The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser


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1. What do Harry Redknapp, Stevie Wonder and Bill Pullman all lack?

2. Which musician, who died this year, said, "I became a Communist at the age of seven"?

3. In Brest in 1958, what did Brian Robinson do that no Briton had done before?

4. The name of which colour comes from the Urdu word for 'dusty'?

5. The British Armed Forces' Operation Banner ran from August 1969 until July 2007. Where?

6. Which pop duo met in an electronics shop on London's King's Road in 1981?

7. What was "the wind of change" that Harold Macmillan referred to in his famous speech in 1960?

8. What's the first line of Robert Herrick's poem "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time"?

9. What is an ablutomane obsessed with?

10. What links 'The Man Without Qualities', 'The Castle' and 'The Watsons'?

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