Episode 30 University Challenge


Episode 30

In another quarter-final match two teams of students aim to reach the next stage of the quiz. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.


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APPLAUSE

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University Challenge.

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Asking the questions, Jeremy Paxman.

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Hello, as the quarterfinal stage of this competition continues,

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we now know that the first team through to the semifinals

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is St John's College, Cambridge.

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The institutions playing tonight

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both lost their first quarterfinal matches -

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so, while the winners will get one last opportunity

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to stay in the competition, for the losers,

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it's the final curtain.

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The team from Bristol University

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left Trinity College Cambridge and Trinity College Oxford

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reeling in the first two rounds,

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winning the first of those matches by 230 points to 95,

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and the second by 205 to 100.

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Then the shine wore off during their first quarterfinal match

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when Newcastle University had the better of them by 225 to 130.

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So, tonight is undoubtedly the night

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they need to recover their earlier form.

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With an accumulated score of 565 from three matches

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and with an average age of 22, let's meet the Bristol team again.

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Hi, I'm Ollie Bowes.

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I'm from Market Harborough in Leicestershire

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and I'm studying music.

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Hi, I'm Kirsty Biggs.

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I'm originally from Southampton and I'm doing a PhD in mathematics.

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-This is their captain.

-Hi, I'm Sam Hosegood.

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I'm from Bedford and I study chemical physics.

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Hi, I'm Dom Hewett.

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I'm from Stroud in Gloucestershire and I study English.

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APPLAUSE

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The team from Ulster University

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have had something of a chequered career so far -

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losing in round one by a mere five points

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against the University of Edinburgh,

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then winning their losers playoff against St Anne's College, Oxford,

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and their second round match against Warwick University.

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Their quarterfinal defeat

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was at the hands of St John's College, Cambridge.

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So, with an accumulated score of 635 earned over four matches,

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at an average age of 50, let's meet the Ulster team again.

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Hello, I'm Cathal McDaid from Buncrana in County Donegal,

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and I'm studying for a Masters degree in English literature.

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Hi, I'm Kate Ritchie.

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I'm from Waringstown, County Armagh, and I'm studying fine art.

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This is their captain.

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Hi, I'm Iain Jack.

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I'm originally from Peterhead in Aberdeenshire,

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and I'm reading for a PhD in pharmacy.

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Hi, my name's Matthew Milliken.

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I'm from Comber in County Down, and I'm studying for a PhD in education.

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APPLAUSE

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Well, the rules are boringly unchanging,

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so fingers on the buzzers.

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Here's your first starter for ten.

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Four quarterings, one depicting a harp, one a lion rampant,

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and two showing three lions...

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-The Royal Standard.

-Correct.

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Bristol, the first set of bonuses

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are on winners of the Nobel Prize in literature.

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In each case, name the writer from the description.

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Firstly, born 1923, the first South African winner of the prize.

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Her works include July's People and The Conservationists.

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-Nadine Gordimer.

-Nadine Gordimer.

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Correct.

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Secondly, the first black African winner of the prize born in Nigeria,

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his works for the stage include Kongi's Harvest,

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and Death And The King's Horseman.

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-Soyinka.

-Soyinka.

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-Soyinka.

-Correct.

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And finally, who was the recipient in 2003?

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He has also won the Booker prize twice,

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first for The Life & Times Of Michael K,

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and later for Disgrace.

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-It's JM Coetzee.

-All right. JM Coetzee.

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JM Coetzee is correct.

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Ten points for this.

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What first name links the artist

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who painted Christ Preaching At The Cookham Regatta,

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the Prime Minister at the time of the abdication crisis,

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and the director of...

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-Stanley.

-Stanley is correct.

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Your bonuses are on essential oils.

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Firstly, what ten letter name is given to the essential oils

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obtained from the lemongrasses, or genus Cymbopogon,

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used in insect repellent and soap?

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Ten letters? I don't know.

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Um...

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Citronols.

