The Saturday Quiz


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1. The Mariinsky is to St Petersburg as what is to Moscow?

2. Which celebrated radio theme tune has the same tempo as "Nellie the Elephant"?

3. Manhattan's avenues number from First to what?

4. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, The Color Purple, and We Need To Talk About Kevin are – structurally – all examples of what type of novel?

5. Who has a statue in Westminster Abbey, another in Hull College, and a university named after him in Ohio?

6. Which two international teams has Roy Hodgson managed in addition to England?

7. Born c272, died in 337, who was the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity?

8. Which city has a so-called 'European district'?

9. In Fawlty Towers, what is Manuel's pet rat called?

10. John Schlesinger; Alan Parker; Clint Eastwood; Woody Allen. What's the connection?

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