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Our first contender tonight is Kyle Hobman,

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he's a financial assistant from York

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and his specialist subject is Pink Floyd.

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David Sutherland from Gateshead's answering questions

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on the Russian Field Marshal Georgy Zhukov.

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Next, David Love, a financial planner from Staffordshire

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on the footballer Stan Cullis.

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Ken Morland is an energy analyst from Brechin,

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his specialist subject, the works of the writer HP Lovecraft.

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And Nicola Nuttall, a children's play centre owner from Lancashire.

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Her subject, the films of Tom Hanks.

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APPLAUSE

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

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Tonight's five semifinalists have already made

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that scary walk to the black chair,

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and now, if they're to get through to the grand final,

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they will have to do it again.

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And it's the usual rules, 90 seconds of questions

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on their specialist subject and then two minutes on general knowledge.

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So, let's have our first contender, please.

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And your name is?

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Your occupation?

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And your chosen subject?

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Pink Floyd, in 90 seconds, here we go.

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What is the title of Pink Floyd's first chart single,

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released in 1967?

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-Arnold Layne.

-Yep.

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What was the name of the design agency,

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formed by Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey "Po" Powell,

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that designed several Pink Floyd album covers,

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including The Dark Side Of The Moon and Meddle?

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-Hipgnosis.

-Yep.

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The 1979 number-one single Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)

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had backing vocals by children from which London school?

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-Islington Green School.

-Yes.

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In November 1973, Pink Floyd played two benefit concerts

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in one day with Soft Machine, at The Rainbow Theatre,

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that raised £10,000 for a drummer who'd broken his back. Who?

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-Steve Wyatt?

-Robert Wyatt.

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The band's 1972 album Obscured By Clouds was originally produced

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as the soundtrack for a Barbet Schroeder film. What was it called?

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-La Vallee.

-Yes.

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Who sang lead vocals on Have A Cigar for the album Wish You Were Here?

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-Roy Harper.

-Yes.

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The title of Pink Floyd's first album,

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The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn, is taken from a chapter heading

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in a classic children's book. What's it called?

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-The Wind In The Willows.

-Yes.

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Come In Number 51, Your Time Is Up

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is one of three songs for the film Zabriskie Point.

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Which earlier song is it a reworking of?

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-Hey You.

-Careful With That Axe, Eugene.

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Which music critic and later television presenter

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wrote in Rolling Stone magazine,

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"The Dark Side of the Moon has flash - the true flash that

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"comes from the excellence of a superb performance"?

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-Hans Keller.

-Lloyd Grossman.

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Which Pink Floyd tribute song to Syd Barrett includes the line,

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"Come on you painter, you piper, you prisoner"?

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-Shine On, You Crazy Diamond.

-Yes.

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Who was the author who was... BEEP

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..invited on stage to play acoustic guitar on Brain Damage

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at the band's Earls Court concert on the 28th of October, 1994?

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-Robert Harris.

-It might have been, mightn't it? It was Douglas Adams.

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-Oh, yeah.

-Yeah?

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There you go, you knew it all the time.

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That's what the black chair does to you.

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-Anyway, Kyle, you have seven points.

-Thank you.

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APPLAUSE

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And our next contender, please.

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And your name is?

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Your occupation?

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And your chosen subject?

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In 90 seconds, starting now.

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Marshal Zhukov was an officer in the Soviet Red Army

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who led the operation to capture Berlin in 1945.

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In '39, he was made Hero of the Soviet Union

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after a victory over the Japanese in which battle?

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-Khalkhin Gol.

-Yes.

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Zhukov co-ordinated the Central, Briansk and Western Fronts

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against the German Operation Citadel at which battle in 1943?

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-Kursk.

-Yes.

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In September 1944, Zhukov supervised the Soviet invasion

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of a European country with a pro-German government.

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Which country?

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-Bulgaria.

-Yes.

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On the 9th of May 1945, Zhukov was the Soviet signatory

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on the document that marked the German surrender.

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Who represented Britain?

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-Montgomery.

-No, Tedder.

