Shoeless Trivia: Fin de Siècle Miscellany

Let’s close out the week with a few more trivia questions from the late 19th century. This is mostly an excuse to empty the old brain bucket of detritus I picked up doing research this week.

NB – There was a significant bug in question 4. I have since corrected it, clumsily. Sorry for the error and thanks to Aiwendil for calling me on it.

  1. The cards shown below are from a board game based on what 1873 novel?fin2
  2. Guess he couldn’t cut it out… What Liberal British statesman and political opponent of Benjamin Disraeli served as Prime Minister a record four terms?
  3. According to its title, what is the setting of the painting shown below, a real Paris night spot where Don Quixote would almost certainly be unwelcome?fin1
  4. Franklin Roosevelt won the popular vote for United States President four times, which is the record. Two other Presidents are tied with three popular vote wins each. One of them is Andrew Jackson. Who is the other?
  5. What is the the title of the cracking good J.P. Sousa march from which this clip is taken, most familiar as the opening theme to Monty Python’s Flying Circus?

  1. Around the World in 80 Days
  2. William Gladstone
  3. Moulin Rouge
  4. Grover Cleveland
  5. “The Liberty Bell”


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