Thursday’s quiz

You’re welcome to pose the questions.

Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual bunch of irises.

4 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    (1) Can you name the father of Henry VI of England?

    (2) Can you name Henry VI’s mother?

    (3) Samuel Pepys wrote about the Queen in Q2 – what did he record in his diary about her and what was the occasion?

    (4) How was Henry VII of England related to the Queen in Q2?

    (5) The Queen in Q2 had an elder sister who also was a Queen of England can you name her and her spouse?


  2. J Bloggs says:

    1) Henry V

    2) Catherine of Valois

    3) -pass-

    4) He was her Grandson

    5) Isabella – her husband was Richard II


  3. J Bloggs says:

    For each of the following fictional works, who is the fictional author of the named text, who was the real creator, and in which work did it first appear?

    1) The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism

    2) Unaussprechlichen Kulten

    3) The Grasshopper Lies Heavy

    4) The Affair of the Second Goldfish

    5) The Dynamics of an Asteroid

    6) There and Back again

    7) Sex is my Adventure

    8) Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them

    9) Necronomicon


  4. Teletext says:

    J Bloggs

    1. Emmanuel Goldstein, George Orwell, 1984

    2. H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E Howard, The Children of the Night

    3. Hawthorne Abendsen, Philip K Dick, The Man in the High Castle

    4. Ariadne Oliver, Agatha Christie, Cards on the Table

    5. Professor James Moriarty, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Valley of Fear

    6. Bilbo Baggins, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

    7. Josella Playton, John Wyndham, The Day of the Triffids

    8. Newt Scamander, J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter series

    9. Abdul Alhazred, H.P. Lovecraft, The Hound


    3. He is supposed to have kissed her dead (and decaying, body on the lips on his 36th birthday


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