Here’s the answers to the last set of news questions : -
Who or what are : -
The hypnotist who knocked himself out before he could wake up members of his audience he’d put under.
MP for North West Leicestershire arrested over claims of sexual assault. Charges have since been dropped I believe.
Francisco Sosa Wagner
Spanish EMP who waved cucumber in European Parliament
Youngest ever person to fly solo in a hot air balloon
Horse that won the Oaks
Won the Orange prize with the book The Tiger’s Wife
Vaccine for the most deadly strain of meningitis
Author of The Gruffalo – new Children’s Laureate
Millionaire whose assisted suicide at Dignitas was filmed
Other British tennis player to reach the semis at Queens
Died – best known as voice of Zippy in Rainbow
Finally graduated from Open University – first began his degree 34 years ago
New Zealand’s most famous sheep - died
Chilean volcano erupted
Judge from Northumberland convicted under Dangerous Dogs legislation
Winner of Britain’s Got Talent
Won the Derby on Pour Moi
Squishy robot tipped as this year’s Christmas ‘must have’ toy
Ali Abdullah Saleh
Fleeing president of Yemen
Head of the Mother’s Union
Who is the new manager of Fulham FC ?
Josephine Hart died . What was the title of her famous first novel ?
Protestors against A.C.Grayling’s plans for a private university set off a smoke bomb where ?
Leicester Council replied to a freedom of information request that they do not have a contingency plan for which emergency ?
A zombie attack
In the new film of the Dambusters, what will Guy Gibson’s dog be called ?
Digger – to avoid the N word
Who knocked Nadal out of Queens’ ?
Jo Wilfred Tsonga
Which title did the Queen give to Prince Philip to celebrate his 90th birthday ?
Lord High Admiral
Who has been named the worst reviewed actress in Hollywood over the last 25 years ?
Jennifer Love Hewitt
A pie of which flavor, at which football club won the title of the supreme champion at the British Pie Awards ?
Chicken Ham and Leek - Morecambe
Who became the first politician to be expelled from the Privy Council for 90 years ?
What has been compared to a golden loofah and a cheese grater ?
The prototype torch for the London Olympics
Bryan Robson resigned as coach of which country’s national football team ?
Who won this year’s Rear of the Year ?
What happened at Barclay’s Bank in Leigh on Sea ?
It was left unlocked, and had to be guarded by customers until the police arrived
What is the name of Apple’s new online storage system, announced last week ?
The i Cloud
What is the title of the new document from the Scout Organisation last week ?
Its OK to be gay and a scout
The University of Chicago finally completed a dictionary they have been working on for 90 years. In which language ?
After a gaffe she made, supporters of Sarah Palin hacked into Wikipedia to try to alter an entry on which figure of American History ?
Who was the joint author on an academic paper on the human brain ?
Who used the C word on The News Quiz on Radio 4 ?
Scientists in CERN succeeded in capturing antimatter and holding it for how long ?
Who became the first footballer from Britain or Ireland to score 50 international goals ?
On June 2nd which country celebrated its 150th anniversary of its independence ?
Who admitted that she had an operation for curvature of the spine at the age of 12 ?
In which oil refinery in West Wales did a disastrous explosion cause tragedy ?
Chevron Refinery in Pembroke Dock
Where is Europe’s first solar powered rail tunnel ?