Pauls Quiz 205

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1. Draw an ankh.

2. Twelve English actresses have won the Academy Award for best actress. Can you name them? One point for each correct answer.

3. An Scottish woman was nominated six times for the Oscar for best actress and came away empty handed each time. A record. Who was she?

4. What is Rembetika?

5. Which two boy bands had the number 17 in their name?

6. What is the most populated city north of the Arctic Circle?

7. The flag pole used at the Kop end at Liverpool Football Club's Anfield ground was the top mast of the largest ship in the world between 1858 and 1898. What was her name?

8. On a ship, what is a dead head?

9. Which dessert may have been named after the wife of King George III?

10. Which 1971 hit song about a foreign subjugator had a little background help from the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra?


Ankh1. See image to the right

2. Vivien Leigh, Joan Fontaine, Greer Garson, Olivia de Havilland, Elizabeth Taylor, Julie Andrews, Julie Christie, Maggie Smith, Glenda Jackson, Emma Thompson, Helen Mirren and Kate Winslet.

3. Deborah Kerr Deborah Kerr, born Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer, CBE (30 September 1921 ? 16 October 2007) was a Scottish stage, television and film actress. She won the Sarah Siddons Award for her Chicago performance in Tea and Sympathy, which she appeared in on Broadway, a Golden Globe Award for the motion picture, The King and I, and she was also the recipient of honorary Academy, BAFTA and Cannes Film Festival awards. She was nominated six times for an Academy Award as Best Actress but never won. In 1994, however, she was cited by the Motion Picture Academy for a film career that always represented "Perfection, Discipline and Elegance". Amongst her most famous films were: The King and I, An Affair to Remember, From Here to Eternity, Heaven Knows, Mr Allison and Separate Tables.

4. A form of Greek music. (Greek underground music first made popular during the civil war after WW II).

5. East 17 and Heaven 17

6. Murmansk

SS Great Eastern7. SS Great Eastern The SS Great Eastern was an iron sailing steam ship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. She was the largest ship ever built at the time of her 1858 launch, and had the capacity to carry 4,000 passengers around the world without refueling. Her length of 692 feet (211 m) was only surpassed in 1899 by the 705 feet (215 m) 17,274 gross ton RMS Oceanic, and her gross tonnage of 18,915 was only surpassed in 1901 by the 700 feet (210 m) and 21,035 gross ton RMS Celtic. Brunel knew her affectionately as the "Great Babe". He died in 1859 shortly after her ill-fated maiden voyage.

8. A non paying passenger.

9. Charlotte

10. Conquistador (Procol Harem and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra)


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