General knowledge 52

From the quiz on 6/10/15.

  1. Which Norwegian artist painted The Scream? Edvard Munch

  2. Which section of an orchestra may be colloquially referred to as the kitchen? Percussion

  3. Which US state capital is home to professional sports teams called Braves (baseball), Hawks (basketball) and Falcons (American football)? Atlanta

  4. In Egyptian mythology, who is the supreme god of the sun? Ra (Re)

  5. Ultimately from the Irish for “kitten”, what is the name of the plump grey tabby cat originally created by Claire Belton and Andrew Duff for their webcomic Everyday Cute? Pusheen

  6. In Scrabble, how many points are the letters F, H, V, W and Y worth? 4

  7. In the musical Les Misérables, which character sings the song I Dreamed a Dream? Fantine

  8. Who did Alex Ferguson succeed as manager of Manchester United in 1986? Ron Atkinson

  9. What is the name of the decorative red dot worn in the middle of the forehead by Hindu women? Bindi

  10. What was the first product ever advertised on Channel 5? Chanel No. 5

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