1. Where were the 2002 Winter Olympics held?
2. How is the Latin phrase "Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes", from Vergil's Aeneid, usually (if inaccurately) translated into English?
Answers to the Christmas quiz below - please feel free to report your scores in the comments if you are of a competitive bent, and let me know if you disagree with any of the answers.
1. Which band was Chester Bennington the lead singer of until his suicide in 2017?
2. Which fictional character’s Expedition provided the title for the last and best-known novel by Tobias Smollett, published in 1771?
1. Which US President once caused a diplomatic crisis when, testing a microphone and assuming no-one was recording, said;
"My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes."
2. What is the real name of the Duchess of Sussex?
1. Which UK TV presenter came to fame as the presenter of BBC1's Bargain Hunt, and later went on to present Name Your Price?
2. What was the real name of the US physician popularly known as Dr. Death, so called because he helped around 130 patients to commit assisted suicide?
Name the food from the description
1. A meringue base or shell filled with whipped cream and fruit.
2. A square of sponge cake dipped in chocolate and coated in coconut, popular in Australia.
All or part of the below answers are anagrams of Norse, Greek, Roman or Egyptian gods. The gods are in alphabetical order.
1. Which 1994 track Seal's best-selling song, despite him having thrown it away after first writing it in 1987?
2. A leveret is the name given to the young of which creature?