- What do Chopin; Édith Piaf; Oscar Wilde; Marcel Proust; Modigliani; Isadora Duncan; and the Doors’ lead singer, Jim Morrison have in common?
They’re all buried in the Cimetière du Père Lachaise in Paris, the most visited cemetery in the world.
- What is the name of Pluto’s moon?
- The longest title of any LP to reach No.1 in the UK had 78 letters. Who recorded it, and what was the title?
Tyrannosaurus Rex: My People Were Fair And Had Sky In Their Hair But Now They’re Content To Wear Stars On Their Brows.
- In which English county is the seaside village of Beer?
Devon. (There’s another Beer in Somerset, but it’s not on the coast.)
- Who was the only regular cast member of the TV show M*A*S*H to actually serve in the Army in Korea? Name of the character will do.
Jamie Farr, who played Max Klinger. (He served after the war was over.)
- At what age was Mozart presented as a performer at the imperial court in Vienna?
Six. (In 1762. By that time, he was already a budding composer and an accomplished keyboard performer, and soon afterwards he would embark on a three-year tour of Europe, performing with his sister.)
- What is the name of the camel mascot of the Camel brand of cigarettes?
Joe Camel or Old Joe.
- How many Members are there in the Scottish Parliament?
- What was the first UK No.1 single that Eddy Grant performed on?
“Baby Come Back” by the Equals.
- In which year did the London Underground open?
1863 (Metropolitan Line).
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