CONNECTION
1. The author, Mary Ann Evans, is better know by what pen name?
 George Elliot (Sir Walter Elliot, Persuasion)
2. Which English playwright, born 9th May 1934, wrote "The History Boys" and "The Madness of George III"?
 Alan Bennett (Elizabeth Bennett, Pride and Prejudice)
3. Who founded the "Order of the Friars of St. Francis of Wycombe", one of the most notorious Hellfire Clubs of the 18th Century?
 Sir Francis Dashwood (Elinor Dashwood, Sense and Sensibility)
4. What is the full name of Lady Penelope's chauffeur in Thunderbirds?
 Aloysius "Nosey" Parker (Diana Parker, Sanditon)
5. Which British actor played the "White Rabbit" in the 1972 film "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"?
 Michael Crawford (Mary Crawford, Mansfield Park)
6. Which American martial artist and one time student of Bruce Lee, fought Bruce Lee in the film "The Way of the Dragon"?
 Chuck Norris (Mrs Norris, Mansfield Park)
7. Which British actress starred in the films "A Dangerous Method", "The Duchess", "Begin Again" and "Anna Karenina"?
 Keira Knightley (George Knightley, Emma)
8. Which Australian swimmer won 2 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal at the 2004 Olympic games in Athens?
 Ian Thorpe (Isabella Thorpe, Northanger Abbey)
9. Grog, the navy term for a ration of 3 parts water to 1 part rum, comes from "Old Grog". What is the name of the English Admiral and hero of Portobello, who was known as "Old Grog"?
 Admiral Edward Vernon (Lady Susan Vernon, Lady Susan)
10. What is the literary connection?
 Jane Austin. All surnames of characters from Jane Austin novels.