Hats and shoes: 10 questions

  1. Which actor is the voice of the Sorting Hat in the Harry Potter films?
  2. Which famous pair of film shoes became the most expensive pair ever when they sold for $660,000 in 2000?
  3. Which hat takes its name from a German spa town after Edward VII visited and brought back a hat of this style?
  4. When Charlie Chaplin eats his shoes in the film “The Gold Rush”, what were the shoes actually made from?
  5. What hairstyle would you expect to be covered by a Tam?
  6. What idiom meaning “very poor” refers to the part of a shoe you would have to use if the sole was worn through?
  7. What kind of hat gave Bob Dylan the title of the 7th song of his 1966 album Blonde on Blonde
  8. Which actress has played Julie Finlay in CSI since 2012?
  9. What is the 5th largest city in Alberta?
  10. Which Japanese make-up artist worked in Hollywood in the 1950s before launching a cosmetics company in 1964 which now has branches in London, Paris, New York and Hong Kong?

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  1. Which actor is the voice of the Sorting Hat in the first two Harry Potter films?
    A: Leslie Phillips
  2. Which famous pair of film shoes became the most expensive pair ever when they sold for $660,000 in 2000?
    A: Judy Garland’s ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz
  3. Which hat takes its name from a German spa town after Edward VII visited and brought back a hat of this style?
    A: Homburg
  4. When Charlie Chaplin eats his shoes in the film “The Gold Rush”, what were the shoes actually made from?
    A: Licorice
  5. What hairstyle would you expect to be covered by a Tam?
    A: Dreadlocks
  6. What idiom meaning “very poor” refers to the part of a shoe you would have to use if the sole was worn through?
    A: On your uppers
  7. What kind of hat gave Bob Dylan the title of the 7th song of his 1966 album Blonde on Blonde
    A: Leopardskin pillbox hat
  8. Which actress has played Julie Finlay in CSI since 2012?
    A: Elisabeth Shue
  9. What wonderfully named place is the 5th largest city in Alberta?
    A: Medicine Hat
  10. Which Japanese make-up artist worked in Hollywood in the 1950s before launching a cosmetics company in 1964 which now has branches in London, Paris, New York and Hong Kong?
    A: Shu Uemura

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