Name of Uranus’s Moons

This is the 4th edition of *drum rolls* Pop Quizz! A quizz in which the answers are not obvious and if it is obvious, and you get it wrong, you are rebuked at!!!

Occasionally, I will occasionally ask a question, and the reader will answer them! For every wrong answer, I will consider one of your comments a spam. Ha! See how you like that suckers! (I am kidding, of course) Sometimes, a wrong answer won’t invite rage, some really obvious one will, and you will be called an idiot if you can’t answer the obvious one. In fact, I may have to make an extra page on my blog for the lists of idiots. 🙂

So, question of the day is: 1. 4. Uranus have various moons. Their names are named after the characters of the works of two authors. What are the name of the two authors? (Extra credit to those who know from which work does the name of the moons come from) And no Uranus jokes, K?


 Just a picture to destract you. 🙂 (so smooth and round…)

(Clue: As you see, there are two difficulties, 1 and 4. The fact that one of the author is difficulty one is a dead giveaway that he is very famous and talented. Not helping you with the other one, though. 🙂 )




*drum rolls



*Suspense killing me



*Heart Attack



And the answer is… William Shakespeare (c’mon, what did you expect?), and Alexander Pope (this one was more difficult, wasn’t it?)! For the fist time in this feature, I will answer the extra credit question. So, here is the list, I hope you enjoy this because it took me a long time to compile this:

Alexander Pope:

Rape of the Lock: Ariel, Belinda, Umbriel

William Shakespeare:

The Tempest: Ariel (they are in both works), Miranda, Francisco, Caliban, Stephano, Trinculo, Sycorax, Prospero, Setebos, Fernidnand

Taming of the Shrew: Bianca

King Lear: Cordelia

Troilus and Cressida: Cressida

Hamlet: Ophelia

Othello: Desdemona

Romeo and Juliet: Juliet, Mab (not a character, just mentioned)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Oberon, Puck, Titania

Merchant of Venice: Portia

As You Like It: Rosalind

Sonnet 153: Cupid

The Winter’s Tale: Perdita

Much Ado About Nothing: Margaret

Phew! I am done!


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