Catch 18.
  5. Cyrano de Bergerac.
  6. An ailanthus, known as "the tree of heaven."
  7. Mutiny On The Bounty.
  8. Li'l Abner.
  9. Herb and Tootsie Woodley.
  10. Jonathan Livingston Seagull.
  11. Frankenstein.
  12. The Green Hornet.
  13. Wonder Woman.
  14. Helen Kane, known as the boop-boop-a-doop girl.
  15. Rebecca.
  16. La Gioconda.
  17. Joan Crawford.
  18. Minnehaha.
  19. J. D. Salinger.
  20. To inventor Alexander Graham Bell, who helped direct her
    education and considered himself, first and foremost, a teacher of
    the deaf.
  21. "Tell him to move his chair".
  22. Mammy was Pansy; Pappy, Lucifer.
  23. Five.
  24. The good doctor was Henry; the evil Mr. Hyde, Edward.
  25. He changed his last name to West--and became famous as Nathanael
    West, author of "Miss Lonelyhearts" and "The Day of the Locust."
  26. Kala.
  27. "The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet," in which Dr. Herman
    Tarnower thanked his friend Jean Harris.