Which miracle was performed in Bethany? The Weekend quiz

Thomas Eaton
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<span>Photograph: Daniel Templeton/Alamy</span>
Photograph: Daniel Templeton/Alamy

The questions

1 Who was actually a balloonist from Omaha, Nebraska?
2 Founded in 1903, what was the WSPU?
3 Which miracle was performed in Bethany?
4 What is Africa’s most populous country?
5 Lord Bute’s government provoked riots with a tax on what drink?
6 What are illustrated on TV by Tom Hovey?
7 Against the rules, how did Romain Gary win the Prix Goncourt twice?
8 Which bird’s scientific name means “goat milker”?
What links:
9
Jonquil; Lincoln; tan; sapphire; coral; jet?
10 R100 airship; Upkeep, Tallboy and Grand Slam bombs?
11 Argentinos Juniors and SSC Napoli (since December)?
12 Carl von Ossietzky; Aung San Suu Kyi; Liu Xiaobo?
13 Insomnia; Into the Wild; Grizzly Man; The Grey; Hold the Dark?
14 Squirrel; spider; howler; tamarin; capuchin?
15 Petrol, 1939; clothes, 1941; soap, 1942; bread, 1946?

The answers

1 Wizard of Oz.
2 Women’s Social and Political Union.
3 Raising of Lazarus.
4 Nigeria (est. 206 million).
5 Cider (1763).
6 Cakes in the Great British Bake Off.
7 Won in 1975 under a pseudonym.
8 Nightjar (caprimulgus).
9 Shades of snooker colours: yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and black.
10 Designed by Barnes Wallis.
11 Home football stadiums named after Diego Maradona.
12 Nobel Peace Prize winners under arrest at the time of the award: Germany; Burma; China.
13 Films set in Alaska.
14 New World monkeys.
15 Rationing introduced.