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dumb britain Tipping Point, ITV
Ben Shephard: The fabled city of El Dorado was said to be made of which metal?
Contestant: Tin.

The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: What primary colour is the aperitif Martini Rosso?
Contestant: Green.

Danny Kelly: What is the full name of the English county known as Northants?
Caller: Kent.

Celebrity Mastermind, BBC1
John Humphrys: What pantomime, usually set in China, is taken from a story in the Arabian Nights?
Louis Payne: Withnail and I.

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