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The Arty, Arty Quiz

Culture quiz about arts, books, film and classical music. 12 Questions.

 
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The first four questions are about the Italian Renaissance artists who inspired the names of the Ninja Turtles. Which famous artist made this sculpture called "Pieta"?

  • Michelangelo
  • Leonardo
  • Donatello
  • Raphael

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Ninja Turtle number two. Which famous Italian Renaissance artist did this drawing of an old man?

  • Michelangelo
  • Leonardo
  • Donatello
  • Raphael

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Ninja Turtle number three. Which famous Italian Renaissance artist made this bronze statue of "David"?

  • Michelangelo
  • Leonardo
  • Donatello
  • Raphael

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Ninja Turtle number four. Which famous Italian Renaissance artist painted the picture which has these two angels as a detail?

  • Michelangelo
  • Leonardo
  • Donatello
  • Raphael

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Which opera by Benjamin Britten was based on a film which was, in turn, based on a story by Thomas Mann?

  • Billy Budd
  • Death in Venice
  • Peter Grimes
  • The Turn of the Screw

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Who is Edward Watson?

  • A Painter and Engraver
  • An Operatic Tenor
  • A Concert Pianist
  • A Ballet Dancer

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Which author, who wrote "Cloud Atlas", shares a name with a famous comedy actor?

  • Alexander Armstrong
  • Ben Miller
  • David Mitchell
  • Robert Webb

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The Stephen Sondheim musical "A Little Night Music" takes its title from Mozart's "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik". But which film, directed by Ingmar Bergman, provides the inspiration for the story?

  • The Seventh Seal
  • Wild Strawberries
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Smiles of a Summer Night

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Which world famous soprano sang at the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana in 1982?

  • Kiri te Kanawa
  • Monserrat Cabelle
  • Rita Hunter
  • Beverly Sills

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Who wrote the 12 volume cycle of novels called "A Dance to the Music of Time" after the painting of the same name by Poussin?

  • Anthony Burgess
  • Anthony Andrews
  • Anthony Powell
  • Anthony Hopkins

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Which gallery houses the famous painting "The Laughing Cavalier" by Frans Hals?

  • The Tate Gallery
  • The Wallace Collection
  • The National Gallery
  • Kenwood

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The much loved, British actress Joan Plowright is the widow of which famous actor?

  • Sir John Gielgud
  • Sir Ralph Richardson
  • Sir Laurence Olivier
  • Sir Alec Guinness

 

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