Episode 5 Mastermind


Episode 5

Subjects are: Field Marshal Montgomery, the life and career of chess champion Tigran Petrosian, the Cathars and the Chicago Bears 1920-1970. John Humphrys asks the questions.


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First, in the spotlight tonight, is Andrew Hunter,

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a computer consultant from Grimsby.

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His subject, Field Marshal Montgomery of El Alamein.

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Next, Jeff Grimshaw, Consumer Insights Manager from Staines.

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His subject, the American football team, the Chicago Bears.

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Keith Bate, a supply teacher from Wolverhampton, answers

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questions on the former world chess champion Tigran Petrosian.

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And Ian Allan, an IT Manager from Cambridge,

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on the greatest rock guitarist of them all, Jimi Hendrix.

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APPLAUSE

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Hello, and welcome to Mastermind with me, John Humphrys.

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Four more contenders are about to take television's ultimate test

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of nerve and knowledge.

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In the famous black chair, they will answer two minutes

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of questions on their specialty subject

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and then two and a half minutes on general knowledge.

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The winner will take a step closer to the final

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and the chance to own the great glass bowl and, even more important,

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the honour of becoming the nation's mastermind.

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So let's get on with it and ask our first contender to join us, please.

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-And your name is?

-Andrew Hunter.

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-Your occupation?

-Computer Consultant.

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-And your specialist subject?

-Field Marshal Montgomery.

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Monty. Two minutes, starting now.

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Montgomery spent part of his childhood on which island,

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where his father served as the Bishop between 1889 and 1901?

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-Tasmania.

-Yes. When he left Sandhurst

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in 1908, which regiment did he join

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after failing to get into the Indian Army?

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The Royal Warwickshire.

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In the First Battle of Ypres, in October 1914, Montgomery was

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injured by a sniper's bullet during an attack on which Belgian village?

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Meteren.

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What was the name of Montgomery's headquarters near Portsmouth

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where he met Eisenhower on June 5th, 1944,

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and agreed to begin the D-Day landings on the following morning?

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-Southwick House.

-Yes.

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Who allegedly described him as unbeatable in defeat,

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but unbearable in victory?

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-Churchill.

-Yes.

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Which left-handed general was appointed by Montgomery to command

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the 10th Corps at El Alamein,

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but performed poorly and was replaced soon afterwards?

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-Lumsden.

-Yes.

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On May 4th, 1945, where in Lower Saxony did he accept the surrender

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of all German forces in north-western Europe?

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-Luneburg Heath.

-Yes.

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Montgomery's wife died in 1937, after being bitten by an insect.

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What medical condition was the cause of her death?

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-Septicaemia.

-It was. After the evacuation from Dunkirk,

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Montgomery was given

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the command of which corps in July, 1941?

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-Five.

-Yes.

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At which battle did his Eighth Army succeed in halting

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Rommel's attempt to reach Cairo and the Suez Canal in September, 1942?

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-Alam Halfa.

-Yes.

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Montgomery's plans for Operation Market Garden were severely undermined

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by the presence near Annum of the IX and X Divisions

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of which German armoured force?

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-SS Panzer.

-Yes. On 6 April, 1943,

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the Eighth Army took which position in a surprise attack?

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Pass.

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During the War, Montgomery met George Bernard Shaw

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while sitting for a portrait

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by which artist, although he assured both disliked it?

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-Augustus John.

-Yes. In mid-1946,

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Montgomery returned from Germany to take up which position

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in the British Army?

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-Chief of the Imperial General Staff.

-What was the name of the mill

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in Hampshire that became his home after World War II?

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-Islington.

-Which of Montgomery's liaison officers and colleagues

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since 1942 was killed in an ambush in April, '45?

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-John Posten.

-Yes. Montgomery served as the Deputy Supreme Commander

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of which organisation from 1951 until his retirement in 1958?

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-NATO.

-Yes.

-BEEP

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I'll finish. Who was Montgomery's former Chief of Staff,

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whom he declined to invite the 25th anniversary of El Alamein's celebrations in 1967?

