Sunday, May 22, 2011

Free Trivia Quiz #4 - The Arts - Authors, Books, Novels, Cartoons & More!

Fun Trivia questions and answers - The Arts.
  1. What was the title of Harpo Marx's 1985 autobiography?
  2. How many references are there to crying in Tammy Faye Bakker's
    two books, I Gotta Be Me and Run to the Roar?
  3. What well-known writer appeared in the 1981 movie Ragtime as
    Stanford White, the celebrated architect who was shot to death in
    the sensational Girl in the Red Velvet Swing murder?
  4. What did Jughead, the buddy of comic strip character Archie,
    become when he grew up, according to a 1990 TV movie about the two
    Riverdale High School grads?
  5. What was the name of the dog that was with Rip Van Winkle when he
    fell asleep for 22 years?
  6. What was Dr. Frankenstein's first name in the famous novel by
    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly?
  7. What cartoon character's "racy lifestyle" once led to a ban on
    his comic books in youth club libraries in Helsinki, Finland?
  8. What was the name of the cat Alice left behind when she fell down
    the rabbit hole in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis
  9. What was Rembrandt's last name?
  10. What American novel was the first to sell over one million
  11. What comic strip character was the first to grow up and age in
    the strip?
  12. What is the name of the gypsy girl the hunchback Quasimodo falls
    in love with in Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame?
  13. Who wrote the poem The Pied Piper of Hamelin?
  14. By what score was Mudville defeated in Ernest Thayer's classic
    poem Casey at the Bat?
  15. For what career was Western writer Zane Grey trained?
  16. What famous play served as the inspiration for the 1956 science
    fiction film Forbidden Planet?
  17. What is the name of the town in which Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer
    Prize-winning play Our Town takes place?
  18. What famous writer is believed to have made the first reference
    to tennis in English literature?
  19. How much was poet John Milton paid for his epic poem Paradise
    Lost, which was first published in 1667?
  20. In Gulliver's Travels, what was a professor at the Grand Academy
    in Lagado busily trying to extract from cucumbers?
  21. What was the first name of super capitalist war profiteer "Daddy"
    Warbucks in the Little Orphan Annie cartoon series?

Answers to Free Trivia Quiz #4  Books, Authors, Comics, etc.

  1. The zany, but silent Marx brother called his book Harpo Speaks!
  2. 60.
  3. A :Norman Mailer.
  4. A psychiatrist--known by his given name, Forsythe, rather than
  5. Wolf.
  6. Victor.
  7. Donald Duck's, in 1978.
  8. Dinah.
  9. Van Ryn.
  10. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
  11. Skeezix, who first appeared in the Gasoline Alley comic strip as
    a baby left on bachelor Walt Wallet's doorstep.
  12. Esmeralda.
  13. Russian Wassily Kandinsky.
  14.  The score was 4 to 2.
  15. Dentistry.
  16. Shakespeare's The Tempest.
  17. Grover's Corners, New Hampshire.
  18. Geoffery Chaucer, in 1380, when he wrote of "playen racket to and
    fro " in Troilus and Criseyde.
  19. Ten pounds-- five down and another five pounds when all 1,300
    copies in the first printing were sold. After Milton's death, his
    widow gave up all future claims for an additional eight pounds.
  20. Sunbeams.
  21. Oliver.