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Er, no - it's citronella.

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Oh!

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Used in perfumery, what oil is distilled from the flowers

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of the Seville orange?

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It takes its name from an Italian princess

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who's said to have popularised it in France in the later 17th century.

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Um...

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-BOWES:

-Elizabeta?

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Or something like that, but I don't know...

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-BIGGS:

-That was probably somebody else.

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Bergamot, maybe?

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- Is it who you thought...? - No, that's...

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Elizabeta?

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No, it's neroli.

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And finally, Earl Grey tea is flavoured with an oil

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derived from which citrus fruit?

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Its name resembles and possibly derives from

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that of a city north-east of Milan.

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Bergamot, isn't it? It's Bergamot.

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-Bergamot.

-Correct.

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Ten points for this. Take the initial letters

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of the names of the eight planets of the solar system.

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The name of which of those planets

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can be spelled with a combination of some of those letters.

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Venus?

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Venus is correct, yes.

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You get three bonuses

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on the 19th century science writer Mary Somerville.

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Firstly, the discovery of which planet

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stemmed from research inspired by Somerville's conjectures

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the difficulties in calculating the position of Uranus,

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might point to the existence of such a body?

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-Neptune?

-Correct.

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Noted for her contributions to her brother's astronomical research,

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which German-born British astronomer was elected with Somerville

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by the Royal Astronomical Society

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as its first female honorary members in 1835?

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I can't remember any female...

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Can you think of just somebody who might have had a sister?

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-No.

-German.

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Um... No.

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-HEWETT:

-Kepler?

-Oh, who? Maybe.

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-Kepler.

-No, it's Caroline Herschel.

-Oh.

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Somerville may have been responsible for introducing Charles Babbage

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to which of his collaborators

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who subsequently created a programme for his prototype computer?

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Lovelace?

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-Lovelace?

-Ada Lovelace is right.

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Right, we are going to the picture round now.

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For your picture starter, you will see a map

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showing the effects of a rise in sea level of 60 metres,

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as a result of which, five capital cities have been submerged.

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For ten points, name two of them.

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Dhaka and Rangoon.

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Er, nope.

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-Dhaka and Singapore.

-Nope.

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The capital cities in question

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are Dhaka, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Hanoi and Colombo.

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So, no-one got that,

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so, when someone gets a starter question correctly,

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they will get the picture bonuses.

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Ten points for this. Dark Heart, about poverty in Britain,

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and Flat Earth News concerning media falsehood and distortion

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are among the works of which author and investigative journalist...?

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Jon Ronson?

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No. You lose five points.

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..who played a key role

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in reporting the News of the World phone hacking scandal?

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Crick?

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No, it was Nick Davies.

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Right, ten points for this.

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Give the three words differing only in their first letters

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that are respectively a generic term for a group of people,

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the surname of the 11th president of the United States

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and a part of an egg rich in fat and protein.

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Folk, Polk, and Yolk.

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Correct.

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You'll recall that the picture starter

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which everyone had such difficulty with showed capital cities

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named by the Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change as being at risk

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of coastal inundation as a result of global warming.

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Picture bonuses - three more maps

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showing the effects of a 60 metre rise in sea level.

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Each has an endangered location, pinpointed in red.

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Firstly, name this city.

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It has a population of around 5.8 million.

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Is that... Is that Singapore?

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-BIGGS:

-Is it just a tiny island that's gone, or is it...?

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I thought it was Singa...

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What do you think?

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-Singapore.

-It is Singapore.

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Let's see the whole thing.

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And secondly, name this city.

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It's a population of approximately 1.2 million.

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-Is it Bahrain, is it?

-HEWETT:

-No...

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Oh, yeah.

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Or is it Qatar?

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-BIGGS:

-Is that the capital, Bahrain?

-No, Bahrain is Bahrain.

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-No, it's not. The capital of Bahrain is...Manama.

-Oh, Manama, yeah, yeah.

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-Manama.

