The Saturday Quiz

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1. Who was the last US president to serve more than two terms?

2. Skegness, 1936: the first what?

3. Diaghilev, Stravinsky and Ezra Pound – all buried in which European city?

4. "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It" – sung in a 1932 film by which celebrated comic actor?

5. What is the original meaning of the word 'junta'?

6. He hit the headlines in 1979, then gave a press conference in London at which he stipulated that only select reporters could attend. Who?

7. Which leading football club has the Unicef logo on its shirts?

8. Name the organisation that linked market towns along the coast of northern Europe in the late Middle Ages?

9. In Geneva last month it cost $15,000 to dine with this Obama fundraiser, and $5,000 to have your photograph taken with him. Who is he?

10. Elisabeth Murdoch, Geoffrey Rush, Syd Barrett. What's the connection?