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From the quiz on 20/9/16.

  1. Which American company, named after a whaling ship that sailed to California for the Gold Rush in 1849, developed the 2016 mobile game Pokémon GO? Niantic

  2. Egyptian actor Omar Sharif was formerly one of the world’s top players of which card game? Contract bridge

  3. In 1978, which film director fled to France just hours before he was to be sentenced for the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl named Samantha Gailey? Roman Polanski

  4. Which children’s TV programme created by The Jim Henson Company follows Iver, Groove, Tula, Roma and Hubba-Hubba as they learn all about Earth from human children, whom they refer to as ‘tiddlypeeps’? The Hoobs

  5. Which song by Massive Attack is used as the theme tune to the TV series House? Teardrop

  6. Greaser Greg, Valerie Vomit, Ali Gator, Foul Phil, Nat Nerd, Windy Winston and Messy Tessie are the title characters in which critically-panned 1987 film based on a series of trading cards produced by Topps? The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

  7. In The Simpsons, which character has the largest collection of Malibu Stacy dolls? Waylon Smithers

  8. Which English actor played the title character in the very first Carry On film, Carry On Sergeant, and the first incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who from 1963 to 1966? William Hartnell

  9. What was the name of the dungeon master played by Hugo Myatt who assisted the four dungeoneers in the the children’s TV programme Knightmare? Treguard

  10. Which game, developed by Psyonix as a sequel to the PS3 exclusive Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, won three British Academy Games Awards in 2015 for Best Family, Best Multiplayer and Best Sport? Rocket League

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