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1

In 2008 Swiss phenom Ueli Steck climbed the north face of which mountain in an incredible 2 hours 54 minutes?

  • Matterhorn
  • Kosciuszko
  • Eiger

2

Which celebrity is/was known as prisoner 'A8365AW'?

  • Boy George
  • George Best
  • George Michael

3

Which island group was once called the 'Somer's Islands'?

  • Bermuda
  • Falklands
  • Orkneys

4

'Moulin Rouge' was a 1952 John Huston movie about which French artist?

  • Edgar Degas
  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Jean Auguste-Dominique Ingres

5

Which Irish writer/poet wrote 'The Vicar of Wakefield' & 'She Stoops to Conquer'?

  • Jonathan Swift
  • James Joyce
  • Oliver Goldsmith

6

Lake Itasca is the source of which great river?

  • Mississippi
  • Danube
  • Brahmaputra

7

U.S screenwriter Millard Kaufman was one of the creators of which cartoon character?

  • Mr. Magoo
  • Deputy Dawg
  • Secret Squirrel

8

Which Italian Baroque composer wrote the operas 'Griselda' & 'Tigrane'?

  • Gioachino Rossini
  • Giacomo Puccini
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

9

Which Athenian statesman persuaded Athens to build a navy & then co-led it to victory over the Persians in 480BC?

  • Demosthenes
  • Solon
  • Themistocles

10

Which rapper/songwriter was born 'Dylan Kwabena Mills' on 1 October 1985?

  • Dizzee Rascal
  • 50 Cent
  • Flo Rida

 

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