Were you paying attention?
a Travel b Kill c Die d Plant small plastic rocks in foreign cities
2 Scientists have proved that songbirds can be taught grammar. What do teachers think?
a That's more than can be said for this lot b Why?
c Who by?
d I think I heard a nightingale parse in Berkeley Square
3 Nelson's column is getting a facelift. What do the pigeons say?
a Ready b Aim c Fire d An adverb can modify any part of speech except a noun
4 NASA might send a Briton on its next moon landing. What will he do?
a Anything the Americans tell him b Start a club c Plant a small plastic rock d Privatise it
5 Ten per cent of men say they would be happier if they had control of the TV remote. What does this show?
a Ten per cent of men are deeply sad b Ten per cent of women have control of the TV remote c Ninety per cent of women have to watch brain-destroying amounts of football, and golf, and snooker d All of the above
QUIZ ANSWERS: 1d, 2a, 3c, 4a, 5d