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Written Word Quiz

Random trivia relating to writers, books, newspapers etc 12 Questions.

 
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1

Which book records debates in the English Parliament?

  • Hazard
  • Hastings
  • Hansard
  • Hammonds

2

Which daily newspaper was once called "The North British Daily Mail"?

  • The Daily Record
  • The Daily Mail
  • The Daily Express
  • The Sun

3

The "Thomas the Tank Engine" stories are set on which island?

  • Isle of Man
  • Sodor
  • Isle of Wight
  • Isle of Dogs

4

Which type of book was compiled by Moody and Sankey?

  • Dictionary
  • Atlas
  • Cookery book
  • Hymn book

5

Which former British Intelligence officer wrote "Spycatcher"?

  • Steven Wright
  • Peter Wright
  • Arthur Wright
  • Alf Wright

6

Who wrote the play "The Madness of George the 3rd"?

  • Tom Stoppard
  • Alan Bennett
  • Harold Pinter
  • Robert Bolt

7

Which inventor founded the journal "Science"?

  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • John Logie Baird
  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • Thomas Alva Edison

8

Which subject would you be researching if you consulted Grove's Dictionary?

  • History
  • Botany
  • Biology
  • Music

9

Which poet wrote "The Whitsun Weddings" and "High Windows"?

  • John Betjeman
  • W. B. Yeats
  • Philip Larkin
  • John Masefield

10

Who wrote a regular newspaper column as the "Wednesday Witch"?

  • Vanessa Feltz
  • Carol Vorderman
  • Anne Robinson
  • Carole Malone

11

Which Irish novelist wrote "The Barrytown Trilogy"?

  • Roddy Boyle
  • Roddy Doyle
  • Roddy Foyle
  • Roddy Hoyle

12

Which newspaper is sometimes referred to as "The Thunderer"?

  • The Telegraph
  • The Times
  • The Guardian
  • The Observer

 

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