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In which country did Nicole Kidman spend most of her childhood?
Which American actor plays the agent Ethan Hunt?
From which country does Cate Blanchett, who got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008, hail?
Who played the adorable elfin queen Galadriel in 'Lord of the Rings'?
Which Australian actor/actress received a Golden Globe for the interpretation of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There (2007)?
The actress Cate Blanchett was in Martin Scorsese's film 'The Aviator' from 2005. What famous person did she play?
What role did the Australian actress Cate Blanchett play in 'Lord of the Rings'?
Who played the role of Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese's film 'The Aviator' from 2005?
Who played Annie Porter in the films 'Speed' (1994) and 'Speed II' (1997)?
Who played Grace Lou Freebush in the film 'Miss Congeniality' from 2000?
From which sport comes the expression "hole in one"?
What is the name of Bruce Springsteen's first studio album?
What kind of music does the American band SlipKnot play?
What language is the official language of Brazil?
Which of the following bands released a new album in 2008?
What is the name of Bruce Springsteen's legendary band?
What does the musical term "crescendo" refer to?
Which of these bands was not part of the so-called Britpop wave in the mid-90's?
Which of these bands was not part of the so-called grunge wave of the early 1990's?
In what year was the singer Bob Dylan born?
Which candidate did Bruce Springsteen support at the "Vote for Change" tour during the 2004 presidential election campaigns?
What city was the rock band Oasis from?
Of which brand and design is Mark Knopfler's signature red guitar?
What is the name of the lead singer and guitarist of Dire Straits?
Which metropolis is the multi-ethnic band Gogol Bordello from?
What is the name of Bruce Springsteen's wife, who also sings in his band?
How many bytes is a gigabyte (GB)?
Nicole Kidman has dual citizenship. One is American. What is the other?
What English actress plays Elizabeth Swann in the Pirates of the Caribbean films?
Which English actress played a leading role in Bend It Like Beckham from 2003?
For the performance in which film was Keira Knightley nominated for both an Oscar and a Golden Globe in the category best female performance in 2007?
Which actress debuted as a vocalist in 2008 with a cover album of Tom Waits songs?
Scarlett Johansson holds two passports. One is American. What is the other one
Whose songs did Scarlett Johansson sing on her debut album, Anywhere I Lay My Head, from 2008?
Which actress had her international break-through with the film 'The Horse Whisperer' from 1998?
What is the 2005 film called for which Reese Witherspoon won an Oscar for her role as June Carter?
She played in 'Jack the Bear' (1993), and three other of her films also had song titles. What is the actress called?
What is the founder of Playboy Enterprise called?
Which magazine was first published by Hugh Hefner in 1953?
What actress and singer can be seen e.g. in the films 'Out of Sight' (1998), 'The Cell' (2000) and 'An Unfinished Life' (2005)?
Which American singer has among others published the albums "On The 6", "This Is Me... Then" and "Brave"?
Which currently well-known actress and singer appeared in the 1993 Janet Jackson video "That's The Way Love Goes"?
Which girl band has sold the most albums in music history?
Which girl band has sold second-most albums in music history?
With which girl band did Victoria Caroline Adams break through?
What was Victoria Beckham's stage name as a Spice Girl?
What black American actor played the lead role in 'I am Legend' from 2007?
Who played the main role alongside Tommy Lee Jones in the films Men in Black I and II?
Which American rapper and actor released the album "Big Willie Style" in 1997?
What was the title of Gwen Stefani's first solo album from 2004?
Which band is Gwen Stefani's husband, Gavin Rossdale, a member of?
Which of these bands was Gwen Stefani once a member of?
Which of these artists released her first solo album, titled "Love.Angel.Music.Baby", in 2004?
Which of these countries is the rock artist and composer Bryan Adams from?
Which composer wrote the opera Aida?
Which country was the famous composer Giuseppe Verdi from?
Which opera by Giuseppe Verdi was staged in Cairo in connection with the inauguration of the Suez Canal?
Who wrote the opera "Othello" based on the eponymous tragedy by William Shakespeare?
Who wrote the opera Macbeth, which is based on the eponymous play by William Shakespeare?
What was the composer Mozart's full name?
On 20 October 2011 an African dictator was killed by insurgents in his own country. What was his name?
He was born in the town of Sirte in 1942. How old was the Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi when he died?
Who composed the opera Don Giovanni, based on the legend of Don Juan?
