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Quiz: How well do you know the Eurovision Song Contest? Try answering these 10 questions

PUBLISHED: 21:54 12 May 2017 | UPDATED: 21:54 12 May 2017

UK Eurovision 2017 entrant Lucie Jones. Picture: CHARLIE CLIFT/BBC/PA WIRE

UK Eurovision 2017 entrant Lucie Jones. Picture: CHARLIE CLIFT/BBC/PA WIRE

As excitement builds for the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, test your knowledge about the annual extravaganza with this quiz.

The grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 kicks off in Kiev this weekend.

Taking place on Saturday, May 13, the competition will air in the UK from 8pm onwards on BBC One with commentary from popular television presenter, Graham Norton.

Former X Factor contestant Lucie Jones will be representing the UK this year, performing a song called Never Give Up On You. The song is four seconds short of the three-minute limit and has lyrics covering familiar topics such as loyalty and relationships.

Italy is being tipped as the favourite to win, with Portugal following close behind in second.

Lucie Jones is predicted to take sixth place for the UK, which would see a vast improvement on last year, when Joe and Jake’s You’re Not Alone finished 24th.

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