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quizballs quiz 25 - questions & answers
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Questions 17 ('19992' typo) and 29 (Elizabeth Taylor's surname omitted from question) were corrected on 20 Jul 2007 (thanks Esmond). Question 8 spelling of Woolf corrected on 15 May 2008 (thanks K Riding). Question 22 was corrected from 'autobiography' to 'biography' - thanks Dave aka Rock Me - 31 Mar 2009.
quizballs 25 - free entertainment quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- What was the title of Marilyn Monroe's unfinished 1962 film? Something's Got To Give
- Which awards were first presented in 1929? The Oscars
- Who had the fastest selling debut single in UK pop chart history? Will Young (March 2002, double A-side 'Evergreen' and 'Anything is possible', selling more over 400,000 on its day of release and more than a million in a week.)
- On which island was the TV series Bergerac set? Jersey
- Which was the first British sitcom to win the best comedy prize at the Golden Globe awards? The Office (2004)
- Which showman coined the phrase 'The greatest show on earth'? Phineas T Barnum
- In which country was actress Ursula Andress born? Switzerland
- In which British river did novelist Virginia Woolf drown? River Ouse (1941)
- Which guitarist joined the Rolling Stones having played with Rod Stewart and the Faces? Ronnie Wood
- Who is the presenter of UK TV's Deal or No Deal (as at 2006)? Noel Edmonds
- Who did Robert Vaughan and David McCallum play in TV's The Man From UNCLE? Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakian
- In which year were LP records first introduced? 1948
- Which musician was known as Satchmo? Louis Armstrong
- Who wrote the novel on which the Bogart film The African Queen was based? C S Forester
- Which 1980's pop group were named after a 1960 film starring Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood and Pearl Bailey? The Fine Young Cannibals
- Whose orchestral works include Enigma Variations? Edward Elgar
- Who plays the plastic surgeon in the 1992 film Death Becomes Her? Bruce Willis
- Craig Stirling is a character in which cult TV show? The Champions
- Which film was based on an unproduced play called Everybody Comes To Ricks? Casablanca (1942)
- What is the name of the taxi driver played by Robert De Niro in the 1976 film Taxi Driver? Travis Bickle
- Which singer released an album called Drag? k d lang
- Whose biography is entitled Citizen Jane? Jane Fonda
- In which Beatles song are the names Vera, Chuck and Dave? When I'm Sixty-Four
- Lou Todd and Andy Pipkin are characters in which British TV show? Little Britain
- How many 'Mr colours' were there in the 1991 film Reservoir Dogs? Six (White, Orange, Blue, Blonde, Pink, Brown.)
- Which US disc jockey is the subject of the 1996 film Private Parts? Howard Stern
- Which female American country singer died in a plane crash in 1963? Pasty Cline
- In the film The Wizard Of Oz, what does Dorothy have to steal from the Wicked Witch of the West? Her broomstick
- How many films did Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor star in together? Ten
- What are the two cities in the Charles Dickens novel A Tale Of Two Cities? Paris and London
quizballs 25 - free quiz questions only for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes