General knowledge 27

From the quiz on 14/4/15.

  1. In Disney’s Bambi, what is the name of Bambi’s rabbit friend? Thumper

  2. In the NATO phonetic alphabet, which word represents the letter U? Uniform

  3. What is the common name for the human cells known medically as leucocytes? White blood cells

  4. What are the surnames of TV fashion duo Trinny and Susannah? Woodall and Constantine

  5. Who wrote the classic novels Daniel Deronda, Silas Marner and Middlemarch? George Eliot

  6. What is the capital of the US state of Florida? Tallahassee

  7. In which classic film does Clark Gable say to Vivien Leigh, “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn”? Gone with the Wind

  8. Which comedienne and ex–psychiatric nurse initially performed stand-up under the stage name The Sea Monster? Jo Brand

  9. Give Him the Ooh-La-La, Once Upon a Summertime and My Gentleman Friend are albums by which jazz singer and pianist, renowned for her childlike voice? Blossom Dearie

  10. The word ‘berk’, meaning a stupid person, is an abbreviation of which Cockney rhyming slang phrase? Berkeley Hunt (or Berkshire Hunt)


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