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General Knowledge Quiz round one : TV & FILM

1. Which (British) Actor has played the following characters in film: Daniel Cleaver, William Thacker, Reginald Anson, The Prime Minister and 'Charles'?

2. Which television character refused to marry an evil man in the year 35 BC, was therefore cursed and forced to live in a small 'padded' room?

3. In which James Bond film does Rowan Atkinson play the slightly hampered Nigel Small-Fawcett?

4. What is the significance of the numbers 5, 3, 22, 14, 19, 30, 44?

5. Which reporter had the scoop of 1995 with his Panorama interview of the Princess of Wales?

6. Which Japanese director introduced Japanese cinema to Western audiences with his film Seven Samurai?

7. Who said "My left leg is Christmas, my right leg is Easter, why dont you come up and visit me between the holidays"?

8. What programme provided the BBC with a third of their profits in 1997?

9. In what American TV series did David Duchovny play a transvestite agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency?

10. Taking inflation into account, which 1962 film was the most expensive film ever made in black and white?

11. Which cartoon character was frequently heard singing 'Clementine'?

12. By which names were Virginia McMath and Frederick Austerlitz better known?

13. In Bonanza what is the nearest town to the Ponderosa?

14. Who wanders barefoot through the US looking for his half brother Danny?

15. What was the full name of Joan Collins' character in Dynasty?

16. Which cast member of Friends played 'The Pallbearer' in the 1996 film of that name?

17. Which Bond girl starred with Elvis Presley in the film 'fun in Acapulco'?

18. What was the major's surname in Fawlty Towers?

19. Who was the very highly decorated US. Soldier after World War II, who later went on to become a movie actor?

20. Which family of actors starred in the films 'A Night at the Opera' and 'Duck Soup'?

21. What Ingmar Bergman film sees a knight playing chess with death to prolong his own life?

22. What do the following films have in common, Iron Man, Body and Soul, Run with the wind and The Harder they fall?

23. In which TV series did Leonard Nimoy work for the IMF?

24. Which character has been played by Patrick Carghill, Leo Mckern, Derren Nesbit, Eric Portman and Peter Wyngarde?

25. Which Miss USA 1972 starred as Wonder Women?



(Answers will be posted at 8pm tonight)

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1. Which (British) Actor has played the following characters in film: Daniel Cleaver, William Thacker, Reginald Anson, The Prime Minister and 'Charles'?

2. Which television character refused to marry an evil man in the year 35 BC, was therefore cursed and forced to live in a small 'padded' room?

3. In which James Bond film does Rowan Atkinson play the slightly hampered Nigel Small-Fawcett?

4. What is the significance of the numbers 5, 3, 22, 14, 19, 30, 44?

5. Which reporter had the scoop of 1995 with his Panorama interview of the Princess of Wales?

6. Which Japanese director introduced Japanese cinema to Western audiences with his film Seven Samurai?

7. Who said "My left leg is Christmas, my right leg is Easter, why dont you come up and visit me between the holidays"?

8. What programme provided the BBC with a third of their profits in 1997?

9. In what American TV series did David Duchovny play a transvestite agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency?

10. Taking inflation into account, which 1962 film was the most expensive film ever made in black and white?

11. Which cartoon character was frequently heard singing 'Clementine'?

12. By which names were Virginia McMath and Frederick Austerlitz better known?

13. In Bonanza what is the nearest town to the Ponderosa?

14. Who wanders barefoot through the US looking for his half brother Danny?

15. What was the full name of Joan Collins' character in Dynasty?

16. Which cast member of Friends played 'The Pallbearer' in the 1996 film of that name?

17. Which Bond girl starred with Elvis Presley in the film 'fun in Acapulco'?

18. What was the major's surname in Fawlty Towers?

19. Who was the very highly decorated US. Soldier after World War II, who later went on to become a movie actor?

20. Which family of actors starred in the films 'A Night at the Opera' and 'Duck Soup'?

21. What Ingmar Bergman film sees a knight playing chess with death to prolong his own life?

22. What do the following films have in common, Iron Man, Body and Soul, Run with the wind and The Harder they fall?

23. In which TV series did Leonard Nimoy work for the IMF?

24. Which character has been played by Patrick Carghill, Leo Mckern, Derren Nesbit, Eric Portman and Peter Wyngarde?

25. Which Miss USA 1972 starred as Wonder Women?

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I'll be back!! So little time!! And a portrait of Arnie!!! How spoilt I am.