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-Francis de Guingand.

-Indeed it was.

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You had just one pass, otherwise you would've had a full house.

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On 6 April, '43, the Eighth Army took Wadi Akarit.

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You have, though, Andrew Hunter, 17 points.

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APPLAUSE

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And our next contender, please.

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-And your name is?

-Jeff Grimshaw.

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-Your occupation?

-Consumer Insights Manager.

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-And your specialist subject?

-The Chicago Bears 1920 to 1970.

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The Chicago Bears, in two minutes, starting now.

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In 1921, who became joint owner of the Decatur Staleys football team

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with Dutch Sternaman and renamed it the Chicago Bears the next year?

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-George Halas.

-Correct.

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Which player who appeared for the Bears on their 1925 exhibition tour

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was known as the Wheaton Ice Man or the Galloping Ghost?

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-Red Grange.

-Yes.

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In which college was Bronko Nagurski playing before joining the Bears?

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-Minnesota.

-Yes.

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From 1921 on, the club shared Wrigley Field with which baseball

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team before moving to Soldier Field in '71?

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-The Chicago Cubs.

-Yes.

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In addition to Sid Luckman and Bobby Layne, who was the third best

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quarterback of the late '40s whose surname also began

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with the letter L?

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Pass.

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In '52, George Blanda through a last-minute touchdown pass to

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Ed Sprinkle and then kicked the extra point to defeat

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which team by 24 to 23?

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-Green Bay.

-Detroit Lions.

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Who became the Bears head coach when Halas retired

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for the last time in '68?

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-Jim Dooley.

-What was the title of the Bears' first TV highlight show

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hosted by Red Grange and broadcast from the late '40s?

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-Bears Quarterback Club.

-Yes.

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Which team did the Bears beat by 73 to nothing to win

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the 1940 championship game?

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-Washington Redskins.

-Yes.

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On 17 September 1920, Halas attended a meeting in which city in Ohio

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where the Staleys became one of the original members

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of the American Professional Football Association?

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-Canton.

-Yes.

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After the legendary player Bill Hewitt retired from the game,

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the Bears no longer used which number jersey?

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-56.

-Yes. What is the title of the team song written by Al Hoffman

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in '41 which includes the line, "We'll never forget the way you

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"thrilled the nation with your T-formation?"

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-Bear down, Chicago Bears.

-Yes.

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Which member of Halas' coaching staff began conducting eye-in-the-sky

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analysis of the plays from a vantage point high up in the stands?

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-Luke Johnsos.

-Yes.

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What nickname was given to the Bears pre-War kicker Jack Manders

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because of his reliability?

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-Automatic Jack.

-To which side owned by Ted Collins did the Bears trade

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Bobby Layne in '49?

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-New York Yanks.

-Yes.

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Which second round pick drafted from the College of the Pacific

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in 1952 was the first African-American player

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to be signed by the Chicago Bears?

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-Eddie Macon.

-Yes. How many touchdowns did the rookie Gale Sayers

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score against the San Francisco 49ers in December '65?

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-Six.

-Yes. Which safety was forced out...?

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-BEEP

-I'll finish the question.

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..by the Bears due to rumours he was involved with a fledgling players' union,

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a decision described by Halas' biographer as a disgrace

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to the National Football League?

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-Willard Dewveall.

-No, it was Ken Gorgal.

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You had one pass. As well as Sid Luckman and Bobby Layne,

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the third Bears quarterback was Johnny Lujack.

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You have, Jeff Grimshaw, 15 points.

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APPLAUSE

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And our next contender, please.

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-And your name is?

-Keith Bate.

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-Your occupation?

-Supply teacher.

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-Your specialist subject?

-The life and career of Tigran Petrosian.

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Tigran Petrosian, in two minutes, starting now.

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In which city, the capital of Georgia,

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was the former world chess champion born in 1929?

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-Tbilisi.

-Yes.

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Which player accused Petrosian of shaking the table

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during a candidates' match in Odessa for the '74 world championship?

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-Korchnoi.

