"Impressionist Exhibition" was in Paris, name deriving from painting
titled "Impression: Sunrise", painted by whom -
Manet or Monet?
watercolors can be lifted off from a painting by rewetting -
True or False?
|w03||A&L||Arts||A statue of what animal, is located right in the middle of Main St., downtown Portland, between Chapman Square and Lownsdale Square?||Elk|
Which is most
famous for being the permanent home for 8 "Water Lilies" murals by Claude
The Louvre or The Musée de l'Orangerie?
Shakespeare write "To thine own self be true."?
Which was NOT a
female author -
Acton Bell, George Eliot, Paul French, or George Sand?
|w07||A&L||Children||The "House At Pooh Corner" was the sequel to what 1926 book by A. A. Milne?||Winnie the Pooh|
|w08||A&L||Children||In the children's poem by Eugene Field, who were the "fishermen three" who "sailed off in a Wooden Shoe"?||
|w09||A&L||Children||What are the names of Harry's two best friends, in the "Harry Potter" series by J. K. Rowling?||
Hermione Jane Granger
|w10||A&L||Children||Which Dr. Seuss book begins 'Did you ever have the feeling there's a Wasket in your basket?||There's a Wocket in My Pocket!|
created the town of "Dogpatch" in the 1934 "L'il Abner" comic strip -
Al Capp, Jim Davis, or Walt Kelly?
|w12||A&L||Comics||What comic strip involves man who loves technology, his dog "Dogbert" (no man's best friend) and every employee's worst nightmare "pointy-haired boss"?||Dilbert|
What is the last
name of Lucy and Linus in the Peanuts comic strip -
Brown, Grizzwalls, or Van Pelt?
|w14||A&L||Fiction||Who wrote the novels "It" (1986), "Insomnia" (1994), and "Dreamcatcher" (2001), all set is the fictional town of Derry, Maine?||Stephen King|
What was the
title of Herman Wouk's 1978 sequel to his 1971 novel "The Winds Of War" -
"War and Peace" or "War and Remembrance"?
|War and Remembrance|
|w16||A&L||Fiction||What 1952 novel by Pierre Boulle was fictional but used the construction of the Burma Railway (1942–43) as its historical setting?||The Bridge over the River Kwai|
|w17||A&L||Fiction||What is the 2-word title of a book, from these two clues - German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer AND the HTTP status code for "Unauthorized", or the area code for Rhode Island?||Fahrenheit 451|
Which kind of
sentence is this "Ring the bell at exactly five o'clock!" -
Declarative, Imperative, or Interrogative?
The word "Rubik"
(as in Rubik's Cube)
is a Hungarian word meaning "six sided" -
True or False?
begins the fewest words in the English language -
q or x?
|w21||A&L||Language||What English word ends with the letters "ary", with the hint "What Holmes said to Watson in the movies"?||Elementary|
|w22||A&L||Mythology||When captured, what Irish folklore fairy, a mischievous old man in green coat, has magical power to grant 3 wishes in exchange for his release?||Leprechaun|
Mythology, "Hades" was a God and a place but NOT a person -
True or False?
writer did NOT win the Nobel Prize for Literature -
William Faulkner, William Golding, or Tennessee Williams?
|w25||A&L||Nonfiction||In what book by Dr. L.J. Peter and Raymond Hull, is it formulated that: "In a Hierarchy Every Employee Tends to Rise to His Level of Incompetence."?||The Peter Principle|
|w26||A&L||Periodical||Now an online publication only, what computer magazine begun in 1975, angered subscribers when the last magazine was printed July 1998?||Byte Magazine|
Who wrote the
Ben Jonson, Christopher Marlowe, or William Shakespeare?
|w28||A&L||Play||Ghosts appear in what four (4) Shakespearean plays?||
|w29||A&L||Poetry||What 14 words are the most quoted from Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem "In Memoriam A.H.H. [Arthur Henry Hallam]"?||'Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all|
|w30||A&L||Poetry||Edna St. Vincent Millay wrote "My candle burns … " how?||
At Both Ends;
(It will not last the night; But oh, my foes, and oh my friend, it gives a lovely light.)