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dumb britain Tipping Point, ITV
Ben Shephard: What is the only US state that begins with the letter L?
Contestant: Long Island.

Shephard: The sacred Islamic city of Mecca is located in which modern-day country?
Contestant: Israel.

Shephard: Until his overthrow in 1973, King Constantine was monarch of which European country?
Contestant 1: France.
Contestant 2: Germany.


The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: The 2019 film Fisherman’s Friends was set in which English county?
Contestant: Scotland.


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