1. Which (British) Actor has played the following characters in film: Daniel Cleaver, William Thacker, Reginald Anson, The Prime Minister and 'Charles'? [COLOR="DarkRed"]Hugh Grant[/COLOR]

2. Which television character refused to marry an evil man in the year 35 BC, was therefore cursed and forced to live in a small 'padded' room?

3. In which James Bond film does Rowan Atkinson play the slightly hampered Nigel Small-Fawcett?

4. What is the significance of the numbers 5, 3, 22, 14, 19, 30, 44? [COLOR="darkred"]days?[/COLOR]

5. Which reporter had the scoop of 1995 with his Panorama interview of the Princess of Wales?

6. Which Japanese director introduced Japanese cinema to Western audiences with his film Seven Samurai? [COLOR="darkred"]kurosawa[/COLOR]

7. Who said "My left leg is Christmas, my right leg is Easter, why dont you come up and visit me between the holidays"? [COLOR="DarkRed"]Seems a bit risque for Mae West; how about Lily Savage?[/COLOR]
8. What programme provided the BBC with a third of their profits in 1997? [COLOR="darkred"]Royal event of some sort?[/COLOR]

9. In what American TV series did David Duchovny play a transvestite agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency? [COLOR="darkred"]twin peaks [/COLOR]
10. Taking inflation into account, which 1962 film was the most expensive film ever made in black and white?
[COLOR="darkred"]a Bond film? Dr NO?[/COLOR]
11. Which cartoon character was frequently heard singing 'Clementine'? [COLOR="darkred"]Bluto?[/COLOR]
12. By which names were Virginia McMath and Frederick Austerlitz better known? [COLOR="darkred"]Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers[/COLOR]

13. In Bonanza what is the nearest town to the Ponderosa? [COLOR="darkred"]Laramie?[/COLOR]
14. Who wanders barefoot through the US looking for his half brother Danny? [COLOR="darkred"]man on a tractor[/COLOR]

15. What was the full name of Joan Collins' character in Dynasty? [COLOR="darkred"]Alexis ......[/COLOR]
16. Which cast member of Friends played 'The Pallbearer' in the 1996 film of that name? [COLOR="darkred"]David utterly boring?[/COLOR]

17. Which Bond girl starred with Elvis Presley in the film 'fun in Acapulco'?

18. What was the major's surname in Fawlty Towers?

19. Who was the very highly decorated US. Soldier after World War II, who later went on to become a movie actor?

20. Which family of actors starred in the films 'A Night at the Opera' and 'Duck Soup'? [COLOR="darkred"]Redgraves?[/COLOR]
21. What Ingmar Bergman film sees a knight playing chess with death to prolong his own life? [COLOR="darkred"]Seventh Seal?[/COLOR]

22. What do the following films have in common, Iron Man, Body and Soul, Run with the wind and The Harder they fall?
[COLOR="darkred"]Marvel?[/COLOR]
23. In which TV series did Leonard Nimoy work for the IMF?

24. Which character has been played by Patrick Carghill, Leo Mckern, Derren Nesbit, Eric Portman and Peter Wyngarde?
[COLOR="DarkRed"]Batman[/COLOR]
25. Which Miss USA 1972 starred as Wonder Women? [COLOR="darkred"]Linda Carter[/COLOR]
I've done my best!!

oh dear, im usually pretty good at these things, im really struggling!

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chesso;3573681

I'll be back!!


Ok Arnie :thumbsup:

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ifyoudontask?;3573728

oh dear, im usually pretty good at these things, im really struggling!


This one really isn't easy!!

9. Twin Peaks?
16. David Schwimmer
20. The Marx Brothers

Readying for answers:

1. Which (British) Actor has played the following characters in film: Daniel Cleaver, William Thacker, Reginald Anson, The Prime Minister and 'Charles'? - Hugh Grant

2. Which television character refused to marry an evil man in the year 35 BC, was therefore cursed and forced to live in a small 'padded' room?

