That Other League: Questions Relating to Alan Moore's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by LeiA

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Quiz Description

After finishing a round on Burroughs (and still being on vacation), I opted to write some questions relating to the Alan Moore-written comic series, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. However, I've tried to make the questions somewhat fair for those who have not read the comics but possess a fair knowledge of Victorian pulp literature and science fiction.

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Questions:

The execrable 2003 film adaptation of League of Extraordinary Gentlemen marked the last on-screen movie perfomance of what actor before his retirement?

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Sean Connery

One of the film adaptation's many crimes was making what H. Rider Haggard character the leader of the team rather than Mina Murray? This character, arguably the literary archetype of the "big white game hunter", has also been played by Richard Chamberlain, Cedric Hardwicke, and Patrick Swayze.

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Allan Quatermain

In the first volume of the series, the members of Mina's team believed (mistakenly so) that the "M" for whom they are working is what portly brother of a famed consulting detective?

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Mycroft Holmes

In the first volume, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen are caught up in a gang war between Professor Moriarty and what "Devil Doctor" created by Sax Rohmer?

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Fu Manchu

The first issue of the second volume of the series features what character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs known for being the "Warlord of Mars"? This character was played by Taylor Kitsch in a recent Disney adaptation of "A Princess of Mars".

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John Carter

When fighting the Martians, the League resorts to employing the services of what H.G. Wells-created character who creates human-like hybrid beings from animals via vivisection?

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Dr. Moreau

In the third volume of the series, "Century", which popular children's literature character (not explicitly identified due to copyright issues) becomes the Antichrist as per Oliver Haddo's plans?

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Harry Potter

In the Black Dossier, League member Orlando is not only revealed to be Roland of chivalric romance fame but also the gender-changing character created by what woman writer?

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Virginia Woolf

The Black Dossier features ""The Crazy Wide Forever", a short story written in the style of what Beat Movement author and attributed to one " Sal Paradyse"?

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Jack Kerouac

At the end of The Black Dossier, Mina et. al. travel to the Blazing World where they meet what Shakespeare character from The Tempest and original League member (and rightful Duke of Milan)?

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Prospero

In the spin-off series featuring the daughter of Captain Nemo, the primary antagonist is what long-lived Queen of Kor, created by H. Rider Haggard and also known as "She Who Must Be Obeyed"?

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Ayesha

In the universe of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, instead of Germany, what country led by Adenoid Hynkel from Chaplin's "The Great Dictator" became the primary Axis Power?

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