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Husbands and Wives 2

A short quiz on famous couples. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which American dramatist was once the husband of Marilyn Monroe?

  • Tennessee Williams
  • Arthur Miller
  • Eugene O’Neill

2

According to Chaucer, how many husbands did the Wife of Bath have 'at church door’?

  • Three
  • Four
  • Five

3

Which classic English novel begins with the line, ‘It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife’?

  • Tom Jones
  • Great Expectations
  • Pride and Prejudice

4

Which two of Henry VIII’s six wives survived him?

  • Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr
  • Catherine Parr and Anne of Cleves
  • Catherine of Aragon and Anne of Cleves

5

Which famous couple, then husband and wife, starred inthe 1966 film version of Edward Albee’s play 'Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf'?

  • Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor
  • Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh
  • Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

6

In the Bible, what is the name of Abraham’s wife?

  • Rachel
  • Sarah
  • Leah

7

Who wrote the play An Ideal Husband?

  • Oscar Wilde
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • J. M. Barrie

8

What profession do the husband and wife Roberto Alagnaand Angela Gheorghiu share?

  • They are both concert pianists
  • They are both novelists
  • They are both opera singers

9

Who wrote the Restoration drama 'The Provok’d Wife'?

  • William Congreve
  • Sir John Vanbrugh
  • Oliver Goldsmith

10

Which virtuoso musician was once the wife of theconductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim?

  • Sidonie Goossens
  • Jacqueline Du Pré
  • Evelyn Glennie

 

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