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Trivia Quiz 8 – answers

  1. 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.
  2. What is the name of Pluto’s moon?
    Charon.
  3. 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.
  4. In which English county is the seaside village of Beer?
    Devon. (There’s another Beer in Somerset, but it’s not on the coast.)
  5. 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.)
  6. 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.)
  7. What is the name of the camel mascot of the Camel brand of cigarettes?
    Joe Camel or Old Joe.
  8. How many Members are there in the Scottish Parliament?
    129.
  9. What was the first UK No.1 single that Eddy Grant performed on?
    “Baby Come Back” by the Equals.
  10. In which year did the London Underground open?
    1863 (Metropolitan Line).

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PG Author: Kay McMahon

Kay has been an expat for nearly 30 years. She set up the British Expat website back in early 2000, whilst living in London and missing the expat life. These days she spends much of her time lugging computers and cameras around the world. (Dave gets to deal with all the really heavy stuff.)

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