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In January 1941, the Soviets played two war games

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that anticipated an invasion by the German Army.

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Which general did Zhukov defeat in the games?

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Pass.

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Who commanded the First Ukrainian Front,

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that supported the First Belorussian Front,

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led by Zhukov in the final attack on Berlin in 1945?

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-Konev.

-Correct.

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What was the name of the head of the Soviet Air Force who

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denounced Zhukov under interrogation after he was arrested in 1946?

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Oh, erm...

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-Antipov.

-Novikov.

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Stalin dismissed Zhukov from his position of Commander in Chief

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in 1946 and posted him to a city on the Black Sea. Which city?

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-Odessa.

-Yes.

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Which government post did Zhukov hold

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between February 1955 and October '57?

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-Minister of Defence.

-Yes.

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In 1957, Zhukov defended Khrushchev

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against a group of Communist Party members who tried to overthrow him.

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What was that group called?

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The Bulganin Group.

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The Antiparty Group. BEEP

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And your time is up.

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You had one pass -

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the general that Zhukov defeated in those war games was Dmitry Pavlov.

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And you have scored, David, six points.

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APPLAUSE

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And our next contender, please.

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And your name is?

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Your occupation?

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And your chosen subject?

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Stan Cullis in 90 seconds, here we go.

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Cullis was a football player,

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captain and manager from 1935 to 1970.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers' first trophy under his management

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was the '49 FA Cup.

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Which team did they beat 3-1 in the final at Wembley?

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-Leicester City.

-Yep.

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With what army unit did Cullis serve for most of the Second World War?

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He rose to the rank of Company Sergeant Major.

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-The Physical Training Corps.

-Yep.

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Which club did Cullis play a trial match for in 1933?

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-Bolton Wanderers.

-Yep.

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Wolves built a training ground in a suburb of Wolverhampton

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while Cullis was managing the club. What was its name?

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-Castlecroft.

-Yep.

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Which position was Cullis moved to for a practice game

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early in his career with Wolves?

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He played in that position for most of the rest of his career.

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-Centre half.

-Yes.

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What is the name of the team in South Yorkshire

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that Cullis used as a nursery club?

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It supplied Wolves with players

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including Ron Flowers and Roy Swinbourne.

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-Wath Wanderers.

-Yes.

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Who were England's opponents when he captained the side

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for the only time, in his last full international appearance in 1939?

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-Romania.

-Yep.

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Who beat Wolves 9-2 on aggregate

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in the quarterfinal of the European Cup in 1960?

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-Barcelona.

-Yes.

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1963-64 was Cullis' last full season in charge of Wolves.

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What position did they finish in the First Division table?

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-17th.

-16th.

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Who did Wolves beat 4-3 at Molineux on the 14th of September '64,

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in Cullis' last match in charge of the club?

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-West Ham.

-Yes.

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Cullis was sacked by Wolves in '64, but returned to management

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in December of the following year with which club?

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-Birmingham City.

-Yes.

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In the final match of Cullis' playing career,

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Wolves only needed a draw against Liverpool

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to secure their first league title, but lost 2-1.

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BEEP Who scored Liverpool's winner

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after Cullis did not commit a professional foul to stop him?

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-Albert Stubbins.

-Albert Stubbins is correct.

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-No passes, David, you have 11 points.

-Thank you.

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APPLAUSE

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And our next contender, please.

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And your name is?

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Your occupation?

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And your chosen subject?

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In 90 seconds, here we go.

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Which fictional character is the protagonist

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of the HP Lovecraft stories The Dream-Quest Of Unknown Kadath,

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The Silver Key and the co-authored Through The Gates Of The Silver Key?

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-Randolph Carter.

-Yes.

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At The Mountains Of Madness is narrated

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by the geologist William Dyer,

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who leads an ill-fated expedition to which continent?

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-Antarctica.

-Yes.

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In The Terrible Old Man, what type of object does

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the title character keep in a bare room in his house?

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He gives them names, such as Scarface, Long Tom and Spanish Joe?

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-Bottles.

-Yes.

