a It was all just a lot of hot air
b A manifesto is just a cynical vote-winning exercise
c The victor gets to spoil things
d Don't trust a man who thinks the gulf stream is a kind of jet
2 A Sicilian museum has introduced a robot which can show visitors around and talk to them. What will the Sicilians do?
a Ask it a question it can't refuse
b Sell it
c Shoot it
d Marry it
3 Cheating in school exams is increasing. What do teachers say?
a It didn't happen when I was young
b Shut up and think of the league tables
c That calculator looks just like mobile phone
d That dustbin looks just like a Sicilian robot
4 A survey shows that Germans are miserable despite having lots of money and sex. What do teachers think?
a Break's your heart, doesn't it?
b One out of two would be a start
c Excuse me, I'm having a Schadenfreude moment
d Excuse me, I'm having another Schadenfreude moment
5 A smoking ban has been introduced in Scotland. What do the Scots say?
a At least I'm not German
c I didn't know heather smelt like that
d This will help the Government in its determination to improve the environment
1b, 2c, 3d, 4d, 5c