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Byline: by Mike Harris

1 In the universe of Doctor Who (1963-ongoing), which celestial consultant's assistant was also a doctor?

2 Central America consists of seven nations - Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. Which three have identical names for both their countries and capital cities?

3 The following were characters in either BBC1's Cranford or Lark Rise To Candleford. Place them in their respective worlds - Alf Arless, Captain Brown, Jessie Brown, Mr Carter, Miss Deborah, Dorcas Lane, Lady Ludlow, Lady Adelaide Midwinter, Miss Pole, Robert Timmins and Zillah.

4 What, after a 10-year battle, is the new British member of the EU's PDS - Protected Geography Status?

5 Which Shakespearean father and daughter are here being spoken of after their deaths? i) Her voice was ever soft and low....., ii) O! Let him pass; he hates him/That would upon the rack of this tough/world/Stretch him out longer.

6 Identify what, in the current world of male fashion, is the Sarkozy Effect?

7 Name the C17th English king who, while his own marriage to Catherine of Braganza was childless, nevertheless sired eight sons and five daughters by his many mistresses, including Lady Byron, Barbara Villiers, Hortense Mancini and Nell Gwynne 8 Which fictional character, who, after being imprisoned for stealing a motor car, manages to escape and return to his palatial mansion only to find it occupied by a multitude of weasels and ferrets?

9 If a vowel is added to the nickname of a post-war US president why are we then in a European-owned furniture supermarket?

10 Complete this 1996 advertising slogan used during the European Soccer Championships played in England - Eat football, sleep football, drink.

ANSWERS

1 It was Paul McGann's Dr Who (1996 )who had a medical No 2, Dr Grace Holloway, played by Daphne Ashbrook. …

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