All the answers here are linked in some way. Once you’ve spotted the connection, any you didn’t know the first time around should become easier.

  1. In the 1937 Disney film, which of Snow White’s seven dwarfs was voiced by Otis Harlan, born in 1865?

  2. A 55-foot-high statue of which advertising mascot attracts more than 10,000 visitors a year to the town of Blue Earth, Minnesota?

  3. Which of the six types of quarks is the lightest — and has the shortest name?

  4. Who resigned from a high-profile American job in January, saying, “It has been distressing to have doubt cast on my commitment to confronting hate and upholding scholarly rigor”?

  5. Which Noël Coward play features the medium Madame Arcati?

  6. What’s the only Shakespeare play with an English place name in the title?

  7. What’s the common name for nitrous oxide?

  8. The author Richard Adams once wrote that he “hated” which song — written for the film version of one of his books?

  9. Which series starring Kaitlin Olson, Rob McElhenney and Danny DeVito is now the longest running non-animated sitcom in American TV history?

  10. Which pair of pig puppets, popular from the 1950s to 1970s, were revived for a CBBC computer animation series in 2008?

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James Walton is co-host of “The Booker Prize Podcast”

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