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Each of th­ese is a quiz ques­tion in its own right, but the an­swers con­nect to a com­mon theme, which could be any­thing from plumb straight­for­ward to bizarrely lat­eral. 1. What name is given to the mix­ture of ni­tro­gen, oxy­gen, and minute amounts of other gases that sur­rounds the earth and forms its at­mos­phere?

2. A per­son who in­her­its or has a right of in­her­i­tance in the prop­erty of an­other fol­low­ing the lat­ter’s death is called a what?

3. When Mr Brock­le­hurst asked her what she must do to avoid fall­ing into the pit, which fictitious Jane replied “I must keep in good health and not die”? 4. Which palin­dromic word lies at the cen­tre of a palin­dromic sen­tence sup­pos­edly ut­tered by Napoleon (pic­tured)? 5. Which word fills in the blank in this quote (at­trib­uted to Shake­speare): “What ____ thou art, act well thy part”?

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