Picture Memory Quiz #1

Study the picture below closely, click to zoom, and memorize as many details as you can.

Then hit Start Quiz and try to answer fifteen questions about it.

HINTS: What are people doing, wearing, holding? What interesting details can you see?
Picture by Australian cartoonist Rex Barber
Quiz by overtired
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Last updated: September 23, 2021
First submittedAugust 20, 2021
Times taken478
Average score33.3%
Rating4.78
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QUESTION
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What is written on the submarine?
U99
What name is written on a fisherman's back?
Fred
What is the clean-shaven man in the life raft doing?
inflating it
What is the woman in the red bikini doing?
wakeboarding
What has the man on the front of the submarine lost?
his hat
What is the name of the yellow boat?
Peppermint Prowler
What kind of building can we see?
a lighthouse
What is the submarine's cook holding in his left hand?
a sausage
What animal is on the front of the paddleboard?
a dog
What is the man half inside the submarine's tower holding?
binoculars
What weapon can we see in the picture?
a harpoon
What is the bald man doing?
piloting the yellow boat
What is the man nearest the swimming birds floating in?
a life ring
What is on top of the buoy?
a flag
What has the fisherman on the right hooked?
the submarine
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Level 56
Aug 20, 2021
Oh man overtired you've done something great
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Level 70
Aug 21, 2021
This is yet another brilliant quiz! I feel like it might be a tad too hard though. There's so much going on in the picture that it's difficult to take in so much detail. For example, I wasn't expecting a question on the number of people, and I thought that would be irrelevant since you wanted us to focus more on colors, what people are doing/wearing, etc. Also, colors are kinda hard to remember because they don't feel very significant. I think it's easier to notice details that seem out of place (like Jeppy or the man holding the sausage for example).

I realize this isn't supposed to be an easy quiz, but I just thought I'd give my opinion since you asked for feedback.

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Level 82
Aug 22, 2021
Thanks a lot for the feedback. Really helpful. As it's a random quiz I can't see which answers people are getting right or wrong, though I can see the scores aren't high. I think I'll make it into a fixed set of questions and just focus on interesting details. I'm not sure that being random adds much value. Probably better to have a solid list of fun questions. Thanks again :)
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Level 70
Sep 8, 2021
Wow...Awesome quiz!
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Level 67
Sep 8, 2021
Am I the first person to get them all correct?! Feeling very proud about that if so.

Great quiz - hope it gets featured.

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Level 82
Sep 9, 2021
I think you are, well done!
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Level 67
Sep 9, 2021
Hooray!
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Level ∞
Oct 11, 2021
Wow, you should be a detective!
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Level 84
Oct 16, 2021
10/15 but missed two because of my vocabulary only (buoy, life ring).

Somehow I thought it was written PPU in reverse on the submarine, I didn't think of those as 9 (I have to blame my brain and the artist for that, not the quizmaker ;) ).

I don't like the hat question, it's hard, the "front of the submarine" is unclear, as well as the fact that the hat is lost... it's just been hooked up but it's still above his head. Whatever...

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Level 77
Oct 16, 2021
For the weapon question, isn't there also a machine gun on the deck of the submarine?

Great quiz!

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Level 82
Oct 16, 2021
Hmm, I thought that was a harpoon. Might change that question.
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Level 64
Oct 18, 2021
Yeah, I tried "machine gun," "turret," "mounted turret," "anti aircraft gun," and other variations/combinations. Never considered harpoon. Also this may be a dialect thing but where I'm from we call life rings "life preservers"
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Level 63
Apr 6, 2022
Great quiz. Very unimpressed with my score of 6, I couldn't understand how I'd missed so much detail then once I saw the answers realised I'd only seen half of the picture (on mobile and didn't scroll right) oops!