Saturday, 19 May 2012

In the News Questions

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

1) Lupo

2) Ashley Butler

3) Betty Smith and Beryl Renwick

4) Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan

5) Genevieve Sabourin

6)Donald Duck Dunn

7) Jonny Bairstow

8) Nafissatou Diallo

9) Jon Cruddas

10) Nicholas Crace

11) John Ruddy and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain

12) Nicola Adams and Natasha Jones

13) Panagiotis Pikramenos

14) Carlos Fuentes

15) The Wiggles

16) Casey Stoner

In Other News

1) A new revival of which musical has just opened in the New Wimbledon Theatre ?

2) Which act came second in Britain’s Got Talent ?

3) Who scored the goal that brought Man City the Premier League title ?

4) What is the nationality of Pastor Maldonado, winner of the Spanish Grand Prix

5) What happened in the Williams garage an hour and a half after the end of the grand prix ?

6) Which two teams made it through to the English premiership rugby final ?

7) Which team won the IRB world sevens series ?

8) Which three teams have been relegated from the Premier League ?

9) Which helicopter firm have suspended all North Sea flights ?

10) Who admitted that he doesn’t have broadband last week ?

11) What is the semi final line up for the Rugby League Challenge Cup ?

12) What was the final position of Swansea City in the Premier League ?

13) Last weekend, who became the first ever Spanish club to reach 100 league points in a season ?

14) Who won the Templeton Prize ?

15) What was the offensive message on Tevez’ banner during the Man City victory parade, for which the club made an apology to Sir Alex Ferguson ?

16) Who did new England boss Roy Hodgson add to the England coaching staff for the Euro this summer ?

17) Whose costumes are going on a world tour ?

18) Why was Francois Hollande’s flight to Germany delayed ?

19) Who made a much publicized angry tweet while stuck in a passport control queue at Heathrow ?

20) Which excuse was made for the airport queues by minister Damian Green ?

21) What is being sent to every school in England ?

22) Which sporting figure received an OBE at the Palace ?

23) Which West End show celebrated its 10th anniversary ?

24) Who was controversially left out of the Euro squad ?

25) Who is allegedly suing Steve Kean over YouTube comments ?

26) Which car did Francois Hollande use for his inauguration parade ?

27) Lady Gaga has been refused permission to perform where ?

28) Who will play King Herod in the revival of Jesus Christ Superstar ?

29) A football programme from when and what sold for a record £32,000 last week ?

30) Which 2 teams have reached the League One play off final ?

31) Who was ordered by her government not to attend the Queen’s banquet last week ?

32) Which conference was held in St. Andrew’s University ?

33) What is to happen to BBC children’s programmes ?

34) Whose trial for war crimes began last week ?

35) Who is the most capped player in the England Euro squad ?

36) Who was left out of the Walk of Fame in her home town of Croydon ?

37) How old was the late Donna Summer, who passed away last week ?

38) Who received the Ivor Novello award for Songwriter of the Year ?

39) The US announced that it is suspending sanctions against which country ?

40) Who took 6 wickets in the first innings of the first test against the West Indies ?

41) Which two teams reached the final of the Amlin Challenge Cup ?

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