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Issue 1382
Fifteen-To-One, Channel 4
Sandi Toksvig: In which river did John the Baptist baptise Jesus?
Contestant: The Amazon.
Tipping Point, ITV
Ben Shephard: Of the seven ancient wonders of the world, what is the only one that is still standing?
Contestant: Is it Mount Everest?

Shephard: What is the capital of the republic of Ecuador?
Contestant: Well, Ecuador’s in Spain, so I’ll say Barcelona.

Shephard: According to Arthurian legend, King Arthur’s sword was forged on which island?
Contestant: I think I know this one. Yes, it’s either the Isle of Man or the Isle of Wight. I think I’ll say... the Isle of Wight.

The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: What are people from Jordan called?
Contestant: Saudi Arabian.

Walsh: China have two special administrative regions, Hong Kong and where?
Contestant: Japan.

Walsh: New Zealand was mapped out in the 1770s by which English explorer?
Contestant: Robinson Crusoe.

Walsh: West Indian bowler Michael Holding comes from which country?
Contestant: West India.

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