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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
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The Independent Culture
1 Who was Uncas?

2 Who was Monroe Stahr?

3 Who, in a novel by Mary Shelley, was Lionel Verney?

4 The tune "The Groves of Blarney", with new words by Thomas Moore, became the highlight of an opera by Flotow. What is its more familiar title?

5 "Change your hearts or you will lose your Inns and then you deserve to have lost them. But when you have lost your Inns drown your empty selves, for you will have lost - ": what?

6 What turn-off would take you to Harry Black and Tralala?

ANSWERS:

1 The Last of the Mohicans, in the novel by James Fenimore Cooper. 2 The Last Tycoon, in the novel by F Scott Fitzgerald. 3 The Last Man - only survivor of a plague that destroys mankind in the year 2100. 4 " 'Tis the Last Rose of Summer" - sung in sentimental circumstances in Flotow's opera, Martha. 5 "...the last of England" (Hilaire Belloc, "On Inns"). 6 Last Exit to Brooklyn - they are both characters in the novel by Hubert Selby Jr and the 1989 film.

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