The Saturday Quiz
1. It was created in 1851 by Joseph Paxton and occupied first one London site and then another. What was it?
2. Which current West End production of a celebrated musical promises '12,000 litres of water every night'?
3. Which actress – an Oscar winner in 1934, 1968, 1969 and 1982 – was described by Dorothy Parker as running the "gamut of emotions from A to B"?
4. Which sea – part of the Arctic Ocean – lies north of Norway and Russia?
5. Archibald Ormsby-Gore occupied what position in John Betjeman's life?
6. Isabel Allende; Michael Dobbs; Federico Garcia Lorca; David Mamet. What's the connection?
7. Whither Canada?, The Nose Show, Ow! It's Colin Plint! were all ideas for titles for the TV comedy show that was eventually called what?
8. The Great Patriotic War is which country's term for which war?
9. Which is bigger – East Sussex or West Sussex?
10. In which country did satsumas originate?
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 Syrian refugee child beaten by Istanbul Burger King manager for eating customer’s leftover food