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Things, people,Items that have been banned. 10 Questions.

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The 1970 Kinks hit "Lola" was banned from BBC radio until the lyrics were changed slightly, as it was deemed to be advertising which product?

  • Pepsi Cola (changed to Cherry Cola)
  • Hokey Cokey (changed to Cherry Cola)
  • Coca Cola (changed to Cherry Cola)
  • Virgin Cola (changed to Cherry Cola)

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Which book by Alice Walker was banned by the American Library Association for racism, but was later turned into a sucessful movie directed by Steven Spielberg?

  • Amistad
  • The Colour Purple
  • The Sugarland Express
  • Empire of the Sun

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Which tennis star was handed a two year ban after testing positive for cocaine at Wimbledon in 2007?

  • Mara Santangelo
  • Nadia Petrova
  • Sybille Bammer
  • Martina Hingis

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Written by former MI5 operative Peter Wright, which book was banned by the British government in 1987?

  • Spycatcher
  • A Spy's Revenge
  • A Perfect Spy
  • Death of a Spy

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Who had a hit in 1972 with the song "Hi Hi Hi", which was banned by the BBC for its "suggestive" lyrics?

  • Aerosmith
  • The Who
  • Wings
  • Mud

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Which film, directed by Stanley Kubrick and released in 1972, was withdrawn from UK cinemas a year later because of copycat sexual violence?

  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Day of the Fight
  • The Shining

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Who wrote the novel "Lady Chatterley`s Lover", which was famously banned in the UK for breaking obscenity laws?

  • Eugene O'Neill
  • D H Lawrence
  • John Gray
  • Peter Hitchens

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Which novel by James Joyce was banned in 1922 under obscenity laws?

  • Dubliners
  • Finnegans Wake
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Ulysses

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Which Anna Sewell novel was banned in some countries because of the word "black" in its title?

  • The Black Eyed Boys
  • The Black Hand Gang
  • Black Beauty
  • Black 'n Blue

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Who was the female vocalist alongside Serge Gainsbourg on the song "Je t’aime", which was banned by the BBC in 1969 for sexual references?

  • Francoise Hardie
  • Jane Birkin
  • Caroline Paulus
  • Brigitte Bardot