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Enjoy a quiz for a good cause

Open to all, not just DPQL members!

Entry, £2.00 per person (playing in teams)

 

The season starts with our Charity Quiz on Wednesday 4 October

at 8pm

at

JCB Lakeside Club, Rocester in the South

and

Plough, Two Dales in the North

Both venues will appreciate any donations to the raffle.

Read about the history of the DPQL’s Charity Quiz here.

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Questions from the Master, William G Stewart (Mail).

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DPQL Charity Quiz Wednesday 4 October

The season starts with our Charity Quiz on Wednesday 4 October

at 8pm

at

JCB Lakeside Club, Rocester in the South

and

Plough, Two Dales in the North

Please support this occasion if you can,  as a warm up to the season.

Both venues will appreciate any donations to the raffle.

Read about the history of the DPQL’s Charity Quiz here.

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How well do you know Samuel Johnson’s dictionary? (Guardian)

Worth thinking about the alternate answers, too: what do they define?

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Test Your General Knowledge

 

Test your general knowledge (iNews) October 2016

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William G Stewart has died.

Many members past and present will have met him, either in auditions for 15 To 1 (the first of mine was held in Derby), or at his Gladstone Studios in south London where recording took place.

At the 2018 Brain of Derbyshire evening, the 15 to 1 style round will be known as the W G Stewart Elimination Competition as a tribute.

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Can you guess the meanings of these old English words? (Telegraph)

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Testing the Question Distribution

Some team contacts (those who receive the weekly password during the season) may have been surprised to receive test emails recently. These tests can be ignored.

If you have received a test email and are no longer the relevant person please let David Edwards know:-

a) that you are no longer the contact, and

b) the identity of the new contact for your team with their email address.

Thank you.

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Quiz: test your knowledge of these goal-scoring debuts (iNews)

 

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Are YOU smart enough to be a coder?

 

Are YOU smart enough to be a coder?  (Mail Online)

 

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