King Nebuchadnezzar does not normally grant interviews, but a suitably bribed scribe was able to obtain the royal response to the Ark Questionnaire. Read His Majesty's reasonable and understated answers here...
Full name: His Divine Majesty, King Nebuchadnezzar, Conqueror
of the Known World, Dispenser of Celestial Wisdom, Horticultural
Architect par Excellence.
Like to be known as: Your Divine Majesty ("Neb" to close friends).
What are three essential aspects of your perfect day?
A good meal, a stroll round the gardens, a brief foreign conquest (Palestine is very pretty this time of the year).
What are your favorite topics of conversation?
Me, myself and I.
What books would you bring into the Ark?
"The Collected Histories of the Chaldean Gods"; "Neb: A Biography"; "Topsy and Tim go to the King and Worship Him All Day".
How about music?
The Prodigy, "Firestarter"; DJ Sammy, "Heaven"; Beethoven's Piano Concerto Number 5, "Emperor".
What extra items are you trying to smuggle into your Ark suitcase?
Golden throne; photos of my lions; photo of my wives (panorama).
What are your best qualities?
My looks, my charisma, my modesty.
And your worst habits?
I have none.
List your favorite books in the Bible.
Daniel, Jeremiah, 2 Kings (they all mention me).
Share with us your top tips for living.
"We have people to do that for you"; employ good foodtasters; lions need fresh meat daily.
And finally which do you prefer: cats or dogs?
Cats. Big ones with sharp teeth.