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Question 1: Gambaccini studied at ________, where he obtained a degree in history and at University College, Oxford where he obtained a degree in politics, philosophy and economics.
Brown UniversityHarvard UniversityDartmouth CollegeDartmouth Big Green

Question 2: He left for ________ in 1995, where he presented an hour-long morning programme, in a slot formerly used for Composer of the Week.
BBC Radio 3BBC Radio 2BBC 6 MusicBBC Radio 1

Question 3: For a brief period in the 1990s he co-owned a comic shop in ________ with Jonathan Ross in the same location as the original Forbidden Planet shop.

Question 4: Paul Matthew Gambaccini (born April 2, 1949, New York) (nicknamed, 'The Professor of Pop') is a radio and television presenter in the ________.
WalesUnited KingdomEnglandCanada

Question 5: Having left Oxford Gambaccini was considering further study in law at ________ or Yale but had the opportunity of writing for Rolling Stone magazine as British correspondent.
Harvard UniversityBrown UniversityRutgers UniversityHarvard Crimson

Question 6: He attributes his broadcasting career to this post and especially an interview in 1973 with Elton John which brought him to the attention of BBC Radio producer John Walters who arranged for him to present on ________.
Lithium (Sirius XM)BBC Radio 1Faction (Sirius XM)1st Wave

Question 7: In 1998, he joined ________, where he created his weekly America's Greatest Hits show.
Terry WoganBBC Radio 2BBC Radio 1BBC 6 Music

Question 8: At the same time, in 2002, he quit Classic FM, to present a weekly chart show on London's ________ until 2004.
Smooth Radio 100.4Jazz FM (UK)102.2 Jazz FM102.2 Smooth FM

Question 9: Gambaccini has been a fan of ________ from an early age.
Comic bookGraphic novelComicsAmerican comic book

Question 10: A recurring character in ________, Paul Gambi, was based on his physical appearance and slightly modified name.
Wally WestFlash (Jay Garrick)Flash (comics)Flash (Barry Allen)

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