Saturday, 22 December 2012

News Questions

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

1. Francesca Pascale
2. Dr. Derek Keilloh
3. Carlos Molina
4. Yasmin Nakhuda
5. Dishonoured
6. Karima El-Mahroug
7. Max Chilton
8. Ephraim Mirvis
9. Mr. Justice Bodey
10. Instagram
11. Nick Pollard
12. Richard Hickock and Perry Smith
13. Tom Odell
14. Ian Watkins
15. Park Guen-Hye
16. Bethan Jenkins
17. Scott Johnson
18. Justice Collective

In Other News

1. Who is the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ?
2. Which party were returned to power in the Japanese General election ?
3. Who said that he would refuse a knighthood ?
4. Who is the BBC Sports personality Coach of the Year ?
5. What was the score in the Spurs v. Swansea match ?
6. Which team defeated Chelsea in the final of the World Club Cup ?
7. Who presented the trophy for Sports Personality of the Year ?
8. Why is the inquest into the death of Amy Winehouse to be reheard ?
9. Which hunt were fined last week for illegal hunting ?
10. What was the score between Arsenal and Reading ?
11. What was the result in the Fourth Test v. India ?
12. Which premier League football club cancelled their Christmas party as a response to poor results ?
13. Which Wales international rugby union player was revealed to have a serious back injury last week ?
14. A Salvation Army has been selected to represent which country in the Eurovision Song Contest ?
15. Part of Antarctica is to be renamed what ?
16. Which 78 year old actor will be joining the cast of Coronation Street ?
17. It was announced that the Lindt Gold Bear has been banned for infringing which company’s copyright ?
18. What has happened to the Dead Sea Scrolls this week ?
19. Which 4 sports lost all of their funding last week ?
20. Who attended a cabinet meeting for the first time last week ?
21. Which airline came bottom of a Which? consumer satisfaction study ?
22. Who was Time Magazine’s Person of the Year ?
23. Who lectured students at the Harvard Business School ?
24. What was the score in the Chelsea v. Leeds capital one cup ¼ final ?
25. Which verdict was quashed by the Lord Chief Justice this week ?
26. Who is Middlesex CCC new batting coach ?
27. How much are Thalidomide survivors to be awarded in damages ?
28. What first marks out this year’s Queen’s Christmas message ?
29. What was hailed as Scientific Breakthrough of the year ?
30. Who will Man Utd. play in the last 16 of the Champions League ?
31. – and Celtic ?
32. – and Arsenal ?
33. What was the result of the first England v. India T20 international ?
34. Who has been nominated as US Secretary of State ?
35. Who lost a High Court Battle to get his union to pay his London rent for life ?

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