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1 Which religious denomination did Queen Elizabeth I of England support: Roman Catholicism or Protestantism? 2 Which poet, born in India in 1865, wrote the poem entitled If? 3 By what nickname was the decade of the 1920s known in the United States: the Roaring Twenties or the Raving Twenties? 4 How many events are there in the modern pentathlon? 5 What A is the world's smallest ocean? 6 In pop music, complete the title of Bobby McFerrin's 1988 UK hit single Don't Worry, Be what? 7 Englishman Arthur Wynne is credited with devising the first of which type of puzzle in 1913? 8 What is the name of the brief shorts worn by women in a fashion of the early 1970s? 9 In the Hanna-Barbera TV cartoon, the mice who starred alongside Mr Jinks were Pixie and who? 10 Lack of which vitamin causes scurvy? 11 In human anatomy, what T is a fleshy, muscular organ in the mouth? 12 In the USA, Big Cypress Swamp is in which south-eastern state? 13 In pop music, who had a 1973 UK hit single with The Laughing Gnome? 14 In cookery, which part of the liquorice plant is usually used in food preparation? 15 In which sport did TV presenter Suzanne Dando compete in the 1980 Olympics? 16 Which American city is located at the mouth of the Hudson river? 17 Which type of grim humour is named after an instrument of execution? 18 On the long-running TV sitcom Steptoe and Son, what type of pickled food did Albert Steptoe famously eat In his bath tub? 19 In the animal kingdom, warthogs are originally from which continent? 20 In geography, which line of latitude crosses India: the Tropic of Cancer or Tropic of Capricorn? ? Extracted from The Weakest Link Quiz Book: Bumper Edition (Penguin, PS7.99) (c) BBC 2001, published by arrangement with the BBC.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Mar 23, 2013
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