Entertainment Quiz #1


  1. Who played Elwood in the original film The Blues Brothers?
  2. Kim Peek, the famous 'savant', inspired Dustin Hoffman's character in which film?
  3. Who was the drummer in the band Free?
  4. In which year skating stars Torville and Dean win Olympic gold medals?
  5. Which cartoon character has nephews Morty and Ferdy?
  6. In which city is the Doors vocalist Jim Morrison buried?
  7. Which Rocky film had The Eye Of The Tiger as its theme song?
  8. Which of the Sex Pistols was christened John Beverly?
  9. Which famous rock band were formerly known as The High Numbers?
  10. What is the name of the captain of the Pequod in the novel Moby Dick?
  11. Who directed the 1988 film Beetlejuice?
  12. Who wrote the novel A Clockwork Orange?
  13. In TV's Coronation street how many sons did Mike Baldwin have?
  14. What character does Uma Thurman play in the 1997 film Batman and Robin?
  15. What was the title of Elvis Costello's first album?
  16. Who won the award for the best comedy newcomer at the British comedy awards in 2003?
  17. Who did George Clooney play in TV's ER?
  18. In which novel was the character Holden Caulfield?
  19. In which Australian TV Soap did Dannii Minogue star?
  20. What 1960's three-piece group featured bass-player Noel Redding, drummer Mitch Mitchell, and one other whose name would somewhat give away the answer?
  21. Who wrote the opera Billy Budd?
  22. With which UK airport is actress Lorraine Chase associated?
  23. What was Dorothy's surname in the Wizard Of Oz?
  24. Which pop star took Dick James to court over a royalty dispute in 1985 and won?
  25. Who sang the theme for the Bond film For Your Eyes Only?
  26. How many light years was ET away from home?
  27. Who is the presenter on Channel 4's show Time Team?
  28. What was the name of the Long Island resort in the 1975 film Jaws?
  29. Who was the first singer to have three consecutive releases reach number one in the UK?
  30. What was the name of the fictitious hair dresser who sued to phone in to Steve Wright's radio show?

Entertainment Quiz #1 Answers


  1. Who played Elwood in the original film The Blues Brothers? Dan Ackroyd
  2. Kim Peek, the famous 'savant', inspired Dustin Hoffman's character in which film? Rainman
  3. Who was the drummer in the band Free? Simon Kirk
  4. In which year skating stars Torville and Dean win Olympic gold medals? 1984
  5. Which cartoon character has nephews Morty and Ferdy? Mickey Mouse
  6. In which city is the Doors vocalist Jim Morrison buried? Paris
  7. Which Rocky film had The Eye Of The Tiger as its theme song? Rocky III
  8. Which of the Sex Pistols was christened John Beverly? Sid Vicious
  9. Which famous rock band were formerly known as The High Numbers? The Who
  10. What is the name of the captain of the Pequod in the novel Moby Dick? Captain Ahab
  11. Who directed the 1988 film Beetlejuice? Tim Burton
  12. Who wrote the novel A Clockwork Orange? Anthony Burgess
  13. In TV's Coronation street how many sons did Mike Baldwin have? Three (Danny, Mark and Adam, bless 'em)
  14. What character does Uma Thurman play in the 1997 film Batman and Robin? Poison Ivy
  15. What was the title of Elvis Costello's first album? My Aim Is True (1977)
  16. Who won the award for the best comedy newcomer at the British comedy awards in 2003? David Walliams
  17. Who did George Clooney play in TV's ER? Doctor Doug Ross
  18. In which novel was the character Holden Caulfield? The Catcher In The Rye
  19. In which Australian TV Soap did Dannii Minogue star? Home and Away
  20. What 1960's three-piece group featured bass-player Noel Redding, drummer Mitch Mitchell, and one other whose name would somewhat give away the answer? The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  21. Who wrote the opera Billy Budd? Benjamin Britten (1951)
  22. With which UK airport is actress Lorraine Chase associated? Luton (she mentioned it in a popular 1970's Campari advert)
  23. What was Dorothy's surname in the Wizard Of Oz? Gale
  24. Which pop star took Dick James to court over a royalty dispute in 1985 and won? Elton John
  25. Who sang the theme for the Bond film For Your Eyes Only? Sheena Easton
  26. How many light years was ET away from home? Three million (not far then...)
  27. Who is the presenter on Channel 4's show Time Team? Tony Robinson
  28. What was the name of the Long Island resort in the 1975 film Jaws? Amity
  29. Who was the first singer to have three consecutive releases reach number one in the UK? Elvis Presley
  30. What was the name of the fictitious hair dresser who sued to phone in to Steve Wright's radio show? Gervais


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