-No, it's Basra.

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This has a population of approximately 1.2 million -

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and there's the whole thing.

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Finally, name this city with a population of around 440,000.

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Where is that?

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-BIGGS:

-That's really close to America, so is that...?

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-Oh, it's America!

-Yes!

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You can see its coast...!

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Is that going to be somewhere in Florida?

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-Yeah, it'll be somewhere in Florida.

-So...

-Miami?

-Miami.

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Miami.

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It is Miami, yes.

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After a bit of a flood.

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Right, ten points for this.

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Answer as soon as your name is called.

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Using the atomic numbers of the periodic table,

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if boron plus carbon is sodium, what is nitrogen plus oxygen?

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-Phosphorus.

-Correct.

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You get a set of bonuses on Academy Award-winning films of 1976.

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The winner of the award for Best Adapted Screenplay,

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which film was a dramatisation of the Washington Post's investigation

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into the Watergate scandal?

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-All The President's Men.

-All The President's Men.

-Correct.

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Beatrice Straight won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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for a performance of less than six minutes

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in which satire on television news?

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Ideas?

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-No.

-No.

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-Pass.

-It's Network.

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And finally, the Academy Award for Best Costume Design

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went to which film by Fellini

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with Donald Sutherland in the title role

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of an 18th-century historical figure?

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Give me an 18th-century historical figure!

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- 18th or 19th? - 18th.

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-I don't know. I'm sorry.

-No...

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George Washington.

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-George Washington.

-No, it's Casanova.

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Ten points for this.

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In 1914, Miss Fowler-Tutt, a Sussex headmistress,

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was prominent in objections to the public display

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of a version of which sculpture?

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Commissioned in 1888, it represents Paolo and Francesca...

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Rodin's Kiss.

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Rodin's the Kiss is correct, yes.

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Your bonuses are on Russia.

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In each case, name the city from the description.

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All three answers begin with the same letter of the Roman alphabet.

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First, a major city on the Volga, about 800km east of Moscow.

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Captured in 1552 by Ivan the Terrible,

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it is now the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan.

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I don't know.

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-Nizhny Novgorod?

-Yeah, try that.

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Nizhny Novgorod.

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No, it's Kazan.

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Secondly, the capital of a krai, or a region, in the Russian far east

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situated at the point where the trans-Siberian railway

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crosses the Amur River.

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THEY CONFER

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Kaliningrad? Does that still exist, or...?

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You were going to say...

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-Sorry, no, pass.

-That's Khabarovsk.

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And finally, a major city of Siberia,

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between Novosibirsk and Irkutsk,

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it is on the Yenisey River.

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Kursk.

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No, it's Krasnoyarsk.

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Ten points for this.

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Which king prosecuted the seven bishops for seditious libel

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when they petitioned against his second Declaration of Indulgence?

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Their acquittal is thought to have contributed to his overthrow

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later in the same year.

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Henry II.

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Nope.

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-James II.

-James II is correct. Yes.

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Your bonuses are on prominent people.

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In each case, name the person from the description.

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All three names begin with the same three letters.

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First, a Chilean literary figure and diplomat

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who adopted his name from that of a Czech poet.

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He was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1971.

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-Pablo Neruda.

-Yeah.

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-Neruda.

-Correct, Pablo Neruda is right.

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Secondly, a German scientist,

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recipient of the 1920 Nobel Prize in chemistry,

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he formulated what became known as the third law of thermodynamics?

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N-E-R, beginning N-E-R?

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-Er...

-No, I...I assumed surnames, but...

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N-E-R...

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-Nerman.

-No, that is Walther Hermann Nernst.

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-Oh!

-And finally, the Roman Emperor who succeeded Domitian in AD 96.

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He is the first of the group

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traditionally known as the five good emperors.

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Nerva.

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-Nerva.

-Nerva is correct.

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Ten points for this.

