The Saturday Quiz
1. Tsar Nicholas I of Russia's description of the failing Ottoman Empire – used of many countries since – was what?
2. Built in 1961, the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh was the first sports stadium in the world to feature what?
3. In the early 1970s Rod Stewart fronted which band?
4. The Robert Gordon University is in which UK city?
5. Which celebrated animated sitcom started life in the late 1980s as a series of shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show?
6. The route of the London 2012 marathon took runners through which historic market?
7. Which Radio 3 programme features theme music composed by its presenter?
8. In 1962, who became the first person to reach 10 Oscar nominations for acting (the first dating from 1935)?
9. The national unity government of 1806, comprising politicians from almost all groupings, was known as The Ministry of… what?
10. The Canal du Midi was built to connect what?
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France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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- 1 Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Halle Berry takes ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry to court for allegedly trying to make daughter look less African-American
- 4 Isis propaganda image showing 'abuse of Muslim woman by soldiers' is actually taken from Hungarian porn film
- 5 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school