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Something Wicker This Way Comes

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Something Wicker This Way Comes game quiz
"This is a quiz about wicker, in whatever ways I can weave it. Thanks to kyleisalive for the title which was suggested as an Author Challenge."

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1. Let's start with the title of this quiz ('Something Wicker This Way Comes'), which is a pun on a line from a Shakespearean play. Which one?
    Othello
    Coriolanus
    Hamlet
    Macbeth


2. A much-travelled English broadcaster has the surname 'Whicker'. What's his first name?
    Adam
    Alfred
    Allen
    Alan


3. In 1946, Disney made a film called 'Song of the South', which featured a mixture of real people and cartoon characters. What was the name of the African American man who starred in it?
    James Wicker
    James Baskett
    James Whicker
    Remus Rattan


4. What is wicker?
    Cane
    A weaving process
    Willow
    Stems of Rattan Palm


5. Where in England is the street known as 'The Wicker' located?
    Sheffield
    Wick
    Wickford
    Wexford


6. The 1973 film 'The Wicker Man' is a horror classic set on the fictional island, Summerisle. Which actor played the policeman?
    Christopher Plummer
    Edward Hardwicke
    Edward Woodward
    Christopher Lee


7. One of the characters in 'The Wicker Man' is called Willow. Which actress played her?
    Britt Ekland
    Anita Ekberg
    Inger Stevens
    Ann-Margret Olsson


8. In which US city would you find Wicker Park?
    Syracuse
    St Louis
    Chicago
    Springfield


9. What are the Wicker Arches?
    Part of the Chinese constellation, the Winnowing Basket
    Woven hedge in Kew Gardens
    Railway Viaduct
    Giant wicker sculpture outside McDonalds


10. Tom Wicker (1926-2011) was an American journalist. He made his name covering which iconic event?
    The assassination of Martin Luther King
    The assassination of John F. Kennedy
    The Apollo Missions
    The Vietnam War


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Compiled Oct 08 13