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A special data project from Stuff, the New Zealand news website, has crunched the numbers.

Here is a full report (Stuff.co.nz)

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Today’s Brain of Britain contestants find quiz harder, says host (Guardian)

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Derby Book Festival Quiz

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Festival Quiz Sunday 22 May | 6:30-8:30pm
Booking Details

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The mystery of the buried owl (Guardian)

“The site’s location could be divined by solving 11 riddles – a combination of fiendish linguistic games, cartographical ciphers, historical allusions and mathematical brainteasers “. Echoes of the Golden Hare?

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Alice Walker, from Derbyshire, scored a perfect 14 out of 14 in her specialist subject (BBC)

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A captain called Michael

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The first University Challenge final not to feature an Oxbridge team in nearly a decade (Guardian)

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The city pub that’s been named best in Derby FIVE years in a row (Derby Telegraph)

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Want to quiz on television?

Clive Myrie is looking for contestants to be a future BBC Mastermind.

Click here to apply.

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Brainrace 2022

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“Pairs will be put to the test in one day of physical and intelligence-based challenges, designed by our expert team to test a combination of brain and brawn.”

Sunday 27th March 2022

Who Pairs Wins

[This is not a DPQL endorsement]

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‘The Chase’ fans in tears after solo player scoops jackpot in emotional final round (Independent)

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