The Saturday Quiz


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1. Which resort became known as the Manhattan of Spain?

2. Travis Bickle is the eponymous hero of which landmark 1970s American movie?

3. Which author (1704-1757) founded the Bow Street Runners?

4. From 1959 to 1963, what was Project Mercury?

5. Bibliophile Richard Booth is the self-proclaimed king of where?

6. What type of wood is the panel on which the Mona Lisa is painted?

7. The so-called Pax Britannica covered the period between which two wars?

8. Fifty Shades of Grey; Ragtime; Peter Cook. The connection?

9. Which musician has been on a "Never Ending Tour" since the 1980s?

10. With an average ground level of 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in) above sea level, which is the planet's lowest country?

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