3. In which James Bond film does Rowan Atkinson play the slightly hampered Nigel Small-Fawcett?

4. What is the significance of the numbers 5, 3, 22, 14, 19, 30, 44?

5. Which reporter had the scoop of 1995 with his Panorama interview of the Princess of Wales? - Martin Bashir

6. Which Japanese director introduced Japanese cinema to Western audiences with his film Seven Samurai? - Akira ?????

7. Who said "My left leg is Christmas, my right leg is Easter, why dont you come up and visit me between the holidays"?

8. What programme provided the BBC with a third of their profits in 1997?

9. In what American TV series did David Duchovny play a transvestite agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency? - Twin Peaks

10. Taking inflation into account, which 1962 film was the most expensive film ever made in black and white?

11. Which cartoon character was frequently heard singing 'Clementine'? - Sylvester The Cat ?

12. By which names were Virginia McMath and Frederick Austerlitz better known? Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire

13. In Bonanza what is the nearest town to the Ponderosa?

14. Who wanders barefoot through the US looking for his half brother Danny?

15. What was the full name of Joan Collins' character in Dynasty? Alexis Carrungton ???? Colby

16. Which cast member of Friends played 'The Pallbearer' in the 1996 film of that name? David Schwimmer

17. Which Bond girl starred with Elvis Presley in the film 'fun in Acapulco'?

18. What was the major's surname in Fawlty Towers?

19. Who was the very highly decorated US. Soldier after World War II, who later went on to become a movie actor?

20. Which family of actors starred in the films 'A Night at the Opera' and 'Duck Soup'? - Marx Bros

21. What Ingmar Bergman film sees a knight playing chess with death to prolong his own life?

22. What do the following films have in common, Iron Man, Body and Soul, Run with the wind and The Harder they fall?

23. In which TV series did Leonard Nimoy work for the IMF?

24. Which character has been played by Patrick Carghill, Leo Mckern, Derren Nesbit, Eric Portman and Peter Wyngarde?

25. Which Miss USA 1972 starred as Wonder Women? - Lynda Carter

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Grapey;3573981

9. Twin Peaks?[COLOR=darkred] CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]16. David … 9. Twin Peaks?[COLOR=darkred] CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]16. David Schwimmer [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]20. The Marx Brothers [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]

11. Huckleberry Hound

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Babbabooey;3574230

11. Huckleberry Hound [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]

edit: wrong!

3. In which James Bond film does Rowan Atkinson play the slightly hampered Nigel Small-Fawcett? Never say Never Again

7. Who said "My left leg is Christmas, my right leg is Easter, why dont you come up and visit me between the holidays"? Mae West

In which TV series did Leonard Nimoy work for the IMF? Mission Impossible

Which character has been played by Patrick Carghill, Leo Mckern, Derren Nesbit, Eric Portman and Peter Wyngarde? Number Two ( the prisoner)

12. By which names were Virginia McMath and Frederick Austerlitz better known? for some reason for her im pushed towards Ginger, but thats the best i can come up with

4) the numbers that have to typed into the pc in lost to stop the huge electro magnet

13. Virginia City
17. Ursula Andress
18. Gowen

6) Akira Kurasawa

19) Audie Murphy

3) Never Say Never Again?

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Snailman;3574388

edit: wrong!


? :?

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scotland88;3574474

3. In which James Bond film does Rowan Atkinson play the slightly … 3. In which James Bond film does Rowan Atkinson play the slightly hampered Nigel Small-Fawcett? Never say Never Again [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]7. Who said "My left leg is Christmas, my right leg is Easter, why dont you come up and visit me between the holidays"? Mae West [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]In which TV series did Leonard Nimoy work for the IMF? Mission Impossible [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]Which character has been played by Patrick Carghill, Leo Mckern, Derren Nesbit, Eric Portman and Peter Wyngarde? Number Two ( the prisoner) [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]12. By which names were Virginia McMath and Frederick Austerlitz better known? for some reason for her im pushed towards Ginger, but thats the best i can come up with [COLOR=darkred]Need a bit more info here[/COLOR][COLOR=darkred] !![/COLOR]



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starsparkle2311;3574725

11. droopy dog?


already answered Star
11) Huckleberry Hound

btw who's droopy dog anyways? lol

(4) - Were they the winning numbers (including bonus ball) of the first televised uk lottery?

what about my answer?

