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
4 A dabbling duck is one that only feeds on surface vegetation and does not dive. What is the common name for a dabbling duck of the genus Anas ? Which forage fish found in northern oceans is called a kipper when smoked? What was the first name of the French writer (with the appropriate last name France) who won the 1921 Nobel Prize for Literature? A British comedy double act of the
5 1980s consisted of Eddie Large, and his partner Syd, who had what last name? An English pottery company was founded in Stoke-on-Trent by Josiah, who earned renown for perfecting under-glaze blue transfer printing on china. What was his last name, which was also the company’s?