The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser


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1. Gareth and Norman; Tommy and Bobby; Rob and David. Name the comedy double acts.

2. Which boxer was nicknamed the ‘Brown Bomber’?

3. What came first: the phrase “mad as a hatter” or Lewis Carroll’s character The Hatter?

4. The Flanders and Swann song “Slow Train” referred to which 1963 report?

5. Which architect designed a new concert hall for the city of Springfield in a 2005 episode of ‘The Simpsons’?

6. Which is larger by surface area, the Black Sea or the Caspian Sea?

7. Tintin, Clark Kent and William Boot are all what?

8. Which London football ground shares its name with a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire?

9. Between 1935 and 1952, who won four Oscars for Best Director? The most by any filmmaker.

10. What links Bruce Springsteen, Richard Ford and Will Smith?

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