Are you tantalised by trivia and fascinated by facts? Do you have a passion for cryptic clues and love to have your general knowledge pushed to the limit? If so, then this is undoubtedly the book for you! In this brilliantly entertaining book, Britain's quizmaster general, Jeremy Beadle, has compiled the best of his weekly challenge Beadle's Miscellany, from "The Independent" newspaper. Each Saturday, thousands of fans get to grips with the general knowledge brainteasers posed in this unique and challenging test...Q: Which is the only muscle in the human body not attached at both ends? A: The tongue. Q: Which fictional characters live in a block of flats named after the author of the autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom"? A: Del Boy and Rodney Trotter lived in Nelson Mandela House in the comedy series "Only Fools and Horses". "Long Walk to Freedom" is the autobiography of Nelson Mandela. These popular quizzes are a brilliant for testing yourself, great for puzzling over with your mates at the pub and make a wonderful diversion for the whole family too. So get started and see if you can beat Beadle at his own game!
For almost 20 years, Jeremy Beadle was responsible for some of the funniest and most memorable moments on British Television. He is also a renowned quiz buff. His love of quizzes and trivia led him to write the massive 'Today's The Day - A Chronicle of the Curious' and for over two years he scripted a daily cartoon series of the same name in the Daily Express. He was the biggest contributor for successful Book of Lists (1, 2, 3) and People's Almanac (1, 2, 3) and also wrote and hosted The Atlantic Grill, London's most talked about, and difficult, quiz.. Using his knowledge of true crime he won 'Nobody Likes A Smartarse' and 'Celebrity Mastermind'. He currently writes Beadle's Miscellany, an exceptionally tough but hugely popular quiz for the colour supplement in Saturday's Independent.