The Saturday Quiz
1. For more than 100 years, the main railway station in this major UK city was called London Road. In 1960 it was re-named what?
2. Which is heavier – a golf ball, or a tennis ball?
3. Sylvia Pankhurst, AJP Taylor, Kingsley Amis, and Tilda Swinton. Politically, what's the connection?
4. Who recently mounted a show in London called The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman?
5. The War of Jenkins' Ear (1739-1748) was fought between Britain and which country?
6. The first was Lungs in 2009. The second, in 2011, was called what?
7. The three lesser characters in this major 20th-century play are Pozzo, Lucky and The Boy. Who are the two main characters?
8. Avocados originated in which country?
9. Poltergeist literally translates as what type of ghost?
10. Why, on 18 February this year, did gangs in Newark declare a 'no shootings, no carjackings' day?
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist