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QUIZ: Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap — 15 Quiz Questions To Celebrate The UK & Its Visit To Wirral

QUIZ: Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap — 15 Quiz Questions To Celebrate The UK & Its Visit To Wirral

The Mousetrap, the globally adored and critically acclaimed show is touring the UK, and it's visiting the Floral Pavilion in the Liverpool City Region.


The Floral Pavilion, situated in New Brighton in The Wirral is this week hosting The Mousetrap, the World's Longest Running Play, and what better way to celebrate the magic of Agatha Christie's theatre than through a quiz!


Below is a set of spoiler-free questions, and beneath that is the clearly labelled answers to those questions (which are also spoiler-free).


For a full tour schedule, further information, theatre listings and to purchase tickets, you can do so via the Floral Pavilion's website or Box Office on 0151 666 0000, as well as through The Mousetrap Tour website.


15 Quiz Questions For Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

  1. How many years this year has The Mousetrap been running in London’s West End?

    1. 70

    2. 75

    3. 85

  2. Which famous showbiz couple were in the first ever production of The Mousetrap in 1952?

    1. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

    2. Richard Attenborough and Sheila Sim

    3. Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh

  3. What is the name of the detective in The Mousetrap?

    1. Hercule Poirot

    2. Miss Marple

    3. Detective Sergeant Trotter

  4. In The Mousetrap the killer has a famous theme song, what is it?

    1. Three Blind Mice

    2. Doctor Foster

    3. Humpty Dumpty

  5. The Mousetrap is one of Agatha Christie’s many plays, but what was her first novel?

    1. Death on the Nile

    2. Murder for Christmas

    3. The Mysterious Affair at Styles

  6. There are countless classic novels, plays and short-stories from Agatha Christie but which is the most widely-read?

    1. Murder on the Orient Express

    2. And Then There Were None

    3. Destination Unknown

  7. Which one prop survives from the original opening of The Mousetrap, and can still be seen on stage in the West End today?

    1. The coffee table

    2. The clock on the mantelpiece

    3. The curtains

  8. Who owns Monkswell Manor where The Mousetrap takes place?

    1. Mr Paravicini

    2. Giles and Mollie Ralston

    3. Christopher Wren

  9. Although being one of most successful crime novelists ever, under which name did Agatha Christie write romance novels?

    1. Mary Westmacott

    2. Mary Christie

    3. Mary Shelley

  10. When The Mousetrap first opened in 1952, how long did Agatha Christie predict it would run?

    1. 6 weeks

    2. 8 months

    3. 70 years

  11. Although the play has been on stage for 70 years, how did The Mousetrap begin life?

    1. A radio play

    2. A television series

    3. A film

  12. Which poet said: “Frankly, I'd much rather lie in a hot bath sucking boiled sweets and reading Agatha Christie”

    1. Dylan Thomas

    2. Carol Ann Duffy

    3. Seamus Heaney

  13. Mirroring her own novels, in 1926 Agatha Christie disappeared but where was she found?

    1. Blackpool

    2. Scarborough

    3. Harrogate

  14. Which of Agatha Christie’s famous creations received an obituary in the New York Times, and is so far the only literary character to have so?

    1. Hercule Poriot

    2. Miss Marple

    3. Roger Ackroyd

  15. How many plays, including The Mousetrap, did Agatha Christie write?

    1. 29

    2. 9

    3. 19


Answers For The 15 Quiz Questions About Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

  1. How many years this year has The Mousetrap been running in London’s West End?

    1. 70

    2. 75

    3. 85

  2. Which famous showbiz couple were in the first ever production of The Mousetrap in 1952?

    1. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

    2. Richard Attenborough and Sheila Sim

    3. Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh

  3. What is the name of the detective in The Mousetrap?

    1. Hercule Poirot

    2. Miss Marple

    3. Detective Sergeant Trotter

  4. In The Mousetrap the killer has a famous theme song, what is it?

    1. Three Blind Mice

    2. Doctor Foster

    3. Humpty Dumpty

  5. The Mousetrap is one of Agatha Christie’s many plays, but what was her first novel?

    1. Death on the Nile

    2. Murder for Christmas

    3. The Mysterious Affair at Styles

  6. There are countless classic novels, plays and short-stories from Agatha Christie but which is the most widely-read?

    1. Murder on the Orient Express

    2. And Then There Were None

    3. Destination Unknown

  7. Which one prop survives from the original opening of The Mousetrap, and can still be seen on stage in the West End today?

    1. The coffee table

    2. The clock on the mantelpiece

    3. The curtains

  8. Who owns Monkswell Manor where The Mousetrap takes place?

    1. Mr Paravicini

    2. Giles and Mollie Ralston

    3. Christopher Wren

  9. Although being one of most successful crime novelists ever, under which name did Agatha Christie write romance novels?

    1. Mary Westmacott

    2. Mary Christie

    3. Mary Shelley

  10. When The Mousetrap first opened in 1952, how long did Agatha Christie predict it would run?

    1. 6 weeks

    2. 8 months

    3. 70 years

  11. Although the play has been on stage for 70 years, how did The Mousetrap begin life?

    1. A radio play

    2. A television series

    3. A film

  12. Which poet said: “Frankly, I'd much rather lie in a hot bath sucking boiled sweets and reading Agatha Christie”

    1. Dylan Thomas

    2. Carol Ann Duffy

    3. Seamus Heaney

  13. Mirroring her own novels, in 1926 Agatha Christie disappeared but where was she found?

    1. Blackpool

    2. Scarborough

    3. Harrogate

  14. Which of Agatha Christie’s famous creations received an obituary in the New York Times, and is so far the only literary character to have so?

    1. Hercule Poriot

    2. Miss Marple

    3. Roger Ackroyd

  15. How many plays, including The Mousetrap, did Agatha Christie write?

    1. 29

    2. 9

    3. 19

For a full tour schedule, further information, theatre listings and to purchase tickets, you can do so via the Floral Pavilion's website or Box Office on 0151 666 0000, as well as through The Mousetrap Tour website.

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