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Can You Ace Our Art And Literature Quiz?

There’s approximately a gazillion awesome works of art and literature (also known as books). There’s no way you’ve read them all, or visited every single fancy gallery in the world, but if you’re still feeling confident and you’re the sort of kid who thinks they might be an intellectual, then this quiz is definitely for you!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  October 27th 2021

If awesome works of literature are your thing, then why aren’t you reading a book, eh? Only kidding. You can’t read every second of the day so why not take a break and see if you can ace our awesome art and literature quiz. Yes, it’s got art in it too. Just because we at the Beano find fart gags funny, it doesn’t mean we’re not sophisticated connoisseurs of the finer things in life. So…

On your marks, get set, Van Gogh *

*This joke depends on your pronounciation of Van Gogh.

Vincent Van Gogh |

What artist famously painted a picture of some sunflowers?


2/20 What animal was Herman Melville’s classic book Moby Dick about?

Salvador Dali |

One artist was famous for painting melty clocks and having a curly moustache. Who was he?

4/20 Potato Parody Harry Potter and flying books

Who wrote the Harry Potter books?

Andy Warhol

What artist was famous for printing cans of soup?

6/20 Ultimate Peter Pan Quiz

What was the girls name in JM Barrie’s classic adventure story featuring Peter Pan?

7/20 Moriah Elizabeth
@MoriahElizabeth | YouTube

Which of these artists specialises in Squishy Makeovers?

8/20 A singing dog and man joining in

Which character from the book “The Hound of the Baskervilles” has also been played by the Marvel actors Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr Strange) and Robert Downey Jr (Ironman)


Which street artist’s real identify is a closely guarded secret?


Which pirate villain features in Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson?


Turner Prize winning artist Damien Hirst is famous for pickling what?


12/20 What kind of animal is Aslan in CS Lewis’ Narnia stories?


Famous artist and TV presenter Grayson Perry usually makes things out of what?

14/20 Woman holding book

Who wrote the book “Holes”?

Chris Ofili |

Turner Prize winning artist Chris Ofili is famous for using what unusual art material?

Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird (1940) by Frida Kahlo

Which country is Frida Kahlo from?


Complete Robin Stevens’ book title: “Murder most…”


What did the speech bubble say in this painting by American pop artist, Roy Lichtenstein?


Who wrote “A Christmas Carol”?

20/20 The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Which of these famous artists isn’t also a Ninja Turtle?

Oh no, Picasso is ANGRY! You got the lowest grade. No worries, there are a gazillion books and artists to discover in the world and maybe we just picked some you didn’t know! Why don’t you have another go? Or - even better - go down to your local library and do some reading and research!

Picasso is SAD. But hey, it’s not toobad! You’ve made a respectable score. Well done!

Picasso is pleased. You are an art and literature expert!

Picasso is VERY HAPPY! Full marks! That’s unbelievable!! I bet you are the star attraction at posh dinner parties.