Which geological period is called the Age of Fishes? The Weekend quiz – The Guardian

Posted: May 24, 2021 at 8:06 pm

The questions

1 Which existentialists share a grave in Montparnasse Cemetery?2 Acqua alta is a problem in what Italian city?3 Which world leader played cricket for Sussex?4 Which geological period is called the Age of Fishes?5 Bull-leaping was an ancient ritual on which island?6 What is a Dutch cabbage salad better known as?7 What unit was based on the distance from the elbow to the fingertip?8 Which singer is rerecording all her old albums?What links:9 German spa; American Samoa capital; New York prison; Society island?10 Robot; clone; butler; private investigator; painter?11 Maritimus; arctos; americanus; thibetanus?12 Defunct Sunday tabloid; myocardial infarction; Marx Brothers films; bebop?13 Christiania; Sealand; Seborga; Kugelmugel?14 Pope (2); Shakespeare (24); both (1)?15 Space Force; Coast Guard; Army; Marine Corps; Navy; Air Force?

1 Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre.2 Venice (peak tides).3 Imran Khan (now Pakistan PM).4 Devonian.5 Crete (Minoan).6 Coleslaw (koolsla).7 Cubit.8 Taylor Swift.9 Repeated place names: Baden-Baden; Pago Pago; Sing Sing; Bora Bora.10 Narrators of Kazuo Ishiguro novels: Klara And The Sun; Never Let Me Go; The Remains Of The Day; When We Were Orphans; An Artist Of The Floating World.11 Scientific names of bear species (ursus): polar; brown; American black; Asian black.12 Albums by Queen: News Of The World; Sheer Heart Attack; A Day At The Races & A Night At The Opera; Jazz.13 Micronations: Copenhagen; North Sea off Suffolk; Italy; Vienna.14 Moons of Uranus: sources for names.15 Six branches of the US armed forces (since 2019).

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