The big quiz
The answers to all these general knowledge questions – except one – are in the grid in various directions. to be this week’s Chat big quiz champion, work out which answer is missing. this is your prize answer. Answers are in alphabetical order in each section.
The Silver Screen – Jennifer
1 What is the surname of the actress Jennifer ..., who moved from Friends in TV to star in Picture Perfect, The Good Girl and Marley & Me on the big screen? (7) 2 What is the surname of the actress Jennifer ..., who played Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games movies and Mystique in the X-men movies? (8) 3 What is the surname of the multi-talented Jennifer ..., whose credits include starring in the movie The Wedding Planner, the TV series Shades of Blue and chart-topping hits Love Don’t Cost a Thing and Get Right? (5)
Where in The World? J
4 Which South East Asian country’s capital is Jakarta on the island of Java? (9) 5 What J is the largest of the Channel Islands, whose name was borrowed and ‘New’ added to make a state on the USA’S east coast? (6) 6 What J is the largest city in South Africa, situated on the Highveld south of Pretoria? (12)
7 What ‘John’ is the British music superstar who changed his name from Reginald Dwight before finding fame? (5,4) 8 What ‘John’ is the tennis star turned commentator who won Wimbledon in 1981, 1983 and 1984 and was nicknamed ‘Superbrat’ after his on-court tantrums? (4,7) 9 What completes the stage name Johnny ..., adopted by singer songwriter John Lydon when he was fronting the Sex Pistols? (6)
10 Which author created the amateur sleuth Miss Jane Marple? (6,8) 11 What word, meaning a tragedy or disaster, completes the name of ... Jane, an American frontierswoman who joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show and who was played on the big screen by Doris Day? (8) 12 What word completes the classic novel Sense and ..., written by Jane Austen? (11)
13 In which soap opera does Jessie Wallace play the character Kat Slater? (10) 14 In which multi-event sport did Dame Jessica Ennis-hill win three World Champion titles and the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics? (10) 15 What was the surname of the American outlaw Jesse ..., who along with his brother Frank robbed banks and trains in the years after the American Civil War? (5)
4. Where is this museum?