Saturday, 12 January 2013

In the News Questions

Who or what are the following and why have they been in the news ?

1. Pawan Gupta – Viraj Sharma – Ram Singh – Mukesh Singh – Akshay Singh
2. Brisbane Internatioonal
3. Mike Hussey
4. Southern Weekend
5. Macca
6. April Casburn
7. Lord Strathclyde
8. Lord Hill of Oareford
9. Reg Dean
10. Sara Ege
11. Simon Burns
12. John Brennan
13. Where Are We Now ?
14. Dr. Shirley Radcliffe
15. Matthew Clark
16. Craig Pickering
17. Paul Emsley
18. Hayley Cropper
19. Pola Kinski
20. Richie George

In Other news

1. What did English Heritage first of all say it cannot afford, and then say it will try hard to maintain?
2. Which contest was held in Birmingham’s Grand Metropole Hotel ?
3. What was published by the Co-alition ?
4. Who received his brand new Russian passport last week ?
5. Which member of the 1958 England world cup football squad passed away last week ?
6. The construction of a big shopping centre development in York had to be delayed due to what ?
7. What was the score in the Arsenal v. Swansea FA Cup tie ?
8. Who clearly seemed to handball before his goal to knock Mansfield Town out of the FA Cup ?
9. Who suffered a wardrobe malfunction on her way out of “Dancing on Ice” ?
10. Newcastle Utd. were knocked out of the FA Cup by which team ?
11. Who is the new manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers ?
12. Which octogenarian TV and radio presenter was in court accused of sexually assaulting 3 girls ?
13. Which scientific project has ended after 520 days ?
14. Jessica Ennis has publically spoken out against the closure of what ?
15. Who won the ballon d’or ?
16. Britain now have two women in the world’s top 50 female tennis players. Who were the last british pair to do it ?
17. Lionel Messi was criticized for wearing what this week ?
18. Which is the first English council to offer a free school breakfast to all primary school children ?
19. Who missed his date in a French court on a drink driving charge ?
20. What was the score of the first leg Capital One cup semi between Bradford City and Aston Villa?
21. In the 2012 Fifa World 11, all the players come from either Barcelona or Real Madrid except one,. Which club did he come from ?
22. Who is the new Nike Face of Golf ?
23. What was the score in the Swansea v Chelsea Capital One cup semi final first leg ?
24. Which BBC TV journalist suffered a stroke ?
25. What happened to David Bowie’s new single ?
26. Which former DG of the BBC passed away ?
27. Why is John Mcrirrick suing channel 4 ?
28. Who is to be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey next week ?
29. Monopoly is currently carrying out an online vote. About what ?
30. Which chain of camera shops have been forced to close ?

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