-Yes. Which opening with black featured most

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prominently in the Petrosian's repertory against Botvinnik?

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-Queen's gambit declined.

-Queen's gambit accepted.

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In which number game of the '66 world championship match

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with Spassky did a windmill combination seem likely lead

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to a win by Petrosian, although it ultimately proved unsuccessful?

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-Game 17.

-Game 12.

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Which chess master's writings, including his book My System,

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was cited by Petrosian as having the most influence on his style?

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-Nimzowitsch.

-Correct.

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In the USSR Chess Championship in '51,

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he won his game against Smyslov using which defence to D4?

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-The Slav Defence.

-What was the first name of Petrosian's wife who was

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an important part of his support team?

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-Rona.

-Yes. Having defeated Kasparov in Moscow with the Queen's Indian

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Defence, in which tournament of '81 did Petrosian defeat him

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with an unusual defence involving a King advance?

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-Tilburg.

-Yes.

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In which year did he win the All Union Junior Championship

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outright, having been a joint winner the previous year?

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-1946.

-Correct.

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Which future world champion publicly accused Petrosian,

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Geller and Keres of agreeing to draw their games in order

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to conserve energy to defeat their main rival in Curacao?

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-Fisher.

-Yes.

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What was Petrosian score out of 13 on

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the top board at the end of the Tel Aviv Olympiad in '64?

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-Ten.

-Nine and a half points.

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Which defence to the Queen's gambit was central to the second game

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in the '69 world championship match between Petrosian and Spassky?

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-Tartakower.

-The Tarrasch Defence.

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In a playoff match in early '70, who did Petrosian defeat

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for the title of Soviet champion of '69?

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-Keres.

-No, Polugaevsky.

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What was the sealed move in the fifth game against Botvinnik

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that led to Petrosian's first victory

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in the '63 World Championship match?

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-Rook E4.

-King to F7.

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How many successive games ended in a draw at the start of...?

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BEEP

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..semifinal in '71?

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-Nine.

-One out, it was eight.

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No passes, you have eight points.

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APPLAUSE

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And our final contender, please.

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-And your name is?

-Ian Allan.

-Your occupation?

-IT Manager.

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-And your chosen subject?

-Life and music of Jimi Hendrix.

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Jimi Hendrix, in two minutes.

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What was Hendrix's guitar of choice and the model he's most closely

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associated with? As a left-hander,

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he would restring it and play it upside down.

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-Fender Stratocaster.

-Yes.

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The newly formed Jimi Hendrix Experience included which drummer,

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formerly of Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames?

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-Mitch Mitchell.

-Yes.

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The band's first album Are You Experienced was released

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in the same month as their third UK Top 10 single.

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What was the single's title?

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-The Wind Cries Mary.

-Yes.

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What name is given to the recording studio that was set up by Hendrix

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and his manager Mike Jeffrey on West 8th Street, New York?

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-Electric Lady.

-Yes.

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Hendrix's only American Top 20 single with his own band

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was a Bob Dylan track.

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The song became so strongly identified with Hendrix's

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interpretation that Dylan adopted it for his own live performances.

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What was the song?

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-All Along The Watchtower.

-Yes. What was the name of the band that he

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formed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, with fellow soldier Billy Cox?

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-Casuals then... The Kings Casuals.

-Yes.

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The Experience launched into an impromptu version

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of which song on a live television show hosted by Lulu in 1969?

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-Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

-Sunshine of your love.

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When the band pulled out of The Monkees' tour,

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the story was invented that a conservative women's group

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had objected to Hendrix's overtly sexual onstage antics.

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What was the group?

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-Could you repeat the question, please?

-When the band pulled out of The Monkees' tour,

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a story was invented that a conservative women's group

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had objected to Hendrix's overtly sexual onstage antics.

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What was the name of the group?

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-Daughters of the American Revolution.

-Correct.

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In which city's airport was he arrested on 3 May, 1969,

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on suspicion of possession of heroin?

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-Montreal?

-Toronto.

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Chas Chandler, formally of The Animals, discovered Jimmy

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when he was playing in which Greenwich Village club in 1966?