Who wrote the opera "The Magic Flute"?
The opera "Apollo et Hyacinthus" was written by a boy of just 11 years. What was his name?
How old was Mozart when he wrote his first opera?
Which of the following acts of terror is connected to Muammar Gaddafi and his Libyan regime?
Who wrote the four operas in "The Ring of the Nibelung" (Der Ring des Nibelungen)?
What country was the composer Wagner from?
Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was known as Libya's dictator for 42 years. Which of the following was he also known as?
Which German composer wrote the opera The Knight of the Rose (Der Rosenkavalier) in 1911?
Which country was the composer Richard Strauss from?
Which country was the composer Beethoven from?
The piece "Fidelio" was composed in 1805 and is this composer's only opera. What is his name?
Opera is a form of art in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work. In which country did opera arise?
What was the Cold War?
What was the pact called that was established on 14 May 1955 as a response to West Germany's integration into NATO?
When was the Warsaw Pact or, as it is officially called, "The Warsaw Treaty Organization of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance" dissolved?
Who was the first to use the expression "Iron Curtain" about Europe's split into two blocks?
What Canadian singer wrote the title songs for the films 'Robin Hood' and 'The Three Musketeers'?
Who wrote the song "Summer of 69", which was released in 1984?
From which film is the Bryan Adams single 'All for Love' known?
From which film is Bryan Adam's single 'I Do It for You' known?
Which artist wrote the song "All for Love" for the movie "The Three Musketeers"?
What is the name of the American hip-hop and R&B group with the members Will Adams, Jaime Gomez, Stacy Ferguson and Allen Pineda?
Which new member and lead singer did the American band The Black Eyed Peas acquire in 2003?
Which American band did the singer Stacy Ferguson join in 2003?
When did the lead singer Fergie of the American band The Black Eyed Peas launch her solo career?
Which girl band was the singer Beyoncé Knowles a member of between 1997 and 2005?
Which Destiny's Child album has sold most copies?
In which girl band did the singer Beyoncé Giselle Knowles have her popular breakthrough?
Which hit song helped Amy Winehouse win five awards at the 2008 Grammy Awards?
From which country was the singer Amy Winehouse, who in 2008 topped the hit lists with the song Rehab in 2008?
Which colorful British singer was behind the hit song "Rehab", which won her 5 Grammy Awards in 2008?
Which hit song by the singer Duffy featured in the 2008 film "Sex and the City: The Movie"?
From which country is the singer Aimée Anne Duffy, who became famous in 2008 with the hit song Mercy?
Which role did Leonardio DiCaprio play in the film 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' (1993), a role that gained him his first Oscar nomination?
How many Oscars has Leonardo DiCaprio won?
Leonardo DiCaprio has impersonated a lot of characters. For which role did he win an Oscar?
Who plays opposite Kate Winslet in the 1997 film 'Titanic'?
Who became Secretary General of NATO in 2009?
Who invented the neck tie?
Which was one of the first animals that man domesticated?
Which animal did Muhammad Ali Pasha of Egypt gift to the French King Charles X in 1827?
What is the name of the lead singer of the synth pop band Depeche Mode?
Which British pop band made a comeback in 2001 with the album "Exciter"?
Which country are the members of the band Depeche Mode from?
Which pop band had its first major breakthrough in 1984 with the single "People Are People"?
Which British pop band has the lead singer David Gahan?
What happened to Richey James of the Manic Street Preachers in 1995?
What is the name of the Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers' debut album from 1992?
What part of the UK are the Manic Street Preachers from?
What is the name of the Manic Street Preachers' ninth album release from 2009?
In which country does the rock festival Ruisrock take place?
What is the name of the Finnish rock festival held on an island in Turku, which is one of the oldest in Europe?
In April 2009, a flu subtype spreading from Mexico caused global fear. What was it called?
How many per cent of all men are left-handed?
Which term is used to describe the flu types H1N1, H1N2, H3N1 og H3N2?
Several of the later American presidents were left-handed. Who was not?
What do you have if you suffer from polydactyly?
What is the scientific name for the type of avian flu which first spread fear in 2005-2006?
What is the scientific name for the swine influenza which first started spreading fear in 2009?
What is cholera?
Which actress from the tv series 'Desperate Housewives' played the role as Bond-babe Paris Carver in the 1997 film 'Tomorrow Never Dies'?
