General Art & Literature Trivia
Question: Which artist produced works called 'Les Demoiselles D'Avignon' and 'Guernica'?
Question: What was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens?
Answer: Mark Twain
Question: Pablo Neruda primarily wrote poetry in which language?
Question: A Rossini opera is about a Barber in which city?
Question: Who wrote 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'?
Answer: Victor Hugo
Question: Painting 'Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1' is better known as which relative of Whistler?
Question: What is the name of Herman Melville's famous book about a whale?
Answer: Moby Dick
Question: In which part of Spain did Don Quixote live?
Answer: La Mancha
Question: What was the first name of abstract expressionist American painter Pollock?
Question: What comes after 'Pickwick' for the name of a Dickens novel?
Question: Harriett Beecher Stowe wrote an anti-slavery novel about which Uncle's Cabin?
Question: Who wrote 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'?
Answer: Lewis Carroll
Question: Which figure appears in the da Vinci picture 'Salvator Mundi'?
Question: Diego Velasquez painted in which century?
Question: Which metallic color is used on the background of 'The Kiss' by Klimt?
Question: French artist Degas was famous for painting which type of figures?
Question: Which Dutch painter is famous for his works like "The Starry Night" and "Sunflowers"?
Answer: Vincent van Gogh
Question: Who painted the masterpiece "Mona Lisa"?
Answer: Leonardo da Vinci
Question: Which Spanish artist is known for his surrealist paintings, including "The Persistence of Memory"?
Answer: Salvador Dalí
Question: Name the Italian sculptor who created the statue of David and painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Question: Which American artist is associated with the pop art movement and created works like "Campbell's Soup Cans"?
Answer: Andy Warhol
Question: Who is the artist known for his colorful, geometric abstract paintings, such as "Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow"?
Answer: Piet Mondrian
Question: Which French impressionist painter is famous for his water lily paintings, including "Nympheas"?
Answer: Claude Monet
Question: Name the Mexican painter known for her self-portraits and works like "The Two Fridas" and "The Broken Column."
Answer: Frida Kahlo
Question: Which Italian artist painted the ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican?
Question: Who is the Spanish painter famous for his works like "Guernica" and co-founder of the Cubist movement?
Answer: Pablo Picasso
Famous Plays & Books Trivia
Question: What is the title of the tragedy play written by William Shakespeare about a young Danish prince seeking revenge?
Question: Who wrote the novel "Pride and Prejudice"?
Answer: Jane Austen
Question: In which play by Arthur Miller does the character Willy Loman appear?
Answer: Death of a Salesman
Question: Name the novel by Harper Lee that explores racial injustice in the American South.
Answer: To Kill a Mockingbird
Question: Which Russian author wrote the novel "War and Peace"?
Answer: Leo Tolstoy
Question: In the play "Romeo and Juliet," who is Juliet's romantic partner?
Question: Who is the author of the dystopian novel "1984"?
Answer: George Orwell
Question: Which play by Tennessee Williams tells the story of a faded Southern belle named Blanche DuBois?
Answer: A Streetcar Named Desire
Question: Name the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald that depicts the Roaring Twenties and the Jazz Age.
Answer: The Great Gatsby
Question: In the play "Macbeth," who is the main character driven by ambition to commit regicide?
Question: Who wrote the novel "The Catcher in the Rye"?
Answer: J.D. Salinger
Question: Which play by William Shakespeare features the famous balcony scene?
Answer: Romeo and Juliet
Question: Name the novel by George Orwell that portrays a totalitarian society controlled by Big Brother.
Question: In the play "Othello," who is the villainous character that manipulates Othello's mind?
Question: Who is the author of the epic fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire," which inspired the TV show "Game of Thrones"?
Answer: George R.R. Martin
Literature & Writers Trivia
Question: What was the one-word title of a Jane Austen novel?
Question: French writer Marcel Proust was born in which century?
Question: What was the first name of Chaucer, writer of the medieval 'Canterbury Tales'?
Question: A 1894 painting by Cassius Coolidge depicts which animals playing poker?
Question: Shakespeare wrote 'Hamlet' in approximately which year?
Question: What did the F stand for in F Scott Fitzgerald's name?
Question: What was the first name of 1984 author Orwell?
Question: Which Bronte sister wrote 'Jane Eyre'?
Miscellaneous Art & Literature Trivia
Question: Pulitzer Prizes were first awarded in which decade?
Question: How many lines are there in a Shakesperean sonnet?
Question: The fictional detective Hercule Poirot is from which country?
Question: Pieter Bruegel the Elder painted a famous work about which tower?
Question: Painter Diego Rivera was from which Latin American country?
Question: The Buendia family feature in which famous novel?
Answer: 100 Years of Solitude
Question: Mark Twain's stories about Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer were set in which US state?
Question: Les Demoiselles D'Avignon' is a 1907 work by which artist?
Question: Who wrote the war novel 'Death in the Afternoon'?
Answer: Ernest Hemingway
Question: What is the name of Don Quixote's squire sidekick?
Answer: Sancho Panza
Question: Who wrote Anna Karenina?
Answer: Leo Tolstoy
Question: Who collaborated on 'The Communist Manifesto' with Friedrich Engels?
Answer: Karl Marx