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Description - Question Time: A Journey Round Britain's Quizzes by Mark Mason

Which major UK retailer has the same name as Odysseus's dog in Greek mythology?

In the original version of the Band Aid hit 'Do They Know It's Christmas?', who sang the opening line?

Which is the only US state whose name can be typed on a single row of a QWERTY keyboard?

Travel writer and quiz fan Mark Mason decided to combine two of his greatest loves by setting off on a tour of Britain's quizzes. From a pub quiz in Edinburgh to a charity quiz in Hampshire, from a corporate quiz in Birmingham to a journalists' quiz in Parliament, he finds answers aplenty while asking some questions of his own. Just what is it that attracts us to these tests of our knowledge? What are the ingredients of the perfect quiz question? And which is the only English city whose official name begins with H?

The only travel book ever to discuss Winston Churchill's use of language and reveal Donald Duck's middle name, QUESTION TIME is an affectionate tribute to Britain and one of its most cherished institutions - the quiz.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781474604604
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 128mm x 20mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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