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A.K.A. Quiz

Quiz about people, places and other things that used to be, or are, known as something else 12 Questions.

 
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'Lord Choc Ice', 'William A Bong', 'Reggae Dwight' and 'Frank N Stein' are all names used by which music legend?

  • David Bowie
  • Rod Stewart
  • Elton John
  • Eric Clapton

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Which London football club was originally known as Dial Square Football Club?

  • Chelsea
  • West Ham
  • Arsenal
  • Tottenham Hotspur

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Match these birds with their alternative names?

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Left

  • Kingfisher
  • Song Thrush
  • Kestrel
  • Gannet

Right

  • Halcyon
  • Windhover
  • Mavis
  • Solan Goose

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Which US city used to be known as Waterloo?

  • Boston
  • Oklahoma
  • Atlanta
  • Austin

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Which fish is known in Cornwall, England as 'Fair Maids'?

  • Mackerel
  • Pilchard
  • Cod
  • Herring

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Match these comedians, most famous in the 80's, with their real names?

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Left

  • Russ Abbot
  • Dave Allen
  • Jim Bowen
  • Michael Barrymore

Right

  • Peter Williams
  • Michael Ciaran Parker
  • David Tynan O'Mahoney
  • Russell Roberts

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'Devils Arrow' and 'Horse Stinger' are two alternative names for which creature?

  • Wasp
  • Ladybird
  • Dragonfly
  • Bumblebee

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Which comedian used the pseudonym 'Gerald Wiley' when writing his material?

  • Eric Morecambe
  • Ronnie Barker
  • Ernie Wise
  • Ronnie Corbett

9

Match these writers with their real names?

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Left

  • Jack London
  • Rebecca West
  • Fannie Flagg
  • James Herriot

Right

  • Cicely Isabel Fairfield
  • Alf Wright
  • John Griffith Chaney
  • Patricia Neal

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'Desert Lynx' is an alternative name for which member of the cat family?

  • Caracal
  • Ounce
  • Margay
  • Cheetah

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Which South African city used to be known as Port Natal?

  • Pretoria
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • Johannesberg

12

Match these actors and actresses with their real names?

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Left

  • Amanda Barrie
  • Vin Diesel
  • Robbie Coltrane
  • Brenda Blethyn

Right

  • Anthony McMillan
  • Brenda Anne Bottle
  • Shirley Anne Broadbent
  • Mark Vincent

 

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