Education: Posers at Eton

¶Who died of a surfeit of lampreys?

¶Who or what was called the Seagreen


¶What is the usual name for a female

salmon after spawning?

¶Which of Jacob's sons was a "hind let


¶Where is the tomb of Theodoric the


¶What does the abbreviation ELAS

stand for?

¶Whose horse was Bucephalus?

¶Who painted "Pinkie?"

CJ In how many seconds does sound travel

a mile?

¶n-which constellation is Betelgeuse?

Who killed Cock Robin?*

These are some of the 200 questions that formed this year's general-knowledge examination at England's Eton College. Etonians, aged 13 to 18, got an hour and a half to answer the questions. The best of them got about 65% correct, while the youngest...

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