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  1. According to the Gospel of Matthew, what did the high priests buy with the 30 pieces of silver returned to them by the contrite Judas?
  2. © Steve Vidler/Alamy Stock Photo
    The artists Sarah Lucas, Damien Hirst, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Steve McQueen and Gillian Wearing are all alumni of which University of London college (above)
  3. Which actress provides the voice of Bart Simpson?
  4. Which real-life historical figure has been played on screen by Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Marlon Brando and Mel Gibson?
  5. What was originally drawn up in the 1760s as the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania?
  6. Which writer created the character Rupert Campbell-Black?
  7. Who became the MP for Finchley in 1959?
  8. Which duo’s biggest British hit singles were “Please Mr Postman” and “Yesterday Once More”?
  9. In the TV network TCM, what does TCM stand for?
  10. In a 2016 episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, which EastEnders actor discovered that he was directly descended from Edward III?

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