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1 In art, Monet, Renoir and Sisley were leading figures in which nineteenth-century artistic movement? 2. In football, when the ball is in play, who are the only players who can handle the ball? 3. On which island was the TV detective series Bergerac set? 4. James I of England was also James VI of which country? 5. In music, how many strings are there on a cello? 6. What is the light-sensitive area at the back of the eye called? 7. The sequel to Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was Charlie and the Great Glass... what? 8. Which American actor played the male lead in the 1999 film Wild, Wild West? 9. In motor racing, what is the name given to the position on the starting grid taken by the driver who completed the fastest time in practice? 10. Which unlucky Peanuts comic-strip character hit his first ever baseball home run in 1993 after 43 years? 11. In space travel, John Glenn was the first man born in which country to go to outer space? 12. Which famous door-to-door make-up retailer was founded in 1886 in the USA? 13. At the site of which American Civil War battle in 1863 did Abraham Lincoln make his famous address? 14. What B is a type of rounded hat stereotypically associated with English middle-class commuters? 15. In children's literature, complete the title of the story by C S Lewis: The Lion, the Witch and the... what? 16. According to British highway code, what colour are car brake lights? 17. What was the first name of the American paediatrician Dr Spock: Leonard or Benjamin? 18. Predominantly what colour is the fur of an albino animal? 19. Which Indiana Jones actor played Bob Falfa in the 1973 film American Graffiti? 20. In which part of the body does an orthodontist specialise?? Extracted from The Weakest Link Quiz Book: Bumper Edition (Penguin, pounds 7.99) [umlaut] BBC 2001, published by arrangement with the BBC.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Oct 22, 2011
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