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FT Weekend Quiz: ‘The Weak Link’, ‘Tintin’ and the Death Card

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All the answers here are related in some way. Once you spot the link, anything you didn’t know the first time around should become easier.

Actors and husband Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart, with their son Stevie, leaving the Isleworth studios together, September 7, 1951. © Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

  1. Who was the first puppet to win an episode of The weakest link?

  2. Before Sir Ed Davey, who was the last Liberal Democrat leader to be knighted?

  3. What breed of dog is Snowy in the Tintin series of books?

  4. Which Benjamin Britten opera is based on a story by Henry James?

  5. Who is the only athlete to have won gold in the 200m at three separate Olympics?

  6. What challenge, created to raise awareness of motor neurone disease, which went viral on the internet in the summer of 2014?

  7. What card in a traditional pack is known as the Death Card?

  8. Which actor’s 1990s hit singles include “Ain’t No Doubt” and “Crocodile Shoes”?

  9. In the book of Genesis chapter 28, Jacob has a dream vision of what object?

  10. Which 1948 film, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, has the same name as the Florida town where it is set?

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