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What six-letter word links a bright chestnut colour

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used especially of horses,

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a culinary plant of the genus Rumex with sour tasting leaves

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and the surname of Hetty,

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a character in George Eliot's Adam Bede?

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Maroon.

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No, anyone like to buzz from Bristol?

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Ginger.

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No, it's sorrel. Ten points for this.

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"Good and evil both increase at compound interest.

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"That is why the little decisions you and I make every day

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"are of such infinite importance."

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Which literary figure wrote those words in the 1952 work,

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Mere Christianity?

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-CS Lewis.

-CS Lewis is right.

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You get a set of bonuses on components of the human brain.

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In each case, give the term from the definition.

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Firstly, the layer of grey matter

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covering the superior surface of the brain.

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It integrates sensory impulses,

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directs motor activity and controls higher intellectual functions.

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-Cerebrum, do you think?

-Campus...

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- Cerebellum? - Cerebellum?

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I thought that was... I don't know.

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THEY CONFER

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Cerebrum?

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No, it's the cerebral cortex.

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What collective name is given

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to the dura mater, arachnoid mater and pia mater membranes?

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Hippocampus?

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-Hippocampus.

-They are meninges.

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What term denotes either of a pair of organs

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that form most of the lateral walls of the third ventricle of the brain

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and translate neural impulses from receptors to the cerebral cortex?

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Hippocampus.

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-No, they're thalamus, or thalami.

-Oh.

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Right, we're going to take a music round now.

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For your music starter, you will hear a piece of music from a film.

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For ten points, simply give me the name of its composer.

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SWELLING ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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James Cameron.

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No. You can hear a little more.

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John Williams.

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No, that was Alan Menken, apparently -

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the score was from the Little Mermaid.

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OK, so, music bonuses in a moment or two.

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Here's another starter question.

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Including several distinctive species,

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Diprotodontia is an order within which infraclass of mammals,

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its name deriving from the Latin for pouch?

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-Marsupials.

-Correct.

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We follow on from the Little Mermaid,

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which was scored, as were many Disney musicals,

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by the composer Alan Menken.

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Three Disney songs composed by him.

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This time, in each case,

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I want the name of the film

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and the name of the actor you can hear singing.

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Firstly, for five.

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# Tale as old as time... #

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-That's Angela Lansbury.

-Is it?

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Was it Aladdin?

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Aladdin, Angela Lansbury.

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It was Angela Lansbury, but it was Beauty And The Beast.

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Secondly...

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# I'd given up hope that someone would come along

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# A fella who'd ring the bell for once

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# Not the gong

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# The kind who wins trophies

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# Won't settle for low fees

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# At least semi-pro fees

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# But no, I get the greenhorn

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# I've been out to pasture, pal my ambition gone... #

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-Jimmy Durante?

-Jimmy Durante, or...

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# Content to spend lazy days... #

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-Lady and the Tramp? Is it Jimmy Durante?

-Yeah.

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Jimmy Durante, Lady and the Tramp.

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No, that was Danny DeVito in Hercules.

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And finally...

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# Life is your restaurant and I'm your maitre d'

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# Come on, whisper what it is you want

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# You ain't never had a friend like me

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# Yes, sir we pride ourselves on service

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# You're the boss the king, the shah

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# Say what you wish

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# It's yours, true dish

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# How about a little more baklava?

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# Have some of column A

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# Try all of column B

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-# I'm in the mood... #

-It sounds like somebody jazzy.

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I've no idea. It's an actor, but...

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We think it's Ratatouille, but we don't know the actor.

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No, it was Robin Williams as the Genie in Aladdin.

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Right, ten points for this.

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In which federal state

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is the University of Marburg, Germany's first...

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Er... Saxon... Lower Saxony.

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No, you lose five points.

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Ulster - you can hear the whole thing, actually.

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First Protestant university, founded in 1527 by Philip the Magnanimous,

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it's situated between Frankfurt and Castle.

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-Hessen.

-Hesse is correct, yes.

