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Written Word Quiz 5

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

 
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In Richard Adam's book, what type of creature was 'Shardik'?

  • Bear
  • Otter
  • Pig
  • Rabbit

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In the poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, who was invited to 'come into the garden'?

  • Mabel
  • Martha
  • Mary
  • Maud

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Who wrote the classic children's book series, 'What Katy Did'?

  • Enid Blyton
  • Susan Coolidge
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Frances Hodgson Burnett

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In what year was the Sunday Times 'colour supplement' first published?

  • 1962
  • 1965
  • 1968
  • 1971

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JK Rowling now writes under what pen-name?

  • Robert Galbraith
  • Richard Gilchrist
  • Robert Goddard
  • Roger Goldwell

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Which English poet wrote 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin'?

  • William Wordsworth
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Robert Browning

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With which genre of literature would you associate John Wyndham?

  • Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Thriller
  • Western

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Where and when was the adult comic 'Viz' founded?

  • Durham, 1977
  • Middlesborough, 1983
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, 1979
  • Sunderland, 1981

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What was the prize that treasure hunters tried to find in Kit Williams' book 'Masquerade'?

  • Gold, bejewelled crown
  • Gold, bejewelled chalice
  • Gold, bejewelled hare
  • Gold, bejewelled sword

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In which play does Shakespeare use the longest word in his vocabulary - honorificabilitudinitatibus?

  • Love's Labour's Lost
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • The Taming of the Shrew

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What subject would you be interested in if you referred to 'Pevsner'?

  • Architecture
  • Economics
  • Photography
  • Wildlife

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Which chef released a book called 'Appetite' in October 2000?

  • Gary Rhodes
  • Nigel Slater
  • Delia Smith
  • Rick Stein

 

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