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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



3 Which actress who achieved fame as Lara in Doc­tor Zhivago was orig­i­nally con­sid­ered for an­other ‘doc­tor’ movie – the first James Bond movie Dr No – but lost to Ur­sula An­dress? In 1901 Emil Adolf von Behring was the first to win the No­bel Prize in Phys­i­ol­ogy/ Medicine. Who was the sec­ond, in 1902? Who cre­ated and acted in (and largely wrote) The Goon Show, a popular Bri­tish ra­dio pro­gramme that also fea­tured Peter Sell­ers, Harry Se­combe and Michael Ben­tine?

4 Which Bri­tish politi­cian, poly­glot and for­mer diplo­mat tes­ti­fied as a wit­ness for the pros­e­cu­tion at the trial of Slo­bo­dan Miloše­vić at the Oo­ta­ca­mund Delhi, New Ahmed­na­gar, Uttarakhand), day pre­sentin( Almora As­sam, – or­der in In­dia: in born were All link The


5 In­ter­na­tional Crim­i­nal Tri­bunal for the for­mer Yu­goslavia in 2002? The ini­tials of the Maryle­bone Cricket Club also serve as those of which fa­mous bats­man who was the first to play in 100 test matches, and is one of only three sports­men to be given a me­mo­rial ser­vice in West­min­ster Abbey (af­ter Frank Wor­rell and Bobby Moore)?

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