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Who, What and When Quiz

General Knowledge Questions Including Authors, Art, Geography and Royalty 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which Russian author (The Great-Grandson of an African slave) is considered to be the founder of modern Russian literature?

  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Aleksandr Pushkin

2

Which U.S journalist & communist activist wrote the first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution 'Ten Days that Shook the World'?

  • John Reed
  • Elizabeth Chase
  • Arthur Chapman

3

Which famous actor performed the voice of Stan Marsh's dog 'Sparky' in the South Park Episode 'Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride'?

  • George Clooney
  • Brad Pitt
  • John Malkovich

4

In physics what name is given to an apparent deflection of moving objects when they are viewed from a rotating reference frame?

  • Coriolis Effect
  • Mass Effect
  • Hawthorne Effect

5

Who wrote the song 'All the Young Dudes' originally recorded & released as a single by Mott the Hoople in 1972?

  • Marc Bolan
  • David Bowie
  • Peter Noon

6

Which 'Top Gear' presenter has earned the nickname 'Captain Slow' owing to his 'very careful' driving style?

  • Jeremy Clarkson
  • Richard Hammond
  • James May

7

What is the capital of Canada's 'Northwest Territories'?

  • Regina
  • Yellowknife
  • Whitehorse

8

On learning that President Calvin Coolidge had died which U.S writer is said to have remarked 'How could they tell'?

  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Dorothy Parker
  • Jesse Fauset

9

(For his golden fresco) Which British artist won the Turner Prize in 2009?

  • Richard Wright
  • Mark Leckey
  • Mark Wallinger

10

Which royal house was founded by Henry II of England in 1154?

  • House of Wessex
  • House of Plantagenet
  • House of Lancaster

 

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