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

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What was the first mystery written by Dick Francis?

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"They both wore thin rubber masks" is the first line of which Dick Francis mystery?

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Which Dick Francis character climbed a mountain to play the bagpipes?

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What is the title of Dick Francis' autobiography?

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114 times (14.3%) 
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Which book was NOT written by Dick Francis?

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What was used to collect ticks in the Dick Francis mystery Driving Force?

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Which book by Dick Francis has the main character flying through a hurricane in a helicopter?

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177 times (49.7%) 
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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?

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175 times (39.9%) 
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187 times (42.6%) 


In Straight by Dick Francis the book is hinged on the presence, or lack thereof, of what precious gemstone?

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What former steeplechase jockey wrote
Dead Cert
?

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3350 times (50.2%) 
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2685 times (40.3%) 


Whose fiction is mostly centered on horses and horseracing, steeplechase racing, to be specific ? Oh! and the detectiveprotagonist always goes through some arduous physical trial.

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259 times 
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220 times (70.7%) 
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39 times (12.5%) 
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52 times (16.7%) 


Martin Amis, Dick Francis, Ken Follett, and Roald Dahl have this in common; they were all born in:

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815 times (47.7%) 
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In which book by Dick Francis is the protagonist a professional pilot?

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32 times (21.2%) 
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53 times (35.1%) 
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In which Dick Francis book is the main character *not* closely affiliated with horse racing?

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36 times (23.7%) 
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40 times (26.3%) 
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In To the Hilt by Dick Francis, what type of paint does Alexander use?

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22 times (13.1%) 
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61 times (36.3%) 
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85 times (50.6%) 


A member of Dick Francis' family was, late in his life, unofficially credited as being coauthor rather than just the researcher.
Who was it?

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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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28 times (19.2%) 
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Which was Dick Francis' first novel?

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Two of Dick Francis' protagonists are painters. Which two?

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Dick Francis: Which of the following titles did Dick Francis NOT author... ?

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Dick Francis passed away in 2010 at the age of... ?

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Sid Halley, protagonist in several of Dick Francis novels, earns his living as a detective. What was his occupation before he became a detective?

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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 breastfeeding?

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10 times (16.7%) 
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20 times (33.3%) 
