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dumb britain Tenable, ITV
Warwick Davies: We are looking for the 10 biggest countries in South America.
Contestant: Ooh, gosh, ooh, um… I’ll say Hungary.


The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: Asteroid 4238 Audrey is named after which actress?
Contestant: Kim Basinger.


Tipping Point, ITV
Ben Shephard: Paul I became Tsar of Russia in 1796, succeeding which Empress?
Contestant: Boudicca.


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