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Let's meet once again to test our mettle. January may win, but 15 questions of varying degrees of topicality and difficulty await ahead of you. Remember, this is strictly for fun – there are no prizes. Let us know how you got on in the comments.

Thursday Quiz, Number 145

  1. 1.The Bayeux Museum acquired a reproduction of the famous 1872 Bayeux Curtain – despite already having the original on hand – which belonged to a member of which band?

  2. 2.Saudi Arabia is set to allow non-Muslim diplomats to buy alcohol at a special shop – the first time since banning the sale of alcohol completely…

    Saudi Arabia flag

  3. 3.Sports questions are always popular in this quiz. Which two teams will compete in Super Bowl LVII on February 11?

    Some NFL guy

  4. 4.Visitors to the Louvre this week were shocked after some threw soup on some glass near the Mona Lisa. But in what year was the original Mona Lisa (not pictured) stolen from the Louvre by Vincenzo Aultgia?

    Mona Lisa

  5. 5.A question about each country participating in the Euro 2024 finals this summer. This week: Denmark. The country is famous for its beautiful flatness and Møllehøj is generally considered the highest natural point in European Denmark (excluding the overseas territories). How tall is it approximately?


  6. 6.As every fan of Sapphire & Steel knows „All irregularities are dealt with by the forces controlling each dimension. Transuranic heavy elements may not be used where life exists”. Leads can be assigned. Lead has the chemical symbol Pb because it stands for which Latin word … ?

    Men in Roman dress

  7. 7.Trinidadian rapper Nicki Minaj has released five studio albums. Can you put the first four in the correct order?

    Irresponsible posts

  8. 8.The Ginza Line (not pictured) is the oldest line in the subway system of which major city?


  9. 9.NASA's Mars copter (not pictured) has given up the ghost, a blessing, after logging 72 flights over three years on Mars. How do you call it?

    Toy helicopter

  10. 10.It is the anniversary of the creation of the Voice of America radio station. When did it start?

    Radio transmitter

  11. 11.Today would have been Dan Everly's birthday. Is he the older Everly brother or the younger Everly brother?

    Acoustic guitar

  12. 12.The Devon village of Silverton mourns the fall of a huge old oak tree (not pictured). Some of it hit John Rose's garden, and she said her life might have been saved because she had left the garden…

    Darwin's Oak

  13. 13.This is Willow, the official dog of the Guardian Thursday Quiz. She was delighted to read news about Ephrus, a four-year-old Jack Russell terrier who loves surfing as much as Willow loves buses. But where does Ephrus ride the waves?

    Willow is the official dog of the Guardian's Thursday quiz

  14. 14.The United States had a diplomatic spat with the United Kingdom after a scientist there had the audacity to declare what should be added to the perfect cup of tea.

    Tea cups

  15. 15.Finally … did Lawrence Fox lose his court case suing people for calling him racist on social media?

    the clown

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