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1

In 17th century Italian theatre what commedia dell'arte character had two fathers?

A
Pantaloon
B
Harlequin
C
Columbine
D
Pulcinella, or Polichinelle
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2

Which is essential in practising the art of topiary?

A
Water
B
A spinning top
C
Thread
D
A plant
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3

Which 2001 horror film, written, scored and directed by Spanish and Chilean director Alejandro Amenábar, was given the Best Film Award at the Goyas (Spain's national film awards) despite containing no Spanish dialogue?

A
The Others
B
Open Your Eyes
C
Agora
D
The Sea Inside
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4

"The Harry Lime Theme" was a feature of which 1949 film?

A
White Heat
B
The Third Man
C
Kind Hearts and Coronets
D
Casablanca
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5

Where did the family live who were at the heart of the first book written and illustrated by English writer and illustrator Eve Garnett (1900-1991)?

A
Near the fictional 'Great Northern and Southern Railway' in Yorkshire, England
B
One End Street
C
Bloomsbury, London, England
D
In the Lake District, England
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6

The Pohutukawa Tree" and "The End of the Golden Weather" are plays by whom?

A
Gore Vidal
B
Greg McGee
C
Patrick White
D
Bruce Mason
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7

New Zealand author Margaret Mahy is known for writing what?

A
Cookbooks
B
Lyrics for pop songs
C
Literature for children and young adults
D
Detective novels
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