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  1. Name the illustrated religious magazine published monthly by the Jehovah's Witnesses?
  2. Founded in 1931, GQ is an international monthly men's magazine based in New York City; what does GQ stand for?
  3. In early 1996, Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al-Fayed bought the rights to which discontinued magazine and re-launched it later that year?
  4. Which weekly British lads' mag with the slogan, "When You Really Need Something Funny", was launched in 2004 but closed in April 2014 due to dropping sales?
  5. Which football magazine takes its name from a football formation?
  6. Which British-American journalist and editor has been editor-in-chief of Vogue since 1988?
  7. In 1984, after 47 virtually continuous years, which character was replaced on the front cover of The Dandy by Desperate Dan?




  8. Which women's magazine, first published in France in 1937 and the UK in 1941, features women from around the world, health, beauty, fashion topics and global issues?
  9. Which music magazine, first published on 6 June 1981, is said to be named after the sound made when playing a power chord on a distorted electric guitar?
  10. The best ever selling issue of 70s teen magazine Jackie coincided with the UK tour of which American singer?
  11. Boris Johnson was editor of which weekly magazine from 1999 to 2005?
  12. Which American magazine, read by over 18 million men, is known for its annual swimsuit issue?
  13. Name Britain's longest-running weekly women's magazine (which has been in continuous publication since 1885)?
  14. On which magazine's February 1982 cover were the pyramids of Giza altered, which resulted in the first major scandal of the digital photography age?
  15. Beginning in late 1971, Hunter S. Thompson wrote extensively for which American magazine?
  16. Sandra Burke and Tracey Tunstall, known mostly as San and Tray, feature in which magazine?
  17. Which weekly magazine aimed at women, the most circulated women's magazine in Britain, is known for its many competitions including Arrowords and Wordsearch?
  18. Can you name the magazine mentioned in the 1999 film Notting Hill, where the character played by Hugh Grant pretended to be a journalist from the magazine? (Hint: it's Britain's oldest equestrian weekly magazine)?
  19. Which magazine, targeted towards the British upper-middle class and upper class, was founded in 1901 by Clement Shorter?
  20. Which magazine was founded in 1984 when David Landau picked up a free classifieds magazine in a Milan airport and discovered that no similar publication existed in the UK at that time?

Answers:

  1. The Watchtower
  2. Gentlemen's Quarterly
  3. Nuts
  4. FourFourTwo
  5. Anna Wintour





  6. Korky the Cat
  7. Marie Claire
  8. Kerrang!
  9. David Cassidy
  10. The Spectator
  11. Sports Illustrated
  12. The Lady
  13. National Geographic
  14. Rolling Stone
  15. Viz
  16. Take a Break
  17. Horse and Hound
  18. Tatler
  19. Loot