Arts And Literature Trivia Questions #15Printable Arts And Literature Trivia Quiz
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Who penned the book "Little Men" (or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys) in 1871?
a. Louisa May Alcott
b. E. B. White
c. Laura Secord
d. Jane Eyre
Louisa May Alcott - Alcott also wrote the novel Little Women.
Which of the following painters was buried in an unmarked grave in Westerkerk?
Rembrandt - Rembrandt died in 1669. He died a very poor man and was buried without a marker.
Which Nobel Prize winning author wrote the 1997 novel "Paradise"?
a. Virginia Wolf
b. Daniel Dafoe
c. Richard Powers
d. Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison - This novel was the last part of a trilogy. The first novel was titled Beloved.
A romantic painter and printmaker, Francisco Goya was born in which country?
b. The Netherlands
Spain - Francisco Goya is considered one of the most important Spanish artists of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
In which 1929 novel would you read about Frederick Henry and Catherine Barkley?
a. The Wings of a Dove
b. City of Glass
c. The Stranger
d. A Farewell to Arms
A Farewell to Arms - This book was written by Ernest Hemmingway.
Crafted in 1938, which artist painted "The Endless Enigma"?
a. Edvard Munch
Dali - Dali also painted the Enigma of My Desire and The Enigma of Hitler.
Which author used the pen name George Sand?
a. Dean Koontz
b. John Dickson Carr
c. Erle Stanley Gardner
d. Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin
Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin - Dupin was a French novelist who was born in 1804.
Which of these famous painters died of lung cancer in 1926 at the age of 86?
c. Van Gogh
Monet - Claude Monet was born in 1840 in France.
Which of these novels was written by American author Margaret Mitchell?
a. Gone With the Wind
b. My Fair Lady
c. Snow White
d. The Wind in the Willows
Gone With the Wind - Gone with the Wind was published in 1936.
Which artist is best known for his work with stained glass?
Tiffany - Tiffany was an American artist. He created stained glass lamps, windows and mosaics.
Which of the following novels was written by American gothic fiction writer Anne Rice?
a. Flowers in the Attic
c. Queen of the Damned
Queen of the Damned - The novel, Interview with a Vampire, was also written by Anne Rice.
Created with pen and ink on paper, the Vitruvian Man was drawn by whom?
a. Van Gough
b. Da Vinci
d. Andy Warhol
Da Vinci - Da Vinci's most iconic painting is the Mona Lisa.
Best known for his military and espionage storylines, who wrote the novel "The Hunt for Red October"?
a. Robert Stevenson
b. Ian Fleming
c. Tom Clancy
d. Jules Verne
Tom Clancy - Sean Connery stars in the film adaption.
Which of the following famous painters was from Norway?
a. Paul Gauguin
b. Edouard Monet
c. Paul Klee
d. Edvard Munch
Edvard Munch - Edvard Munch is known for painting The Scream.
Where would you find the character Aslan?
Narnia - The Chronicles of Narnia was written by C. S. Lewis.
One of the best-known figures in 20th-century art, what nationality was Pablo Picasso?
Spanish - Pablo Picasso lived from 1881 to 1973.
Originally published in 1965, the fantasy novel "The Black Cauldron" was written by whom?
a. Tom Bradley
b. Lloyd Alexander
c. Robert Jordan
d. Tracy Hickman
Lloyd Alexander - The Black Cauldron is the second book in the Chronicles of Prydain series.
Starting his writing career in 1977, what genre of books did Robert Jordan write?
c. True crime
Fantasy - Robert Jordan was the author of the Wheel of Time series.
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