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The Whisperer In The Darkness is narrated by Albert Wilmarth,

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an instructor in literature at a fictional university in Arkham,

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that appears in several Lovecraft stories. Which university?

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-Miskatonic.

-Correct.

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Who wrote the lines that provide

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the epigraph of Lovecraft's story The Outsider?

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Pass.

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"You fool, Warren is dead!" Spoken by a deep, hollow, inhuman voice.

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They are the final words of which story?

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-The Statement Of Randolph Carter.

-Yes.

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In The Rats In The Walls, the narrator moves into a ruined priory.

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What's it called?

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-Exham.

-Yep.

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A Lovecraft short story that was first published

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in The Vagrant magazine in 1919

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takes its title from the name of a fish god in Philistine legends.

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What's the god's name?

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-Dagon.

-Yep.

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Which of Lovecraft's stories is narrated by Daniel Upton,

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who has killed his best friend, Edward Derby,

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but tries to show that his actions do not amount to murder?

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-The Thing On The Doorstep.

-Yes.

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At the opening of The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward,

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we learn that the title character has disappeared from

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an insane asylum just outside which state capital?

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-Boston.

-Providence.

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Lovecraft dedicated his story... BEEP

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..The Haunter Of The Dark to an American author who would go on to

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write the novel Psycho, upon which Alfred Hitchcock's film was based.

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Which author?

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-Robert Bloch.

-Is correct.

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You had just one pass,

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the chap who wrote the lines that provide the epigraph

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of Lovecraft's story The Outsider is none other than John Keats.

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Ken, that one pass, you've scored nine points.

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APPLAUSE

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And our final contender, please.

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And your name is?

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Your occupation?

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And your chosen subject?

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Tom Hanks' films, here we go.

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Which film-maker has directed Tom Hanks in a number of films,

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including Bridge Of Spies and Catch Me If You Can?

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-Stephen Spielberg.

-Yep.

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In The Terminal, Viktor Navorski is stranded in

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the international transit lounge at JFK airport

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because of the military coup taking place in his home country,

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the Republic of...?

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-Krakozhia.

-Yep.

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Hanks has directed several films in which he's also acted,

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including a 2011 film where he appears in the title role.

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What's it's called?

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-Larry Crowne.

-Yes.

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What is the name of the fairground machine that grants Josh Baskin

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his wish to be grown-up in the film Big?

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-Zoltar Speaks.

-Yep.

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In Forrest Gump, what is the name of the hurricane

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that destroys all of Bayou La Batre's shrimp-fishing fleet,

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apart from Gump's boat, Jenny?

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-Hurricane Carmen.

-Yes.

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What named does Chuck Noland give to the volleyball that

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becomes his companion on the island where he is stranded in Cast Away?

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-Wilson.

-Yes.

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In Saving Mr Banks, Hanks' character Walt Disney

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is told by Pamela Travers that a particular colour must not be used

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in the film version of Mary Poppins, because she has simply gone off it.

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Which colour?

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-Red.

-Yep.

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In which 1992 film does Hanks played Jimmy Dugan,

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a drunken former baseball player who manages a women's team

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during the Second World War?

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-A League Of Their Own.

-Correct.

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What is the name of the psychology student

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played by Hanks in the 1980 horror film, He Knows You're Alone?

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Pass.

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In which 2011 film does Hanks play Thomas Schell,

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the father of a boy who searches New York for the lock

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that matches a key he finds among his father's belongings?

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Extremely Close And Incredibly Loud.

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Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close!

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In the Da Vinci Code, after Robert Langdon looks at the tomb

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of Sir Isaac Newton, he realises that the correct code word...

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BEEP ..to open the cryptex is what?

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-Rose?

-Apple.

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-Apple!

-Yes.

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One pass, the name of that psychology student

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played by Hanks in He Knows You're Alone is Elliot.

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So, there you go.

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You've scored, Nicola, eight points.

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APPLAUSE

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Well, quite a spread of scores there.

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Let's have a look at all of them.

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In fifth place, six points, David Sutherland.

