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Episode 6

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 04 August 2008

Tom Sutcliffe chairs the latest heat of the cryptic general knowledge quiz. The North of England take on Scotland.

Questions from Programme 7

Question 1
North of England

Relatively speaking, can you connect Max Ernst to a New York museum developed by The Ladies, and Kuryakin's gang?

Question 2

What might be the vehicle of choice of Pip’s lawyer acquaintance, a printer of the First Folio, and the Dartford Warbler?

Question 3
North of England

How is this linked to America’s favourite under-achiever, a Devon river, and a letter of the alphabet?

Question 4

Where in the world are we?

Question 5 – listener question from Vin Sherlock in Nottingham
North of England

Take us with small additions from: a silver symbol; to a racehorse owner and Imam with no shortage of the first; to a type of tale sometimes associated with part of the second; to a French writer whose works might be seen as intellectual versions of the third.

Question 6 – listener question from Roland Howell in Darlington

One who had to make a great personal sacrifice, in order to gain wisdom, by an ash tree;
an opponent whom a Tuscan army admired for his courage; and an exploitative pedagogue of the 19th century, had just one thing in common. What was it? And who are they?

Question 7
North of England

On which road might you have encountered the Dark Lady of DNA, a still superhero, London’s Mercurial editor, and Lassie’s father?

Question 8

Fred was ginger, Don was psychotic, and Ed was known for his inside leg measurement; but John, unfortunately, was dead. Who were they and where did they come from?


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