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Lonely Quiz

Quiz Questions

  1. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" is a poem by which English poet?
  2. Which travel guide publisher was founded in Australia in 1973 and has printed over 150 million books?
  3. Who created the sleeve design for the Beatles' 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band?
  4. "Lonely This Christmas" was a Christmas number one for Mud in which year?

  5. Published in 1959, "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner" is a short story by which writer?
  6. From which animated film does the following line come from: "They judge me before they even know me. That’s why I’m better off alone."?
  7. Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is best known for which 1967 novel?
  8. Robinson Crusoe was the inspiration for which 2000 Tom Hanks’s film?
  9. Featuring a ranch close to the town of Soledad, loneliness is a major theme of which 1937 John Steinbeck novella?
  10. Which sci-fi writer once said: "Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying."?
  11. Complete the title of a 1962 American black and white Western film starring Kirk Douglas: 'Lonely Are the....' what?
  12. Who was dubbed the "the loneliest man ever" and "the loneliest man in history"?
  13. Who is known for the quote: "I want to be alone"?
  14. "All the lonely people, where do they all come from?" is a line from which Beatle's song?


  1. William Wordsworth
  2. Lonely Planet
  3. Peter Blake, or Jann Haworth (the two co-creators)
  4. 1974
  5. Alan Sillitoe
  6. Shrek (2001)
  7. One Hundred Years of Solitude
  8. Castaway
  9. Of Mice and Men
  10. Arthur C. Clarke
  11. Lonely Are the Brave
  12. Michael Collins (Apollo 11 astronaut - after passing through the dark side of the moon alone and losing contact with earth for over 40 minutes)
  13. Greta Garbo
  14. Eleanor Rigby