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quizballs 69 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes

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  1. Whose Selected Papers on Hysteria, translated in 1909 by Abraham Brill, introduced the word libido into English?
  2. What was the name of the mythical sculptor who fell in love with the statue of a woman he carved, as told by Roman poet Ovid, and inspiring George Bernard Shaw's play of the same name?
  3. Who wrote the 2009 novel, The Princess and the President, criticized for hinting at an unlikely affair between Diana Princess of Wales and the President of France?
  4. Who produced the 1983 hit record Relax, by Frankie Goes To Hollywood?
  5. Who famously said in the witness box, "Well, he would, wouldn't he?" when told that Viscount Astor denied having an affair with her (in relation to the 1963 Profumo scandal)?
  6. What language is 'Jeg elsker dig' ?
  7. Bessie Wallis Warfield became better known as whom?
  8. Who wrote the 1955 novel Lolita?
  9. Presenter Bill Grundy flirted with which future punk singer during the Sex Pistols' swearing on the live TV Today show in 1976?
  10. In what city is the Venus de Milo statue displayed?
  11. Who is the Greek God of the Marriage Ceremony?
  12. What part of the male anatomy takes its name from a literal meaning of bearing witness (to masculinity)?
  13. What word meaning vanity derives from the fallen Greek god who perished while transfixed by his reflection in a pool of water?
  14. In what decade was sex between two males legalised in the UK?
  15. Dendrophilia is the tendency to be aroused by what?
  16. Oliver Barrett IV was the male lead character in what famous 1970 film?
  17. What in 1972 was the first animated film to receive an X-rating in the USA?
  18. What word, meaning in Greek 'many' and 'man', refers to a woman having more than one husband at the same time?
  19. Oliver Mellors features in what D H Lawrence book, written in 1928 but not officially published in the UK until 1960?
  20. A delusional jealous belief that a partner is unfaithful is known in psychiatry as what syndrome, after a Shakespeare character?
  21. Linda Lovelace starred in what 1972 film, whose title inspired the nickname for the Watergate informant?
  22. Jeffrey Archer's bribe to Monica Coghlan gave rise to the slang 'Archer' for what sum of money?
  23. The parents of the most famous Egyptian Queen, Cleopatra VII, were related in what way (aside from being husband and wife)?
  24. Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider starred in what controversial 1972 film?
  25. Whose tale in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales tells of a knight sent away by his queen to discover what women want above all else?
  26. Brigitte Bardot originally duetted on and prevented the release of what 1960s song, which later became a hit when she was replaced by Jane Birkin?
  27. In what 1980 thriller did Richard Gere play a male prostitute? (bonus point for the theme song)
  28. Whose controversial activities were based at 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, South London?
  29. Who in 1953 appeared on the cover of the first issue of Playboy magazine?
  30. What colour was the dress which featured in Bill Clinton's scandal and impeachment of 1998?



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