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Question 1: With financial backing from the otolaryngologist Dr George Cathcart, Newman hired ________ as the conductor for this series of concerts, called "Mr Robert Newman's Promenade Concerts".
Malcolm SargentRoyal Liverpool PhilharmonicHenry Joseph WoodCharles Groves

Question 2:
Which of the following titles did The Proms have?
Promises, Prom-misses
It's Raining on Prom Night
Prom Wars
BBC Proms

Question 3: [13] The 2009 Proms featured ________ music for the first time, as part of a day-long series of concerts and events also covering Indian classical music.
South Asian cinemaBengali cinemaBollywoodAsian cinema

Question 4: ________ (75th anniversary of his death)
EnglandGustav HolstThe PlanetsLondon

Question 5: With the outbreak of ________ in 1939, the BBC withdrew its support.
Soviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War II

Question 6: ________ (200th anniversary of his birth)
Felix MendelssohnHector BerliozRichard WagnerFrédéric Chopin

Question 7: ________ (75th anniversary of his death)
Thomas BeechamFrederick DeliusEdward ElgarMalcolm Sargent

Question 8: From 1998 to 2007, the Blue Peter Prom, in partnership with long-running BBC television programme ________, was an annual fixture.
Zöe SalmonKonnie HuqBlue PeterGethin Jones

Question 9: ________ (50th anniversary of his death)
Erik SatieIgor StravinskyHeitor Villa-LobosConcerto

Question 10: In 1997, one programme in the ________ documentary series Modern Times covered this dedicated following of enthusiasts.
Raidió Teilifís ÉireannBBCTG4Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation
















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