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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?
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?
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'?
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?
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?
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?