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1. Celebrities sometimes have that awkward moment when they go too far. Which film star's anti-Vietnam War stance went a bit too far when she was photographed on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft tank?
2. In 1992 Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating had one of those awkward moments when he sparked criticism by touching which visiting dignitary?
3. Janet Jackson suffered a significant and televised awkward moment when she had a wardrobe malfunction at which major event?
4. Politicians are always good for one of those 'awkward moment when' times. Which British politician left his radio mike on and was heard calling a member of the public a "bigoted woman"?
5. At the British National TV Awards Ceremony in 2000 a celebrity revealed a bit too much of herself when accepting an award. Who was the lady who had this awkward moment?
6. Relatives can cause awkward moments. When this actress was playing the part of Juliet from 'Romeo and Juliet' she declaimed the line "Where is my father, and my mother, Nurse"? Her father, from the audience, stood up and said "Here we are darling, in Row H". Who was the unfortunate Dame?
7. A very awkward moment probably made this man wish he could take back the words "I cannot imagine any condition that would cause this ship to founder".
Of which ship was he the Captain?
8. Ever had that awkward moment when a joke goes wrong. David Cameron did when he said "calm down dear" to which female Member of Parliament?
9. Companies can have awkward moments too. An advertisement that featured call centre workers talking and singing with their mouths full prompted over 1000 complaints against which fast food giant?
10. Television has produced its fair share of awkward moments. Some have been career ending. Which interviewer had his show cancelled shortly after his 1976 interview with the Sex Pistols?
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