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Set by Martin  |  40 pts     (2019-05-30)

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1) The Triple Crown of Acting is a term used to describe actors who have won a competitive Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award in the acting categories. First achieved in 1953 and last in 2018, 24 people (15 women, 9 men) have achieved this, name any three for the points. (3 pts)  Martin:  2019-05-30

2) Cat Nick, Hunter's Bog, Gutted Haddie, Samson's Ribs, Crow Hill, and Whinny Hill are all features in which area of Edinburgh? (1 pt)  Martin:  2019-05-30

3) Which two-letter word, sometimes described as the most frequently spoken or written word on the planet, will finally be added to the game of Scrabble in the 2019 release of the official Collins Scrabble Words list? (1 pt)  Martin:  2019-05-30

4) What do the words silhouette, sideburns, maverick, mesmerise, diesel and trilby have in common? (1 pt)  Martin:  2019-05-30

5) The actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus has appeared in over 50 episodes in which 4 different TV series throughout her career? (4 pts)  Martin:  2019-05-30

6) Can you ID these common UK tree leaves? (12 pts)  Martin:  2019-05-30



7) What is the middle name of Glenn Greenwald, the American attorney, journalist, and author, known for a series of reports published from June 2013 detailing the United States and British global surveillance programs, and based on classified documents disclosed by a famous source with the same first name? (1 pt)  Martin:  2019-05-30

8) Bad Boys (featuring Ghetts and J Hus), Cigarettes & Cush (featuring Kehlani and Lily Allen), 21 Gun Salute (Interlude) (featuring Wretch 32) and Return of the Rucksack are all tracks on the 2018 Brit Awards British Album of the Year by which UK artist? (1 pt)  Martin:  2019-05-30

9) To date, who has made the most appearances as guest presenter (32) of the British television panel show Have I Got News For You? They have also made over a thousand appearances as host of another famous British TV game show. (1 pt)  Martin:  2019-05-30

10) The London boroughs are the 32 local authority districts that make up Greater London, each governed by a London borough council. What are the three London boroughs whose names begin with W? (3 pts)  Martin:  2019-05-30

11) Of the 10 main characters and 9 supporting characters in The Muppet Show, please name the 8 individual muppets with the word the in their name. (8 pts)  Martin:  2019-05-30

12) What are the 4 largest National Parks by area in the UK? (4 pts)  Martin:  2019-05-30




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