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The questions

1 Who was accused of using SparkNotes for his Nobel prize speech?
2 In politics, what is the Overton window?
3 Painted by Bellini, who was Leonardo Loredan?
4 Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s leading producer of which crop?
5 Which Greek herald had a proverbially loud voice?
6 Who is the only Scottish footballer to win the Ballon d’Or?
7 What nocturnal primate is also known as the galago?
8 What was the Mark I that debuted on 15 September 1916?
What links
9 Dishwasher; windscreen wipers; disposable nappies; Kevlar?
10 T-W (purple); D (green); L-L (yellow); P (red)?
11 Auden and Britten; Mary Shepherd; George III; Blunt and Burgess?
12 Keer; Kent; Leven; Lune; Wyre?
13 Mary Gillick; Arnold Machin; Raphael Maklouf; Ian Rank-Broadley; Jody Clark?
14 Anlace; bodkin; stiletto; misericord; dirk?
15 Mother of God; 1930s child star; Open champion 1961-62?

 

 

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On 13/02/2021 at 07:33, Hairy Scot said:

The questions

1 Who was accused of using SparkNotes for his Nobel prize speech?
2 In politics, what is the Overton window?
3 Painted by Bellini, who was Leonardo Loredan?
4 Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s leading producer of which crop?
5 Which Greek herald had a proverbially loud voice?
6 Who is the only Scottish footballer to win the Ballon d’Or?
7 What nocturnal primate is also known as the galago?
8 What was the Mark I that debuted on 15 September 1916?
What links
9 Dishwasher; windscreen wipers; disposable nappies; Kevlar?
10 T-W (purple); D (green); L-L (yellow); P (red)?
11 Auden and Britten; Mary Shepherd; George III; Blunt and Burgess?
12 Keer; Kent; Leven; Lune; Wyre?
13 Mary Gillick; Arnold Machin; Raphael Maklouf; Ian Rank-Broadley; Jody Clark?
14 Anlace; bodkin; stiletto; misericord; dirk?
15 Mother of God; 1930s child star; Open champion 1961-62?

 

 

 

2 minutes ago, Hairy Scot said:

No one taking the challenge?

I have not got a clue with any of those. Also just seen this quiz. 

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On 13/02/2021 at 07:33, Hairy Scot said:

The questions

1 Who was accused of using SparkNotes for his Nobel prize speech?
2 In politics, what is the Overton window?
3 Painted by Bellini, who was Leonardo Loredan?
4 Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s leading producer of which crop?
5 Which Greek herald had a proverbially loud voice?
6 Who is the only Scottish footballer to win the Ballon d’Or?
7 What nocturnal primate is also known as the galago?
8 What was the Mark I that debuted on 15 September 1916?
What links
9 Dishwasher; windscreen wipers; disposable nappies; Kevlar?
10 T-W (purple); D (green); L-L (yellow); P (red)?
11 Auden and Britten; Mary Shepherd; George III; Blunt and Burgess?
12 Keer; Kent; Leven; Lune; Wyre?
13 Mary Gillick; Arnold Machin; Raphael Maklouf; Ian Rank-Broadley; Jody Clark?
14 Anlace; bodkin; stiletto; misericord; dirk?
15 Mother of God; 1930s child star; Open champion 1961-62?

 

 

8 Tank

11 Spies (public school ballbegs)

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On 13/02/2021 at 08:33, Hairy Scot said:

The questions

1 Who was accused of using SparkNotes for his Nobel prize speech? Obama
2 In politics, what is the Overton window?
3 Painted by Bellini, who was Leonardo Loredan? Da Vinci
4 Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s leading producer of which crop? Cacoa
5 Which Greek herald had a proverbially loud voice? Heracles
6 Who is the only Scottish footballer to win the Ballon d’Or? Dennis Law
7 What nocturnal primate is also known as the galago? Paraseus
8 What was the Mark I that debuted on 15 September 1916? Ford
What links
9 Dishwasher; windscreen wipers; disposable nappies; Kevlar?
10 T-W (purple); D (green); L-L (yellow); P (red)?
11 Auden and Britten; Mary Shepherd; George III; Blunt and Burgess?
12 Keer; Kent; Leven; Lune; Wyre?
13 Mary Gillick; Arnold Machin; Raphael Maklouf; Ian Rank-Broadley; Jody Clark?
14 Anlace; bodkin; stiletto; misericord; dirk?
15 Mother of God; 1930s child star; Open champion 1961-62?

