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1) Who is the author of the Mog the Cat series of children’s books? (1 pt)  Martin:  2019-05-11

2) In the UK, who had the biggest selling album of 2016, and who has had the biggest selling album of all time? (2 pts)  Ewan:  2017-01-23

3) What 1999 film starring Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles was a loose modernisation of Shakespeare's The Taming Of The Shrew? (1 pt)  Martin:  2019-05-11

4) What is the name of the psychiatric disorder in which the person feigns illness or disease to draw attention or sympathy? (1 pt)  Saskia:  2018-05-01

5) If you drew a line the width of Edinburgh due south on a map of the UK, what is the first town/city with a football team in the current English Premier League you would hit? Similarly, if you drew a line north in the same manner, what is the first town/city outside Edinburgh with a football team in the current Scottish Premiership you would hit? (2 pts)  Martin:  2017-04-18

6) On a standard map of the board game Risk, what are the 4 territories whose names begin with the letter 'i'? (4 pts)  Martin:  2018-02-22

7) Canada has the world's longest coastline. Which 4 other countries can claim a spot in the top 5? Bonus point if you get them in the right order. (5 pts)  Saskia:  2018-09-21

8) a) Aneto is the highest mountain in the Pyrenees and Aragon, and is Spain's 3rd highest peak. The first and second in the list come from two other mountain ranges / locations - can you name these locations? b) Mt Paget is the highest point of any UK overseas territory (ignoring the disputed Antarctic territories). i) What island is it on? ii) At 2935m tall, it is pretty much exactly 3x as high as which UK nation's highest point? (4 pts)  Phil:  2017-10-19

9) The Olympic-class ocean liners were a trio of British ocean liners built by the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast for the White Star Line during the early 20th century. All three were designed to be the largest and most luxurious passenger ships in the world. What were their names? (Hint: They all end with the same 2 letters!) (3 pts)  Martin:  2017-06-20

10) The IUCN Conservation Status codes (defining how endangered a species is) are shown in the picture, with one grouping. Name each category in full. Clue: they are all framed in a negative context. (7 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17






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