Paul Sinha: Can you beat The Chase quiz maestro and answer questions written by the Chaser


Paul’s questions

1. Which strategy board-game is derived from the Indian board-game Pachisi, and derives its single-word name from the Latin for “I play”?

2. The rivers Rhine and Rhône both have their source in which European country?

3. Which country, whose best performance at a FIFA World Cup was to finish third in 2002, has recorded temperatures of minus forty degrees Celsius in late December? Also, putting the word “cold” before the name of this country gives something else much seen in late December.

4. The singers Don Henley and Glenn Frey, and the nickname of the football team who played host to Eric Cantona’s infamous kung-fu kick, are both associated with which predatory bird?

5. Across all of the films ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Casper’, and ‘Ghost’, who is the only actor, male or female, to have won an Academy Award for their performance?

6. Surprisingly, there have only ever been two UK Number 1 hit singles which share their names with London Underground stations. ‘Waterloo’, by ABBA, is one; which Northern line station, reputed to have the longest escalators in Europe, is the other?



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