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Fourth place, seven points, Kyle.

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Third place, eight points, Nicola.

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Second place, nine points, Ken.

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First place, 11 points, David Love.

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APPLAUSE

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Round 2 now, the general knowledge round,

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and if there's a tie at the end of it,

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then the number of passes is taken into account,

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and the person with the fewer passes is the winner.

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So let us get on with it

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and ask David Sutherland to join us again, please.

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And you start out with six, David,

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but plenty of time to catch up, because we have two minutes

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for the general knowledge round, starting now.

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What is the name of the cup-shaped vessel, made of a hard material,

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in which ingredients are ground with a pestle?

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-Mortar.

-Yep.

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Dorking, Leghorn and Orpington are among the breeds

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of what domestic poultry?

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-Chicken.

-Yep.

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In Leicester Square in 1981, Sir Ralph Richardson unveiled a statue

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of an actor in his screen persona of the Tramp. Which actor?

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-Charlie Chaplin.

-Yes.

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Whose 2016 novel Rather Be The Devil

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features retired detective John Rebus,

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his former colleagues, Siobhan Clarke and Malcolm Fox,

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and the crime bosses Darryl Christie and "Big Ger" Cafferty.

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-Ian Rankin.

-Yep.

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What is the name of the strategically important

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narrow strait that links the Persian Gulf on the west side

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with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea on the east?

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-The Strait of Hormuz.

-Yes.

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The works of which German composer, born in Bonn in December 1770,

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include nine completed symphonies?

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-Beethoven.

-Yes.

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What is the name of the actress who appeared in all seven

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of the Road films with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby?

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Pass.

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What did Francis Bacon say, in a treaties of wealth, is,

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"Like muck, not good except it be spread?"

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Erm...

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-Knowledge?

-Money.

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What is the name of the family

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in the television series The Beverly Hillbillies?

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The head of the family is Jed and other members include

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the irascible Granny and the glamorous daughter, Elly May.

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-Clampett.

-Yes.

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The name of which ancient city is used in Rastafarianism

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to represent everything that is oppressive in white culture

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and their place of exile from their African roots?

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-Babylon.

-Yes.

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Under what name have the Dublin-born sisters

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Anne, Maureen, Bernadette, Linda and Coleen had seven top-20 hit singles?

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Pass.

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Which Northamptonshire town was a centre

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of the iron and steel industry

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until its main works was closed down in 1980?

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-Corby.

-Yep.

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Which sea monster of Scandinavian folklore is mentioned

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in a poem by Tennyson and in the title of the novel by John Wyndham?

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It's thought to have been inspired by sightings of a giant squid.

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-The Kraken.

-Yep.

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What financial institution was guarded at night

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by a detachment from the Brigade of Guards for nearly 200 years

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following the Gordon Riots in 1780?

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-Bank of England.

-Yes.

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Whose film and television roles include Miss Willing

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in Carry On Matron and Miss Shirley Brahms in Are You Being Served?

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-Hattie Jacques.

-It was Wendy Richard.

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Could well have been Hattie Jacques, though, couldn't it?

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Two passes - it was the Nolans, all those sisters.

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And the actress who appeared in all seven of the Road films

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was Dorothy Lamour.

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You now have a total though, David, of 17 points.

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APPLAUSE

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And now Kyle again, please.

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And you start out with seven points, Kyle.

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17 is now the score to beat. Here we go.

0:16:040:16:08

What Gothic novel, first published in 1897, combines folk tales

0:16:080:16:11

of the undead and historical accounts of Vlad the Impaler?

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-Dracula.

-Yep.

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What Italian word for time is used for the speed

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that a piece of music is performed at?

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-Tempo.

-Yep.

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What is the smallest

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of the international standard A series of paper sizes?

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It measures 26mm by 37mm.

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-A10?

-Yes.

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Tashkent is the capital of one of the five Central Asian republics

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that emerged from the break-up of the Soviet Union. Which one?

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-Uzbekistan.

-Yes.

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What is the title of the novel by Irvine Welsh that was

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rejected for the '93 Booker Prize short list after the objection

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of two judges who'd been offended by it?

