QUESTIONS IN THIS WEEK’S PROGRAMME
1. What sort of news might be relayed by a broadcaster with a fondness for the 60s, a proponent of safe tyres, The Guardian’s make-up correspondent, and Reg Dwight?
2. Which pantomime character would embrace:
a champion with the right Formula,
a curious hero born in 1922 and never growing older,
and a signatory with Georgia on his mind?
3. (Clips question)
Why, in spite of how they sound, could the interviewer in the first extract, the speaker in the second, and the cornerman of the speaker in the third, all be compatriots?
4. (Clips question)
Which of these would not be suitable for a Model T Ford?
5. (From Barbara Jennings)
What are the following, and why is Miss Miller responsible for them all? Porcine quintuplets; an orthographical query; a westbound train; carbonated hydrocyanic acid; and the goddess of retribution?
6. (From Gordon Taylor)
What feature of English cathedral architecture connects Mozart’s musical genius, a Molière play, and a declaration at cards?
7. A Stark choice at the movies; a pressing group of Upton Park; an equine of sturdy metal felled by disease; and a first Lady. What’s their Age?
8. Sonia was collaboratively Orphic; Bridget was the leading advocate of the Op; Artemisia’s beheading was executed with relish. Who are they, and can you exhibit them in order?
LAST WEEK’S TEASER QUESTION
Why could you find poetry in what a mynah might say, where a trout might end up, and what a garden goblin might read?
The answer is that they could all be expressed as rhyming phrases: bird word, fish dish, gnome tome.
THIS WEEK’S TEASER QUESTION
Why would a chemical additive, a choice of aperture on a camera, and an item of underwear, form a sequence?
The answer will appear next week!
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