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54 Questions

Where is William Shakespeare buried?Stratford-upon-Avon
What is the plucking technique on a violin called?Pizzicato
What musical family is the piccolo part of?Woodwind
Known for cutting his own ear off, the third known photo of which artist was discovered in 2015?Vincent Van Gogh
The Mona Lisa owns a mailbox in the Louvre to receive what kind of letters?Love Letters
If you mix the colours blue and yellow what colour do you end up with?Green
Who wrote the Greek epic ‘The Odyssey’?Homer
Which is not a letter on the musical staff? H, A, E or GH
What is the only planet not named after a Greek or Roman God?Earth
What is the term for a poem without a strict form, meter or rhyme scheme?Free Verse
Who wrote ‘A Christmas Carol’?Charles Dickens
Which UK City is the National Railway Museum in?York
Who was the artist that drew the Vitruvian Man?Leonardo da Vinci
‘The Starry Night’ by Van Gogh is a view from the window of what building?Asylum
Which famous painter could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time?Leonardo da Vinci
Where did Theseus fight the Minotaur?In a Labyrinth
In which Shakepeare play does Caliban remark that ‘this island is full of noises’?The Tempest
Which composer was able to compose music in spite of becoming almost totally deaf in later life?Ludwig van Beethoven
What was the name of the leader of the pigs, in the novel, Animal Farm, by George Orwell?Napoleon
What colour do you make when you mix White and Black?Gray
When was Leonardo da Vinci alive?1452-1519
What nationality is Roman Polanski the movie director?Polish-French
What musical contains songs such as ‘Summer Lovin’’, ‘Hopelessly Devoted’ and ‘Blue Moon’?Grease
The famous sculpture of David was a fine piece of art by ____?Michelangelo
How many symphonies did Beethoven write?9
Which British Prime Minister's painting of 'The Goldfish Pool' was sold for £1.8 million in 2014?Winston Churchill
What is the ending of the popular quote 'I love you to the...'?Moon And Back
Who composed 'Swan Lake'?Tchaikovsky
Who wrote the plays 'End Game' and 'Waiting for Godot'?Samuel Beckett
What is the Zodiac symbol for Pisces?Fish
Who is the author of 'El Hombre de Arena' ('Sandman')?E T A Hoffman
Which present day female actor share the name of William Shakespeare's wife?Anne Hathaway
The device on which ceramic artists create pots is called what?Wheel
What's the ballet term of a 360 degree turn on one foot?Pirouette
What type of painting technique involves using small dots of paint to blur bright colours together? Splatting, Flicking, Dotillism or PointillismPointillism
Who said 'We think too much and feel too little?Charlie Chaplin
'La Joconde' is the French name for which famous painting?Mona Lisa
Who painted the Mona Lisa?Leonardo da Vinci
Which famous artist was born in Malaga?Pablo Picasso
Which of these is not a type of paint or ink used by artists? Powder Paint, Printing Ink, Putty Paint or Acrylic PaintAcrylic Paint
What do the initials DIY usually stand for?Do It Yourself
What style of art was used in the construction of Notre Dame?Gothic
What kind of instrument is a trumpet?Brass
A five finger exercise is a piece of music written for the purpose of practicing on what instrument?Piano
Which famous Art Gallery houses the Mona Lisa?The Louvre
The novel Wuthering Heights charts the tragic love story of which two people?Heathcliffe and Catherine
Which artist famously cut of his own ear?Vincent Van Gogh
Who is famous for painting ‘Matchstick Men’?Lawrence Stephen Lowry
Elizabeth and Mr Darcy can be found in which Novel written by Jane Austen?Pride and Prejudice
Who wrote the book ‘1984’?George Orwell
Who designed St Paul’s Cathedral?Sir Christopher Wren
Who painted The Hay Wain?John Constable
In which City would you find The Tate Gallery?Liverpool
What did Samuel Taylor Coleridge hang around the neck of the Ancient Mariner?An Albatross

 

 

 


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