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1 What phrase com­pletes this nurs­ery rhyme: “Three geese in a flock—one flew East, one flew West—and _ _ _ _ _ _”? 2 When view­ers re­alised that ac­tor Clark Gable didn’t wear an un­der­shirt in one scene in a movie, sales of men’s vests and un­der­shirts sup­pos­edly plum­meted as a re­sult. Which movie was this?

3 Thomas Har­ris’s se­quel to Red Dragon be­came a best­seller that up­staged the first book. What is it called?

4 Mar­garet Mitchell saw only one book pub­lished in her life­time, but it was mem­o­rable enough to en­sure last­ing fame for her. What is its ti­tle? 5 Pres­i­dent Franklin D Roo­sevelt cred­ited this book for has­ten­ing Amer­ica’s in­volve­ment in the Sec­ond World War. Win­ston Churchill is said to have claimed that it had done more for the Al­lied cause than a flotilla of bat­tle­ships, and was fur­ther quoted as say­ing that it was worth “six di­vi­sions of war ef­fort”. In 1942, when the film came out, Roo­sevelt or­dered it rushed to the­atres. Which book/movie is this?

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