The Saturday quiz

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1. What premiere was given by David Tudor at Woodstock, New York, on 29 August 1952?

2. Only three of the 32 countries at the 2010 World Cup have squads drawn entirely from home-based players. Which countries are they?

3. During the Second World War, Station X was better known as what?

4. In 1978 Quito and Krakow were the first cities to be accorded what distinction?

5. In Jewish folklore, Lilith is the name of whose first wife?

6. According to the title of a book by Hunter S Thompson, which sports event is "decadent and depraved"?

7. Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding were two members of a legendary rock trio which took its name from the band's leader. Who was he?

8. How did Yinka Shonibare make his mark on London recently?

9. He lead an American Indian rebellion against British rule in the Great Lakes region in the 1760s, and his name lives on as that of a make of Ford car. Who was he?

10. "Honi soit quy mal y pense", or "Evil be to he who evil thinks" is the motto of which English chivalric order?

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