Home Index Page

Puzzles'n'Quizzles Index

A second demon child of Round Britain Quiz and Only Connect,
being the result of yet another very sleepless night...

For those of you with a level of masochism equal to/greater than my level of sadism. ::evil cackle!::

Question 1:
What connects: a storm in a teacup, an Adriatic trader, a story for long cold nights, a storm at sea, a small settlement, the choice is yours?

Question 2:
Who were a boozy beggar, a beery swine, a bugger for the bottle, a drunken fart and real pissant, and where would you find them all together?

Question 3:
What connects Sir Stamford Raffles, Freddie Mercury, Webster's Dictionary, Sir Thomas More, Duran Duran, an Indonesian Island and Chris Patten?

Question 4:
What connects a besom, a queen, a rock concert, a tarot card, a London borough, one that sounds good-looking and one that's morose?

Question 5:
Which is the odd one out and why? A Chinese official, Ian Fleming's home, mahogany, an alert feline, the lover of Columbine, a locomotive and a reddish one.

Question 6:
Rearrange these into the correct order: Marlene Dietrich, Brighton Rock, the Golden Gate Bridge, Vita Sackville-West's lesbian lover, the Coleopteran method of traveling below the surface, Duke Ellington and friends, and Mars.

Question 7:
What do the following have in common? Which is doubly the odd one out and why? A Portuguese navigator, a couple of Scandinavian raiders, ten Grimsby footballers, one in the east that was first, an Italian scientist, and Kathryn Janeway.

Question 8:
What connects a farmer, a member of the ploceidae family, a son of Neill, a chilly detective, a TRS connector, a lost carer of ovine animals, a cricketing canine and the painter of a musical manservant?

Question 9:
What connects a smudge, a knight of the realm, an old bicycle, a ruler, one with a shiny hooter, a leather-worker and Blackadder's inamorato/a. Which is the odd one out and why?

Question 10:
What's the connection between Matthew G. Lewis's Ambrosio, a royal one who, when blue, had Dignity, a Judas that had Sad Wings of Destiny, a member of a Missouri baseball team, one who wore green willow all around her hat, the spy, Basildon Bond and a 'Corrie' character who married a bigamist.


Arrange the words below - currently in alphabetical order - into
four groups of four connected items, then state the connections.
N.B. Some of these may fit into more than one group, but there's only one correct solution.


















Home Index Page

Puzzles'n'Quizzles Index