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quiz 1211 – general knowledge (QA)

1 Who plays editor Lucy Spiller in the US television series ‘Dirt’? Courtney Cox
2 Which golfer won the 2011 US Open? Rory McIlroy
3 Who was the lead singer in the US rock and roll group The Teenagers, who died in February 1968, aged 25? Frankie Lymon
4 Elizabeth Bloomer was the wife of which US President? Gerald Ford
5 Poet and novelist Nazim Hikmet, one of the all-time greatest literary figures of the 20th Century, was what nationality? Turkish
6 Which actress played Jane in the 1934 film ‘Tarzan and His Mate’, starring Johnny Weissmuller? Maureen O’Sullivan
7 Which island lies at the toe of Italy? Sicily
8 What is the cube root of 125? 5
9 Which country has the international vehicle registration CDN? Canada
10 In which English city is highwayman Dick Turpin buried? York
11 ‘What a Night for a Knight’ was the first episode of which US animated television series, first broadcast in September 1969? Scooby-Doo, Where Are You
12 What is the name of fictional character Babar the Elephant’s wife? Celeste
13 Which English actress was born Dora Broadbent? Dora Bryan
14 In the Harry Potter series of books, what is the name of the Weasley’s Shop? Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes
15 Deva was the Roman name for which Cheshire city? Chester
16 Gary, Jason, Mark and Howard are all members of which British band? Take That
17 Vendredi is French for which day of the week? Friday
18 In the 1977 film ‘The Eagle Has Landed’, which political figure is the target of a kidnap plot? Winston Churchill
19 The ingredients for the 1947 wedding cake for the future Queen Elizabeth II were a present from the Girl Guides of which country? Australia
20 The Axel Springer company, the largest publishing house in Europe, has its headquarters in which city? Berlin