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Odds and sods 10 Questions.

 
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1

What is the name of the castle that is the icon for all things 'Walt Disney'?

  • Cinderella Castle
  • Showtime Castle
  • Fairytale Castle

2

Which modern form of men's clothing in the early 19th century was banned in Russia by Tsar Alexander the first?

  • Slippers
  • Trousers
  • Vests

3

Which "disaster" rock band has been declared a threat to the state in Belarus?

  • Rammstein
  • Pantera
  • Megadeath

4

Which two armies fought each other at the Battle of Borodino on September 7th, 1812, a battle involving more than 250,000 troops and resulting in at least 70,000 casualties?

  • Italian Army and French Army
  • British Army and French Army
  • French Grande Armée and the Russian Army

5

A chordophone is a musical instrument that makes a sound with vibrating strings. The name of which chordophone roughly translated from the Hawaiian means "jumping flea"?

  • Banjo
  • Ukelele
  • Zither

6

What do Sid Vicious, Dick Cheney, Kate Winslet, Adolf Hitler, Neil Young, Boris Becker, Shakespeare, George W Bush, David Attenborough, Elvis, Hugh Hefner and Frank Zappa all have in common?

  • All appeared on the cover of Time magazine
  • They all have had animals named after them
  • They all have six fingers or six toes

7

In the cult film 'From Dusk till Dawn' holy water was used as a weapon against the vampires. What did the humans use as containers for the holy water?

  • Bottles
  • Jugs
  • Condoms

8

The ancient Greeks believed their world was made up of five elements: Fire, Earth, Air, Water and which other fifth element?

  • Aether
  • Ore
  • Rock

9

Due to President Hoover's unpopularity during the Depression, the name of the Hoover Dam was changed to what in 1947?

  • Colorado
  • Boulder
  • Grand Coulee

10

According to the Forbe's rich list of 2009, Mrs. Yelena Nikolayevna Baturina is the richest woman in Russia. What is the name or job of her husband?

  • Vladimir Putin, President of Russia
  • Yury Mikhaylovich Luzhkov, the Mayor of Moscow
  • Roman Abramovich, Energy billionaire

 

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