A fun quiz all about romance. Test your knowledge of lovers. Post answers in the comment section. No one is being graded, although answering does count toward the Valentine Giveaway. Answers will be revealed when the winners to my giveaway are announced after the 3/7 deadline. Have fun!
A. Which romantic hero was in love with Catherine Earnshaw, loathed Edgar Linton and was the guardian of Hareton Earnshaw?
- Mr Rochester
- Lord Byron
- Jay Gatsby
B. In which book would you find the famous couple from question A?
- Jane Eyre
- The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
- Northanger Abbey
- Wuthering Heights
C. Which Colleen McCullough novel was made into a successful 1980s mini-series starring Richard Chamberlain?
- The Bourne Identity
- The Thorn Birds
- The Slipper and the Rose
D. During the making of which film did Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton fall in love?
- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
- The Night of the Iguana
- Where Eagles Dare
E. In December of which year did King Edward VIII abdicate, in order to marry the divorcee Mrs Wallis Simpson?
F. Who was regarded as the greatest lover of all time and his name has passed into the language as such?
- Don Juan
- Rudolph Valentino
G. Everyone knows the story of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. What was Juliet’s last name?
H. What is the name of the Oscar winning 1970 weepy starring Ryan O’Neal as Oliver and Ali MacGraw as Jennifer?
- Love Story
- The Family Way
- Till Death Do Us Part
- Never Ending Story
I. Although their television on-screen marriage outlasted their legal one, they continued to be life long friends and their production company went on to produce hits such as The Untouchables and Star Trek.
- George Burns and Gracie Allen
- Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
- Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood
J. Rumors of a split of this famous couple in 1996 nearly crashed the company. The “other guy” Blaine has since disappeared.
- Barbie and Ken
- Donald and Ivana Trump
- Calvin Klein and Kelly Rector