Continuous Quiz: High Brow

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby EwanM » Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:14 pm

Jacob Epstein it was. Your turn Elginboy.

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby neilmac » Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:06 pm

The quietest "underground" station in London is Roding Valley (based on passenger numbers). But what is the quietest "national rail" station in London?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Angram » Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:10 pm

Marylebone?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby neilmac » Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:10 pm

Nope. The answer is Sudbury and Harrow Road. Next!

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Jane » Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:19 am

Who wrote a sequence of almost 100 novels and plays collectively entitled 'La Comédie humaine'?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby NickM » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:35 pm

Balzac

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Jane » Sun Feb 03, 2013 3:35 pm

Correct! Over to you, Nick xxx

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby NickM » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:47 am

Who was the first painter to be awarded a peerage?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby EwanM » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:12 am

Would that be Joshua Reynolds?
Edit - sorry just noticed you said awarded a peerage rather than knighted..

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Elginboy59 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:09 am

Lord Leighton springs to mind but I always thought he inherited his title.


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