Thursday’s quiz

This is your chance to pose the questions with no need to follow the five-question format I used.

Should you stump us all, at Teletext’s suggestion,  you’ll win a virtual  smoked salmon from Ladybird Hill

5 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    Hommage a Hassiba Ben Bouali et Ali La Pointe

    (1) Who were Hassiba Ben Bouali and Ali La Pointe?

    (2) What was their fate and what year did they meet it?

    (3) What is the song that backs the video paying tribute to them?

    (4) When was it first released and who originally sung it? (The version used in the video is not the original but far more recent) take a bonus for naming the artist who performed this version


  2. Will says:

    Algerian freedom fighters?

    That sounds ominous.

    Struggling now.


  3. Teletext says:

    Who are the following people better known as?

    1. Arthur Wellesley

    2. Farrokh Bulsara

    3. Frederick Austerlitz

    4. Michael Lee Aday

    5. Franceso Castelluccio

    6. Edson Arantes do Nascimento

    7. Robert Zimmerman

    8. Raymond C. Robinson

    9. David Cornwell

    10. Antonio Oaxaca


  4. Teletext says:


    1. They were members of the FLN who fought in the Algerian Independence War

    2. I’m pretty sure they were killed by French soldiers when the house they were in was blown up. It was either 1957 or 58

    3. You’ve got me

    4. You’ve got me again


  5. Andrei says:


    (1) The Duke of Wellington

    (2) Freddy Mercury

    (3) Fred Astaire

    (4) Meatloaf


    (6) Pelé

    (7) Bob Dylan


    (9) John le Carré



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