How well do you know rewritten classics?  (Guardian)

Can you guess the name of the city from its outline? (Guardian)

The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser (Independent)

Can You Name These Famous Paintings Based on a Small Detail? (Slate)

Incidentally, this is our 355th posting.

You’ve seen them across the quiz table on a Wednesday night, and then you saw them in their glory on TV in 15 To 1. If DPQL members Iwan Thomas, Steve Cooke and Dave Tagg could do it, then why can’t you?

Now the opportunity has arisen once more. Take it!

Fifteen to One Series 4

How well do you know famous books’ opening lines?  (Telegraph)

Quiz: How logical are you? (Telegraph)

Find the results of the Knock-out Cup and the Kendall Consolation Plate semi-finals on our Results Page.

Thanks to Sally for circulating the information so speedily.

The Finals will be played at the Royal Oak, Ockbrook on April 29th, at 8pm (Note the earlier starting time if you wish to see the whole match(es))

A problem set to 14-year-olds in the Singapore and Asean Schools Math Olympiads (Independent). With solution.

Albert and Bernard just became friends with Cheryl, and they want to know when her birthday is. Cheryl gives them a list of 10 possible dates.

May 15 May 16 May 19

June 17 June 18

July 14 July 16

August 14 August 15 August 17

Cheryl then tells Albert and Bernard separately the month and the day of her birthday respectively.

Albert: I don’t know when Cheryl’s birthday is, but I know that Bernard does not know too.

Bernard: At first I don’t know when Cheryl’s birthday is, but I know now.

Albert: Then I also know when Cheryl’s birthday is.

So when is Cheryl’s birthday?

Spoiler: the answer is St Helier’s Day.

Edward Gibbon said “History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.” Try these quizzes on real and fictional history and see if you agree.

How well do you know your GCSE history? (Telegraph)

Who’s Dead and Who’s Alive on Game of Thrones? (Slate)

1066 and all that: 20 questions to test your history knowledge (Guardian)


Find the Results and (almost final) tables on our Results page.

Sally writes: “It is not the final table – two matches are still to be played.  However, whatever the result of these, the leading teams of each division remain the same.  Congratulations to them.

The outstanding matches are:

Cliff v Plough A

Firth v Royal Oak”




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