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Some pretty weird questions with some even weirder answers. How much do you know.

1.In 2008, Virginian Eddie Adcock played his banjo under some weird circumstances. What were they?
2.Which sport uses a Stimpmeter to measure the speed of a surface?
3.In World War II to whom was the nickname "Piccadilly Commandos" given by US troops stationed in Britain?
4.Which U.S. music superstar missed a penalty kick during the opening ceremony festivities at the World Cup soccer finals in 1994?
5.Which major House of Fashion manufactured uniforms for The Schutzstaffel (SS) during the 1930's?
6.In which author's novels would you find the character of Admiral Sir Miles Messervy?
7.Which Hollywood star directed the short film "I Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meat Hook, and Now I Have a Three-Picture Deal at Disney"?
8.In 1944 Helen Duncan was the last case of a woman being tried and convicted in the U.K. for what crime?
9.In August 2008, King Harald V of Norway bestowed a knighthood on Nils Olav, The Colonel-In-Chief of The Norwegian Kings Guard. What is unusual about Sir Nils?
10.Which British T.V. "soap opera" is the link between Mahatma Gandhi, Pussy Galore, Professor Charles Xavier and Gandalf the wizard?

quiz kindly submitted by navaho56 on 17th April 2012