Quiz

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1 Ac­cord­ing com­mit­ted sui­cide to le­gend, by al­low­ing which ruler her­self to be bit­ten by a deadly snake? 2 What be­gan in 1972 with Ja­cob Sug­den’s fu­neral, and is still go­ing strong to­day? 3 “De gustibus non est dis­putan­dum,” said the An­cient Ro­mans. What’s the usual English trans­la­tion? 4 What sub­stance is stored in the gall­blad­der? 5 Tuis are given to the win­ners at what event? 6 In Norse mythol­ogy, which god ruled over Val­halla? 7 Where in New Zealand has a willow tree grow­ing out of a lake be­come a much-pho­tographed tourist at­trac­tion? 8 The Loy­alty Is­lands are part of which Pa­cific Ocean ter­ri­tory? 9 What sport­ing event takes place in April or May at Badminton House, Eng­land? 10 Toy­maker Mat­tel last month un­veiled the first Bar­bie to wear what gar­ment? Com­piled by Mark Fryer; an­swers, p. 34

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