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Written Word Quiz 2

General mixed quiz about publications, authors, characters, poets etc 12 Questions.

 
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In which comic town would you find Bash Street School and Dennis the Menace?

  • Dandytown
  • Beanotown
  • Beezertown
  • Toppertown

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How many of Mark Twain's books does the character Tom Sawyer appear in?

  • Five
  • Four
  • Three
  • Two

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In the poem by Edward Lear, what did 'The Pobble' lose while swimming the Bristol Channel?

  • Toes
  • Nose
  • Ears
  • Fingers

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Which of these books was NOT part of 'The Barrytown Trilogy' by Roddy Doyle?

  • The Committments
  • The Snapper
  • The Van
  • The Dubliners

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ABC and Ya are national newspapers published in which European city?

  • Munich
  • Madrid
  • Milan
  • Malmo

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The royalties due on Hitler's book 'Mein Kampf' are paid to who?

  • German government
  • His family
  • State of Bavaria
  • Holocaust victims

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Can you match these reference books with the subjects they are associated with?

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Left

  • Brewer's
  • Debrett's
  • Halliwell's
  • Miller's

Right

  • Antiques and Collectables
  • Aristocracy
  • Phrase and Fable
  • Film Guide

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Which poet dedicated love poems to 'Jean', 'Mary' and 'Bonnie Lesley'?

  • William Wordsworth
  • William Blake
  • Robert Fergusson
  • Robert Burns

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Which British dramatist wrote 'A Man for all Seasons'?

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

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What do the initials stand for in A A Milne's name?

  • Arthur Alexander
  • Albert Alexander
  • Alan Alexander
  • Andrew Alexander

11

Can you match these autobiographies to the celebrities who wrote them?

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Left

  • Still Standing
  • The Sound of Laughter
  • Camp David
  • Playing With Fire

Right

  • David Walliams
  • Gordon Ramsay
  • Paul O'Grady
  • Peter Kay

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Who wrote the novel 'Down Among the Women'?

  • Mary Wesley
  • Fay Weldon
  • Edna O'Brien
  • Louise Doughty

 

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