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Written Quiz page 2

  1. At least two cars are identifiable by make in the last frame of The Red Sea Sharks. Name one.
  2. What setting does a Tintin book and “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” have in common?
  3. What Tintin book shares a setting with “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”?
  4. Name one non-Tintin movie in which a Tintin book appears.
  5. What tortures does the Emir threaten to carry out on Professor Smith and Bab El Ehr?
  6. Name one coloring, drawing or printing mistake in the Tintin books.
  7. Name two towing services in the Tintin adventures.
  8. What are the first names of the two knife throwers?
  9. What motto did Tintin find at the bottom of his check at the Klow Restaurant?
  10. In which book does Snowy drink the most?
  11. What adventures feature Bordurians and/or Syldavians?
  12. What adventures does Alcazar appear in?
  13. What hotel does Calculus usually stay in when he visits Geneva?
  14. Who is Stefan Szhrinkoff?
  15. Name one Rock ‘n’ Roll group that plays at the San Theodoros carnival.
What book?
  1. Which adventures feature sticking plaster?
  2. What is sigillography?
  3. Where does Tintin meet the Thom(p)sons in the beginning of The Crab with the Golden Claws?
  4. What’s the motto jotted on a scrap of paper on Thompson and Thomson’s incredibly messy desk in The Crab with the Golden Claws?
  5. Name the items found on the dead sailor in The Crab with the Golden Claws.
  6. What is the dead sailor’s name in The Crab with the Golden Claws?
  7. What is the new name of the Karaboudjan?
  8. What does Tintin discover in the hold of the Karaboudjan?
  9. Who is chief of the Arumbayas?
  10. Why does the seaplane in The Crab with the Golden Claws crash?
  11. Did the captain and Tintin travel by dhow or sambuk on the way to Mecca?
  12. In Land of Black Gold, Snowy says “You aren’t starting another one of your adventures are you? Why don’t we retire?”
    If Tintin and Snowy had retired then, how many adventures would they have missed?
  13. When do Tintin and the Captain wear women’s clothes?
  14. Which adventure titles include colors?
  15. Only three adventures published in English have Tintin’s name in the title. Name two.
    Experts name all three.
  16. What Bordurian hotel do Tintin and the Captain stay in?
  17. What is printed on Thompson and Thomson’s sailor hats aboard the Speedol Star?
  18. What is the date Thompson and Thomson got fired as Autokart drivers for “slipping on the ice”?
  19. In which book does Tintin become a secretary?
  20. List three professors in the Tintin adventures.
    Experts name five.
  21. Who were the sons of the dragon?
What’s the code?
  1. What was the key to the secret code intercepted by Tintin at the beginning of The Blue Lotus?
  2. What happened to Mitsuhirato after Tintin broke up his opium smuggling ring?
  3. What two hearing devices does Calculus use in Destination Moon?
  4. What kind of plane crashed, forcing Tintin to trek to Tibet?
  5. List two endearing terms the Emir Ben Kalish Ezab uses for his son Abdullah.
    Experts list five.
  6. List any of the less endearing terms the Emir uses for Abdullah.
  7. List three very unendearing terms the Emir uses for Sheik Bab El Ehr.
  8. Name the unit of currency in Syldavia.
  9. What does Müller (alias Professor Smith) do rather than submit to the Emir’s tortures?
  10. What airline did the Captain and Calculus take to San Theodoros in Tintin and the Picaros?
  11. What adventure begins with a lost briefcase?
  12. Whose briefcase was lost?
  13. What is the name of Ben Kalish Ezab’s pet cheetah?
  14. Who is Skut?
  15. What is Skut’s nationality?
  16. Name any squawking popinjay in Tintin adventures. Experts name three and the stories they appear in.
  17. What is szlacek made of (according to the waiter)?
  18. What hotel are the Captain and Tintin vacationing at as Tintin in Tibet begins?
  19. Where was Tintin living just before his adventure in Tibet?
  20. In which book is Snowy chased by a goat?
  21. What is a puñal?
  22. What is a kukri?
  23. What kind of animals does Snowy say he can’t stand?
  24. Name at least one meal eaten by Tintin.
  25. Name two meals Snowy steals.
  26. What did the Captain put in Carreidas’ hat?
What’s behind this door?
  1. What does G.S.C. stand for?
  2. Name one item Tintin buys from Senhor Oliveira da Figueira.
  3. Why does Bianca Castafiore always mispronounce the Captain’s name?
  4. What defensive idea does Tintin borrow from Sherlock Holmes?
  5. How does Tintin use barrels twice to fool enemies?
  6. Name the capitals of Borduria and Syldavia.
  7. Name two injuries Snowy sustains to his tail.
  8. Name two cats in Tintin adventures.
  9. What is The Klow?
  10. What does the name The Klow come from?
  11. What is The Moonshine Club?
  12. Who are P. Schwarz, E.P. Jacobini and M. Trentin?
  13. Who is Jolyon Wagg’s uncle?
  14. What is Jolyon Wagg’s uncle’s profession?
  15. What is Marlinspike Hall’s three-digit phone number?
  16. What is the difference between X-FLR6 and O.X22?
  17. What country is Marlinspike Hall located in?
  18. When does Tintin’s famous quiff not stand up? (Thanks to R.B. Lawson)
  19. In which Tintin book can you see another Tintin book?
  20. When does Captain Haddock wear a coat and tie and brush his hair?
Letter from Chang
  1. How much did it cost to send Chang’s letter, seen in the opening frames of Tintin in Tibet?