Tuesday, 5 May 2015

10 Entertainment WQC style questions

Here's another 10 questions for your WQC preparation, or just for fun.

Tonight is Entertainment


1. Presented by LL Cool J, it has seen contests between Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt, Terry Crews and Mike Tyson and Dwayne Johnson against Jimmy Fallon. Which US Entertainment show,aired on the Spike Channel,sees celebrities (often A -List) miming to their favourite songs, in order to win the audience votes?
Lip Sync Battle

2.An extremely popular piece of classical music,from which Prokofiev ballet,does the atmospheric 'Dance of the Knights' originate? 
Romeo and Juliet

3. Welcoming around 2.5 million visitors each year, it showcases 3,000 artists over more than 650 concerts. In which North American city is the World's largest Jazz Festival located?

4. Releasing her fourth and eponymous album, which female singer and songwriter, who shares her stage name with a Carribean island,became only the second female ever to win the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album, in 2015? 
St Vincent

5. (Picture) Best known to many as teenage TV doctor, 'Doogie Howser', he has also starred in films such as 'Starship Troopers' and 'The Smurfs'.Which American actor hosted the 2015 Academy Awards Ceremony?  
Neil Patrick Harris

6.Which Iranian-German composer is best known for his Grammy nominated scores for the films 'Iron Man' and 'Pacific Rim' and for the TV shows 'Prison Break' and 'Game of Thrones'?             
Ramin Djawadi

7.Used largely in Germany,it was designed to prevent opera singers from being asked to sing roles which he or she is incapable of performing.What is the name of this system that classifies according to the range, weight, and color of the voice? 
Fach System (or Facher)

8. Often abbreviated as 'Y&R', it has won 8 Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series since its debut in 1973. It has also appeared at the top of the weekly Nielsen ratings, in the daytime drama category, for more than 1,000 weeks since 1988. What is the full name of this legendary US soap opera?
The Young And The Restless

9.Taking its name from the Anglo-Saxon word meaning 'good word',which 1970 musical by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak,first opened off-Broadway in 1971 and was later adapted into a 1973 film? 

10.Alexander Borodin only wrote one opera,Prince Igor.Unfortunatley he died before he could finish it.Which fellow Russian composer completed the work?  
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov