Art & literature 7

From the quiz on 10/3/15.

  1. Which poet is also known as the Bard of Ayrshire? Robert Burns

  2. Wheatfield with Crows, Wheatfields of Auvers under Clouded Sky and Wheatfield under Thunder Clouds are three of the last paintings by which artist? Vincent van Gogh

  3. What Italian name is given to the painting technique in which paint is applied so thickly as to leave visible brush strokes? Impasto

  4. Who wrote the classic novella Heart of Darkness? Joseph Conrad

  5. In the Harry Potter novels, who is Harry’s first girlfriend? Cho Chang

  6. Which 18th-century English artist painted the series of eight paintings known as A Rake’s Progress? William Hogarth

  7. According to Edward Young’s poem Night-Thoughts, what is “the thief of time”? Procrastination

  8. Which London museum was originally known as the Museum of Manufactures and (later) the South Kensington Museum? Victoria & Albert

  9. According to the first stanza of Jabberwocky, what did the mome raths do? Outgrabe

  10. What is the common title of Rembrandt’s 1642 painting whose full title is Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq? The Night Watch

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