THE BIG ONE: QUIRKY QUIZ SPRING EDITION
Here we go:
1) An easy one to start; Slang for an English florin, an imitative bird, and No 3 in Paris what is the cinematic connection? A full explanation please.
2) What is the link between a Maltese Jew, an African Queen and James T. Kirk?
3) The first of the straightforward multiple questions this one on detective partnerships, who works or worked with; Kollberg, Elinborg, Frank Frolich, Gunvald Larsson, and Jacob Skaare?
4) By what names are the following better known:
Gordon Daviot, Mary Patricia Plangman, Grigory Chkhartishviti, Tobias Leo Pevsner, Edith Pargeter, Elizabeth MacKintosh, Frank Morrison, and J.I.M.Stewart?
5) What is the link between a German prize, a sinister Trinidadian, and ten priestly commandments?
6) How was an author of a Roman epic unaffected when a detective changed his name?
7) Who was requested to go to the Court of the Pope, and what was the connection with Lebanon?
8) Who in the world of crime fiction worked as a:
Professor of Forensic Pathology
Professor of Medical Law
Professor of Mathematics
Professor of French
Professor of Anthropology
9) How are a system of metal pipes, hounds crossing a river, and a saintly Milanese bishop connected?
10) Guns play a big part in crime fiction but in real life who said:
You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.
When I hear the word ***** I reach for my Browning.
What is the missing word and who said it?