Games: Trivia test

Ballerina   250 (photo credit: Courtesy)
Ballerina 250
(photo credit: Courtesy)
1. The use of a dance double in which 2010 film was highlighted by a blog entry that read “Do people really believe that it takes only one year to make a ballerina? We know that X (the main actress) studied ballet as a kid and had a year of intensive training for the film, but that doesn’t add up to being a ballerina...”?
2. The name of which American sports team has its origin in how the fans avoided getting knocked down by trolleys on their way to the games?
3. In what war that bridged two centuries were the British forces simultaneously under siege at Kimberley, Ladysmith and Mafeking?
4. Homage to Catalonia, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Road to Oxiana, In Patagonia and Arabian Sands are some of the classics in what genre of writing?
5. On April 1, 2011 a painting titled Two Tahitian Women was attacked at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. by a woman who thought it was evil. The work was part of an exhibit that was highlighting the work of which artist?
6. The films Pratidwandi (1971), Seemabaddha (1971) and Jana Aranya (1976) directed by the Oscar-winning Satyajit Ray are known as the trilogy of what Indian city with which he was strongly associated?
7. What product that makes unpacking fun was invented by sealing two shower curtains together by two engineers who intended it as wallpaper?
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