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Question 1: A post at ________ followed, before he took up the position of senior classics teacher at Corby Grammar School, Northamptonshire, in 1959.
Welbeck Defence Sixth Form CollegeFairfield Preparatory SchoolLeicester Grammar SchoolLoughborough Grammar School

Question 2: Norman Colin Dexter, OBE, (born 29 September 1930 in ________) is an English crime writer, known for his Inspector Morse novels.
Spalding, LincolnshireBourne, LincolnshireLincoln, LincolnshireStamford, Lincolnshire

Question 3: In the manner of ________, he also makes a cameo appearance in almost all episodes.
North by NorthwestAlfred HitchcockPsycho (1960 film)Vertigo (film)

Question 4: Dexter was educated at ________, where his brother, John Dexter, had been before him and went on to teach at Kings School, Peterborough.
Stamford SchoolStamford High School, LincolnshireThe Deepings SchoolThe King's School, Grantham

Question 5: In 2000 Dexter was awarded the ________ for services to literature.
Order of St Michael and St GeorgeOrder of the British EmpireOrder of the BathOrders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom

Question 6: It was a Saturday and it was raining - it's not unknown for it to rain in ________.
United KingdomNorth WalesNorth Wales Fire and Rescue ServiceWrexham

Question 7: He started writing mysteries in 1972 during a family holiday: "We were in a little guest house halfway between ________ and Pwllheli.

Question 8: The success of the 33 episodes of the ________ Inspector Morse, produced between 1987 and 2001, brought further acclaim for Dexter.
Television programTelevisionLost (TV series)Soap opera

Question 9: Colin Dexter at the ________
CDNOWBox Office MojoAmazon.comInternet Movie Database

Question 10: "Morse and the Mystery of the Drunken Driver" in ________, December 2008.
The Mail on SundayMetro (Associated Metro Limited)Paul DacreDaily Mail


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