0:18:300:18:33

You get a set of bonuses on the French Directory.

0:18:360:18:38

Which Director was known as the Organiser of Victory

0:18:380:18:41

in the Revolutionary Wars?

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His son Sadi was a pioneer of thermodynamics

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and gave his name to a cycle, an efficiency and a heat engine.

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No.

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-Pascal, is it?

-Try it.

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-Pascal.

-No, it's Carnot.

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Serving as a Director for only a few months in 1799,

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which political theorist and clergyman

0:19:010:19:03

was the author of the pamphlet What Is The Third Estate?

0:19:030:19:07

THEY CONFER

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Was it Rousseau, or something?

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Was he around that time?

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No idea.

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-Rousseau.

-No, that was Sieyes.

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And finally, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs

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between 1797 and 1799, and later as Napoleon's chief diplomat?

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His career is noted for a capacity for political survival.

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Somebody that survives.

0:19:340:19:35

THEY CONFER

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What was the name?

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Stab in the dark.

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Try it.

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Marshal Ney?

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Nominate Ritchie.

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Marshal Ney.

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Er, no - not at all!

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-He wasn't a diplomat in the slightest.

-No.

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-No, it was Talleyrand.

-Oh, Talleyrand.

0:19:520:19:54

Ten points for this.

0:19:540:19:55

In Norse mythology, what name is given

0:19:550:19:57

to the figures charged with selecting those casualties of war

0:19:570:20:00

who are deemed...

0:20:000:20:02

-Valkyries.

-Valkyries is correct, yes.

0:20:020:20:04

Your bonuses are on fundamental constants in physics.

0:20:080:20:11

In the MKS formulation of Coulomb's law,

0:20:110:20:14

what symbol represents Coulomb's constant?

0:20:140:20:17

Um...

0:20:170:20:19

Is it epsilon 0, maybe?

0:20:200:20:22

-Epsilon 0.

-No, it's K, or kappa.

0:20:220:20:25

Coulomb's Constant is usually written

0:20:250:20:28

as the reciprocal of four pi times what constant?

0:20:280:20:31

Oh, that might be...

0:20:310:20:33

It's the... I think it's the permittivity of free space.

0:20:330:20:36

The permittivity of free space.

0:20:360:20:37

Correct. Finally, the permeability of free space

0:20:370:20:41

is represented by what symbol?

0:20:410:20:42

-Mu 0.

-Correct. Ten points for this.

0:20:420:20:45

Born in 1841, the Danish botanist Eugenius Warming

0:20:450:20:48

is regarded as the founder of which field of study

0:20:480:20:52

within the life sciences?

0:20:520:20:53

It concerns the relationships

0:20:530:20:55

between living things and their environment.

0:20:550:20:57

-Ecology.

-Ecology is correct.

0:20:580:21:00

A set of bonuses on the actress Greta Garbo.

0:21:030:21:05

Garbo's first spoken words on-screen were, "Give me a whisky,"

0:21:050:21:09

in Anna Christie, a 1930 film

0:21:090:21:11

based on a play by which future Nobel laureate?

0:21:110:21:15

-Pinter?

-No.

-No.

0:21:180:21:21

OK, Miller, did he win it?

0:21:210:21:23

I don't think so.

0:21:230:21:24

Or Tennessee Williams?

0:21:240:21:25

THEY CONFER

0:21:250:21:26

Any American playwright?

0:21:300:21:32

Come on, let's have it, please.

0:21:330:21:34

-Miller.

-No, it's Eugene O'Neill.

0:21:340:21:37

Secondly, what five words form the first line spoken by Garbo

0:21:370:21:41

playing an ageing ballerina in the 1932 film Grand Hotel?

0:21:410:21:45

Hello, I'm an ageing ballerina.

0:21:480:21:50

-Don't know.

-Pass.

0:21:500:21:52

-I want to be alone.

-Oh!