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-Trainspotting.

-Yes.

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What common name, related to the violin, is given to the species

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of crab in which one claw of the males is much larger than the other?

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-Fiddler.

-Yes.

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What artistic movement, that sought to break with the past

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and celebrate dynamism and invention,

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came to be associated chiefly with painters

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such as Gino Severini and Carlo Carra?

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-Vorticism.

-Futurism.

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Which organs, that filter the blood, are principally made up

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of a large number of tubular units called nephrons?

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-Kidneys.

-Yes.

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What general name for the mountains of the Central Highlands

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of Scotland come from a battle fought there between

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the Romans and the Picts in AD 84?

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-The Grampians.

-Yes.

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In what 2017 film does Scarlett Johansson play Major, a human

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who is saved from a terrible crash and cyber-enhanced

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to be a perfect soldier?

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-Ghost In The Shell.

-Yes.

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What is the name of the arid, low-lying region of California

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where the world's highest temperature

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of 134 degrees Fahrenheit was recorded in July 1913?

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-Death Valley.

-Yes.

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Who was the Home Secretary who called out the troops

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to help the police during a riot by striking miners

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in Tonypandy in South Wales in 1910?

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-Stanley Baldwin.

-Winston Churchill.

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What word for a vote by the general populace on a single issue

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comes from the Latin for something to be carried back?

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-Referendum.

-Yes.

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In April 2017, Sign Of The Times was a debut number-one solo hit single

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for which member of One Direction?

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-Zayn Malik.

-Harry Styles.

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What name is usually given to the passage of the Bible

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in Exodus chapter 20... BEEP

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..that begins, "I am the Lord thy God which have brought

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"thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage"?

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-The Lord Is My Shepherd?

-The Ten Commandments.

-Oh.

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-Kyle, you have a total now of 18 points.

-Thank you.

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APPLAUSE

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And now, Nicola again, please.

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And you, Nicola, start out with eight points.

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The score to beat now is 18.

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So, let's see if you can do that. Here we go.

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What famous building was constructed as a mausoleum

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for his favourite wife by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan?

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-Taj Mahal.

-Yes.

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Zeus took the form of an animal when he approached the maiden Europa

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and carried her off to Crete. What animal?

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-Bull.

-Yep.

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What London place of worship was founded

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by Edward the Confessor on the site of a monastery

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on land known as Thorney Island?

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-Westminster Abbey.

-Yes.

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Who first entered the UK singles charts aged 15 in 1964 with Shout,

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backed by a group called The Luvvers?

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-Lulu.

-Yep.

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What name for a Native American tent or wigwam,

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typically made of skins or canvas stretched over

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a frame of converging poles, comes from the Sioux for dwelling?

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-Tepee?

-Yes.

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The masterpieces of which Spanish artist,

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who lived from 1746-1828, include works that reflect

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the horrors of the French invasion of Spain during the Napoleonic Wars?

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-Velasco?

-Francisco de Goya.

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Who plays the title role of Belle in the 2017 film version

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of Beauty And The Beast?

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-Emma Watson.

-Yes.

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What member of the pig family, native to Africa, gets its name from

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the two pairs of protuberances on the male's wide head?

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-Rhinoceros?

-Warthog.

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Edith Mary Pargeter's first crime novels

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were published in the late 1930s under the pen name Jolyon Carr.

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But she's better known by the name under which she wrote

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the Brother Cadfael mysteries. What is it?

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-Umberto Eco.

-Ellis Peters.

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The Australian Capital Territory,

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that includes the country's capital, Canberra,

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is an enclave in which Australian state?

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-New South Wales.

-Yes.

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The collection of over 6,000 statues of soldiers and horses,

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discovered in 1974 near the Chinese city of Xian, is known by what name?

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-Terracotta Army.

-Yes.

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What form of sugar found in fruits and honey, but also circulates

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in the blood, has a name that comes from the Greek for sweet?

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-Fructose?

-Glucose.

