Quiz – O Horror!

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‘O horror, horror, horror! Tongue nor heart cannot conceive nor name thee!’ – Macbeth

 


Having never recovered from reading The Shining many years ago, this is not my favourite genre by a long shot – but as it’s the season… a quiz on Horror stories; all things nasty, gruesome and downright scary! Let us know how you do in the comments!

Quiz – Edgar Allan Poe

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Born on January 19th 1809, Edgar Allan Poe went on to write a remarkable number of poems and short stories – usually in the mystery and macabre genres – and is regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in American literature. This quick quiz takes 18 of his titles – some famous, others not so, all with one word missing. Simply match them up.

 

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Quiz – Paddington or Pooh

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Sadly missed by every Paddington fan, the late Mr Bond and creator of Paddington Bear was born on January 13th 1926. So to celebrate his birthday a quick quiz on two much loved literary bears. Whose book does the quote come from Paddington’s or Pooh’s?

 

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Quiz – Grimm Fairy Tales

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Jacob Grimm was born on the 4th January 1785. This quiz celebrates some of his – and his brother’s – best loved stories, many of which have become part of our everyday life. And just to make it a little bit harder (!) I’ve used the originally translated titles, not necessarily the ones we know.

 

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