Quiz by Thomas Eaton
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;
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?
2 Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency.
3 Genealogies of European royal families.
4 Mickie Most.
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.