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In the original television series Dallas, Jenna Wade was

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played by Morgan Fairchild and Francine Tacker,

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before which actress took on the role?

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-Cheryl Tiegs?

-Priscilla Presley.

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The Palmieri brothers, Marco and Giuseppe,

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are among the title characters of an operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan.

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What's it called?

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-Pirates of Penzance.

-The Gondoliers.

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Colonel Paul Tibbets had the... BEEP

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..name of his mother painted on the nose of the B-29 that he flew

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on a bombing mission to Japan on the 6th of August 1945.

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What was her name?

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-Enola Gay.

-Yes!

-Oh, was it?

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Enola Gay. It's always worth having a go. Always.

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Nicola, you have scored a total of 17 points.

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APPLAUSE

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And now, Ken, again, please.

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And you have nine points to start with, Ken.

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18 still the score to beat.

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Let's see if you can do it, here we go.

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What was the monetary unit in France

0:21:230:21:25

prior to the introduction of the euro in 2002?

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-French franc.

-Yep.

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What aspect of life was ruled over by the deity Asclepius,

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according to Greco-Roman mythology?

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-Sleep.

-Medicine.

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Which seaside town in North Yorkshire,

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previously well-known for its folk festivals,

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is also now noted for its annual gatherings of Goths?

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-Whitby.

-Yep.

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Which 1960 heist film, remade in 2001,

0:21:440:21:47

stars five members of Frank Sinatra's Rat Pack?

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-The Italian Job.

-Ocean's 11.

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In 2001, the Stag Inn at Titley, Herefordshire became

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the first English pub to earn what culinary distinction?

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-Michelin star.

-Yes.

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What name is given to the part of the electromagnetic spectrum

0:22:000:22:03

between visible light and X-rays?

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-Ultraviolet.

-Yes.

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Which city does Shelley describe in his poem Hellas

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as bequeathing, "Like sunset to the skies, the splendour of its prime"?

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-Athens.

-Yes.

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Babylon, This Year's Love and Sail Away

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are all tracks from a multi-million selling album by David Gray

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that topped the UK charts in August 2001. Which album?

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-White Ladder?

-Yes.

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Orcinus orca is the scientific name of a black-and-white mammal,

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the largest member of the dolphin family. What mammal?

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-Killer whale.

-Yes.

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Which artist, best known for his portraits of Henry VIII

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and his court, created a series of woodcuts called

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The Dance Of Death between 1523-26?

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-Hans Holbein.

-Yes.

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Which British King prevented his wife, Caroline of Brunswick,

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from attending his coronation in 1821?

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He had been separated from her for most of his married life.

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-George IV.

-Yes.

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Which of the United States,

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that was one of the original 13 American colonies,

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was founded in 1682 as a holy experiment,

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where religious and political freedom could flourish?

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-Pennsylvania.

-Yes.

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What was the nickname of the half-American Buddhist monk

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with a price on his head, played by David Carradine

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in the 1970s television series Kung Fu?

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-Grasshopper.

-Yep.

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Who was the pilot of the command module Colombia

0:23:100:23:13

that remained in orbit around the moon when Neil Armstrong

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and Buzz Aldrin made their historic lunar landing?

0:23:150:23:18

-Shepherd.

-Michael Collins.

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Which author, born in London in 1882, was a novelist

0:23:200:23:23

and playwright in the 1920s... BEEP

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..but had his greatest success

0:23:250:23:26

when he started to write stories for his young son?

0:23:260:23:28

Come on, time's up.

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-Joe Orton.

-Fairly unlikely, I think you'd agree!

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AA Milne.

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You have no passes, Ken. A total of 20 points.

0:23:400:23:44

APPLAUSE

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And finally, David Love again, please.

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And you, David, start out with 11 points.

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But the score to beat now is 20.

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So, here we go.

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What does the PI stand for in the title

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of the television series Magnum, PI?

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-Private investigator.

-Yep.

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In which ballet, with music by Tchaikovsky,

0:24:110:24:13

has the evil magician Von Rothbart turned Odette into a bird

0:24:130:24:16

who can only regain her human form at night?

