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 member of the Lionesses 2023 World Cup team has the middle names Roberta Tough?

  2. What was Steven Spielberg’s next film after Jaws?

  3. Which US state borders Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine and Canada?

  4. Which single of the 1990s — a number one in both Britain and America (where it was the first hip-hop song to top the Billboard charts) — samples “Under Pressure” by Queen and David Bowie?

  5. What’s the first — and possibly most famous — song in the musical Chicago?

  6. What imperial measure is equivalent to 6.35kg?

  7. Barbra Streisand holds the record for winning the most of which awards, first given in 1944?

  8. Which key is hit most often on a computer keyboard?

  9. Which structure, now a symbol of the industrial revolution, opened in 1781 near Telford in Shropshire?

  10. Lindon, Gondor and the Misty Mountains are features of which fictional world?

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

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