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People Quiz #325

Famous People Quiz for 7 April 2015

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1

Who was the last white president of South Africa?

A
Sir Evelyn Hone
B
Ian Smith
C
P. W. Botha
D
F W de Klerk
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2

Who wrote "Lady Windermere's Fan", "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "The Picture of Dorian Gray"?

A
William Shakespeare
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Tom Stoppard
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3

The song "Why Does It Always Rain on Me" is by which band?

A
Radiohead
B
Travis
C
R E M
D
Blink 182
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4

Who raised over £1,000,000 in donations for the Sport Relief Charity in July 2006 by swimming the English Channel?

A
Jeremy Dyson
B
Stephen Merchant
C
Ronnie Corbett
D
David Walliams
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5

Barbara Vine is another writing name for which author?

A
Charles Dickens
B
P D James
C
Ngaio Marsh
D
Ruth Rendell
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6

King James VI of Scotland was also King James I of where?

A
Aquitaine
B
Sweden
C
Calais
D
England
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7

Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler are known for their work in what area?

A
Film directors
B
Detective fiction
C
Marine engineering
D
Opera
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