The Chase General Knowledge #23

Guess the answers to these questions which come from The Chase
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1. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Award of Merit is also known as what?
Tony
Oscar
Emmy
2. In London, what are Tyburn, Effra and Westbourne?
Abandoned stations
Medieval prisons
Underground rivers
3. Artists of the 1940s and '50s New York School were also known by what name?
Abstract Expressionists
Pop Artists
Photorealists
4. Which of these plots against the monarchy took place first?
Gunpowder Plot
Rye House Plot
Babington Plot
5. What Welsh peninsula was the first place to be made an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'?
Gower
Llyn
St David's
6. The phrase 'pulling out all the stops' comes from the playing of what musical instrument?
Double bass
Pipe organ
Accordion
7. Traditionally, the front braces on a pair of lederhosen are shaped like what letter?
T
A
H
8. According to the Kennel Club, the bearded collie belongs to what breed group?
Gun dog
Pastoral
Toy
9. The rule "No hugging, no learning" is associated with the creation and writing of which US sitcom?
Cheers
Friends
Seinfeld
10. In English, the name of the capital city of which of these countries comes last alphabetically?
Belgium
Hungary
Thailand
11. Which of these is NOT a 'Road to...' film starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby?
Utopia
Bali
Perdition
12. Which P. G. Wodehouse character says "There are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself 'Do trousers matter?'"
Sir Roderick Glassop
Aunt Agatha
Bertie Wooster
13. What name was traditionally given to the girlfriend of a gangster?
Jill
Nell
Moll
14. Tattersalls, the horse racing bloodstock auctioneers, are headquartered in what town?
Newmarket
Epsom
Ascot
15. The largest public lending library in the UK opened in 2013 in which city?
Birmingham
Bath
Bristol
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