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. What’s the third novel in Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour trilogy?

  2. Which Jeff Koons statue, 12 metres high, stands outside the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao?

  3. What’s the usual British name for what’s known in Ireland as a “hot press”?

  4. Which two-word slogan has been used in presidential campaigns by Woodrow Wilson in 1916, Warren G Harding in 1920 and Donald Trump in 2016?

  5. Which ten-word slogan did Tony Blair coin as the shadow home secretary in 1993 — and is now in the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations?

  6. Paul Rogers, who later sang with Queen, came to prominence as the lead singer of which band?

  7. The four seasons of which HBO anthology crime series have been set in Louisiana, California, Arkansas and Alaska?

  8. Who hosted Desert Island Discs from 2006 to 2018?

  9. Who led the mutiny on the Bounty in 1789?

  10. What’s the more common name given to James McNeill Whistler’s painting, “Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1”?

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

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