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Name of dwarf in Old Curiosity Shop

Quilp

2

Which planet is closest in size to earth?

Venus

3

Eileen Regina Edwards

Shania Twain

4

Which river is the Hoover dam on?

Colorado river

5

Which president served in both Ww1 and Ww2

Eisenhower

6

In which country was Martina Hingis born

Switzerland

7

Headquarters of WHO

Geneva

8

Otalgia is known as

Earrache

9

Father Ted last name

Crilly

10

Who wrote I will always love you

Dolly Parton

11

First black man to win an Oscar

Sidney Poitier in Lillies of the Field

12

Panama Canal opened

1914 world war 1

13

Heavy metal coined where

Soft machine by William s Burroughs

14

39 canyon way address for which cartoon character

Flintstones

15

In what year did Iraq invade Kuwait

1990

16

Name of country and film directed by terry Gilliam in 1985

Brazil

17

Lead singer of 30 odd foot of grunts

Russel Crowe

18

In which film does main character befriend a dog he calls two socks

Dances with Wolves

19

Hispaniola is a ship in which novel

Treasure island

20

In which country is mt Kilimanjaro

Tanzania

21

Which musical features the song `I could have danced all night`?
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`My Fair Lady

22

Richard Starkey is the real name of which famous musician?

Ringo Starr

23

Which five countries border Argentina?
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Bolivia; Brazil; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

24

How many American states have the letter `x` in their name?

2 (New Mexico, Texas)

25

Which island lies in the centre of Niagara Falls?

Goat Island

26

Who was Arthur Conan Doyle writing about when he said `He is the Napoleon of crime`?

Professor Moriaty

27

Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams and Beyonce Knowles make up which band?

Destiny`s Child

28

Who realeased the 1985 hit album `Reckless`?

Bryan Adams

29

Which actress, also known for her singing, played the character Alexandra Medford in the film `The Witches of Eastwick`?

Cher

30

What is the more common name for the scapula?

The shoulder blade

31

To the nearest whole number, what percentage of the world`s surface is land?

29%

32

What 1973 film starred Ron Howard, Harrison Ford and Richard Dreyfuss?
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American Graffiti`

33

In `Planet of the Apes`, which planet does astronaut Charlton Heston actually find himself on?

Earth

34

Who`s debut album was called `Left Of The Middle`?

Natalie Imbruglia

35

Which of Disney`s Seven Dwarfs wore glasses?

Doc

36

Who is Amelia Fieldmouse`s famous cartoon brother?

Mickey Mouse

37

U2 band name from

Spy plane

38

In the book `Huckleberry Finn`, what was the first name of Huckleberry`s best friend?

Tom Sawyer

39

Which two metals make up the alloy bronze?

Copper and Tin

40

What colour is the diamond on the Brazilian flag?

Yellow

41

Edina's gay son on Ab Fab

Serge

42

Dancing in the dark by Bruce Springsteen featured which friends actor

Courtney cox (Matt Leblanc was in. Night moves by bob Seger and the silver bullet band

43

Which actress plays Kevin Spacey`s wife in the film `American Beauty`?

Annette Bening, who is warren beatty's wife

44

What does the acronym `LASER` stand for?

Light Amplification through Stimulated Emission of Radiation

45

What historic event happened on Monday, December 9, 1980?

John Lennon was killed.

46

What is the name of the Orang-utan King in the 1967 film `The Jungle Book`?

King Louis

47

Which 1999 film featured a sequence in which 7,900 rubber frogs were used?

Magnolia

48

What `Batman` film features Jim Carrey and Nicole Kidman?
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`Batman Forever starring Val Kilmer as Batman and Chris Odonnel as Robin, directed by Joel Shumacher and produced by Tim Burton

49

In which town in Mississippi is `The Adventures of Tom Sawyer` by Mark Twain set?

St Petersburg

50

Which actor has the real name of Maurice Micklewhite?

Michael Caine

51

Who played Louise in the film `Thelma and Louise`?

Susan Sarandon

52

In which two cities would you find Cleopatra`s needles?

London and New York (ancient obelisks)

53

How many miles long is the river Nile?

4160

54

In which American state is Death Valley?

California

55

In what building in London is Poets Corner?

Westminster Abbey

56

Sooner Or Later` and `You Must Love Me` were Oscar winning songs performed by which singer?

Madonna

57

which of R.E.M.s albums would you find the songs `Man On The Moon` and `Everybody Hurts`?

Automatic For The People

58

What character was Henry Winkler best known for playing?

Fonzie (in `Happy Days`)

59

What is 73 miles long and stretches from Solway Firth to Wallsend on Tyne?

Hadrian`s Wall

60

In `The Simpsons`, what is the name of Ned Flanders wife?

Maude

61

Who was Prsident of the USA from 1974-1977?

