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Dinosaurs, popes and mathematicians from Wales – take the Thursday quiz

Dinosaurs, popes and mathematicians from Wales – take the Thursday quiz

9/16/2021 1:03:00 PM

Dinosaurs, popes and mathematicians from Wales – take the Thursday quiz

Fourteen questions on general knowledge and topical trivia plus a few jokes every Thursday – how will you fare?

Photograph: Will Dunham/ReutersThe skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex.Photograph: Will Dunham/ReutersThu 16 Sep 2021 11.00 BSTLast modified on Thu 16 Sep 2021 11.01 BSTThe quiz master is on holiday, but earlier this morning a canister containing 14 vaguely topical and general knowledge questions was air-dropped by drone into the Guardian’s offices. There’s a hidden Doctor Who reference to find and a wonderful picture of Kate Bush, but this week the anagrams appear to have got lost in the post. It is just for fun – there are no prizes. But do let us know how you got on in the comments.

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