The Saturday Quiz


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1 What, in the United States, does SCOTUS stand for?

2 Sergei Diaghilev founded which ballet company?

3 The Amalfi coast is part of which Italian region?

4 The Post Office dates from which century?

5 Denmark Street in London's West End is closely associated with shops selling what?

6 Gene Wilder, Johnny Depp, Douglas Hodge. What's the connection?

7 Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594) was a pioneer in what field?

8 Desert Island Discs has had four presenters. Who are they?

9 In its original Dutch – vrijbuiter – what political term literally means 'pirate'?

10 Founded in 1835, which is the oldest news agency in the world?

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