The Saturday Quiz
1. A conscientious objector, which leading British artist spent his National Service years (1957-59) working as a medical orderly?
2. Which was the first ship to have a swimming pool?
3. Which British actress (born 1965) referred to those outside her profession as 'civilians'?
4. What place in recent American history does the Emma E Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida have?
5. On the advice of his manager, which rock musician (born 1943) dropped a letter off the end of his surname, only to reinstate it later?
6. Which classic of English literature, published in 1889, charts a trip between Kingston and Oxford?
7. In 1997, what became the first major daily newspaper to implement a paywall?
8. Nick Leeson brought down which bank?
9. Which leading composer (1865-1957) wrote seven symphonies and many other works but produced no large-scale music during the last 30 years of his life?
10. The tallest statue of Christ in the world, unveiled in 2010, is in which European country?
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The day that Britain resigned as a global power
- 1 JK Rowling horrified by Harry Potter actor Matthew Lewis's raunchy photoshoot
- 2 As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
- 3 The ten most unequal developed countries in the world
- 4 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 5 New Zealand 'the best country to work as a prostitute', says sex worker advocacy group