Wednesday, 20 May 2015

10 More on Media this time

Here's 10 on Media,




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1.Dick Grayson, Jason Todd and Tim Drake are all real identities given to which (usually overshadowed) DC comics crime-fighting hero?   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Robin

 
 
 
 
 
 
2.Set up in 1996,the Community of Portuguese Language Countries is an intergovernmental organisation to promote social, cultural and economic co-operation among lusophone nations, where Portuguese is an official language. Of the eight official member states, which is the only one located in Asia?      East Timor

 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Playing the role of an abusive music teacher in the 2014 film 'Whiplash', which actor received the Best Supporting Academy Award in February 2015?             
 
 
 
 
 
 
 JK Simmonds

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.Her Pulitzer Prize winning novel 'Beloved', tells the true story of the African-American slave, Margaret Garner. In 1988,it  was adapted for a 1988 film, starring Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover. Her other noted works include 'Song of Solomon' and 'The Bluest Eye'. Which African-American author was awarded the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature, the last American (to date),to do so?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toni Morrison

 
 
 
 
5. (Picture) First published by DC comics during the mid-1980s, its main characters include Ozymandias, Doctor Manhattan, The Comedian, Nite Owl and Rorschach. Later adapted into a 2009 film, what is the title of this  comic book series, created by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins?             
 
 
 
 
 
 
Watchmen

 
 
 
 
 
 
6. Founded in 2000 by businessman and philanthropist Scott Griffin, the Griffin Poetry Prize is the most generous poetry award, in which Commonwealth country?            
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canada

 
 
 
 
 
 
7.The basis for several television series, films and even a theme park, the 'Moomins' series of books and comic strips, are the creation of which Swedish-Finn illustrator and writer?  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tove Jansson

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. A 23-year-old Canadian, he is a slacker and part-time musician who lives in Toronto and plays bass guitar in the band Sex Bob-omb. He falls in love with the American delivery girl Ramona Flowers, but must defeat her seven evil ex-boyfriends in order to date her. Who is this title character of the graphic novel series by Bryan Lee O'Malley?             
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scott Pilgrim

 
 
 
 
 
 
9.The 1952 film 'Limelight' is famous for the final musical number, where it pairs Charlie Chaplin and which other silent screen star, appearing on film together for the only time?            
 
 
 
 
 
 
Buster Keaton

 
 
 
 
 
 
10.This 2007 film pays homage to both the exploitation and slasher film genres of the 1970s.The film centres on a psychopathic stunt man, played by Kurt Russell, who stalks young women before murdering them in staged car accidents .What is the name of this film?
 
 
 
 
 
 
Death Proof