Gerald Ford

62

As at 2009, what is the last Best Picture Oscar winning film to also win Best Actor and Best Actress Oscars?

The Silence Of The Lambs

63

In computing, what does MS-DOS stand for?

Microsoft Disk-Operating System

64

Which three South American countries does the Equator cross?

Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador

65

With what did the CIA reputedly try to assassinate Fidel Castro?

An exploding cigar

66

Located in Russia near the border with Georgia, what is the highest mountain in Europe?

Mount Elbrus

67

According to the Bible, how long was Jonah said to have spent in the belly of the whale?

3 days and nights.

68

What group with a palindromic name had a hit single that was also a palindrome?

ABBA (with SOS)

69

Which European state became two separate states in January 1993?

Czechoslovakia

70

Sir Mulberry Hawk appears in what Charles Dickens novel?

Nicholas Nickleby

71

What was the surname of Wendy and her brothers in `Peter Pan`?

Darling

72

According to the `Hitchikers` Guide To The Galaxy`, the name of which country is the foulest word in the universe?

Belgium

73

What position does Harry Potter play in Quidditch?

Seeker

74

Which artist was known as the `prince of shadows`?

Rembrandt

75

What was the name of the marooned mariner on "Treasure Island"?

Ben Gunn

76

Adapted to become a successful film, which James Ellroy novel was the third in a series which also included `The Black Dahlia`, `The Big Nowhere` and `White Jazz`?
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L.A. Confidential`

77

The owl and the pussycat bought their wedding ring from which animal?

A pig

78

Which painter`s works include `The Bathers` and `La Loge`?
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Renoir

79

How many stories make up the `Canterbury Tales`?

24

80

The TV series `Sex and the City` is based on a book by which author?

Candace Bushnell

81

Scientist`s took the word `quark` from the work of which authour?

James Joyce, Finnegans Wake

82

In books and films, by what name was John Clayton better known?

Tarzan

83

What was Giovanni Bellini best known for? Painting, Scuplting or Writing?
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Painting

84

What is the name of the land of giants in the book `Gulliver`s Travels`?

Brobdingnag

85

Which author and poet famously wrote the line `The female of the species is more deadly than the male`?

Rudyard Kipling

86

Whose paintings include `Man With A Clarinet`, `Still Life With Biscuits` and `Woman With A Book`?

Pablo Picasso

87

What is the name of Garlfield, the cartoon cat`s girlfriend? Arlene, Cheryl or Ma?

Arlene

88

`Weir of Hermiston` is the unfinished work of which author?

Robert Louis Stevenson

89

How much did the Owl and the Pussy Cat pay for their wedding ring?

One shilling

90

Which famous artist designed the dream sequences in Alfred Hitchcock`s film `Spellbound`?

Salvador Dali

91

Which character from a famous poem brought a curse on his crew after killing an albatross?

The Ancient Mariner

92

Which female detective featured in the books `The Hidden Staircase`, `The Bungalow Mystery` and `The Secret Of The Old Clock`?

Nancy Drew

93

In which art gallery can the `Venus De Milo` be found?

The Louvre (in Paris).

94

How old was William Shakespeare when he died?

52

95

In what story by Hugh Lofting do we find the characters Jib, Dab Dab and Pushmi Pullyu?

Dr Doolittle

96

Which 1952 Agatha Christie play ran in London for over 35 years?

The Mousetrap

97

Who was the author of the book `The Constant Gardener`?

John Le Carre

98

In Literature, how is the character of Oliver Mellors better known?

Lady Chatterly`s Lover

99

In which city is `The Phantom of the Opera` set?

Paris

100

How did Captain Hook die in Peter Pan?

Killed by a crocodile

101

Which twentieth century artist had a studio called `The Factory`?

Andy Warhol.

102

Which literary character travelled around the world in 80 days with Pass Partout?

Phileas Fog

103

The 1949 film `The Third Man` was based on whose novel?

Graham Greene`s

104

Who wrote the Christmas story, `The Snowman`?

Raymond Briggs

105

Which Charles Dickens novel featured the character of Tiny Tim?

A Christmas Carol

106

Which artist, sculptor and architect designed the Dome of St Peter`s in Rome?

Michaelangelo

107

In which book do you meet the characters Holly, Dandelion, Fiver and Hazel?
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Watership Down`

108

Which author wrote the novels `The Odessa File`, `The Fourth Protocol` and `The Fist Of God`?

Frederick Forsyth

109

Which actor played the leading role in Alfred Hitchcock`s `North by north-west`?

Cary Grant

110

What name is given to the Southernmost point in South America?

Cape Horn

111

What 1976 film about a boxer won an Oscar for Best Picture?
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Rocky

112

In the film `Carlito`s Way`, who played Carlito?

Al Pacino

113

Which dickens character describes the law as an ass

Bumble the beadle