Quiz by Thomas Ea­ton

The Guardian - Weekend - - Adult Learner -

1 In 1794, which is­land voted to leave France and join with Great Bri­tain?

2 “We never sleep” was the motto of which US agency?

3 What are listed in the Al­manach de Gotha?

4 Which pro­ducer founded Rak Records?

5 What drink is mon­sooned Mal­abar?

6 Which fe­male mys­tic wrote Rev­e­la­tions Of Divine Love?

7 Which No­bel prize was first awarded in 1969?

8 The Ma­jor Oak is an an­cient ncient tree in n which wood­land? land? What links: 9 Dork­ing; Ix­worth; Or­p­ing­ton; Sus­sex; Der­byshire red­cap?

10 Colin Firth; Jared Har­ris; James Pure­foy; Ben Men­del­sohn?

11 O, blue; B, blue-white; A, white; F, yel­low-white; G, yel­low;

K, orange;

M, red?

12 Rokeby Venus; Kew tea pav­il­ion; Ep­som Derby; Lloyd Ge­orge’s house?

13 We Are The World; Tears Are Not Enough; Can­taré, Can­tarás; Ethiopie?

14 Friend; Stranger; Mer­maid; Prince?

15 Ghent Ghent, 1980; Nairobi, 1985; Cardiff, 1 1986?

1 Cor­sica.

2 Pinker­ton’s Na­tional De­tec­tive Agency.

3 Ge­nealo­gies of Euro­pean royal fam­i­lies.

4 Mickie Most.

5 Cof­fee.

6 Ju­lian of Nor­wich.

7 Eco­nomic Sciences (Eco­nom­ics). 8 Sher­wood For­est.

9 Chicken breeds named af­ter English places.

10 Played Ge­orge VI: The King’s Speech; The Crown; Churchill; Dark­est Hour.

11 Spec­tral clas­si­fi­ca­tion of stars.

12 Tar­geted by suf­fragettes.

13 1985 famine re­lief char­ity records: US; Canada; Latin Amer­ica; French artists.

14 The Lit­tle… literary works: Donna Tartt; Sarah Wa­ters; Hans Chris­tian Andersen; An­toine de Saint-Ex­upéry.

15 Birth­places of Bri­tish Tour de France win­ners: Bradley Wig­gins; Chris Froome; Geraint Thomas.

Crossword See right.

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