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-Swan Lake.

-Yes.

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What close-fitting women's hat takes its name from the French for bell?

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-Cloche.

-Yes.

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Which author, mainly of crime novels,

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insisted on using the letter L between her first and last names?

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It stood for her mother's family name, Leigh.

0:24:290:24:32

Pass.

0:24:320:24:33

Inti, Wiraqucha and Pachamama

0:24:330:24:36

were among the principal gods of which South American people?

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-Aztecs.

-Inca.

0:24:390:24:41

What was the original name of the charity Blind Veterans UK?

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It was set up in 1915 by the blind newspaper proprietor,

0:24:440:24:47

Arthur Pearson.

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-The Royal National Institute for the Blind.

-St Dunstan's.

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Which 2016 film tells the story of the writer Newt Scamander

0:24:510:24:55

in New York's secret community of witches and wizards,

0:24:550:24:57

70 years before Harry Potter reads his book in school?

0:24:570:25:00

Pass.

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In 2001, the name of a vast peninsula of eastern Canada was

0:25:020:25:05

formally added to the name of the Canadian province of Newfoundland

0:25:050:25:08

to acknowledge that province's claim to it. What peninsula?

0:25:080:25:12

-Nova Scotia.

-Labrador.

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What general word is used, especially in America,

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for the killing of one person by another,

0:25:160:25:18

whether as an act of murder or of manslaughter?

0:25:180:25:20

-Homicide.

-Yes.

0:25:200:25:21

In computing, what name is given to the once widely used

0:25:210:25:24

portable data storage device that consisted of a piece of flexible,

0:25:240:25:27

magnetic material enclosed in cardboard or plastic?

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-Hard drive.

-Floppy disc.

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What is the title of the 1970s television series in which

0:25:320:25:35

Bernard Hepton played Albert Foiret,

0:25:350:25:37

the owner of a Belgian cafe that was the headquarters of the resistance?

0:25:370:25:41

-Secret Army.

-Yep.

0:25:410:25:42

What is the name of the lyricist

0:25:420:25:44

who's famous for his partnership with Frederick Loewe?

0:25:440:25:46

-Lerner.

-Yes.

0:25:460:25:48

St Patrick's-cabbage and none-so-pretty are alternative names

0:25:480:25:51

for what plant of the saxifrage family?

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It was the title of a song written by Noel Coward.

0:25:530:25:57

-House...

-London pride.

0:25:570:25:59

On the 30th of July 1956, President Eisenhower signed

0:25:590:26:02

the official motto of the United States of America into law.

0:26:020:26:05

What is it? BEEP

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Erm...

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-No?

-Life, liberty...

-Not quite, no.

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-It was In God We Trust.

-In God We Trust, yes.

0:26:170:26:19

-Yes, and I ought to have done.

-LAUGHTER

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Ah, well!

0:26:220:26:23

You got two passes - Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them,

0:26:230:26:28

that was that 2016 film.

0:26:280:26:30

-And it was Dorothy L...

-..Sayers.

-Sayers, yeah.

0:26:300:26:35

Anyway, David, you've scored a total of 17 points.

0:26:350:26:38

APPLAUSE

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So, we have a winner, let's have a look at all the points.

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In joint-third place, 17 points apiece, David, David and Nicola.

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Second place, 18 points, Kyle.

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First place, 20 points, Ken.

0:27:010:27:03

APPLAUSE

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Which means, of course,

0:27:160:27:18

that Ken goes through to the final - the grand final.

0:27:180:27:20

Congratulations to him.

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And if you would like to be a contender on the next series,

0:27:220:27:24

do go to our website...

0:27:240:27:26

And you can follow us on Twitter...

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And do join us again next time for more Mastermind.

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Thanks for watching, goodbye.

0:27:350:27:36

APPLAUSE

0:27:360:27:38

John Humphrys presents another semi-final of the classic quiz. The subjects are Pink Floyd, Marshal Georgy Zhukov, Stan Cullis, the works of HP Lovecraft and the films of Tom Hanks.


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