Breaktime - The job stops here - Quiz

22nd July 2011 at 01:00

This week ... cakes, baking and crumpet

1. Who did Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Queen Victoria's granddaughter, marry?

2. Which Mediterranean island lends its name to a butterfly, a cake and a wine?

3. What did Dr August Oetker invent?

4. The design of which London church, also known as the journalists' church, inspired what in 1703?

5. Who was a pretender to the throne of Henry VII, initially passed off as Richard Duke of York, one of the princes in the tower, then as Edward, Earl of Warwick, son of George, the Duke of Clarence?

6. "Jam, jute and journalism" is the epithet for which city?

7. Which 80s pop star and diet promoter was born Rita Maria Crudgington, on 8 March 1954 in Bethnal Green, London?

8. What links the Nobel Prize in Literature winner of 1907, handbags with mascot monkeys, and French fancies?

9. Who was the first woman to be described as the "thinking man's crumpet"?

10. Who is the only major Beatles associate not to have published her recollections?

Pub Quiz answers

1. Prince Louis of Battenberg 2. Madeira (Madeiran Large White, Madeira cake, Madeira wine) 3. 'Backin', a pre-measured amount of baking powder which, when mixed with 500g of flour and other ingredients, produced a cake. 4. St Bride's, Fleet Street - the first tiered wedding cake 5. Lambert Simnel 6. Dundee 7. Cheryl Baker 8. Kipling (Rudyard Kipling, Kipling handbags, Mr Kipling) 9. Joan Bakewell 10. Jane Asher.

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