Dream Quiz: Your R.E.M. IQ


We all dream of silly situations and crazy scenarios, but dreams can yield fascinating ideas. People throughout history have received inspiration and guidance in their sleep. Dreams are also the stuff of myth and literature. How well do you know your dream trivia?
Q1. English clerics claimed Joan of Arc dreamed of...
1. Angels and saints
2. Demons
3. A holy tree
4. Victory for the Burgundians
Q2. In which of these Shakespeare plays do dreams or visions play an important role?
1. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Antony and Cleopatra," and "Cymbeline"
2. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "As You Like it," and "The Taming of the Shrew"
3. "Macbeth," "Julius Caesar," and "The Taming of the Shrew"
4. "Macbeth," "As You Like It," and "The Tempest"
Q3. Which sign appeared to Emperor Constantine of Rome in a dream that promised his victory in battle?
1. A vision of Christ
2. A vision of the archangel Michael
3. A vision of the cross
4. A vision of fish
Q4. Indigenous people of which country refer to the spiritual realm as "the Dreamtime" or "the Dreaming"?
1. Indonesia
2. Peru
3. South Africa
4. Australia
Q5. Which poem did Samuel Taylor Coleridge write as the result of a particularly vivid dream?
1. "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
2. "Kubla Khan"
3. "Dejection: An Ode"
4. "Christabel"
Q6. Which medicine was developed by methods inspired by a dream?
1. Insulin
2. Penicillin
3. The polio vaccine
4. Prozac
Q7. Which musical instrument was developed at the end of the 18th century by Ernst Chladni as the result of a dream?
1. The tuba
2. The saxophone
3. The shawm
4. The euphonium
Q8. Friedrich von Kekule deciphered the structure of the benzine molecule by dreaming of which animal?
1. Snakes
2. Mice
3. Ants
4. Blowfish
Q9. According to Jewish tradition, dreaming of someone's death means:
1. He or she will die
2. He or she is about to embark on a journey
3. He or she is about to lose a lot of money
4. He or she will get married
Q10. What herb is believed to produce especially vivid dreams when placed under one's pillow?
1. Lavender
2. Mugwort
3. Pennyroyal
4. Catnip
Q11. Which of the following songs came to Paul McCartney in a dream?
1. "Yesterday"
2. "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds"
3. "Let It Be"
4. "Revolution #9"


 

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