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
3 ‘Let them eat cake’ is the traditional translation of the French phrase “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche”, supposedly spoken by which historical figure upon learning that the peasants had no bread to eat? The acclaimed British TV series Downton Abbey is shot at Highclere Castle in Hampshire. It is the country seat of a family whose best known member is its fifth Earl – his name? Who was the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter
5 of the grunge band Nirvana? Unlike his illustrious brother, the ‘F’ in his middle name does not stand for Fitzgerald, but for Francis. His name? A year before appearing with James Dean in a movie, he starred in a TV series called Janet Dean, Registered Nurse. Who was he?