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-Cafe Wha.

-Yes.

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Hendrix brought his set to an outrageous climax

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at the Monterey Pop Festival in '67 by doing what to his guitar?

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-Setting light to it.

-Yes. On which '64 Isley Brothers' single,

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their first on their own label, did Hendrix play lead guitar?

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Pass.

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-What was the name of the producer...

-BEEP

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..in '65 that gave him the sum of one dollar and a royalties deal

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that would severely reduce his future earnings?

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-Ed Chalpin.

-Yes, that's correct. You had one pass.

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That Isley Brothers' single was Testify.

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You have, Ian Alan, 10 points.

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APPLAUSE

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A couple of very high scores in the first round.

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Let's have a look at all of them.

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In fourth place, with eight points, Keith Bate.

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In third place, 10 points, Ian Allan.

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In second place, 15 points, Jeff Grimshaw.

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In the lead, very big, 17 points, Andrew Hunter.

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APPLAUSE

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Round two now, the general knowledge round.

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If there's a tie the end of it, then the number of passes is

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taken into account and the person with the fewer passes is the winner.

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If they're tied on passes as well, then there'll be a tiebreak.

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The six highest scoring runners-up, incidentally,

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will also be able to claim a place in the semifinals.

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So, let's get on with it and ask Keith Bate to join us again, please.

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And you had eight points with your knowledge of Tigran Petrosian, the great chess player.

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Let's see how you do with your general knowledge. Two and a half minutes, here we go.

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DE is the Internet code abbreviation for which country?

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-Denmark?

-Germany.

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The United Nations agency founded in 1946 to provide

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relief for children in countries devastated by World War II

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is known by what acronym?

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-Pass.

-What is the lightest chemical element?

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-Hydrogen.

-Yes.

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Which antipollution component of a car usually consists

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of a ceramic structure coated with a blend of platinum,

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rhodium and palladium?

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-Lead.

-The catalytic converter.

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Habib Bourguiba was president of which North African country

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from its independence, in 1957, to 1987?

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-Algeria.

-Tunisia.

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According to the poem written in 1915 by the Canadian military

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position John McCrae, where did the poppies blow

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between the crosses row on row?

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-Flanders Fields.

-Yes.

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Which musician who had hits with Jennifer Juniper

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and Catch The Wind was awarded a lifetime achievement award

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at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2011?

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-John Denver.

-Yes. The name of which Mexican volcano means

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smoking mountain in the local Indian language?

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Pass.

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What romantic nickname is said to have been given to

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Beethoven's Piano Sonata Number 14 In C Sharp Minor in a review

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by the poet Ludwig Rellstab?

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-Pastoral.

-The Moonlight Sonata.

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Which senior football executive played for France

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in three World Cups and was made a Chevalier

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of the Legion of Honour in 1985?

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-Platini.

-Yes.

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Which planet has a giant white spot that appears approximately

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every 30 years?

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-Jupiter.

-Saturn.

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Where were the British ships Dartmouth, Eleanor

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and Beaver moored when they were boarded on 16 December,

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1773, by a band of men, some of whom were dressed as Mohawk Indians?

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-Boston.

-Yes.

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Who wrote the novels The Hunt For Red October, Patriot Games

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and Clear And Present Danger?

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-Clancy.

-Yes. Which turtle gets its name from a hooked beak

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that resembles that of a bird of prey?

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Pass.

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In December, 2010, which American talk show presenter, famous

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for his colourful braces, hosted the final episode of his CNN show?

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Pass.

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What name is given to the sleeveless outer vestment worn by priests

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and bishops of the Roman Catholic and some other churches

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while presiding at mass or Holy Communion?

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-Cossack.

-Chasuble.

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Which barren upland area in North East Cornwall has

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Brown Willy as its highest point?

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-Dartmoor.

-Bodmin Moor.

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Which single by the Undertones was the broadcaster John Peel's

0:15:580:16:01

favourite record and was played at his funeral?

0:16:010:16:03

-Teenage Kicks.

