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  Which of the following Dick Francis novels is not about Sid Halley?

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Answered: 478 times
Correct: 292 times (37.2%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 186 times (23.7%)
Skipped: 306 times (39.0%)
  What was the first mystery written by Dick Francis?

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Answered: 508 times
Correct: 299 times (31.0%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 209 times (21.7%)
Skipped: 455 times (47.2%)
  "They both wore thin rubber masks" is the first line of which Dick Francis mystery?

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Answered: 449 times
Correct: 259 times (27.6%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 190 times (20.3%)
Skipped: 489 times (52.1%)
  Which Dick Francis character climbed a mountain to play the bagpipes?

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Answered: 424 times
Correct: 260 times (28.4%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 164 times (17.9%)
Skipped: 492 times (53.7%)
  What is the title of Dick Francis' autobiography?

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Answered: 405 times
Correct: 291 times (36.4%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 114 times (14.3%)
Skipped: 394 times (49.3%)
  Which book was NOT written by Dick Francis?

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Answered: 514 times
Correct: 313 times (35.6%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 201 times (22.8%)
Skipped: 366 times (41.6%)
  What was used to collect ticks in the Dick Francis mystery Driving Force?

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Answered: 370 times
Correct: 191 times (22.9%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 179 times (21.5%)
Skipped: 464 times (55.6%)
  Which book by Dick Francis has the main character flying through a hurricane in a helicopter? Dick Francis See if you know the answer
Answered: 239 times
Correct: 177 times (49.7%)
Difficulty: medium
Incorrect: 62 times (17.4%)
Skipped: 117 times (32.9%)
  In The Edge by Dick Francis the main character, Tor, is undercover as a waiter on a train. What is the name of the train? See if you know the answer
Answered: 252 times
Correct: 175 times (39.9%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 77 times (17.5%)
Skipped: 187 times (42.6%)
  In Straight by Dick Francis the book is hinged on the presence, or lack thereof, of what precious gemstone? See if you know the answer
Answered: 231 times
Correct: 149 times (35.6%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 82 times (19.6%)
Skipped: 188 times (44.9%)
  What former steeplechase jockey wrote Dead Cert ? See if you know the answer
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Correct: 3350 times (50.2%)
Difficulty: medium
Incorrect: 632 times (9.5%)
Skipped: 2685 times (40.3%)
  Whose fiction is mostly centered on horses and horse-racing, steeplechase racing, to be specific ? Oh! and the detective-protagonist always goes through some arduous physical trial. See if you know the answer
Answered: 259 times
Correct: 220 times (70.7%)
Difficulty: easy
Incorrect: 39 times (12.5%)
Skipped: 52 times (16.7%)
  Martin Amis, Dick Francis, Ken Follett, and Roald Dahl have this in common; they were all born in: See if you know the answer
Answered: 1294 times
Correct: 815 times (47.7%)
Difficulty: medium
Incorrect: 479 times (28.0%)
Skipped: 416 times (24.3%)
  In which book by Dick Francis is the protagonist a professional pilot? See if you know the answer
Answered: 85 times
Correct: 32 times (21.2%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 53 times (35.1%)
Skipped: 66 times (43.7%)
  In which Dick Francis book is the main character *not* closely affiliated with horse racing? See if you know the answer
Answered: 76 times
Correct: 36 times (23.7%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 40 times (26.3%)
Skipped: 76 times (50.0%)
  In To the Hilt by Dick Francis, what type of paint does Alexander use? See if you know the answer
Answered: 83 times
Correct: 22 times (13.1%)
Difficulty: very difficult
Incorrect: 61 times (36.3%)
Skipped: 85 times (50.6%)
  A member of Dick Francis' family was, late in his life, unofficially credited as being co-author rather than just the researcher.

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Answered: 93 times
Correct: 38 times (23.9%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 55 times (34.6%)
Skipped: 66 times (41.5%)
  Although most of Dick Francis' books are set in England, some are set elsewhere.

Which are set at least partially in Australia, Norway and the Caribbean?
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Answered: 72 times
Correct: 44 times (30.1%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 28 times (19.2%)
Skipped: 74 times (50.7%)
  Which was Dick Francis' first novel? See if you know the answer
Answered: 84 times
Correct: 54 times (37.5%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 30 times (20.8%)
Skipped: 60 times (41.7%)
  Two of Dick Francis' protagonists are painters. Which two? See if you know the answer
Answered: 88 times
Correct: 56 times (33.7%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 32 times (19.3%)
Skipped: 78 times (47.0%)
  Dick Francis: Which of the following titles did Dick Francis NOT author... ? See if you know the answer
Answered: 69 times
Correct: 55 times (65.5%)
Difficulty: medium
Incorrect: 14 times (16.7%)
Skipped: 15 times (17.9%)
  Dick Francis passed away in 2010 at the age of... ? See if you know the answer
Answered: 54 times
Correct: 28 times (37.8%)
Difficulty: difficult
Incorrect: 26 times (35.1%)
Skipped: 20 times (27.0%)
  Sid Halley, protagonist in several of Dick Francis novels, earns his living as a detective. What was his occupation before he became a detective? See if you know the answer
Answered: 49 times
Correct: 43 times (55.1%)
Difficulty: medium
Incorrect: 6 times (7.7%)
Skipped: 29 times (37.2%)
  The Epigenetics Revolution. Who has speculated that some brain imprints are an attempt by the paternal genome to promote behavior in young offspring that will stimulate the mother to continue to drain her own resources, for example by prolonged breast-feeding? See if you know the answer
Answered: 40 times
Correct: 30 times (50.0%)
Difficulty: medium
Incorrect: 10 times (16.7%)
Skipped: 20 times (33.3%)

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