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Question 1: The Wimseys go off on honeymoon to Talboys, a house in east ________ near where the young Harriet's father was a country doctor, which she has loved from childhood and which Peter has bought for her as a wedding present.

Question 2: He is the second of the three children of Mortimer Wimsey, 15th ________, and Honoria Lucasta Delagardie, who lives on throughout the novels as the Dowager Duchess of Denver.
George III of the United KingdomDuke of DenverCommonwealth of EnglandCharles II of England

Question 3: The CD also includes a panel discussion on the novel, the major participants in which are ________ and Jill Paton Walsh.
P. D. JamesCordelia GrayAdam DalglieshShroud for a Nightingale

Question 4: Lord Peter was educated at Eton College and ________, where he received a first-class degree in history.
St Edmund Hall, OxfordBalliol College, OxfordSt Hugh's College, OxfordOriel College, Oxford

Question 5: ________ (1998; unfinished manuscript completed by Jill Paton Walsh)
Thrones, DominationsThe Floating AdmiralDorothy L. SayersBusman's Honeymoon

Question 6: In ________ Lord Peter meets Harriet Deborah Vane and falls in love with her at first sight, while she thinks he's a bit crazy.
Strong PoisonThe Unpleasantness at the Bellona ClubUnnatural DeathFive Red Herrings

Question 7: Wimsey suffered a breakdown due to shell shock/________, and was eventually sent home.
Major depressive disorderBipolar disorderAnxiety disorderPosttraumatic stress disorder

Question 8: In the army he met Sergeant ________, who had previously been in service.
Lord Peter WimseyDorothy L. SayersJill Paton WalshMervyn Bunter

Question 9: 1940 in the ________ Magazine — a series of mock letters by members of the Wimsey family, being in effect fictionalised commentaries on life in England at the inception of the war.
National ReviewStandpoint (magazine)Private EyeThe Spectator

Question 10: He also becomes good friends with ________ Chief Inspector Charles Parker.
Special policeHome OfficePolice Community Support OfficerScotland Yard

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