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People Quiz #576

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1

Who has played (on film) Queen Elizabeth I twice, Galadriel three times, Katharine Hepburn and Veronica Guerin?

A
Cate Blanchett
B
Helen Mirren
C
Judi Dench
D
Penelope Cruz
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2

Which American rock band from New Jersey, formed in 2001, consisting of Gerard Way, Mikey Way, Frank Iero, Ray Toro and Bob Bryar, released the albums "I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love", "Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge", and "The Black Parade"?

A
My Chemical Romance
B
Your Physical Attraction
C
Our Astronomical Love
D
Their Mathematical Lust
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3

Which is a term attributed to Cornish chemist and inventor, Sir Humphry Davy?

A
Laughing gas
B
Sniggering water
C
Will o' the wisp
D
Roaring forties
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4

Who founded the London Symphony Orchestra Summer Pops in 1985 and served as Pops Musical Director of the San Francisco Symphony and Rochester (NY) Philharmonic in the USA?

A
Acker Bilk
B
Ronnie Scott
C
John Dankworth
D
Benjamin Britten
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5

Dick Turpin was famous as what sort of criminal?

A
Computer hacker
B
Grave robber
C
Forger
D
Highwayman
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6

What was the name of Canada's first woman Prime Minister?

A
Golda Meir
B
Helen Clark
C
Margaret Thatcher
D
Kim Campbell
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7

Which singer made the news in September 2009 when Muslim groups protested that her first concert in Malaysia should be cancelled for a second time?

A
Beyoncé
B
Madonna
C
Shakira
D
Enya
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