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50kg is the minimum weight to do what? The Saturday quiz
January 15, 2022
1 Which Norfolk woman wrote the earliest autobiography in English? 2 Which world leader has the most Twitter followers? 3 The Blackwood convention is used in what game? 4 Who said: “We didn’t land on Plymouth Rock; the rock was landed on us”? 5 50kg is the minimum weight to do what? 6 Which 60s group was named for its members’ lack of height? 7 Which sport is played by the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots? 8 Whose death precipitated the Wars of the Diadochi? What links: 9 Philip Glass; Robert De Niro; Vladimir Putin; Fred Housego? 10 Ash; battleship; fossil; slate (46 to go)? 11 Fundus; body; antrum; pylorus? 12 Jim Laker; Anil Kumble; Ajaz Patel? 13 Kate Winslet and Judi Dench; Kate Winslet and Gloria Stuart? 14 Singel; Herengracht; Keizersgracht; Prinsengracht? 15 Sarah Amherst; George Montagu; Thomas Bewick; Francesco Cetti?
1 Margery Kempe. 2 Narendra Modi (Indian PM, 73.5m). 3 Bridge. 4 Malcolm X. 5 Donate blood. 6 Small Faces. 7 Roller derby. 8 Alexander the Great.
9 One-time taxi drivers. 10 Fifty shades of grey. 11 Regions of the human stomach. 12 Cricketers who took all 10 wickets in a Test innings. 13 Played younger and older version of same character: Iris Murdoch in Iris; Rose in Titanic. 14 Main canals of Amsterdam. 15 Gave names to birds: Lady Amherst’s pheasant; Montagu’s harrier; Bewick’s swan; Cetti’s warbler.