-Yes.

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Who became Britain's first black Cabinet Minister

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when he was appointed as Chief Secretary to the Treasury

0:16:060:16:09

in May, 2002?

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BEEP Pass.

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Well, I can tell you because your time is up. It was Paul Boateng.

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Your other pass is Larry King.

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He was the man with the braces on CNN.

0:16:180:16:21

That turtle is called the Hawksbill.

0:16:210:16:23

The name of that Mexican volcano is Popocatepetl.

0:16:230:16:29

And the United Nations agency to provide relief for children,

0:16:290:16:32

UNICEF.

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You have a total, Keith Bate, of 15 points.

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APPLAUSE

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And now, Ian Allan, again, please.

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And you scored ten points with your knowledge of Jimi Hendrix.

0:16:510:16:54

So, let's test your now on your general knowledge.

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Here we go, to a half minutes.

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What word for box used for burial comes from the Greek for a basket?

0:17:000:17:03

-Coffin.

-Yes.

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Petrarchan and English are the two main types of which 14 line verse?

0:17:060:17:11

-Soliloquy.

-Sonnet.

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In 1981, which university dramatic club was the first winner

0:17:140:17:17

of the Edinburgh Festival comedy award with a revue

0:17:170:17:19

that featured Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie?

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-Cambridge Footlights.

-Yes.

0:17:210:17:23

Two species of deer are indigenous to Britain.

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The red deer is one, what is the other?

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-Roe dear.

-Yes.

0:17:280:17:29

In September, 1945, on board which American battleship

0:17:290:17:32

did the Japanese sign their formal surrender?

0:17:320:17:34

-Enterprise.

-Missouri.

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Which West country food won Protected Geographical

0:17:370:17:40

Indications status in February, 2011,

0:17:400:17:43

so that only those prepared with in the county can claim the name?

0:17:430:17:46

-Cornish pasties.

-Yes. Which David Bowie song features the line,

0:17:460:17:50

"my mother said to get things done, you better not mess with Major Tom?"

0:17:500:17:55

-Space Oddity.

-Ashes To Ashes.

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What term for the study of election results

0:17:570:17:59

and trends comes from the Greek turn for the pebble that Athenians

0:17:590:18:02

dropped into an urn in order to vote?

0:18:020:18:04

Pass.

0:18:040:18:06

Which claimant to the English throne was

0:18:060:18:08

the granddaughter of Mary Brandon, the younger sister of Henry VIII?

0:18:080:18:11

-Lady Jane Grey.

-Yes.

0:18:130:18:15

The British astrophysicist Fred Hoyle supported the theory

0:18:150:18:18

that the universe has always existed in more or less the same form,

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with new matter being created as it expands.

0:18:210:18:24

What is the theory called?

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-Big Bang.

-The Steady State theory.

0:18:260:18:28

Which former footballer made his film debut as the underworld thug

0:18:280:18:32

Big Chris and Lock Stock And Two Smoking Barrels?

0:18:320:18:34

-Vinnie Jones.

-Yes.

0:18:340:18:35

What did the philosopher Thomas Hobbes in his work Leviathan

0:18:350:18:38

describe as solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short?

0:18:380:18:42

-Life.

-The life of man, yes.

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Which 19th century New England sect designed simple,

0:18:440:18:47

functional furniture that anticipated modern design?

0:18:470:18:51

Pass.

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What geographical distinction is claimed by the village

0:18:520:18:54

of Dunsop Bridge in the Forest of Bowland

0:18:540:18:56

and the town of Haltwhistle in Northumberland?

0:18:560:18:59

Pass.

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Which worked based on 13th century Latin secular poems was set

0:19:000:19:04

to music in 1937 by Carl Orff?

0:19:040:19:06

-Dante's Inferno.

-Carmina Burana.

0:19:070:19:09

In which sported Adrian Lewis

0:19:090:19:11

and Martin Adams both become world champions in January, 2011?

0:19:110:19:15

Pass.

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Who resigned as Education Secretary in October, 2002,

0:19:170:19:20

saying she felt she had not been as effective as she should have been?

