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. Which lucrative cartoon character and marketing brand has a boyfriend called Dear Daniel?

  2. What’s the nickname of Haydn’s Symphony No 45?

  3. Which company operates the motorway services at both London Gateway and Cardiff Gate?

  4. What’s the name of Robert Graves’s 1929 autobiography?

  5. In which film does Robin Williams play the real-life disc jockey Adrian Cronauer?

  6. What’s the first line in the nursery rhyme “Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be”, that isn’t a variation of the title?

  7. Which part of a drum kit consists of two cymbals and a pedal?

  8. In cricket what kind of run is scored when the batter hasn’t hit the ball — and the ball hasn’t hit him or her?

  9. What’s the personal anthem of the US president, often played when he enters a room?

  10. Which 1990s sitcom written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, was set in both the 1990s and the 1940s?

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

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