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Other years' questions and answers are to be found here.
|A public (private) school in the Isle of Man, named after King William IV (POB connections galore, Stephen's patient, Hanson's father, naval officer etc. etc.) sets an annual quiz requiring a great deal of esoteric knowledge (POB content). Although it doesn't cover the works of POB, as far as I can tell from a quick review, it does emphatically cover the other topic of "everything else".|
|Last year we had so much fun answering the quiz that we shall repeat the practice. So for your delectation and delight:|
|"Scire ubi aliquid invenire possis, ea demum maxima pars eruditionis est"|
— Adam Quinan
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