0:19:200:19:23

-Jacqui Smith.

-Estelle Morris.

0:19:240:19:26

Kaapstad is the Afrikaans name for which city?

0:19:260:19:29

BEEP

0:19:290:19:32

-Durbin.

-No, it's Cape Town. You had four passes.

0:19:320:19:36

Adrian Lewis and Martin Adams were rather good at darts.

0:19:360:19:38

Both Dunsop Bridge and Haltwhistle claimed the geographic distinction

0:19:380:19:43

of being the centre of Britain.

0:19:430:19:45

It was Shakers who designed simple, functional furniture.

0:19:450:19:48

And the term for the study of election results and all that,

0:19:480:19:52

psephology.

0:19:520:19:53

You have a total, Ian Allan, of 17 points.

0:19:530:19:56

APPLAUSE

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And now, Jeff Grimshaw, again, please.

0:20:050:20:08

And, the Chicago Bears earned you 15 points.

0:20:100:20:15

Let's see how you do with general knowledge. Here we go. Two and a half minutes.

0:20:150:20:18

Flaky, suet crust and short crust are types of what food stuff?

0:20:180:20:21

-Pastry.

-Yes.

0:20:210:20:23

Who took Bonnie Prince Charlie from the Isle of Skye disguised

0:20:230:20:26

as an Irish maid, Betty Burke?

0:20:260:20:27

-MacDonald.

-Yes, Flora MacDonald.

0:20:280:20:31

The name of which popular caged bird is widely thought to come

0:20:310:20:33

from the words for good cockatoo in and Australian aboriginal language?

0:20:330:20:36

-Budgerigar.

-Yes.

0:20:380:20:39

Which novel by Nick Hornby features Rob Fleming,

0:20:390:20:42

who runs a record shop in North London?

0:20:420:20:43

-Pass.

-What name is given to the American policy statement

0:20:450:20:48

of December, 1823, warning Europeans against interfering

0:20:480:20:51

in the newly independent state of Latin America?

0:20:510:20:54

Pass.

0:20:540:20:55

Which footballer began his career when he joined the amateur team

0:20:550:20:58

Andorinha in his native Madeira where his father was the kick man?

0:20:580:21:02

-Eusebio.

-No, Cristiano Ronaldo.

0:21:020:21:04

Which biblical prophet initially disobeyed God's orders to go

0:21:040:21:07

to Nineveh and warn its inhabitants of their imminent destruction?

0:21:070:21:10

-Isaac.

-Jonah.

0:21:100:21:11

What name is given to a vein that becomes twisted and distended

0:21:110:21:14

because of an increase in the volume of blood within it?

0:21:140:21:17

-Varicose.

-Yes.

0:21:170:21:18

Which resort on the northwest coast of Devon was named after

0:21:180:21:20

a Charles Kingsley novel?

0:21:200:21:23

-Barnstaple.

-Westward Ho!

0:21:230:21:25

Which front man with the band Nine Inch Nails won

0:21:250:21:27

an Oscar in 2011 for the best original score for the film

0:21:270:21:30

The Social Network?

0:21:300:21:32

-Trent Reznor.

-Yes.

0:21:320:21:34

In physics, the Higgs boson, which the Large Hadron Collider

0:21:340:21:37

at Geneva is searching for, is known by what nickname?

0:21:370:21:39

-The God particle.

-Yes.

0:21:390:21:41

Which art critic and writer who originally championed

0:21:410:21:44

the Pre-Raphaelites lived at Brantwood,

0:21:440:21:45

on the shores of Coniston Water from 1872 until he died in 1900?

0:21:450:21:49

-Pass.

-It which Baltic state is the unit of currency called the litas?

0:21:490:21:53

-Latvia.

-Lithuania.

0:21:560:21:57

Who resigned as leader of the Conservative Party in July, 1965?

0:21:570:22:01

-Macmillan.

-Douglas-Home. Which British band was formed

0:22:020:22:05

in Birmingham in 1978 by John Taylor and Nick Rhodes?

