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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS

YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS

1 " - they order, said I, this matter better in France - ": what expedition follows?

2 What did Professor Lidenbrock and his nephew Axel undertake, following in the footsteps of the explorer Arne Saknussem?

3 Who did Thomas Hardy meet at midnight on the GWR?

4 What was Rohinton Mistry's first novel?

5 "Trip no further, pretty sweeting" - what comes next?

6 What did Tao, Bodger and Luath perform in a 1963 Disney film?

ANSWERS

1 A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy by Laurence Stern. (Yorick, the traveller, doesn't actually get as far as Italy). 2 A Journey to the Centre of the Earth in the novel by Jules Verne. 3 A "journeying boy" according to the poem "Midnight on the Great Western". 4 Such A Long Journey. 5 "Journey's end in lovers meeting" (Twelfth Night, Act 3 scene 1) 6 The Incredible Journey - they were respectively a Siamese cat, a bull terrier and a Labrador, who made their way home across 250 miles of Canadian tundra. (The parts were played by Syn Cat, Muffy and Rink.)

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