Eye rhymes link round: 10 Questions

The first five answers are eye rhymes of the second 5, but not necessarily in the right order. That is, the answer to question 1 is an eye rhyme of one of the answers to questions 6-10, but not necessarily question 6.

  1. According to a 2014 study by Forbes magazine, which island 14 miles south of Cape Cod has the highest house prices per square metre in the United States?
  2. I was born in Gori, Georgia in 1878, son of a cobbler. At 16, I entered a seminary in Tbilisi, but later went into politics. I died in Moscow in 1953. Who am I?
  3. Which French city hosts a famous film festival each year in May, where winning films are awarded the Palme d’or
  4. Which “Upper” Cotswold village was the only one in the Cotswolds to be a “double thankful”, meaning it lost no men in either of the World Wars?
  5. What is the name of the piece of music best known as the theme tune to “The Archers”?
  6. What first name was shared by the discoverer of the laws of planetary motion, and the inventor of the printing press
  7. Complete the quote from “A Christmas Carol”; “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as… ??? …and good humour”
  8. Which sitcom character, the main character in a series which ran from 1990 to 1995, lived next door to a sister and brother called Elizabeth Warden and Emmet Hawksworth?
  9. Which actor, who stands just 3 feet 6 inches tall, played Professor Filius Flitwick in the Harry Potter film series?
  10. Two shipping forecast areas border Northern Ireland. The Irish Sea is one, what is the other?

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  1. According to a 2014 study by Forbes magazine, which island 14 miles south of Cape Cod has the highest house prices per square metre in the United States?
    A: Nantucket
  2. I was born in Gori, Georgia in 1878, son of a cobbler. At 16, I entered a seminary in Tbilisi, but later went into politics. I died in Moscow in 1953. Who am I?
    A: Stalin
  3. Which French city hosts a famous film festival each year in May, where winning films are awarded the Palme d’or?
    A: Cannes
  4. Which “Upper” Cotswold village was the only one in the Cotswolds to be a “double thankful”, meaning it lost no men in either of the World Wars?
    A: Upper Slaughter
  5. What is the name of the piece of music best known as the theme tune to “The Archers”?
    A: Barwick Green
  6. What first name was shared by the discoverer of the laws of planetary motion, and the inventor of the printing press?
    A: Johannes
  7. Complete the quote from “A Christmas Carol”; “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as …???… and good humor”
    A: Laughter
  8. Which sitcom character, the main character in a series which ran from 1990 to 1995, lived next door to a sister and brother called Elizabeth Warden and Emmet Hawksworth?
    A: Hyacinth Bucket
  9. Which actor, who stands just 3 feet 6 inches tall, played Professor Filius Flitwick in the Harry Potter film series?
    A: Warwick Davis
  10. Two shipping forecast areas border Northern Ireland. The Irish Sea is one, what is the other?
    A: Malin

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