Pop Quiz!

quizThis is a special day and deserves a special pop quiz. Because April is the cruelest month and because there are reports that Shakespeare’s skull is missing I thought the subject should be poetry. For previous pop quizzes you can click the category over on the right or you can use this handy link. And now without further ado about nothing here is the quiz.




Romantic comedy or Three Stooges short?

  1. Hold the Lion, Please
  2. The Adventure of the Red-Headed League
  3. Scrambled Aches
  4. Rhapsody Rabbit
  5. The Five Orange Pips
  6. A Scandal in Bohemia
  7. A-Lad-In His Lamp
  8. Guided Muscle
  9. Chariots of Fur
  10. The Problem of Thor Bridge
  11. Foxy by Proxy
  12. The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap
  13. Hyde and Hare
  14. Xoloitzcuintli
  15. Hopalong Casualty
  16. Devil’s Feud Cake
  17. Gaslight
  18. Wild About Hurry
  19. What’s Opera, Doc?
  20. The Gulag Archipelago


18-20: Seek professional help

13-17: Hey, that’s not bad!

10-16: We’ve got a live one here.

5-9: You cheated and this is still the best you did?

1-4: No, really, seek professional help.


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  1. Jay

    These were tough! (I’m putting my colleagues through their paces…40 min left til quitting time!)

    1. Christopher Waldrop (Post author)

      It probably didn’t help that I completely lied about them being poetry-related. Or having anything to do with either romantic comedies or The Three Stooges. I was trying to make this one completely senseless and ended up making it much too hard.

  2. Ann Koplow

    Neither. I shall now seek professional help.

    1. Christopher Waldrop (Post author)

      That should be easy since you are the professional help. If I may recommend an alternative though later this month, in honor of National Poetry Month, there will be a more poetic pop quiz.


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