The Saturday quiz
Saturday 25 June 2011
1. England and Wales's 59 so-called 'Thankful Villages' were thankful for what?
2. Which newspaper is known as the Grey Lady?
3. Johnny 'Rooster' Byron is the hero of which 2009 play?
4. The Watusi, the Mashed Potato and the Monkey are all types of what?
5. Kaffeklubben Island is the nearest land to where?
6. The Treaty of Vereeniging ended which war?
7. In 1957, Patricia Bredin became Britain's first representative in what?
8. Daily Mail columnist; The Hairy Monster; Agent K. What's the connection?
9. What is Kate Middleton's middle name?
10. Rather than sign an autograph, which US actor/comedian hands fans a business card which reads: "This certifies that you have had a personal encounter with me and that you found me warm, polite, intelligent and funny"?
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