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 which month of the year does the EU celebrate Europe Day?

  2. Which Oscar-winning film of 2015 was based on a non-fiction book by the financial journalist Michael Lewis?

  3. Which book of the Old Testament comes first alphabetically?

  4. Which of the five Kardashian/Jenner sisters comes first alphabetically?

  5. Who succeeded Glenn Hoddle as the full-time England men’s football manager in 1999?

  6. The four Irish writers to have won the Nobel Prize in Literature are Yeats, Shaw, Heaney — and who?

  7. Which bird features on the flags of Kazakhstan, Moldova and Egypt?

  8. Which company makes Oxford marmalade?

  9. Laurel is to Hardy as what is to Costello?

  10. Who wrote the bestselling 2003 book about punctuation, Eats, Shoots & Leaves?

Click here for the answers

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

Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2024. All rights reserved.
Reuse this content (opens in new window) CommentsJump to comments section

Follow the topics in this article