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Pennant Quiz

Hugo Fletcher
By Hugo Fletcher
February 25, 2019
FIGHT

Congratulations to the winner, Philip Judd, who won the November 2018 Pennant Quiz and receives a £30 Marks and Spencer voucher, which he tells me his wife has already run off with.

ANSWERS

1. Norway. 2. Carp. 3. Zwarte Piet (or Black Peter). 4. Once in Royal David’s City. 5. Field mice. 6. Penny post. 7. Richard Burton. 8. Somerset House. 9. St Stephen’s. 10. Copenhagen. 11. William the Conqueror. 12. General Patton. 13. Winter solstice/midwinter. 14. Christmas Island. 15. Celebrating Christmas had been legalised after the Restoration. 16. Isaac Newton. 17. Nicolae Ceausescu. 18. Jerusalem. 19. SS Leopoldville. 20. Texas. 21. St Matthew. 22. Twelfth Night. 23. Military Wives Choir. 24. T S Eliot. 25. National Gallery (on loan from Tate Britain) either answer accepted. 26. Pieter Bruegel the Elder. 27. 101 Dalmatians. 28. Charlie Chaplin. 29. Bridget Jones’ Diary. 30. Andre Rieu. 31. Christmas Rose (Hellebore). 32. Bewick Swan. 33. Ermine. 34. Brimstone. 35. Fieldfare. 36. Lamprey. 37. Postmen. 38. Red Crabs. 39. Eels. 40. Roe deer. 41. Up Helly Aa. 42. Serpentine. 43. It was played by women. 44. 10 goals scored by Fulham. 45. Desert Orchid. 46. 2010-11 Ashes Series 47. Sumo wrestling. 48. Henry VIII. 49. Brigadier Gerard. 50. Rubik’s Cube.

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