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 Which town in North Dakota, US, shares its name with a style of football played at English public schools from the 19th century onwards? 2 Which city, also the capital of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, is one of the host cities for the Fifa World Cup 2014? 3 A composition created by the famous Lithuanian sculptor Gediminas Jokūbonis and dedicated to the accession of Lithuania to the EU is located 26km north of the country’s capital city, which is? 4 Meaning ‘beautiful pasture’ in Mongolian, which city is the capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China? 5 In 1988 the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia erected what monument in Australia’s Northern Territory in honour of Dr Bruce P Lambert, a former Director of the Division of National Mapping, for his achievements in the national survey, levelling and mapping of the continent?