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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
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The Independent Culture
1 What does Nell Trent have in common with Mrs Arthur Clennam?

2 "Mother of God, is this the end of Rico?" Who's asking?

3 What is the popular nickname for Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 2?

4 Who was Cedric Errol?

5 Who is Richard Penniman and of what is he supposedly the architect?

6 Supply another name for Mushnik's flower shop, and state what lurks in the basement.

ANSWERS:

1 They're both little, and they're both in Dickens: Nell is Little Nell in The Old Curiosity Shop; Mrs Clennam's maiden name is Little Dorrit. 2 These are the famous last words of Rico Bandello, aka Little Caesar, as played by Edward G Robinson in the 1930 gangster classic. 3 The Little Russian. 4 Little Lord Fauntleroy, in the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 5 Little Richard: he is, by his own account, "the architect of rock'n' roll" ("people like Elvis were the builders of rock'n'roll, but I was the architect"). 6 The Little Shop of Horrors, in the film by Roger Corman and the stage musical: the basement is home to Audrey, a giant carnivorous plant.

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