Æthelstan, Duran Duran and a special Ron Pokémon – take the Thursday quiz

Fifteen questions on general knowledge and topical trivia, plus a few jokes every Thursday. How will you fare?

One Thursday quizzer once expressed in the comments the desire for fewer “real questions with sensible answers” and more questions that involved carefully “weighing the whimsical against the possible”. Well, this is surely their lucky week, as the quiz master is off work for half-term, and therefore this week’s 15 questions are almost entirely whimsy written well in advance. And you’ve got double science as punishment for all the moaning about the sulfuric acid question last week. It is just for fun, and there are no prizes, but let us know how you got on in the comments.

The Thursday quiz, No 79

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