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Beauty Quiz


Quiz

  1. Which beautiful youth fell in love with his own reflection in a pool of water?
  2. Which planet in our solar system is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty?
  3. The original Beauty and the Beast fairy tale was written in which language?
  4. Which 2001 film directed by Ron Howard, is an American biographical drama based on the life of the American mathematician John Nash?
  5. Which poet wrote: "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever"?
  6. The name of which plant when translated from Italian means 'beautiful lady'?




  7. Which Hollywood actress won the Miss Orange County beauty pageant in 1978, and finished sixth in the Miss California contest the same year?
  8. "Beautiful Day" is a song by which rock band?
  9. In mythology, whose face launched a thousand ships?
  10. Which Miss World USA 1972 became a fictional superheroine?
  11. Which European capital city is nicknamed 'Beauty on the Danube'?
  12. Classic Hollywood icon and world renown beauty Audrey Hepburn was born in which country?
  13. Which supermodel's trademark is a "beauty mark" above her upper lip?
  14. Who composed the ballet Sleeping Beauty?
  15. During the filming of Match Point, director Woody Allen commented on whose attractiveness, calling her "beautiful"?
  16. In Monopoly, how much do you collect on one of the Community Chest cards for coming second place in a beauty competition?
  17. "Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship" is a quote from which film?
  18. In 1985, which beauty queen joined BBC's Breakfast Time as a presenter a year after winning the title of Miss Great Britain?
  19. Which island country was historically known as Formosa, which means "beautiful islands" in Latin? The name was given in 1542 by Portuguese sailors.
  20. What is a Camberwell Beauty?
  21. "When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman" was a hit for which rock band?
  22. Which dimension asked "would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon"? (We need the name of a musical group.)
  23. Who was once proclaimed "the face of 1966" by the British press?
  24. What was the name of the doctor in the 1970s TV series The Adventures of Black Beauty?
  25. Which seaside town was the home of the Miss Great Britain beauty contest between 1956 and 1989?



Answers:

  1. Narcissus
  2. Venus
  3. French
  4. A Beautiful Mind
  5. John Keats (from Endymion)
  6. Belladonna
  7. Michelle Pfeiffer
  8. U2
  9. Helen of Troy
  10. Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman)
  11. Bratislava
  12. Belgium
  13. Cindy Crawford
  14. Tchaikovsky
  15. Scarlett Johansson
  16. Ten pounds
  17. Casablanca
  18. Debbie Greenwood
  19. Taiwan



  20. Butterfly
  21. Dr Hook
  22. The 5th Dimension (an American music vocal group with the 1967 song "Up, Up and Away")
  23. Twiggy (also known as Lesley Hornby, or Lesley Lawson)
  24. Doctor Gordon (James Gordon)
  25. Morcambe