Flashcards in Part 10 Deck (113):
Name of dwarf in Old Curiosity Shop
Which planet is closest in size to earth?
Eileen Regina Edwards
Which river is the Hoover dam on?
Which president served in both Ww1 and Ww2
In which country was Martina Hingis born
Headquarters of WHO
Otalgia is known as
Father Ted last name
Who wrote I will always love you
First black man to win an Oscar
Sidney Poitier in Lillies of the Field
Panama Canal opened
1914 world war 1
Heavy metal coined where
Soft machine by William s Burroughs
39 canyon way address for which cartoon character
In what year did Iraq invade Kuwait
Name of country and film directed by terry Gilliam in 1985
Lead singer of 30 odd foot of grunts
In which film does main character befriend a dog he calls two socks
Dances with Wolves
Hispaniola is a ship in which novel
In which country is mt Kilimanjaro
Which musical features the song `I could have danced all night`?
`My Fair Lady
Richard Starkey is the real name of which famous musician?
Which five countries border Argentina?
Bolivia; Brazil; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay
How many American states have the letter `x` in their name?
2 (New Mexico, Texas)
Which island lies in the centre of Niagara Falls?
Who was Arthur Conan Doyle writing about when he said `He is the Napoleon of crime`?
Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams and Beyonce Knowles make up which band?
Who realeased the 1985 hit album `Reckless`?
Which actress, also known for her singing, played the character Alexandra Medford in the film `The Witches of Eastwick`?
What is the more common name for the scapula?
The shoulder blade
To the nearest whole number, what percentage of the world`s surface is land?
What 1973 film starred Ron Howard, Harrison Ford and Richard Dreyfuss?
In `Planet of the Apes`, which planet does astronaut Charlton Heston actually find himself on?
Who`s debut album was called `Left Of The Middle`?
Which of Disney`s Seven Dwarfs wore glasses?
Who is Amelia Fieldmouse`s famous cartoon brother?
U2 band name from
In the book `Huckleberry Finn`, what was the first name of Huckleberry`s best friend?
Which two metals make up the alloy bronze?
Copper and Tin
What colour is the diamond on the Brazilian flag?
Edina's gay son on Ab Fab
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
Which actress plays Kevin Spacey`s wife in the film `American Beauty`?
Annette Bening, who is warren beatty's wife
What does the acronym `LASER` stand for?
Light Amplification through Stimulated Emission of Radiation
What historic event happened on Monday, December 9, 1980?
John Lennon was killed.
What is the name of the Orang-utan King in the 1967 film `The Jungle Book`?
Which 1999 film featured a sequence in which 7,900 rubber frogs were used?
What `Batman` film features Jim Carrey and Nicole Kidman?
`Batman Forever starring Val Kilmer as Batman and Chris Odonnel as Robin, directed by Joel Shumacher and produced by Tim Burton
In which town in Mississippi is `The Adventures of Tom Sawyer` by Mark Twain set?
Which actor has the real name of Maurice Micklewhite?
Who played Louise in the film `Thelma and Louise`?
In which two cities would you find Cleopatra`s needles?
London and New York (ancient obelisks)
How many miles long is the river Nile?
In which American state is Death Valley?
In what building in London is Poets Corner?
Sooner Or Later` and `You Must Love Me` were Oscar winning songs performed by which singer?
which of R.E.M.s albums would you find the songs `Man On The Moon` and `Everybody Hurts`?
Automatic For The People
What character was Henry Winkler best known for playing?
Fonzie (in `Happy Days`)
What is 73 miles long and stretches from Solway Firth to Wallsend on Tyne?
In `The Simpsons`, what is the name of Ned Flanders wife?
Who was Prsident of the USA from 1974-1977?
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
In computing, what does MS-DOS stand for?
Microsoft Disk-Operating System
Which three South American countries does the Equator cross?
Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador
With what did the CIA reputedly try to assassinate Fidel Castro?
An exploding cigar
Located in Russia near the border with Georgia, what is the highest mountain in Europe?
According to the Bible, how long was Jonah said to have spent in the belly of the whale?
3 days and nights.
What group with a palindromic name had a hit single that was also a palindrome?
ABBA (with SOS)
Which European state became two separate states in January 1993?
Sir Mulberry Hawk appears in what Charles Dickens novel?
What was the surname of Wendy and her brothers in `Peter Pan`?
According to the `Hitchikers` Guide To The Galaxy`, the name of which country is the foulest word in the universe?
What position does Harry Potter play in Quidditch?
Which artist was known as the `prince of shadows`?
What was the name of the marooned mariner on "Treasure Island"?
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`?
The owl and the pussycat bought their wedding ring from which animal?
Which painter`s works include `The Bathers` and `La Loge`?
How many stories make up the `Canterbury Tales`?
The TV series `Sex and the City` is based on a book by which author?
Scientist`s took the word `quark` from the work of which authour?
James Joyce, Finnegans Wake
In books and films, by what name was John Clayton better known?
What was Giovanni Bellini best known for? Painting, Scuplting or Writing?
What is the name of the land of giants in the book `Gulliver`s Travels`?
Which author and poet famously wrote the line `The female of the species is more deadly than the male`?
Whose paintings include `Man With A Clarinet`, `Still Life With Biscuits` and `Woman With A Book`?
What is the name of Garlfield, the cartoon cat`s girlfriend? Arlene, Cheryl or Ma?
`Weir of Hermiston` is the unfinished work of which author?
Robert Louis Stevenson
How much did the Owl and the Pussy Cat pay for their wedding ring?
Which famous artist designed the dream sequences in Alfred Hitchcock`s film `Spellbound`?
Which character from a famous poem brought a curse on his crew after killing an albatross?
The Ancient Mariner
Which female detective featured in the books `The Hidden Staircase`, `The Bungalow Mystery` and `The Secret Of The Old Clock`?
In which art gallery can the `Venus De Milo` be found?
The Louvre (in Paris).
How old was William Shakespeare when he died?
In what story by Hugh Lofting do we find the characters Jib, Dab Dab and Pushmi Pullyu?
Which 1952 Agatha Christie play ran in London for over 35 years?
Who was the author of the book `The Constant Gardener`?
John Le Carre
In Literature, how is the character of Oliver Mellors better known?
Lady Chatterly`s Lover
In which city is `The Phantom of the Opera` set?
How did Captain Hook die in Peter Pan?
Killed by a crocodile
Which twentieth century artist had a studio called `The Factory`?
Which literary character travelled around the world in 80 days with Pass Partout?
The 1949 film `The Third Man` was based on whose novel?
Who wrote the Christmas story, `The Snowman`?
Which Charles Dickens novel featured the character of Tiny Tim?
A Christmas Carol
Which artist, sculptor and architect designed the Dome of St Peter`s in Rome?
In which book do you meet the characters Holly, Dandelion, Fiver and Hazel?
Which author wrote the novels `The Odessa File`, `The Fourth Protocol` and `The Fist Of God`?
Which actor played the leading role in Alfred Hitchcock`s `North by north-west`?
What name is given to the Southernmost point in South America?
What 1976 film about a boxer won an Oscar for Best Picture?
In the film `Carlito`s Way`, who played Carlito?