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Entertainment Quiz #244

Film, Arts, Music & Entertainment Quiz for 19 September 2013

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1

Which flowers are "in the hospital", according to a 1993 hit by the Manic Street Preachers?

A
Poppies
B
Lilies
C
Carnations
D
Roses
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2

Which of these was a famous American photographer who worked between the 1960s and the 1980s photographing statuesque male and female nudes, delicate flower still lifes, and highly formal portraits of artists and celebrities?

A
Alan Aldridge
B
Robert Mapplethorpe
C
Aubrey Beardsley
D
Annie Leibovitz
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3

According to Edward Lear, who went to sea in a sieve?

A
Jumblies
B
Yahoos
C
Lilliputians
D
The Owl and the Pussycat
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4

Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) an English singer and songwriter known for her deep contralto vocals and her work in a wdie range of musical genres including R&B, soul and jazz, is recorded as dying from what cause?

A
Grief
B
Alcohol poisoning
C
Leukemia
D
Car accident
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5

Which of these English monarchs does not appear in the title of a play by William Shakespeare?

A
Richard II
B
King John
C
Edward II
D
Henry IV
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6

What is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat gold in a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze?

A
Fresco
B
Lalique
C
Terracotta
D
Ormolu
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7

Fictional villages with names such as Aspern Tallow, Badger's Drift, Bow Clayton, Burwood Mantle, Causton Town, Elverton-cum-Latterley, Finchmere & Fletcher's Cross are the setting for which of these British TV series?

A
Inspector Morse
B
Juliet Bravo
C
Midsomer Murders
D
A Touch of Frost
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