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, sployal said:

The questions

1 Who was accused of using SparkNotes for his Nobel prize speech? ObamaXX.thumb.PNG.8aad452be00bdab6355c6962be39ad30.PNG
2 In politics, what is the Overton window?
3 Painted by Bellini, who was Leonardo Loredan? Da VinciXX.thumb.PNG.8aad452be00bdab6355c6962be39ad30.PNG
4 Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s leading producer of which crop? Cacoa  I think tnat is more accurate than the actual answer, which is cocoa. IMHO cocoa is a produict not a crop.
5 Which Greek herald had a proverbially loud voice? HeraclesXX.thumb.PNG.8aad452be00bdab6355c6962be39ad30.PNG
6 Who is the only Scottish footballer to win the Ballon d’Or? Dennis LawTick.thumb.PNG.99a5c8c8e54cdaf6bf668d0f26f36776.PNG
7 What nocturnal primate is also known as the galago? ParaseusXX.thumb.PNG.8aad452be00bdab6355c6962be39ad30.PNG
8 What was the Mark I that debuted on 15 September 1916? FordXX.thumb.PNG.8aad452be00bdab6355c6962be39ad30.PNG

 

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1 Who was accused of using SparkNotes for his Nobel prize speech?.........Bob Dylan
2 In politics, what is the Overton window?....a range of policies politically acceptable to mainstream population at a given time.
3 Painted by Bellini, who was Leonardo Loredan?......The Doge of Venice
4 Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s leading producer of which crop?......Cocoa
5 Which Greek herald had a proverbially loud voice?......Stentor
6 Who is the only Scottish footballer to win the Ballon d’Or?.........Dennis Law
7 What nocturnal primate is also known as the galago?............Bush Baby
8 What was the Mark I that debuted on 15 September 1916?...........Tank
What links
9 Dishwasher; windscreen wipers; disposable nappies; Kevlar?.............invented by women
10 T-W (purple); D (green); L-L (yellow); P (red)?.............Teletubbies
11 Auden and Britten; Mary Shepherd; George III; Blunt and Burgess?........subjects of Alan Bennett plays
12 Keer; Kent; Leven; Lune; Wyre?......rivers that flow into Morecambe bay
13 Mary Gillick; Arnold Machin; Raphael Maklouf; Ian Rank-Broadley; Jody Clark?...........They designed portraits of the Queen for coins since 1953
14 Anlace; bodkin; stiletto; misericord; dirk?..........Daggers
15 Mother of God; 1930s child star; Open champion 1961-62?......They gave names to non alcoholic drinks....... Virgin Mary, Shirley Temple, Arnold Palmer

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9 hours ago, Harold said:

1 Who was accused of using SparkNotes for his Nobel prize speech?.........Bob Dylan
2 In politics, what is the Overton window?....a range of policies politically acceptable to mainstream population at a given time.
3 Painted by Bellini, who was Leonardo Loredan?......The Doge of Venice
4 Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s leading producer of which crop?......Cocoa
5 Which Greek herald had a proverbially loud voice?......Stentor
6 Who is the only Scottish footballer to win the Ballon d’Or?.........Dennis Law
7 What nocturnal primate is also known as the galago?............Bush Baby
8 What was the Mark I that debuted on 15 September 1916?...........Tank
What links
9 Dishwasher; windscreen wipers; disposable nappies; Kevlar?.............invented by women
10 T-W (purple); D (green); L-L (yellow); P (red)?.............Teletubbies
11 Auden and Britten; Mary Shepherd; George III; Blunt and Burgess?........subjects of Alan Bennett plays
12 Keer; Kent; Leven; Lune; Wyre?......rivers that flow into Morecambe bay
13 Mary Gillick; Arnold Machin; Raphael Maklouf; Ian Rank-Broadley; Jody Clark?...........They designed portraits of the Queen for coins since 1953
14 Anlace; bodkin; stiletto; misericord; dirk?..........Daggers
15 Mother of God; 1930s child star; Open champion 1961-62?......They gave names to non alcoholic drinks....... Virgin Mary, Shirley Temple, Arnold Palmer

AH! The power of google!       :chuckling-gesture-smiley-emoticon:

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