poets

  • Questions

    1. Born in Trinidad of Indian descent, which novelist wrote the novels "A House For Mr. Biswas, In A Free State" and "A Bend In The River"?

    2. What's the title of the book published in 1979 by Kit Williams which contains a riddle that for two years involved millions of readers around the world in the search for a golden hare?

    3. Who wrote the poem Annus Mirrablis which opens with the line - 'Sexual intercourse began in nineteen sixty three (which was rather late for me)'?

    4. Born in London of Australian parents who, in 1973, became the first Australian to win the Nobel prize for Literature?

    5. How is Delores Haze better known in an anonymous novel first published in Paris in 1955?

    6. What is the name of the heroine of Truman Capote's Breakfast At Tiffany's?

    7. Born in Prague, who wrote the novels The Trial and The Castle, both published after his death in 1924?

    8. In which novel by Australian author Patrick White does Oliver Halliday, the wannabe 'nature poet' appear?

    9. Who has written a series of best-selling novels featuring the heroine Emma Harte?

    10. Published in 1958, Exodus is the best-known book of which American author?

    11. Published in 1926, The Sun Also Rises helped to establish the reputation of which American novelist?

    12. James Farrell's Studs Lonigan trilogy of novels tells of life on the south side of which US city?

    13. Name the American writer who died at the age of 44 in 1940 with his novel The Last Tycoon left unfinished.

    14. Holden Caulfield is the main character of which American novel that was rather controversial when first published in 1951?

    15. From Feathers To Iron, An Italian Visit and The Magnetic Mountain are all collections of poems written by whom?

     

    Answers

    1. V. S. Naipaul

    2. Masquerade

    3. Philip Larkin

    4. Patrick White

    5. Lolita

    6. Holly Golightly

    7. Franz Kafka

    8. Happy Valley

    9. Barbara Taylor Bradford

    10. Leon Uris

    11. Ernest Hemingway

    12. Chicago

    13. F. Scott Fitzgerald

    14. The Catcher In The Rye

    15. Cecil Day Lewis

  • Questions

    1. Born in Trinidad of Indian descent, which novelist wrote the novels "A House For Mr. Biswas, In A Free State" and "A Bend In The River"?

    2. What's the title of the book published in 1979 by Kit Williams which contains a riddle that for two years involved millions of readers around the world in the search for a golden hare?

    3. Who wrote the poem Annus Mirrablis which opens with the line - 'Sexual intercourse began in nineteen sixty three (which was rather late for me)'?

    4. Born in London of Australian parents who, in 1973, became the first Australian to win the Nobel prize for Literature?

    5. How is Delores Haze better known in an anonymous novel first published in Paris in 1955?

    6. What is the name of the heroine of Truman Capote's Breakfast At Tiffany's?

    7. Born in Prague, who wrote the novels The Trial and The Castle, both published after his death in 1924?

    8. In which novel by Australian author Patrick White does Oliver Halliday, the wannabe 'nature poet' appear?

    9. Who has written a series of best-selling novels featuring the heroine Emma Harte?

    10. Published in 1958, Exodus is the best-known book of which American author?

    11. Published in 1926, The Sun Also Rises helped to establish the reputation of which American novelist?

    12. James Farrell's Studs Lonigan trilogy of novels tells of life on the south side of which US city?

    13. Name the American writer who died at the age of 44 in 1940 with his novel The Last Tycoon left unfinished.

    14. Holden Caulfield is the main character of which American novel that was rather controversial when first published in 1951?

    15. From Feathers To Iron, An Italian Visit and The Magnetic Mountain are all collections of poems written by whom?

     

    Answers

    1. V. S. Naipaul

    2. Masquerade

    3. Philip Larkin

    4. Patrick White

    5. Lolita

    6. Holly Golightly

    7. Franz Kafka

    8. Happy Valley

    9. Barbara Taylor Bradford

    10. Leon Uris

    11. Ernest Hemingway

    12. Chicago

    13. F. Scott Fitzgerald

    14. The Catcher In The Rye

    15. Cecil Day Lewis

  • Questions

    1. With which art movement do you associate Arp, Duchamp and Schwitters?

    2. Correggio's famous work 'The Assumption of the Virgin' can be see on the cupola of the cathedral of which Italian city?

