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P. G. Wodehouse

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P G Wodehouse game quiz
"P. G. Wodehouse was one of the funniest writers of the 20th Century. How much do you know about his life and world?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. P. G. stands for:
    Paul Grosvenor
    Penfield Gaston
    Percy Grosbardier
    Pelham Grenville


2. To his friends, P.G. was known as:
    Pinky
    Puck
    Plum
    Pidge


3. How many novels/short stories did P.G. Wodehouse write?
    96
    127
    90
    73


4. P. G.'s career was given an important boost when he began writing extensively in 1914 for this magazine 'devoted to Society and the Arts.'
    Vanity Fair
    Harper's Bazaar
    American Mercury
    The New Yorker


5. With what sport was P.G. obsessed, making it the subject of many of his short stories?
    snooker
    horse racing
    golf
    cricket


6. Bertie Wooster is one of Wodehouse's most enduring characters. Who is Wooster's equally beloved valet?
    Alfred
    Jeeves
    Jones
    Carruthers


7. This castle was a favorite setting for P.G.'s tales:
    Hurlbutt Hall
    Piltsdown Pile
    Fawlty Towers
    Blandings


8. What happened when German intelligence in WWII used P. G. Wodehouse novels to prepare their espionage agents to infiltrate the English countryside?
    A spy managed to get a position as butler with the royal family.
    An agent was apprehended when he attempted to use a fake passport giving his name as Bertie Wooster.
    The agent defected and opened a pub in Devonshire.
    An undercover agent showed up in Cambridgeshire wearing spats.


9. What is the name of the club where Bertie Wooster whiles away the hours with the likes of Catsmeat Potter-Pirbright and Augustus Fink-Nottle?
    The Pink Elephant
    The Drones
    Toad Hall
    Manderley


10. What class of female did Bertie Wooster regard as the greatest blight on his carefree bachelor existence?
    aunts
    blondes
    young ladies eager for matrimony
    matchmakers


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Compiled Jun 28 12