FT Weekend Quiz: Phil Collins, Tarana Burke and the Ganges
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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.
What’s the only “dead language” ever to have been revived from having no native speakers to having millions today?
Which song by Phil Collins was the first track on the first Now That’s What I Call Music! compilation album?
Which movement was started by Tarana Burke in 2006?
Which athlete has won the most gold medals in Olympic sprinting events?
Charles Marlow and Tony Lumpkin are characters in which play by Oliver Goldsmith?
What’s the SI unit of frequency — named after a 19th century German physicist?
Which Robert Graves novel of 1934 draws heavily on the works of Suetonius and Tacitus?
In which mountain range does the Ganges rise?
During the 20th century, which two-word phrase was applied to — among others — Tamara Beckwith, Bianca Jagger and Clara Bow?
Which 1969 film — about a Depression-era dance marathon — holds the record for most Oscar nominations without one for Best Picture?
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