a feast for the censors

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 01 July, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 01 July, 2007, 12:00am

1 Which queen commissioned a plaster fig leaf for Michelangelo's David?

2 In the Red Hot Chili Peppers' song Tell Me Baby, radio censors often use what word to finish the line 'Life can be a little ...'?

3 Which of his films did Stanley Kubrick request be withdrawn from circulation in Britain?

4 Which painter, recently exhibited at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, was forced to flush his work down the toilet during the Cultural Revolution?

5 Which book, originally published in 1925, is it illegal to print or copy in Germany?

6 At the obscenity trial for which opus was the jury asked if it were the kind of book 'you would wish your wife or servants to read'?

7 The violence in which video game, featuring monk Liu Kang, led to the establishment of the US Entertainment Software Rating Board?

8 Which singer was ordered not to dance during a 1956 performance in case he corrupted his audience?

9 In what year was Russian Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn exiled for writing novels about the gulags?

10 What honour did Salman Rushdie (right)receive last month, 18 years after being issued a fatwa for blasphemy?

Solution: 1 Britain's Queen Victoria 2 Kitty 3 A Clockwork Orange 4 Lin Fengmian 5 Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf 6 Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence 7 Mortal Kombat 8 Elvis Presley 9 1974 10 A British knighthood.