Saturday, 28 May 2011

Quiz of the Week

Here’s a selection of In the News questions from the last week or so : -
Who or what are : -

George Groves

Richard Scott

Daniel Rigby

John Hemming

Heather Watson

Terence Malick

Santre Sanchez Gayle

Michael Tucker

Justine Thornton

Sharon Shoesmith

What date has US evangelist Harold Camping now set for the start of the Apocalypse ?

Lady Gaga demanded 200 what in order for her to appear in Radio 1’s Big Weekend ?

According to the 2012 University Guide, which is now the best university in the UK ?

Who took pole in the Spanish Grand Prix, and in which position did he eventually finish ?

Which TV show won Best Drama at the BAFTAs ?

Who became the first person to win BAFTAs for black and white, colour, and High Definition TV shows ?

Golf – who beat whom in the final of the World Matchplay ?

What is the name of the village where Barack Obama’s Irish forebears came from, which he visited ?

Who will be choosing Desert Island discs on June 3rd ?

Which record is the most popular non-classical music choice on Desert Island Discs ?

Which chain are taking over Iceland stores ?

How much exactly did Princess Beatrice’s wedding hat sell for ?

Name the town devastated by the deadly twister in Missouri ?

In New Zealand, the good people of Wellington complained about plans to put up a sign. Which sign ?

An unfinished draft of a Jane Austen novel is to be auctioned. What is the title of the unfinished novel ?

Who is the new manager of Swindon Town ?

Who finally had his 1974 conviction overturned ?

Which country has banned Marmite ?

Which company have been refused permission to trademark the name Navy Seals Team Six ?

A stuffed toy animal caused a security alert in Hampshire. Which animal ?

Who received the Best Actress award at Cannes ?

In which town or city is the G8 summit taking place ?

There we are – usual rules apply – answers in a few days, but if you can’t wait then email me. Good luck.


DanielFullard said...

Another great quiz. If you get the spare time email answer to please

Londinius said...

Hi Daniel

Check out your email , it should be there with you any minute now.


DanielFullard said...

Hi Dave, I dont by any means want to do a plug on your far superior site, but Ive uploaded a few questions from my local quiz last night at my blog if you wanna have a stab at them, I am sure you will get them right....

Londinius said...

Hi Dan

I've been over to have a good look - I like it and I think that there's nothing wrong with a little healthy competition ! Seriously , I've put a link up in my recommended links , and left my answers to the ten questions - well, 8 of them ayway.