Fountain Pen Geeks Quiz #2: The Difficult One

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Writing Quizzes & Trivia

The sequel to our first quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the founder of Omas Pens?
    • A. 

      Raffaella Simoni Malaguti

    • B. 

      Armando Simoni

    • C. 

      Gianluca Malaguti Simoni

    • D. 

      Angelo Malaguti

  • 2. 
    Mark Twain used and promoted which pen?
    • A. 

      Mabie Todd Swan

    • B. 

      Conklin Crescent Filler

    • C. 

      Parker Lucky Curve

    • D. 

      Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen

  • 3. 
    In 1832 the first self-filling pen was patented by who?
    • A. 

      J.J. Parker

    • B. 

      George S. Parker

    • C. 

      John Scheffer

    • D. 

      L.E. Waterman

    • E. 

      Charles Goodyear

  • 4. 
    Which manufacturer was founded in Turin in 1919?
    • A. 

      Aurora

    • B. 

      Omas

    • C. 

      Mentmore

    • D. 

      Montegrappa

  • 5. 
    Caran d'Ache, based in Geneva, Switzerland, recieved its name from:
    • A. 

      Its French founder of the the same name.

    • B. 

      The Russian word for pencil.

    • C. 

      The pseudonym of the 19th century French cartoonist Emmanuel Poiré

  • 6. 
    The first company to use carbon fibre in a fountain pen was:
    • A. 

      Delta

    • B. 

      Mont Blanc

    • C. 

      Dunhill

    • D. 

      Grayson Tighe

    • E. 

      Visconti

  • 7. 
    The first German company to produce a fountain pen was:
    • A. 

      Soennecken

    • B. 

      Pelikan

    • C. 

      Mont Blanc

    • D. 

      Faber Castell

  • 8. 
    In 1916 the first Italian manufacturer of fountain pens established in Florence was:
    • A. 

      Tibaldi

    • B. 

      Omas

    • C. 

      Montegrappa

    • D. 

      Aurora

    • E. 

      Stipula