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Crazed alchemist clutches a flask of a mysterious potion

Five questions about British inventors – Quick Quiz

While Britain's justly famous for its inventions, some of their inventors are also notorious for being, well, a bit odd. See if you know what five of the UK's most renowned boffins got up to in their spare time!

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Five questions about London’s bridges – Quick Quiz

London's many bridges have a fascinating history. How much do you know about them?

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Five questions about British castles – Quick Quiz

British castles are bursting at the seams with intriguing stories. (Perhaps that's why so many of their walls have come down!) Here's a Quick Quiz about five of them.

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When wireless was something you listened to

Ray Evans waxes lyrical about the time when a 3½-inch floppy was something personal you didn't want to talk about.

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Five questions about Edwardian farming – Quick Quiz

How much do you know about farming in Edwardian Britain - the last generation of farmers before the tractors came? Maybe not much, but why not have a go at our quick quiz and find out? It's a fascinating subject!

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