In what part of the UK will you find the highest peaks?
What is the ocean between China and the Korean peninsula called?
What Briton played Lee Harvey Oswald in the film JFK, where Kevin Costner could also be seen?
What actor plays the role of Sirious Black in the film 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'?
Which British actor had his breakthrough role as the bass player Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols in the movie "Sid and Nancy" from 1986?
In which part of Canada will you find Vinland?
The restaurant guest eats so much that his stomach explodes. What question is Monty Python trying to answer in this 1983 film?
What is the 1983 Monty Python film called that is made up of a range of sketches about the chapters of life?
What year was Monty Python's 'The Meaning of Life' released?
How many different roles did the six members of Monty Python play in 'Life of Brian'?
What is the 1979 Monty Python film called where the main character is mistaken for Messiah?
What year was Monty Python's film 'Life of Brian' released?
What year is the film 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' from?
How many different characters does Michael Palin play in 'Monty Pyton and the Holy Grail'?
Which Monty Python film came first?
Which Monty Python film is the last of the four?
For which film did Marilyn Monroe win a Golden Globe?
Which actress was baptised Norma Jeane Baker?
Which African country was occupied by Italy 1936-1941?
Which East African country is the source of the Blue Nile?
In which East African country does the Awash run through Rift Valley?
In which African country was the well-preserved pre-historic female skeleton Lucy found?
Which African country was officially called Abyssinia until 1941?
What is the capital of Ethiopia called?
What is the Medieval controversy between kings and popes about the right to control appointments to church positions called?
What was the Investiture Controversy about?
Where do most New Zealanders descend from?
How many people live in New Zealand?
What is the biggest city in New Zealand called?
What is the capital of New Zealand called?
When did the war end between the Maori and the British colonial power?
Which year did the Turks capture Constantinople, making it the capital of the Ottoman Empire?
The Turks invaded the city in 1453, but what name is Constantinople known under today?
What was the city of Constantinople called before it became known as Constantinople?
Under which name was Istanbul known when it was captured by the Turks in 1453?
What was the first president of the USA, in power 1789-97, called?
Who lead the army during the American Revolution 1775-1783 and was also involved in writing the new American constitution?
What US city is named after the country's first president?
What African country was Eritrea formerly a part of?
What former province of Ethipia gained self-governance in 1994?
Who replaced late guitarist Brian Jones from The Rolling Stones shortly before his death?
What was the name of one of the founding fathers and guitarist of The Rolling Stones who drowned in 1969?
Which letter was added to the name of "The Rolling Stones" in 1963?
Which Rolling Stones album was the first solely written by the band?
Which Rolling Stones song is played at the beginning of most NFL matches?
Which band has written the song "Start Me Up" that is played at the beginning of most NFL matches?
Which Rolling Stones album was number 1 on the charts in England in 1966?
Which other record company bought Virgin Records in 1992?
When was the record company Virgin Records founded?
Who founded the record company Virgin Records alongside Nik Powell in 1972?
In which country was Virgin Records founded by Richard Branson?
Which record company distributes the Gorillaz' albums?
Which record company distributes the Sex Pistols' albums?
Which record company distributes Janet Jackson's albums?
Which record company distributes The Smashing Pumpkins' albums?
Which record company distributes albums of the Rolling Stones?
Which band released the major hit song "Satisfaction" in 1965?
Who wrote the song "Rollin' Stone" which later became the initial name of the band "The Rolling Stones"?
What is the name of Mick Jagger's first solo album?
When did Elvis Presley die?
Which of these action heroes from the 2010 film 'The Expendables' was also in Pulp Fiction (1994)?
The River Thames runs through which major English city?
What is the name of the lead singer of Aqua?
Their song "Barbie Girl" from 1997 was a hit. What is the name of the lead male singer in the pop group Aqua?
With which hit song did Aqua have their international breakthrough?
Which country is Lene Nystrøm, lead singer of Aqua, from?
How deep is The North Sea at its deepest place?
Which American state is situated most northernly?
In how many days were the World created accordingly to the Bible?
How often is the World Cup in football held?
What has twice caused the cancellation of the Football World Cup?
How many different nations have won the World Cup in football?
Which country has won the Football World Cup most times, except Brazil?
How many times has Brazil won the FIFA World Cup in football?
How many times has Italy won the FIFA World Cup in football?
How many times has Germany won the FIFA World Cup in football?