Brain Teaser – Red


All this week’s questions are about things that are red or that have “red’ in their names.  Need help? Try Credo Reference

1. Which singer-songwriter won an international audience in 1986 with his romantic ballad “The Lady in Red”?

2. The Red Sea separates the Arabian peninsula from the north-east of which continent?

3. What kind of animal is the red admiral?

4. Which writer created the Red Queen in his fantasy “Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There”?

5. Which 1948 film about a ballerina starred Moira Shearer, Marius Goring and Anton Walbrook?

6. The creation of which international organization was spurred by the publication of an account by Jean Henri Dunant of the suffering endured by the wounded at the battle of Solferino in 1859?

7. Who wrote the 1824 novel called “Redgauntlet”?

8. What was the name of the band led in 1926 and 1927 by jazz composer and pianist Jelly Roll Morton?

9. The Red House in Bexleyheath, near London, was designed in 1859-60 by the architect Philip Webb for, and in collaboration with, which English artist?

10. What name is given in astronomy to the systematic displacement of individual lines in the spectrum of a celestial object toward the red, or longer wavelength, end of the visible spectrum?

Questions set by Tony Augarde (www.augardebooks.co.uk)

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