Trivia snake 26

From the quiz on 8/11/16.

  1. What name is shared by a type of spaniel, the lowest stone in an arch in architecture, and a major German publisher of academic books and journals? Springer

  2. Lorelei is a legendary siren said to lure boatmen to destruction on a rock situated in which German river? Rhine

  3. Which composition by Mozart is used as the theme to the Radio 4 quiz programme Brain of Britain? Eine kleine Nachtmusik

  4. In which English county is Leeds Castle? Kent

  5. Cole Porter’s 1948 musical Kiss Me, Kate and the 1999 rom-com 10 Things I Hate About You are both based on which Shakespeare comedy? The Taming of the Shrew

  6. RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah are among the many members of which hip-hop group, who had a UK number-six hit in 2000 with the song Gravel Pit? Wu-Tang Clan

  7. Which is the only US state whose name and state capital both consist of two words? New Mexico

  8. Which semiaquatic mammal’s dung is known technically as spraint? Otter

  9. Who did Justin Welby succeed as Archbishop of Canterbury in 2013? Rowan Williams

  10. In 1936, in which Lincolnshire town did Billy Butlin open his very first holiday camp? Skegness

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