What links grape harvest, mist, frost, snowy, rainy, windy (and six others)? The Weekend quiz
1 Which novel begins with a decapitation by tram at Patriarch’s Ponds?
2 What bird is named from the Old Norse for foul gull?
3 What takes place at a Japanese onsen?
4 Who is the chief operating officer of Facebook?
5 Which socialist society is named after a Roman general?
6 Which vet’s practice was at 23 Kirkgate in Thirsk, North Yorkshire?
7 Mount Arafat is a sacred hill outside what city?
8 What term did Ian Nairn coin for drab suburban sprawl?
9 Lady Sings The Blues; Miles Ahead; Bessie; Bird?
10 Oder; Vistula; Neman; Daugava; Neva?
11 Granada palace; capital at Denver; Louisiana capital; broke from Ethiopia?
12 Cleopatra; Margaret Thatcher; Beyoncé; Angelina Jolie; Julia Roberts?
13 Trufflehunter; the lendri; Bill; Brock; Shadow?
14 Grape harvest; mist; frost; snowy; rainy; windy (and six others)?
15 Ethelred the Unready; Henry VI; Edward IV?
1 Bulgakov’s The Master And Margarita.
4 Sheryl Sandberg.
5 Fabian Society.
6 James Alfred Wight (James Herriot).
9 Jazz/blues biopics: Billie Holiday; Miles Davis; Bessie Smith; Charlie Parker.
10 Rivers flowing into the Baltic.
11 Place names from ‘red’: Alhambra, Arabic; Colorado, Spanish; Baton Rouge, French; Eritrea, Greek.
12 Had twins.
13 Fictional badgers: Prince Caspian; Watership Down; Rupert Bear; Sam Pig; Farthing Wood.
14 French republican calendar month name derivations: Vendémiaire; Brumaire etc.
15 English kings with two reigns.