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1. Who wrote The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe? A JRR Tolkien B Lewis Carroll C JK Rowling D CS Lewis 2. In the castle of which West Yorkshire market town was Richard II murdered? A Wakefield B Ripon C Pontefract D Halifax 3. Which US heavy rock band did English born guitarist Slash join? A Metallica B Guns N' Roses C Dire Straits D The Offspring 4. Which artificial element is represented by the symbol Es? A Einsteinium B Erbium C Europium D Arsenic 5. What form of rapid writing is associated with Sir Isaac Pitman? A Hieroglyphics B Joined up writing C Shorthand D Pitman script 6. Which US drama series on Fox stars Dan Stevens as David Haller, the mutant son of X-Men's Charles Xavier? A Iron Fist B Legion C Preacher D Westworld 7. Who won the 2015 Solheim Cup? A Great Britain B Brazil C USA D France 8. Who played the title role in the 50's TV series Ivanhoe? A Sean Connery B Roger Moore C John Wayne D Clint Eastwood 9. Which sleep disorder is also called somnambulism? A Nightmares B Insomnia C Bed wetting D Sleep-walking 10. Who wrote the Emperor Concerto? A Mozart B Beethoven C Puccini D Bizet 11. Which group of British painters included Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt? A The impressionists B The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood C The surrealists D The Post-Raphaelite Brotherhood 12. Which member of the Jackson family released the album The Velvet Rope? A Michael Jackson B LaToya Jackson C Jimmy Jackson D Janet Jackson 13. Whose only opera was Fidelio? A Mozart B Puccini C Beethoven D Bizet 14. Who wrote The Murders in the Rue Morgue? A HP Lovecraft B Stephen King C Clive Barker D Edgar Allan Poe 15. Which hexagonal musical instrument, similar to the accordion, was invented by Sir Charles Wheatstone? A Concertina B Xylophone C Glockenspeil D Harpsichord

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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jun 11, 2017
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