Scene & Heard's Arts & Showbiz Quiz

Another week, another fiendishly fun test of your arts and showbiz knowledge from Irish Examiner Arts Editor Des O'Driscoll.
Scene & Heard's Arts & Showbiz Quiz

Another week, another fiendishly fun test of your arts and showbiz knowledge from Irish Examiner Arts Editor Des O'Driscoll.

New to the Scene

1. What's the first name of the TV fitness instructor Wicks?

2. What type of creature is Curious George?

3. Lotso-Huggin-Bear is a character in which film?

4. Which country is Ed Sheeran from?

5. What's the surname of famous children's author Enid?

6. Complete the title of this book: Alice's Adventures in _?

7. Lyra Belacqua, Iorek Byrnison and Lord Asriel feature in which book/TV show?

8. Who is this?

ANSWERS: 1. Joe; 2. Monkey; 3. Toy Story (3); 4. England; 5. Blyton; 6. Wonderland; 7. His Dark Materials; 8. The Gruffalo.

Hip'n'Happening

1. In the recent episodes of Normal People, in which country was Marianne's holiday home?

2. Who plays Da Gerry in Derry Girls?

3. Ariana Grande is currently in the charts with 'Stuck With U', a collaboration with which other singer?

4. Becoming is the name of a recently-released documentary on which American woman?

5. Who presents the Drive show on Cork's Red FM every weekday?

6. Who presents the long-running Later... music show on BBC TV?

7. Gillian Anderson broke through in which sci-fi series alongside David Duchovny?

8. Who is this?

ANSWERS: 1. Italy; 2. Tommy Tiernan; 3. Justin Bieber; 4. Michelle Obama; 5. Dave Mac; 6. Jools Holland; 7. The X-Files; 8. Sharon Horgan.

Mature Recollection

1. In which year did Dana win the Eurovision?

2. Adele King is better known by which name?

3. Of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy, who was the thinner one?

4. In which country was Pablo Picasso born?

5. Which singer from Bantry had a hit with 'Poc ar Buile'?

6. Who wrote the opera, Carmen?

7. Name the missing member of ABBA: Anni-Frid, Benny, Bjorn?

8. Who is this?

ANSWERS: 1. 1970; 2. Twink; 3. (Stan) Laurel; 4. Spain; 5. Seán Ó Sé; 6. Bizet; 7. Agnetha; 8. Donncha Ó Dúlaing.

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