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Entertainment Quiz #695

Film, Arts, Music & Entertainment Quiz for 12 May 2022

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1

What do Alfred Newman, John Williams, Johnny Green, André Previn, John Barry and Alan Menken have in common?

A
Having the same birthday
B
Winning the Academy award for Best Original Score
C
Scoring "James Bond" films
D
Having been Olympic table tennis players
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2

Where did the cartoon character "Casper" first appear?

A
All Star Comics
B
A film, "The Friendly Ghost"
C
The New Yorker
D
San Francisco Chronicle
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3

A 1987 film starring Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann, described as "one of Britain's biggest cult films", is what " ... and I"?

A
The King
B
Withnail
C
The church
D
The hatstand
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4

Who painted the famous painting known as "The Blue Boy"?

A
Thomas Gainsborough
B
Rembrandt
C
Cézanne
D
Renoir
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5

In September 2010, The Beach Boys allegedly threatened a lawsuit due to a line in which song by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg?

A
"Waking Up in Vegas"
B
"Hot n Cold"
C
"California Gurls"
D
"I Kissed a Girl"
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6

Ornette Coleman, Louis Armstrong and Charles Mingus are associated with what style of music?

A
Jazz
B
Country
C
Heavy metal
D
Opera
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7

The "Historia Ierosolimitana", an account of the events of the First Crusade (1095-99) to defend Christendom in Turkey and further East, and "a clarification of their miraculous meaning", was written ca 1105 by an abbot of Bourgueil named what?

A
Percy
B
Edmund
C
Richard
D
Baldric
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