    3. Which Japanese master artist and printmaker was responsible for 'The Breaking Wave off Kanagawa' and 'Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji'?

    4. 'Susannah and the Elders' and 'Flight into Egypt' are works of which late Renaissance painter of the Venetian school?

    5. Name the American illustrator, noted for his illustrations of buxom girls and particularly for his World War One recruiting poster of a pointing Uncle Sam?

    6. In which Italian city is Da Vinci's famous fresco painting 'The Last Supper' to be found?

    7. 'The Marriage at Cana' and 'The Adoration of the Kings' are works of which major painter of the 16th-century Venetian school?

    8. In which European city is the Kunsthistorisches museum which houses collections of fine art?

    9. What nationality was the artist Jan Vermeer?

    10. Which English painter was famous for his scenes of the industrial north with their matchstick figures?

    11. What is the name of 15th-century Florentine painter which loosely translates as 'Big Tom' or 'Clumsy Tom'?

    12. And which Florentine artist's name literally translates as 'Little barrel'?

    13. Which painter is best remembered for his portraits of the leading figures of the American Revolution and as the founder of the first major museum in the US?

    14. What name was given to the group of German artists founded in Germany in 1905 that included Ernst Kirchner, Erich Heckel and Fritz Bleyl?

    15. And which art movement was founded in Munich in 1911 and whose founding members were Franz Marc and Wassily Kandinsky?

     

    Answers

    1. Dada

    2. Parma

    3. Hokusai

    4. Jacopo Bassano

    5. James Montgomery Flagg

    6. Milan

    7. Paolo Veronese

    8. Vienna

    9. Dutch

    10. L.S. Lowry

    11. Masaccio

    12. Botticelli

    13. Charles Willson Peale

    14. Die Brücke (or The Bridge)

    15. Der Blaue Reiter (or The Blue Rider)

  • Questions

    1. With which art movement do you associate Arp, Duchamp and Schwitters?

    2. Correggio's famous work 'The Assumption of the Virgin' can be see on the cupola of the cathedral of which Italian city?

    3. Which Japanese master artist and printmaker was responsible for 'The Breaking Wave off Kanagawa' and 'Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji'?

    4. 'Susannah and the Elders' and 'Flight into Egypt' are works of which late Renaissance painter of the Venetian school?

    5. Name the American illustrator, noted for his illustrations of buxom girls and particularly for his World War One recruiting poster of a pointing Uncle Sam?

    6. In which Italian city is Da Vinci's famous fresco painting 'The Last Supper' to be found?

    7. 'The Marriage at Cana' and 'The Adoration of the Kings' are works of which major painter of the 16th-century Venetian school?

    8. In which European city is the Kunsthistorisches museum which houses collections of fine art?

    9. What nationality was the artist Jan Vermeer?

    10. Which English painter was famous for his scenes of the industrial north with their matchstick figures?

    11. What is the name of 15th-century Florentine painter which loosely translates as 'Big Tom' or 'Clumsy Tom'?

    12. And which Florentine artist's name literally translates as 'Little barrel'?

    13. Which painter is best remembered for his portraits of the leading figures of the American Revolution and as the founder of the first major museum in the US?

    14. What name was given to the group of German artists founded in Germany in 1905 that included Ernst Kirchner, Erich Heckel and Fritz Bleyl?

    15. And which art movement was founded in Munich in 1911 and whose founding members were Franz Marc and Wassily Kandinsky?

     

    Answers

    1. Dada

    2. Parma

    3. Hokusai

    4. Jacopo Bassano

    5. James Montgomery Flagg

    6. Milan

    7. Paolo Veronese

    8. Vienna

    9. Dutch

    10. L.S. Lowry

    11. Masaccio

    12. Botticelli

    13. Charles Willson Peale

    14. Die Brücke (or The Bridge)

    15. Der Blaue Reiter (or The Blue Rider)