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1. Rumpole's family is not large, but we do learn a bit about some of its members. Which of these is NOT true?
2. Like all English and Welsh barristers, Rumpole belongs to an Inn of Court, and his is the Outer Temple. In the real world, what is problematic about this?
3. Rumpole obtained a bad law degree from Oxford, and claims ignorance of much of the law. Which of these topics does he know a lot about?
4. Barristers typically belong to a set of Chambers, and the leader of such a set is usually called the Head of Chambers. Which of these never becomes Head of Rumpole's Chambers?
5. One of the steadiest sources of income for Rumpole is a family of South London villains, who are often feuding with another criminal dynasty. Which two families are they?
6. Rumpole is a junior barrister (not a QC), but of much seniority. So sometimes he takes pupils, i.e. barristers in training. Which of these is the first pupil we encounter in the Rumpole stories?
7. Rumpole's colleagues Phyllida (née Trant) and Claude Erskine-Brown are prominent among the "supporting cast" in the Rumpole stories. Also, their two children appear from time to time. What are their "artsy" names?
8. Rumpole is not a man of religion, but he has a few professional principles which he sticks to almost religiously. Almost, because there are exceptions. Which of these is NOT one of them?
9. Being a barrister, Rumpole frequently appears before judges. He tends to dislike them, but which judge is first among his nemeses?
10. What does Mrs Hilda Rumpole consistently call her husband?
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