Do You Know About Richard Stanley Francis?

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Do You Know About Richard Stanley Francis?

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following Dick Francis novels is not about Sid Halley?
    • A. 

      Whip Hand

    • B. 

      Comeback

    • C. 

      Come To Grief

    • D. 

      Odds Against

  • 2. 
    Which of these survival guides was not written by the Dick Francis' hero John Kendall?
    • A. 

      Return Safe From The Desert

    • B. 

      Return Safe From The Jungle

    • C. 

      Return Safe From The Ocean

    • D. 

      Return Safe From Safari

  • 3. 
    In the Dick Francis novel "To the Hilt", where did Alexander hide King Alfred's Cup?
    • A. 

      He Hid It In His Cupboard

    • B. 

      He Buried It In His Front Yard

    • C. 

      He Wrapped It In Aluminum Foil

    • D. 

      He Put It In His Golf Bag

  • 4. 
    How old was Dick Francis when he learned to ride?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      12

  • 5. 
    What Dick Francis novel has the hero take over his late brother's business?
    • A. 

      For Kicks

    • B. 

      Straight

    • C. 

      Longshot

    • D. 

      Nerve

  • 6. 
    The Dick Francis hero Roland Britten is kidnapped soon after winning which race?
    • A. 

      Queen Mother Champion Chase

    • B. 

      Aintree Hurdle

    • C. 

      Grand National

    • D. 

      Cheltenham Gold Cup

  • 7. 
    Kit Fielding is the main character in which two Dick Francis mysteries?
    • A. 

      "Flying Finish" And "Rat Race"

    • B. 

      "Straight" And "Longshot"

    • C. 

      "Risk" And "Reflex"

    • D. 

      "Break In" And "Bolt"

  • 8. 
    The Dick Francis mystery "In the Frame" is mostly set in which country?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      England

  • 9. 
    What injury was Dick Francis suffering from on his wedding day?
    • A. 

      All Over Bruising From A Fall

    • B. 

      Broken Leg

    • C. 

      Snapped Collar Bone

    • D. 

      Fractured Hip

  • 10. 
    Who did Valentine leave the knife with that he used for murder, in "Wild Horses" by Dick Francis?
    • A. 

      Thomas Lyon

    • B. 

      Professor Derry

    • C. 

      Nash Rourke

    • D. 

      Father Buchanan

  • 11. 
    The Dick Francis hero, Linc, survives being trapped in a car in Kruger National Park in South Africa because he has what item?
    • A. 

      Plastic Sandwich Bag

    • B. 

      Two-Way Radio

    • C. 

      Emergency Flare

    • D. 

      Bottle Of Water

  • 12. 
    What was used to collect ticks in the Dick Francis mystery "Driving Force"?
    • A. 

      A Bar Of Soap

    • B. 

      Flea & Tick Powder

    • C. 

      Tweezers

    • D. 

      A Comb

  • 13. 
    What happens to Uncle George at the end of "Dead Cert" by Dick Francis?
    • A. 

      He Goes To Jail

    • B. 

      He Shoots Himself

    • C. 

      He Is Run Over By A Car

    • D. 

      He Leaves The Country

  • 14. 
    What is the profession of the parents of Dick Francis' hero Rob Finn?
    • A. 

      School Teachers

    • B. 

      Racehorse Trainers

    • C. 

      Musicians

    • D. 

      Actors

  • 15. 
    What advice does Bert Chekov give James Tyrone in the Dick Francis mystery "Forfeit"?
    • A. 

      Listen To Your Editor

    • B. 

      Always Check Your Sources

    • C. 

      Never Be Too Drunk To Listen

    • D. 

      Never Sell Your Column

  • 16. 
    What is the profession of the Dick Francis hero Steven Scott?
    • A. 

      Actor

    • B. 

      Photographer

    • C. 

      Jockey

    • D. 

      Inventor

  • 17. 
    Which Dick Francis character escaped his pursuers in a hot air balloon?
    • A. 

      Sid Halley

    • B. 

      Tor Kelsey

    • C. 

      Kit Fielding

    • D. 

      Benedict Juliard

  • 18. 
    Which Dick Francis character climbed a mountain to play the bagpipes?
    • A. 

      Daniel Roke

    • B. 

      Kit Fielding

    • C. 

      Perry Stuart

    • D. 

      Alexander Kinloch

  • 19. 
    In "Proof" by Dick Francis, what was in the boxes that Tony hid on top of?
    • A. 

      Scotch

    • B. 

      Champagne

    • C. 

      Cognac

    • D. 

      Beer

  • 20. 
    In "Reflex" by Dick Francis, what brand of camera does Philip Nore use?
    • A. 

      Canon

    • B. 

      Kodak

    • C. 

      Polaroid

    • D. 

      Nikon

  • 21. 
    In "Knockdown" by Dick Francis, what did Fynedale use to try to kill Jonah?
    • A. 

      Pitchfork

    • B. 

      Bow & Arrow

    • C. 

      Knife

    • D. 

      Gun

  • 22. 
    Which Dick Francis hero said "Give me a horse and a race to ride it in, and I don't care if I wear silks or pajamas"?
    • A. 

      Kit Fielding

    • B. 

      Kelly Hughes

    • C. 

      Rob Finn

    • D. 

      Derek Franklin

  • 23. 
    What is the Dick Francis short story "The Day of Wine and Roses" also known as?
    • A. 

      The Day Of The Losers

    • B. 

      Carrot For A Chestnut

    • C. 

      Spring Fever

    • D. 

      The Gift

  • 24. 
    In the mystery "Blood Sport" by Dick Francis, why is Gene Hawkins so depressed?
    • A. 

      His Girlfriend Left Him

    • B. 

      He Feels Trapped In His Job

    • C. 

      It's Never Actually Spelled Out In The Book

    • D. 

      He Has Problems With His Family

  • 25. 
    What year was the first book by Dick Francis published?
    • A. 

      1957

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1962

    • D. 

      1955

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