0:21:520:21:54

One of Garbo's best-known roles was playing the title character

0:21:540:21:59

of which film, based on a novel

0:21:590:22:00

first published in Russian from 1875?

0:22:000:22:02

-Anna Karenina.

-Anna Karenina.

0:22:020:22:05

Correct. We're going to take another picture round now.

0:22:050:22:07

For your picture starter, you'll see a photograph of a tennis player.

0:22:070:22:11

Ten points if you can give me her name.

0:22:110:22:13

-Billie Jean King.

-Correct.

0:22:150:22:17

In 2006, the tennis complex at Flushing Meadows

0:22:210:22:24

where the US Open is played was named after Billie Jean King.

0:22:240:22:27

Picture bonuses - three more tennis players

0:22:270:22:29

who've had Grand Slam courts named after them.

0:22:290:22:31

Five points for each player you can name.

0:22:310:22:33

Firstly for five...

0:22:330:22:35

Arthur Ashe.

0:22:360:22:37

-Arthur Ashe.

-Correct.

0:22:370:22:39

Secondly...

0:22:390:22:40

THEY CONFER

0:22:420:22:44

Maureen...

0:22:470:22:49

-We need to speed up.

-No, no.

0:22:510:22:54

Roland Garros.

0:22:540:22:55

Er...

0:22:550:22:57

Good heavens, he's had a gender change.

0:22:570:23:00

No, it's Suzanne Lenglen.

0:23:000:23:02

She is the person after whom

0:23:020:23:04

the second court at Roland-Garros is named.

0:23:040:23:07

And finally...

0:23:070:23:08

Rod Laver?

0:23:100:23:12

Rod Laver.

0:23:120:23:14

It is Rod Laver,

0:23:140:23:15

and it's the principle court of the Australian open.

0:23:150:23:18

Right, ten points for this.

0:23:180:23:19

Flappers and Philosophers is an early collection of short stories

0:23:190:23:24

by which US author, born in 1896?

0:23:240:23:27

It appeared in the same year as his novel, This Side Of Paradise...

0:23:270:23:31

-Fitzgerald.

-Fitzgerald is correct, yes.

0:23:320:23:34

Your bonuses are on fictional characters, Bristol.

0:23:380:23:41

In each case, give the three-letter surname of the following.

0:23:410:23:44

Firstly, in Joseph Heller's Catch-22,

0:23:440:23:47

the airman with whom Yossarian shares a tent.

0:23:470:23:51

Skilled at crash landing his aircraft,

0:23:510:23:53

he later escapes to Sweden.

0:23:530:23:54

-Bay.

-Bay.

0:23:570:23:59

No, it's Orr. O-R-R.

0:23:590:24:02

In AS Byatt's Possession,

0:24:020:24:04

a leading poet who embarks on an illicit liaison

0:24:040:24:06

with Christabel LaMotte.

0:24:060:24:08

No.

0:24:100:24:12

-Bay.

-No, it's Randolph Henry Ash.

0:24:130:24:16

And finally, in Thomas Hardy's Far From The Madding Crowd,

0:24:160:24:19

a shepherd who woos and finally marries Bathsheba Everdene.

0:24:190:24:23

-Oak.

-Oh, yeah, Oak.

0:24:230:24:25

Gabriel Oak is correct.

0:24:250:24:26

Three minutes to go, ten points for this.

0:24:260:24:28

In 1991, Khaleda Zia became the first female Prime Minister

0:24:280:24:32

of which country?

0:24:320:24:34

Her husband Ziaur Rahman

0:24:340:24:36

was a former independence fighter assassinated in 1981.

0:24:360:24:40

-Bangladesh.

-Correct.

0:24:420:24:43

You get a set of bonuses on a composer.

0:24:460:24:48

The Espana rhapsody and the operas L'etoile and Gwendoline

0:24:480:24:52

are works by which French composer born in 1841?

0:24:520:24:55

-Bizet?

-Come on.

-Bizet.

0:25:020:25:04

No, it's Chabrier.

