The Ed­i­tor’s Christmas Quiz

The turkey and plum pud­ding are his­tory and the cel­lar is al­most dry. Are you up to bend­ing your wits around our stock­ing­ful of Yule­tide co­nun­drums? An­swers on page 216

Country Life Every Week - - Visual Treasures -

1) What was the birth name of late mu­si­cian David Bowie (be­low)? 2) On which Mediter­ranean is­land was the BBC’S drama The Night Man­ager filmed? 3) When Boris John­son ruled him­self out of the race to be the next Con­ser­va­tive leader, who were the re­main­ing five can­di­dates? 4) In Jan­uary, the pro­duc­tion of which ve­hi­cle came to an end af­ter 68 years? 5) Who is de­picted on the new plastic £5 notes, which came into cir­cu­la­tion in Septem­ber? 6) What was the first meal eaten by as­tro­naut Tim Peake in space? 7) Which Bri­tish ac­tor won the Best Sup­port­ing Ac­tor Academy Award this year for his per­for­mance in which film? 8) At the 2016 Sum­mer Olympics, how many medals did Team GB win in to­tal, land­ing the na­tion where in the medal ta­ble? 9) The BBC lost the rights to broad­cast which pop­u­lar tele­vi­sion se­ries, af­ter the pro­duc­tion com­pany signed a new con­tract with Chan­nel 4 for 2017? 10) On which two Lon­don Un­der­ground lines did the Night Tube first com­mence?

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