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Afternoon Quiz

Quiz questions about the word 'afternoon'

  1. Which Al Pacino comedic film tells the story of John Wojtowicz and a real-life bank robbery gone wrong?
  2. "Sunny Afternoon" is a musical based on the formation and career of which English rock band?
  3. Death in the Afternoon is a non-fiction book by Ernest Hemingway about the ceremony and traditions of what?
  4. What Spanish word means "an afternoon rest or nap"?

  5. Which former soap actress was nominated for a BAFTA award in 2005 for Best New Director for an episode of the British television series, The Afternoon Play?
  6. P.M. translates to "after midday", but what do these initials say in Latin?
  7. "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" was painted by which French artist?
  8. What word is usually used for the showing of a movie or performance of a play in the afternoon?
  9. 'Prynhawn' means afternoon in which language?
  10. "Making Love in the Afternoon" is the only solo album by which singer/drummer?
  11. In the Royal Navy Watch System, the Afternoon Watch is followed by which 'first' watch?
  12. "Late in the afternoon of a chilly day in February, two gentlemen were sitting alone over their wine, in a well-furnished dining parlor..." is the first line of which Harriet Beecher Stowe novel?
  13. "Tuesday Afternoon" is a song first released by which English rock band on their 1967 album?
  14. Complete the Henry James quote: "there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as..."?


  1. Dog Day Afternoon
  2. The Kinks
  3. Spanish bullfighting
  4. Siesta
  5. Sarah Lancashire
  6. Post meridiem
  7. Georges Seurat
  8. Matinee
  9. Welsh
  10. Karen Carpenter
  11. The First Dog Watch
  12. Uncle Tom's Cabin
  13. Moody Blues
  14. Afternoon tea