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Question 1: ________'s Coronation, 1953
Monarchy of the United KingdomBritish Royal FamilyElizabeth II of the United KingdomEdward VIII of the United Kingdom

Question 2: He worked as a staff photographer for Vanity Fair and Vogue in addition to photographing celebrities in ________.
Western United StatesUnited StatesHollywood, Los Angeles, CaliforniaNew England

Question 3: On behalf of the auction house, Garner acquired Beaton's archive—excluding all portraits of the Royal Family, and the five decades of prints held by Vogue in London, Paris and ________.
New JerseyMassachusettsNew YorkConnecticut

Question 4: He also had relationships with women, including the actress ________ and the British socialite Doris, Viscountess Castlerosse.
George CukorBette DavisIngrid BergmanGreta Garbo

Question 5: [2][3] When Beaton was growing up his Nanny had a ________ 3A Camera, a popular model which was renowned for being an ideal piece of equipment to learn on.
MotorolaEastman KodakPhotographyDigital single-lens reflex camera

Question 6: Major exhibitions have been held at the National Portrait Gallery in ________ in 1968 and in 2004.
BerlinLondonMoscowStockholm

Question 7: Both ________ and Henry Longhurst report in their autobiographies being overwhelmed by the beauty of Beaton's singing at the St Cyprian's school concerts.
EnglandGeorge OrwellCyril ConnollyHarold Acton

Question 8: Cecil Beaton at the ________'s Screenonline
British Film InstituteChannel 4BBCImperial War Museum

Question 9: Cecil Beaton was educated at Heath Mount School (where he was bullied by Evelyn Waugh) and St Cyprian's School, ________, where his artistic talent was quickly recognised.
HastingsEast SussexWealdenEastbourne

Question 10: Beaton was born on 14 January 1904 in ________ the son of Ernest Walter Hardy Beaton (1867-1936), a prosperous timber merchant, and his wife Etty Sissons (1872-1962).
Camden TownHampsteadHighgateHolborn







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