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Quiz answers

1) a) P. G. Wodehouse; b) Ezra Pound; c) Joseph Conrad; d) Oscar Wilde; e) J. B. Priestley; f) Baron Corvo.

2) a) Emma by Jane Austen (T. F. Powys); b) Alice through the Looking-Glass by L. Carroll (Angus Wilson); c) Samson Agonistes by Milton (Vita Sackville-West); d) The Tempest by Shakespeare (Aldous Huxley); e) The Waste Land by Eliot (Evelyn Waugh).

3) a) Zara Phillips; b) Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone; c) HM The Queen Mother; d) HRH Prince Andrew; e) HRH The Duke of Edinburgh; f) HRH The Prince of Wales; g) Lady Sarah ArmstrongJones.

4) a) King Juan Carlos I de Bourbon; b) King Carl Gustaf XVI; c) King Hassan II; d) Queen Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard; e) Emperor Hirohito; 0 King Baudouin; g) King Hussein; h) King Olav V; i) King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva; j) King Khalid bin Abdul Aziz al Saud.

5) I a) Sir Charles Barry; b) James Gibbs; c) Sir Basil Spence; d) J. F. Bentley; e) Sir George Gilbert Scott; f) Decimus Burton.

II a) Martin Travers; b) Sir Aston Webb; c) William Burges; d) G. F. Bodley; e) Thomas Hardy.

III a) George IV when Prince of Wales; b) Edward Hudson, editor of Country L(e; c) Alfred Hope Patten; d) Pope Julius II; e) Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough.

6) I a) None of the titles is translated into English; b) They are all quartets, by Haydn, Haydn, Haydn again and Messaien; c) They are all members of the SDP.

II a) Enrique Granados; b) Ernest Chausson; c) Thomas Britton; d) Charles Henri Alkan; e) Marc Blitzstein; f) Frantisek Kotzwara.

III a) Haydn's symphony no. 82; b) Haydn's string quartet op. 50 no. 6; c) Chopin's `Minute' Waltz, op. 64 no. 1 (or op. 34 no. 3); d) There are lots of associations, but Scarlatti's Cat Fugue for harpsichord is the most obvious one ; e) The finale of Mozart's Piano Concerto in G, K.453, was suggested to him by a pet starling.

IV a) Wagner's Siegfried Idyll; b) `Silent Night'; c) Bach's Christmas Oratorio; d) Walton's Facade.

V a) Zither; b) Cimbalom; c) Gramophone — playing a recording of a nightingale; d) Mandoline; e) Wind machine.

7) a) People called Carl/Karl: Nielsen, Marx, Miller; b) James II, Henry James, Sid James in Carry on Jack; c) Matthews: Jessie, Stanley, St Matthew; d) Anthony Wedgwood Benn, Ben (Bill and . . .); Ben Travers; e) Roberts: Robert Bruce, Margaret Thatcher (née Roberts), 1st Earl (Bobbity) Roberts; f) The angel Gabriel; Gabriel Oak; Walter Gabriel (father of Nelson in The Archers); g) Enoch Arden, Enoch Powell and Enoch (Book of Genesis); h) They all went to Winchester; i) They are all converts to Catholicism; j) They were bcirn by Caesarian section; k) They all had beards; 1) They are all regional names given to the gooseberry.

8) a) Musigny is a Burgundy; all the others are clarets ; b) Six Characters in search of an author is a play; all the others are novels ; c) Maria Stuarda is an opera by Donizetti; all the rest are by Verdi; d) All bulbs except Brunnera; e) Gladstone is a bag; the rest are hats; f) The tippet is a choir garment; the rest are eucharistic vestments ; g) All popes; only Sarto has been canonised (St Pius X); h) Auricularia is a species of fungus; all the others are varieties of mint.

9) a) Harriet; b) Henry; c) Angus; d) Andrew; e) Harold.

10) a) Tallahassee; b) Topeka; c) Concord; d) Salem; e) Sacramento; f) Denver; g) Little Rock; h) Cheyenne; i) Juneau; j) Boston.

11) a) The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay; b) The Severed Head by Iris Murdoch; c) Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte; d) The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis; e) Some Tame Gazelle by Barbara Pym; f) Something Fishy by P. G. Wodehouse; g) Howard's End by E. M. Forster; h) Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin; i) The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony Trollope, 12) a) Redgauntlet by Sir Walter Scott; b) Silas Marner by George Eliot; c) Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte; d) Vanity Fair by W. M. Thackeray; e) Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett; f) The Military Philosophers by Anthony Powell; g) To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf; h) Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy; i) The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle.

13) a) Sherlock Holmes; b) The Duke and Duchess of York (the future George VI); c) Marcel Proust; d) Henry James; e) Samuel Johnson.

14) a) Catullus; b) Samuel Daniel;

c) Dante; d) Petrarch; e) Betjeman; f) Lovelace; g) Frederick Locker-Lampson.

15) a) Clement Attlee; b) Disraeli; c) Harold Macmillan; d) Lord Melbourne; e) Lord Rosebery; f) James Callaghan; g) Lord Home of the Hirsel; h) The First Duke of Wellington; i) James Harold Wilson; j) Gladstone.

16) a) English, Swiss, Flemish, Italian, Spanish; b) Hawthorne, Stendhal, Washington Irving, Claudel; c) Mme de Sevigne, Ouida, George Sand; d) Christopher Wren, Adam Smith, Thomas Arnold; e) Dr Primrose, Michael Henchard, Anne Catherick, Lucy Ashton; f) Boccaccio, W. S. Landor, Marguerite de Navarre; g) Governor of the Bank of England, President of the Royal Academy, Astronomer Royal, President of the Royal Society.