0:22:050:22:08

-Duran Duran.

-Yes.

0:22:080:22:09

Which joint winner of the Nobel Peace Prize,

0:22:090:22:11

former head of state, was born on Christmas Day, 1918,

0:22:110:22:14

in the Nile delta?

0:22:140:22:15

-Sadat.

-Yes.

0:22:160:22:18

Whose artwork Everyone I've Ever Slept With 1963 To 1995, also known

0:22:180:22:22

as The Tent, was destroyed in a fire at the Momart Art Warehouse in 2004?

0:22:220:22:27

-Tracey Emin.

-Yes. Which cocktail consisting of vodka

0:22:270:22:30

and lime juice topped off with ginger beer is said to have been

0:22:300:22:32

invented in America in the 1940s and is often served in a copper mug?

0:22:320:22:37

-Margarita.

-Moscow Mule.

0:22:370:22:39

The Arch of Titus in Rome commemorates the capture

0:22:390:22:42

and distraction of which city and its temple and 17 AD?

0:22:420:22:45

-Carthage.

-Jerusalem.

0:22:450:22:47

Whom did the biographer James Boswell accompany

0:22:470:22:49

on a tour through Scotland in 1773?

0:22:490:22:51

-BEEP Johnson.

-Johnson it was.

0:22:510:22:54

You had three passes.

0:22:540:22:56

John Ruskin was the man who lived on the shores of Coniston Water.

0:22:560:23:00

The Monroe Doctrine was the policy warning the Europeans to keep

0:23:000:23:05

out of Latin America.

0:23:050:23:06

Nick Hornby wrote High Fidelity, about a record shop in North London.

0:23:060:23:11

You have, Jeff Grimshaw, a total of 25 points.

0:23:110:23:15

APPLAUSE

0:23:150:23:18

Finally, Andrew Hunter, please.

0:23:220:23:25

So, you start out with a whopping 17 points.

0:23:270:23:31

The score you have to beat is 25.

0:23:310:23:34

Let's see if you can do it with your general knowledge.

0:23:340:23:36

Two and a half minutes, starting now. In pantomime,

0:23:360:23:38

who was leaving London when he heard the bells telling him to turn again?

0:23:380:23:42

-Dick Whittington.

-Yes.

0:23:420:23:43

In which capital city is Tahrir Square the scene of much fighting

0:23:430:23:46

during the 2011 uprising against President Mubarak's rule?

0:23:460:23:49

-Cairo.

-Yes.

0:23:490:23:51

Which Yorkshire and England opening batsman was the first player to face

0:23:510:23:54

a ball in a One Day International against Australia on 5 January, 1971?

0:23:540:23:58

-Boycott.

-Correct.

0:23:580:24:00

December 11th to August 11th is the closed season for the shooting

0:24:000:24:03

of which birds in England, Wales, and Scotland?

0:24:030:24:05

-Grouse.

-Yes.

0:24:050:24:06

What word for fortune-telling by reading the lines on the palm

0:24:060:24:09

comes from Greek words for hand and divination?

0:24:090:24:12

-Palmistry.

-Chiromancy.

0:24:130:24:16

Which party, formed to break the mould of British politics,

0:24:160:24:18

finished behind the Monster Raving Loony Party

0:24:180:24:21

in the Bootle by-election in May, 1990?

0:24:210:24:23

Pass.

0:24:240:24:25

In 1781, which planet became the first to be discovered

0:24:250:24:29

with a telescope?

0:24:290:24:30

-Uranus.

-Yes.

0:24:300:24:32

What nickname was given by American troops to the female broadcasters

0:24:320:24:35

of propaganda from Japan during World War II?

0:24:350:24:37

The name became particularly associated with Iva Toguri D'Aquino.

0:24:370:24:40

-Tokyo Rose.

-Yes.

0:24:400:24:42

Which shipping forecast area off the east coast of Scotland

0:24:420:24:44

gets its name from the approximate depth in fathoms of its seabed?

0:24:440:24:48

-Forties.

-Yes.