0:25:040:25:05

What is the English sense of the title of Chabrier's Opera,

0:25:050:25:09

Le Roi Malgre Lui, first performed in 1887?

0:25:090:25:13

The King...

0:25:130:25:15

Himself...

0:25:190:25:20

The King himself?

0:25:210:25:24

The King himself.

0:25:240:25:25

No, it's The King In Spite Of Himself.

0:25:250:25:28

Chabrier was the original owner

0:25:280:25:29

of the painting A Bar at the Folies-Bergere

0:25:290:25:32

by which of his contemporaries?

0:25:320:25:33

French painter... Manet?

0:25:370:25:40

-Manet.

-Correct.

0:25:400:25:42

Ten points for this. Answer promptly.

0:25:420:25:44

In astronomy, how many degrees of apparent sky rotation

0:25:440:25:47

is three hours of right ascension?

0:25:470:25:49

90.

0:25:520:25:53

No. Bristol, one of you buzz?

0:25:540:25:57

-45.

-45 is correct.

0:25:590:26:01

These bonuses are on India, Bristol.

0:26:040:26:07

What name is common to the Eastern and Western mountain ranges

0:26:070:26:11

that together mark the approximate edges of the Deccan Plateau

0:26:110:26:14

in southern India?

0:26:140:26:16

-Erm...

-Any idea?

0:26:170:26:20

-No.

-Come on.

-The Himalayas.

0:26:200:26:22

No! They're the Ghats.

0:26:240:26:26

It's the other end of India.

0:26:260:26:28

Mount Abu is a feature of the Aravalli Range.

0:26:280:26:31

Running for several hundred kilometres south-west of Delhi,

0:26:310:26:34

it lies substantially in which state?

0:26:340:26:36

Gujarat?

0:26:360:26:38

-Gujarat.

-No, it's Rajasthan.

0:26:380:26:40

The Siachen Glacier, close to the border between India and Pakistan

0:26:400:26:44

is a feature of which mountain system, whose name means black rock?

0:26:440:26:47

Black rock...

0:26:470:26:49

Is it like Chiang Jiang?

0:26:510:26:53

-What's the ones in China?

-This is not in China, so...

0:26:530:26:56

Oh... Oh, is not China?

0:26:560:26:59

No this... Say the Himalayas.

0:26:590:27:00

-Himalayas.

-No, it's the Karakoram.

-Oh!

0:27:000:27:03

Ten points for this. Named after a monarch,

0:27:030:27:05

which town is situated at the Great Glen Fault

0:27:050:27:08

at the north-eastern end of Loch Linnhe?

0:27:080:27:10

It's often a starting point of ascents of Ben Nevis.

0:27:100:27:14

-Fort William?

-Fort William is correct.

0:27:150:27:17

Your bonuses are on chemistry, Bristol.

0:27:200:27:22

In each case, give the formula of the named chemical.

0:27:220:27:24

For example, tungsten carbide would be WC...

0:27:240:27:27

GONG

0:27:270:27:28

At the gong, Ulster University have 45,

0:27:310:27:34

but Bristol have 205.

0:27:340:27:36

Well, I'm afraid, Ulster,

0:27:360:27:38

we're going to have to say goodbye to you -

0:27:380:27:39

but never mind, thank you, you've been a fun team to have.

0:27:390:27:42

Thank you very much for joining us.

0:27:420:27:43

Bristol, congratulations, you get to do it again, you lucky things!

0:27:430:27:48

I hope you can join us next time for another quarterfinal match,

0:27:480:27:51

but until then, it's goodbye from Ulster University...

0:27:510:27:54

-ALL:

-Goodbye.

0:27:540:27:55

It's goodbye from Bristol University...

0:27:550:27:57

-Goodbye.

-..and it's goodbye from me, goodbye.

0:27:570:27:59

APPLAUSE

0:27:590:28:00

In another quarter-final match two teams of students aim to reach the next stage of the quiz. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.


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