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How much do you know about Wuthering Heights? (OUP)

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How well do you know short stories?

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How well do you know short stories? (OUP)

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Car Manufacturer Logo Quiz

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How well do you know these car manufacturer logos? (Regit)

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Zoom Quiz Tips

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Zoom quiz tips: The Chase’s Beast on how to make them fun again (BBC)

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Motoring General Knowledge Quiz

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Motoring General Knowledge Quiz (Regit)

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Ian Parkes

Stephen Hatcher writes:

 

It is with great sadness that I have to report the sudden death in the early hours of New Year’s Day of Royal Oak, Ockbrook Quiz Team member Ian Parkes. Ian was 54 and had been in apparent good health when he went to bed, but was found by his wife Rachel to have died overnight.

Ian had been a member of our team for a number of years and was a good quizzer – among his achievements, he won £64000 on Who Wants to be a Millionaire in 2002, a winner on The Weakest Link, and a competitor on BBC Brain of Britain 2019.

Ian was a keen amateur dramatist and ukulele player and a connoisseur of vintage television, including Doctor Who, through which I first met him. Ian was a kind and generous friend and a source of great humour – we will miss him terribly.

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What is it that makes them so appealing? (Guardian)

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Driving Theory Test Quiz

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Driving Theory Test Quiz (Regit)

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Wikipedia at 20: The encyclopedia in five articles (BBC)

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The quiz will be in  the same format and style as the first two. (5 rounds of 10 questions).

Zoom invitations will be sent out just before the event to all those who expressed an interest in the first two quizzes whether they attended or not. Please let Don Ingham know of others who wish to join.

As before we ask you for a donation which will be forwarded to a good cause. This will be Ilkeston Arena Community Hub and Food Bank.

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