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People Quiz #92

Famous People Quiz for 19 October 2010

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Larry Levine, an American audio engineer, who won a Grammy Award in 1966 for "A Taste of Honey" by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and contributed to The Beach Boys' 1966 album "Pet Sounds", was best known for his co-operation on the Wall of Sound recording technique with which producer?

A
Phil Spector
B
Shel Talmy
C
George Martin
D
Lou Reed
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2

By what name was Dino Paul Proscetti better known?

A
Dean Rusk
B
Dean Martin
C
Dean Torrance
D
James Dean
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3

Who was the Archbishop of Canterbury when women were first ordained as priests into the Church of England?

A
George Carey
B
Robert Runcie
C
Michael Ramsey
D
Rowan Williams
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4

Whose 4 sons were an astronomer, a botanist, an army engineer who went on scientific explorations, and the head of a scientific instrument manufacturing company?

A
Charles Darwin
B
René Descartes
C
Nicholas Mercator
D
Heinrich Rudolph Hertz
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5

Which 17th century composer wrote the opera "L'Orfeo"?

A
Hugo Montenegro
B
Claudio Monteverdi
C
Christian Montecassino
D
Christopher Montague
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6

Who was the last king in France?

Note: This question was updated in March 2019
A
Charles X
B
Louis XVI
C
Louis-Phillipe I
D
Louis XVIII
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7

Whose first album was called "Voice of an Angel"?

A
Charlotte Church
B
Rod Stewart
C
Elvis Presley
D
Celine Dion
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