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Radio 4 Quiz: In the 1938 Orson Welles radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds, where did the first Martian machine land?

The planet Mars


Find the answers to these questions and more in this week's Radio 4 Quiz. Last week's answers can be found here. We'll post the answers to these questions in the comments section next week, unless you get there first.

In the 1938 Orson Welles radio broadcast of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, where did the first Martian machine land?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03f86lh - 16’30

Q: Which world leader would say very rude things about George Bush on his mobile phone, against the advice of his security team?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03f86l7 - 20’10

Q:  How many people in Australia were killed by dangerous snakes from 2000-2006?
A:   a) 8 b) 18 c) 80
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03dfl0b - 12’33

Q: What song describes Billy Bragg’s self-confessed crisis of masculinity?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03f86l9 - 32’36

Q: What hasn’t Radio 4 listener Helen Carroll, a pensioner, done since last Christmas?
A:  a) left the house b) eaten a hot meal c) put the immersion heater on
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03f87b6  - 32’49

Q: What grade did the Horrible Histories author Terry Deary get at History A-level?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03f86kn - 5’45

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    on 5 Nov 2013 13:03

    A: Grover’s Mill, New Jersey
    A: Jacques Chirac
    A: 8
    A: Handyman Blues
    A: c) put the immersion heater on
    A: Grade E

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