Twenty More Questions To Start The Week. Good Luck!

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

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Quiz Day again and another twenty random questions to start the week.

As usual the answers can be found waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay down below  –  but NO cheating please!

Go on, have a go.

And good luck!

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Q.  1:  Of which American tribe was Sitting Bull a member?

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Q.  2:  Valentina Tereshkova was the first what?

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Q.  3:  What was the name of Sonny Crockett’s pet alligator in the cult TV series Miami Vice?

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Q.  4:  When Clement Attlee became Prime Minister of Britain in 1945, who was the President of the United States?

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Q.  5:  In The Stephen King novel and movie Christine, what was Christine?

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Q.  6:  What country was most heavily-bombed in Vietnam war?

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Q.  7:  What was the first US television show filmed before an audience and who was it’s star?

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Q.  8:  This answer is the name of a Roman philosopher and the name of an eastern North American Indian tribe. One word.

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Q.  9:  Whose name, apart from the astronauts’, appears on the Apollo 11 plaque on the Moon?

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Q. 10:  The Andromeda Strain was a 1971 Hollywood movie and a 2008 mini-series. Which famous writer wrote the novel?

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Q. 11:  Name the two actresses Frank Sinatra married.

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Q. 12:  Who was the United States President from 1953 to 1961?

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Q. 13:  Which fabric derived its name from a middle eastern capital city very much in the news lately? Six letters

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Q. 14:  In which American town or city was the TV series ‘The Golden Girls’ set?

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Q. 15:  John Alden will go down in history as the first what?

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Q. 16:  Which Hollywood actress who has been married nine times was probably born in 1917?

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Q. 17:  The fictional detective Auguste C Dupin was created by which 19th century American writer?

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Q. 18:  Who commanded the British forces that captured Quebec from the French in 1759?

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Q. 19:  Marion Crane is the tragic figure in which cult horror movie?

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Q. 20:  In the movie ‘Airplane’, Leslie Nielson’s line “don’t call me Shirley” was a response to which question?

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ANSWERS

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Q.  1:  Of which American tribe was Sitting Bull a member?

A.  1:  Sioux.

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Q.  2:  Valentina Tereshkova was the first what?

A.  2:  Woman in space.

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Q.  3:  What was the name of Sonny Crockett’s pet alligator in the cult TV series Miami Vice?

A.  3:  Elvis.

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Q.  4:  When Clement Attlee became Prime Minister of Britain in 1945, who was the President of the United States?

A.  4:  Harry S Truman

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Q.  5:  In The Stephen King novel and movie Christine, what was Christine?

A.  5:  A car.

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Q.  6:  What country was most heavily-bombed in Vietnam war?

A.  6:  Cambodia.

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Q.  7:  What was the first US television show filmed before an audience and who was it’s star?

A.  7:  I Love Lucy starring Lucille Ball.

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Q.  8:  This answer is the name of a Roman philosopher and the name of an eastern North American Indian tribe. One word.

A.  8:  Seneca.

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Q.  9:  Whose name, apart from the astronauts’, appears on the Apollo 11 plaque on the Moon?

A.  9:  Richard Nixon.

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Q. 10:  The Andromeda Strain was a 1971 Hollywood movie and a 2008 mini-series. Which famous writer wrote the novel?

A. 10:  Michael Crichton.

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Q. 11:  Name the two actresses Frank Sinatra married.

A. 11:  Ava Gardner and Mia Farrow.

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Q. 12:  Who was the United States President from 1953 to 1961?

A. 12:  Dwight D Eisenhower.

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Q. 13:  Which fabric derived its name from a middle eastern capital city very much in the news lately? Six letters

A. 13:  Damask (from Damascus).

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Q. 14:  In which American town or city was the TV series ‘The Golden Girls’ set?

A. 14:  Miami.

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Q. 15:  John Alden will go down in history as the first what?

A. 15:  The first of the Pilgrim Fathers.

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Q. 16:  Which Hollywood actress who has been married nine times was probably born in 1917?

A. 16:   Zsa Zsa Gabor.   

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Q. 17:  The fictional detective Auguste C Dupin was created by which 19th century American writer?

A. 17:  Edgar Allan Poe.

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Q. 18:  Who commanded the British forces that captured Quebec from the French in 1759?

A. 18:  General Wolfe.

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Q. 19:  Marion Crane is the tragic figure in which cult horror movie?

A. 19:  Psycho.

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Q. 20:  In the movie ‘Airplane’, Leslie Nielson’s line “don’t call me Shirley” was a response to which question?

A. 20:  “Surely you can’t be serious?”

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7 thoughts on “Twenty More Questions To Start The Week. Good Luck!

  1. Oh dear, I’m not sure if it’s because I’m filling this out on a Friday or just there is no excuse. Miserable score today, although some very good questions. Have a great weekend!

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