Art & literature 21

From the quiz on 8/3/16. Download the image for Q5 here.

  1. In C. S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia series, what is the surname of Edmund, Lucy, Peter and Susan? Pevensie

  2. According to the opening lines of a poem by John Keats, which season is the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” and “close bosom-friend of the maturing sun”? Autumn

  3. In Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, who finds the very first golden ticket? Augustus Gloop

  4. What is the name of the imprint of Penguin that was founded in 2002 and publishes paperback reprints and reissues of sci-fi and fantasy titles? Firebird

  5. **Which English artist painted the 1839 work usually known simply as The Fighting Temeraire, which depicts the titular ship being towed away to be broken up? J. M. W. Turner

  6. Marcel Duchamp’s controversial 1917 artwork Fountain consists simply of what prefabricated object placed on its end? Urinal

  7. In Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem Kubla Khan, the capital Xanadu stands on which sacred river? Alph (“Where Alph, the sacred river, ran”)

  8. In addition to successful novels such as North and South, English writer Elizabeth Gaskell also wrote a celebrated posthumous biography of which contemporary author? Charlotte Brontë

  9. The Ludovico technique, in which a person is drugged and forced to watch hours of violent footage in the hope of ridding them of violent behaviour, features in which classic 1962 novel? A Clockwork Orange

  10. One of M. C. Escher’s most famous works is a woodcut depicting nine red ants crawling along which unusual surface? Möbius strip


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