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FT Weekend Quiz: Sacha Baron Cohen, Jill Gascoigne and Tim Cook

FT Weekend Quiz: Sacha Baron Cohen, Jill Gascoigne and Tim Cook

February 05
22:51 2019
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All the answers here are linked in some way. Once you’ve spotted the link, any you didn’t know the first time around should become easier.

  1. In 1964, who became the first — and so far only — Scottish player to win the Ballon d’Or for being the world’s best footballer?
  2. Sacha Baron Cohen is married to which actress?
  3. Which American newspaper was founded by Alexander Hamilton in 1801 — and is now owned by Rupert Murdoch?
  4. The Bad Seeds are which singer’s band?
  5. Which 1980s series, starring Jill Gascoigne, was Britain’s first TV police drama with a female main character?
  6. Which much-discussed 2018 book by Michael Wolff is subtitled Inside the Trump White House?
  7. What word is traditionally shouted by golfers to warn anybody in danger of being hit by the ball?
  8. In September 2014, what did the company’s CEO Tim Cook describe as “the next chapter in Apple’s story”?
  9. The title of which Evelyn Waugh novel comes from a phrase in T S Eliot’s The Waste Land?
  10. © Everett Collection Inc/Alamy Stock Photo

    In 2013, the American quiz show Jeopardy! (above) made the news for accepting what phrase — preferred by many Southerners — as an alternative answer to “American civil war”?

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