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  1. As what is Anne Catherick known in the title of a novel by Wilkie Collins?
  2. Which former owner of the Daily Telegraph was jailed for fraud in 2007?
  3. Who is the longest-running female character in Coronation Street (above) history?
  4. For most of January 2017, Ed Sheeran had the top two singles in the British charts, with “Shape of You” at number one — and which song at number two?
  5. Which US federal holiday is the most recent to have been introduced?
  6. “Uncle” was the East End slang for the keeper of what kind of shop?
  7. Which 2008 film was the first Batman movie not to have the word Batman in the title?
  8. Which Briton became the chief designer at Givenchy in 1996?
  9. What until 1990 was located at the junction of Friedrichstrasse, Zimmerstrasse and Mauerstrasse in Berlin?
  10. What’s the English title of the Samuel Beckett play, originally written in French as Fin de Partie?

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