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Radio 4 Quiz: How did children in this country spend their time on Saturday mornings in 1954?

Monday 21 October 2013, 16:54

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It's all about time this week when we ask:

How did children in this country spend their time on Saturday mornings in 1954? 

The Radio 4 Quiz

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.

Q: Where were 40% of 8-12 year olds to be found on Saturday mornings in Britain, in 1954? 
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ddnfm - 08'20

Q: Which film critic this week admitted that he knew what it was like "being on the wrong end of a bad review"?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ddnff - 23'10

Q: On what type of vehicle does Jack Dee travel to gigs?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b038c0f4 - 09'00

Q: Which poet is reputed to have asked Sian Jones' grandmother to go out on a date with him whilst he was taking a class at Swansea University?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03df77d - 08'08

Q: How long does it take light to leave the sun and travel to us?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03d7v5c - 08'20

Q: How long did it take Brian and his nine year old son to drive from Boise in Idaho to Seattle airport, to meet Anna off a flight from Moscow?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03d7v5f - 26'10

Q: Rufus Norris is the second "white, middle class" director of the National Theatre who didn't go to Cambridge University - who was the first?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ddnfh - 03'48

Q: Which movement from Mozart's Piano Concerto in C major did Jeremy Hutchinson choose to have played at his first wife's funeral and who was his first wife?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ddz8m - 03'48

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