Saturday, October 27, 2012

Another Period Drama Couples Quiz - Answers!

Bonus Photo Question Answer:
Charlotte Lucas & Mr. Collins in Pride and Prejudice (1980)
These are the answers to the Another Period Drama Couples Quiz from last week.
Ya'll did a great job guessing these period drama couples! I have several more couples on my long list so I'll probably do a few more games like this in future. Thanks for playing! 

Couple Clues:

Couple #1. Heroic archer with a thieving habit. / Titled lady who shares his passion for helping others.
Answer: Robin Hood & Lady Marian from Robin Hood
Note: In most Robin Hood stories Maid Marian is the daughter of a Knight or an Earl making her of noble birth.
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Couple #2. Sweet and naive young heroine's friend. / Gentleman farmer who writes a very good letter. 

Answer: Harriet Smith & Robert Martin from Emma

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Couple #3. Impetuous younger sister of heroine. / Spendthrift charming soldier. 

Answer: Lydia Bennet & George Wickham from Pride and Prejudice 
Love this photo even though I dislike the couple!
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Couple #4. Naive young songstress. / Her protector and patron of the musical theatre.

Answer:  Christine Daae & Vicomte Raoul de Chagny from The Phantom of the Opera

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Couple #5. Sweet young lady and princess of her moorland clan. / Brave young farmer.

Answer: Lorna Doone & John Ridd from Lorna Doone 

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Couple #6. Imaginative young postal assistant. / Handsome news journalist.

Answer: Laura Timmins & Daniel Parish from Lark Rise to Candleford 

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Couple #7. Hilariously silly hero's sister. / Rich speculating investor. 

Answer: Fanny Thornton & Mr. Watson from North and South 
Yeah, this photo always make me giggle! :)
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Couple #8. Princess kidnapped by her own fiance. / Poor farm boy turned pirate.

Answer: Princess Buttercup & Westley from The Princess Bride 
Note: There was some question about Buttercup actually being a princess. Amy Dashwood explained: "The way that worked is explained in the book but not the movie-- apparently Humperdinck couldn't marry a girl without a title, so they fenced off a tiny portion of land in Florin, named it Hammersmith, and made Buttercup the Princess of Hammersmith in a private ceremony." 
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Couple #9. Angelically sweet doctor's daughter. / French nobleman turned tutor.

Answer: Lucie Manette & Charles Darnay from A Tale of Two Cities 

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Couple #10. Passionate young songbird with high ideals. / Military gentleman with disappointment in his past.

Answer: Marianne Dashwood & Colonel Brandon from Sense and Sensibility 

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Couple #11. Freedom talking British politician. / Spirited young woman who encourages him to rise above failure.

Answer: William Wilberforce & Barbara Spooner from Amazing Grace 

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Couple #12. Bookworm with an overactive imagination. / Witty clergyman with knowledge of textiles.

Answer: Catherine Morland & Henry Tilney from Northanger Abbey 

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Couple #13. Imaginative girl who doesn't make the same mistake twice. / Merciless teaser who later turns chum.

Answer: Anne Shirley & Gilbert Blythe from Anne of Green Gables 

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Couple #14. Sensible young ladies' maid. / Crippled soldier turned valet.

Answer: Anna Smith & John Bates from Downton Abbey 

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Couple #15. She's a trusted companion and housekeeper with a mysterious past. / He's a kindly physician of Welsh origin.

Answer: Esther Summerson & Allan Woodcourt from Bleak House 

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Players Scores:

Melody - 188 points
Sarah Grace - 170 points
Hayden - 168 points
Miss Dashwood - 156 points
Abigail - 148 points
Kiri Liz - 144 points
Scullery Maid - 144 points
Eleanor Rose - 140 points
birdienl - 136 points
Hannah - 128 points
Miss Elizabeth Bennet - 128 points
Anna Grace - 108 points
Livia Rachelle - 96 points
Emily Ruth - 96 points
Ella - 88 points
Petie - 84 points
Robyn Hoode - 64 points
Jemimah - 60 points
Johanna - 48 points

Thanks for playing!


2 comments:

Hayden said...

Ack... I know I got a few wrong. Oh well. Still did well :) I'm happy. Really fun quiz!

Hamlette said...

I wish I'd discovered your blog in time to participate. What fun!

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