Ready to test your little grey cells? Imperial’s best minds set the ultimate puzzle challenge.

Hard

What links:

Opera featuring golden calf; Austen work consisting of letters from Laura; 2009 Iñárritu film starring Bardem; album featuring “Care of Cell 44”?

Very hard

What links:

Speech production area; film formed by oxidation; Yorubaland king title; monster buried under Etna; portraitist of The White Cloud; most recent Metroid game?

Fiendish

What number has been replaced by a question mark in the following sequence:

1887, –, 1800, –, 1801, ?, 1900, 1912.

 

All puzzles set by Adam from the Imperial Quiz Society.