Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Culkin may let you know the answer!

This strip from Tintin is based on which real life incident?

The answer to the previous question was: Gold. These are the three Gifts of the Magi - Frankincense and Myrrh were shown.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Wise. Very Wise

If these are two in a given list, what would be the third?

The answer to the previous question was: "The Three Sphinxes of Bikini" by Salvador Dali which was inspired by the Bikini Atoll bombings and the effect it had on local flora and fauna.

Well done to those who got it!

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Skimpy clothes? More like a bombshell!

Identify the painter and the inspiration for the painting.

The answer to last week's question was: Professor Cuthbert Calculus, who was based on Auguste Picard, the famous scientist. 

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

A Little Math Perhaps?

This person was the inspiration for which popular literary character?

The answer to the previous question was : The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

What could have been..

This mountain pass in the Spanish Sierra Nevada gives inspiration for the name of a novel.  It is named so to describe the moment when Muhammad XII was looking back and longing for his Granada palaces. 

Identify the novel.

The answer to the previous question was: Camembert Cheese, which was immortalised in the painting, "The Persistence of Memory" by Salvador Dali.