0:24:480:24:49

Which architect began constructing the royal palace from the old

0:24:490:24:52

Buckingham House, but was dismissed in 1830, on the death of George IV?

0:24:520:24:55

-Nash.

-Correct. What is the common English name for the family of plants

0:24:550:24:58

of the aromatic herb that pennyroyal belongs to?

0:24:580:25:01

-Pass.

-In 2010, which Indian-born novelist published his second book

0:25:010:25:05

for children, Luka And The Fire Of Life?

0:25:050:25:08

-Pass.

-Which is the first county the river Severn flows through

0:25:080:25:11

on entering England?

0:25:110:25:12

-Shropshire.

-Correct.

0:25:120:25:13

Ian Hislop is one of the regular captains

0:25:130:25:15

on the television programme Have I Got News For You, who is the other?

0:25:150:25:19

-Paul Merton.

-Yes.

0:25:190:25:20

Which relative of the giraffe, found only in the deep forests

0:25:200:25:23

of central Africa, was unknown to Europeans until about 1900?

0:25:230:25:25

-The okapi.

-Yes.

0:25:250:25:27

Which novel by James Jones about the experiences of a serviceman

0:25:270:25:30

in Hawaii just before the attack on Pearl Harbour was made

0:25:300:25:32

into an award-winning winning film starring Burt Lancaster,

0:25:320:25:35

Deborah Kerr and Frank Sinatra?

0:25:350:25:37

-From Here To Eternity.

-Yes.

0:25:370:25:38

Whose album subtitled Back Into Hell, released in 1993,

0:25:380:25:42

was a follow-up to his hit album in 1978?

0:25:420:25:44

Pass.

0:25:440:25:45

In which European country was the escudo the unit of currency

0:25:450:25:48

immediately prior to the adoption of the euro?

0:25:480:25:50

-Portugal.

-Yes.

0:25:500:25:51

In 1846, who was the Prime Minister responsible for the repeal

0:25:510:25:54

of the Corn Laws which had restricted imports of grain?

0:25:540:25:57

-Peel.

-Yes. In which opera by Benjamin Britten

0:25:570:26:00

is the hero hanged for murder on the HMS Indomitable?

0:26:000:26:03

-Billy Budd.

-Yes. Which decimal coin was only in circulation

0:26:030:26:06

from 1971 till the 31st of December, 1984...

0:26:060:26:08

-BEEP

-..when it ceased to be legal tender?

0:26:080:26:12

-Half penny.

-Yes, the new half penny.

0:26:120:26:14

Four passes. Meatloaf did Back Into Hell.

0:26:140:26:19

Salman Rushdie was the novelist who wrote Luka And The Fire Of Life.

0:26:190:26:24

And pennyroyal is of the mint family.

0:26:240:26:29

And it was the SDP that got beaten by the Monster Raving Loony Party.

0:26:290:26:33

Perhaps I should say the late SDP.

0:26:330:26:35

Four passes. Andrew Hunter, a total of 33 points.

0:26:350:26:39

APPLAUSE

0:26:390:26:44

A very clear winner there. Let's have a look at all the final scores.

0:26:510:26:56

In fourth place, with 15 points, Keith Bate.

0:26:560:26:58

In third place, 17 points, Ian Allan. In second place,

0:26:580:27:02

a very respectable 25 points, Jeff Grimshaw.

0:27:020:27:04

In first place, with 33 points, Andrew Hunter.

0:27:040:27:08

APPLAUSE

0:27:080:27:12

Which means, of course, that Andrew Hunter is tonight's winner

0:27:190:27:23

and goes through to the semifinals.

0:27:230:27:25

Congratulations to him. If you would like to play

0:27:250:27:27

an online version of Mastermind or be a contender in the next series,

0:27:270:27:31

do go to our website bbc.co.uk/mastermind.

0:27:310:27:35

And do join us next time for more Mastermind.

0:27:350:27:38

Thank you for watching, goodbye.

0:27:380:27:40

APPLAUSE

0:27:400:27:43

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0:27:470:27:51

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