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shosie;3574753

4) the numbers that have to typed into the pc in lost to stop the huge … 4) the numbers that have to typed into the pc in lost to stop the huge electro magnet


[COLOR=darkred]No WRONG but good guess![/COLOR]

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Jacqueline1966;3574797

13. Virginia City [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]17. Ursula … 13. Virginia City [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]17. Ursula Andress [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]18. Gowen [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]

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barneydog;3574807

6) Akira Kurasawa [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]19) Audie … 6) Akira Kurasawa [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR]19) Audie Murphy [COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR][COLOR=darkred](19. Audie Murphy (He received the Medal of Honor, the U.S. military's highest award for valor, along with 32 additional U.S. medals, five from France, and one from Belgium).[/COLOR]

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barneydog;3574851

3) Never Say Never Again?[COLOR=darkred]CORRECT [/COLOR]:thumbsup:

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gypsyb;3575007

(4) - Were they the winning numbers (including bonus ball) of the first … (4) - Were they the winning numbers (including bonus ball) of the first televised uk lottery?[COLOR=darkred]CORRECT :thumbsup:[/COLOR][COLOR=darkred](4. The first numbers drawn in the British National lottery (live on television).[/COLOR]

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shosie;3575017

what about my answer?


See post 26

Original Poster

Choc & Chesso I wont do your posts yet as you may come up with some more !!
you're doing great!

oh yeah the lost nummbers are sumthin like 4 8 16 25 32 arent they

Original Poster

sorry I don't know what you mean :?

the whole series of lost is based on a bunch of numners, iwas trying to remmewber what they where

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shosie;3576092

the whole series of lost is based on a bunch of numners, iwas trying to … the whole series of lost is based on a bunch of numners, iwas trying to remmewber what they where


[FONT=Arial][SIZE=2]ahhh I see, I have never watched 'Lost' but intend to one day as it looks quite interesting!![/SIZE][/FONT]

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ANSWERS

1. Hugh Grant. (Daniel Cleaver in the Bridget Jones movies, William Thacker in Notting Hill, Reginald Anson in The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain, The Prime Minister in Love Actually and Charles in Four Weddings and a Funeral)
2. Jeannie, in I dream of Jeannie.
3. Never Say Never.
4. The first numbers drawn in the British National lottery (live on television).
5. Martin Bashir.
6. Akira Kurosawa.
7. Mae West.
8. Teletubbies.
9. Twin Peaks.
10. The Longest Day (Schindlers List is now the most expensive black and white film if one excludes inflation).
11. Huckleberry Hound
12. Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire.
13. Virginia City.
14. Kwai Chang Caine, in Kung Fu.
15. Alexis Carrington.
16. David Schwimmer.
17. Ursula Andress.
18. Gowen.
19. Audie Murphy (He received the Medal of Honor, the U.S. military's highest award for valor, along with 32 additional U.S. medals, five from France, and one from Belgium).
20. Marx Brothers.
21. The Seventh Seal.
22. Boxing.
23. Mission Impossible.
24. Number 2 in The Prisoner.
25. Lynda Carter.

Thanks for this snowtiger :thumbsup:; very enjoyable as usual and I seem to have got several correct. 8-)
Wonders will never cease. I see that i should have stuck with Mae West - can't believe she actually said that as well as just 'Come up and see me some-time' or was that the abridged version?:w00t:

Teletubbies!!:roll:

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chesso;3578195

Thanks for this snowtiger :thumbsup:; very enjoyable as usual and I seem … Thanks for this snowtiger :thumbsup:; very enjoyable as usual and I seem to have got several correct. 8-)Wonders will never cease. I see that i should have stuck with Mae West - can't believe she actually said that as well as just 'Come up and see me some-time' or was that the abridged version?:w00t:Teletubbies!!:roll:



LOL
You done really well Chesso .... thanks for taking part in the quiz .. & btw good to have you back!

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starsparkle2311;3576152

sorry, getting my cartoons mixed up, so long since i seen one (apart from … sorry, getting my cartoons mixed up, so long since i seen one (apart from family guy etc):-D[/IMG]


Ahhhh Droopy, know him now Star ... just couldn't place him!

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