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1901: A theatre programme illustrated by Chas A Buchel from a production of ‘Twelfth Night’ starring Robert Taber and Charles Quatermain at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London. © Hulton Archive/Getty Images
  1. In 2020, Morocco’s Soufiane El Bakkali became the first non‑Kenyan since 1980 to win Olympic gold in which track event?

  2. What’s the name of the priest played by Graham Norton in Father Ted?

  3. Which film trilogy was made by the Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski between 1993 and 1994?

  4. What’s the only black note played on the piano during a scale of F major?

  5. In Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, what post does Malvolio have in Olivia’s household?

  6. What was the first novel in Jilly Cooper’s Rutshire Chronicles?

  7. What phrase for the structure of DNA was popularised by James Watson’s 1968 autobiographical account of its discovery?

  8. What nickname was RAF’s 617 squadron given after carrying out the 1943 raid codenamed Operation Chastise?

  9. In which part of the body is the thyroid gland?

  10. What word appears in the titles of the debut hit singles — both in the 1980s — by Owen Paul and Haircut One Hundred?

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