The Saturday Quiz

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1. Which major London institution has the web address

2. The largest national park in the world – larger than 163 countries – is in which country?

3. In what sense did Tim Robbins (Mystic River, 2003) supplant John Wayne (True Grit, 1969)?

4. Dorset Down, Jacob and Lonk are all types of what?

5. Asked during one of the Beatles' press conferences what he thought of Beethoven, Ringo Starr replied, "I love him. Especially his..." what?

6. In the basement of the West Wing of the White House is a conference room set aside for dealing with security emergencies. What is the room called?

7. Which world figure's registration plate is SCV1?

8. A comment by the 19th-century historian Lord Acton is regarded as one of the most misquoted statements in the English language. What did he say, and what is he generally reported as having said?

9. What is unique about the flag of Nepal?

10. In the US the telephone numbers 555-0100 through to 555-0199 are set aside for what?