Join game?
Enter PIN:

Arts & Literature

4.0
(67 votes)
15 questions
English
Arts and a good bit of literature.
1

Who wrote the Gothic novel "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus," published in 1818?

Mary Shelley

Emily Dickinson

Jane Austin

Percy Blyth

38% got this right

2

In George Orwell's novel "1984," what is the ominous slogan of the Party?

Ignorance is Strength

Freedom is Slavery

Vegans are Cool

War is Peace

Hard  25% got this right

3

What artist is famous for his painting "Starry Night," known for its swirling sky and bright stars?

Vincent Van Gogh

Claude Monet

Pablo Picasso

Salvador Dalí

69% got this right

4

In J.D. Salinger's novel "The Catcher in the Rye," what is the main character's name?

Holden Caulfield

Atticus Finch

James Marsden

Jay Gatsby

35% got this right

5

Which ancient Greek epic poem is attributed to Homer and tells the story of the Trojan War?

The Iliad

The Aeneid

The Odyssey

The Oresteia

36% got this right

6

What artistic movement, characterized by distorted and dreamlike imagery, was inspired by the theories of Sigmund Freud

Surrealism

Cubism

Dadaism

Realism

52% got this right

7

"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others" is a line from which novel by George Orwell?

Animal Farm

1984

Brave New World

Lord of the Flies

66% got this right

8

What Dutch painter, known for his genre scenes and use of light, created "Girl with a Pearl Earring"?

Johannes Vermeer

Leonardo Da Vinci

Rembrandt

Vincent Van Gogh

41% got this right

9

In J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series, what spell is used to conjure a protective guardian?

Patronus

Avada Kedavra

Expelliarmus

Lumos

46% got this right

10

What novel by Margaret Atwood, set in a dystopian future where women are subjugated, inspired a popular TV series?

The Handmaid's Tale

1984

Brave New world

Fahrenheit 451

57% got this right

11
12 random squares

What Irish playwright was known for works like "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "The Picture of Dorian Gray,"

Oscar Wilde

James Joyce

Samuel Beckett

W.B. Yeats

61% got this right

12

Who wrote the Irish novel "Dubliners," a collection of short stories that explore various aspects of life in Dublin?

James Joyce

Oscar Wilde

Samuel Beckett

W.B. Yeats

39% got this right

13

What Irish author penned "Waiting for Godot," a play in which two characters absurdly wait for someone named Godot

Samuel Beckett

James Joyce

Oscar Wilde

W.B. Yeats

51% got this right

14

What Russian novelist and philosopher, known for works like "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina,"

Leo Tolstoy

Anton Chekov

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Ivan Turgenev

42% got this right

15

Which play includes the line: "The lady doth protest too much, methinks"?

Hamlet

Macbeth

Othello

Romeo and Juliet

Hard  28% got this right