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Question 1: Notable performers who rose through the music hall circuit were Morecambe and Wise, Arthur Askey and ________, who was considered to be the quintessential music-hall comedian.
EnglandMax MillerPlymouthLondon

Question 2: [6] Kumar, a ________ who has performed in Singapore for more than 17 years, is Singapore's leading stand-up comedian.
Drag kingDrag queenTranssexualismTransgender

Question 3: British stand-up comedy began in the ________ of the 18th and 19th centuries.
LondonMusic hall songsMusic hallIslington

Question 4: ________ in 2009 revitalized the stand-up comedy scene with the introduction of 2 regular monthly shows.
MalaysiaPhilippinesPapua New GuineaSingapore

Question 5: Acts like Alan King, Danny Thomas, ________, and Jack E. Leonard flourished in these new arenas.
Johnny CarsonJay LenoDon RicklesJimmy Kimmel Live!

Question 6: Some ________ comedians such as Redd Foxx, George Kirby, Bill Cosby, and Dick Gregory began to cross over to white audiences during this time.
African AmericanAfrican American cultureAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Great Migration (African American)

Question 7: Richard Pryor and ________ followed Lenny Bruce's acerbic style to become icons.
Class ClownThe George Carlin ShowIt's Bad for YaGeorge Carlin

Question 8: [2] ________ launched her stand-up career in the early 1980s, which saw observational conversation mixed with comedy songs.
Acorn AntiquesVictoria WoodVictoria Wood's Mid Life ChristmasVictoria Wood As Seen On TV

Question 9: ________ became known as a "sick" comic when he used language that sometimes led to his arrest.
Richard PryorGeorge CarlinLenny BruceBill Hicks

Question 10: Stand-up comedy in ________ is an emerging art form.
ChinaReligion in ChinaTime in ChinaProvince (China)
















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