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# 1: This is the intro to which song by the Rolling Stones?

Sympathy for the Devil is written by Mick Jagger, but credited to Jagger/Richards. It first appeared as the opening track on the Rolling Stones' 1968 album Beggars Banquet.

# 2: Midnight Ride is the fifth studio album by which group?

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Midnight Ride is the fifth studio album by American group Paul Revere & the Raiders. It was released by Columbia Records (CS 9308) in 1966. It peaked at #9 on U.S. Billboard 200.

# 3: Which album came first?

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In Dreams is the 4th LP record by Roy Orbison - it was released in 1963. Bob Dylan's Bringing It All Back Home is his 5th album, released in 1965. From Nowhere and Strangers in the Night were both released in 1966.

# 4: Which author was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1964, but refused it?

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Jean-Paul Sartre was awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has exerted a far-reaching influence on our age. Sartre refused to accept the prize.

Sartre was a key figure in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology.

The Nobel Prize in literature has not been awarded to Henri Troyat or Anton Chekhov. Ernest Hemingway was awarded the prize in 1954.

# 5: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 34th Academy Awards (1962). Which film won the Award?

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West Side Story is a 1961 musical drama directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name. The story is inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.

The film stars Richard Beymer, George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn, and Natalie Wood. The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won 10, including Best Picture.

Some of the songs from the film include Somewhere, Maria, and America. None for nominated for an Award.

# 6: The lyrics That when I tell you that I love you, oh / You’re gonna say you love me too, oh are from which Beatles song?

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The line is from I Should Have Known Better, 1964. It was included in the film and album A Hard Day's Night.

# 7: Listen to the clip. This is a recording by:

A World Without Love was recorded by the English duo Peter and Gordon. It was their first single and written by Paul McCartney. It topped the charts in both United Kingdom and United States.

# 8: Who had a number one hit with Teen Angel on Billboard Hot 100 in 1960?

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Teen Angel reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 (February 1960) and number 37 in the UK Singles Chart (even though it was banned from being played by the BBC). It was originally recorded Mark Dinning from Oklahoma, USA. The song was by written by Dinning's sister Jean and her husband Red Surrey.

# 9: In 1969, Phil Esposito was awarded for being the leading scorer during the regular season. In which sport?

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Phil Esposito is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played 18 seasons in NHL for the Chicago Black Hawks, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers. In 1969, he received the Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer during the regular season. He was also awarded Hart Memorial Trophy for the NHL's most valuable player.

# 10: Listen to the clip. What is the name of the group?

Mr. Sun, Mr. Moon was released by Paul Revere & Raiders in 1969 and was a minor hit in United States (peaked at no. 18 on Billboard Hot 100).

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