Whose HQ is the George Bush Center for Intelligence? The Weekend quiz

Whose HQ is the George Bush Center for Intelligence? The Weekend quiz

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1 What was contained in letter of 2 November 1917 to Lord Rothschild?
2 What city was known to the Vikings as Miklagard?
3 Who fooled Polyphemus by saying his name was Nobody?
4 “By parents for parents” is the tagline of which website?
5 Which state of India has a compass point in its name?
6 What did Julia Ward Howe write to the tune of John Brown’s Body?
7 Caesium fountain is a type of what measuring device?
8 Whose HQ is the George Bush Center for Intelligence?
What links:
9 Ariel; Daddy; Lady Lazarus; Tulips; The Colossus; Morning Song?
10 New Britain and New Ireland; North Dakota; sunk in May 1941?
11 Pico; Femto; Atto; Zepto; Yocto?
12 Wooden; Glass; Good; Broken; Eclipsed?
13 Alec Leamas; Jerry Westerby; Harry Pendel; Jonathan Pine?
14 Soft; sostenuto; the sustain, or damper?
15 Donkey jacket; Chelsea kit; mushy peas; hoodie?

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The answers

1 Balfour Declaration.
2 Constantinople.
3 Odysseus.
4 Mumsnet.
5 West Bengal.
6 Battle Hymn Of The Republic.
7 Atomic clock.
8 CIA.
9 Sylvia Plath poems.
10 Bismarck: islands in B Archipelago; capital B; B battleship.
11 Smallest SI metric prefixes.
12 Hearts in #1 hits: Elvis; Blondie; Fergal Sharkey; Jason Donovan; Bonnie Tyler.
13 Le Carré title characters: Spy Who Came In From The Cold; Honourable Schoolboy; Tailor of Panama; Night Manager.
14 Piano pedals.
15 Feature in modern political myths: Michael Foot, never worn; David Mellor, never worn; Mandelson, never mistaken for guacamole; Cameron, never hugged.



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