Friday, 10 May 2013

Answers to News Questions

In the News

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

1. Get Lucky
2. Menelik Watson
3. Sohel Rana
4. Andrew Cassidy
5. Gerard Butler
6. Down Hall Country House Hotel
7. Julio Diaz
8. Neonictinoids
9. Lee Bradley Brown
10. El Celler de Con Roca
11. Jason Collins
12. Abdelkadir el Janadi
Alex Wilson-Fletcher
13. Christian Benteke
14. Kim Little
15. Henning Berg
16. English Defence League
17. Allan Arbus
18. Fuentes Eufemio
19. Reginald D. Hunter
20. Philip Goodeve-Docker
21. James McCormick
22. Natalie Coleman
23. Chris Kelly
24. Viva Forever
25. Dan Llewellyn Hall
26. Joanne Chesimard
27. Jeff Hanneman

In Other News

1. IN the University League Table – Cambridge was 1st – Oxford 2nd. Which came third?
2. Who called UKIP ‘fruitcakes and closet racists’
3. Who won the awards for Best actor and Best Actress at the Oliviers?
4. Whose stolen red Chevrolet convertible has been found after 20 years?
5. Who won the PFA Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year?
6. Which cyclist won the Tour of Romandie?
7. Which were the first two teams relegated from the Premier League?
8. What was the score between Toulon and Saracens in the Heineken Cup?
9. What was the score between Man Utd and Arsenal?
10. Which world stadium was reopened after 3 years?
11. What was the score in the Heineken cup semi final between Clermont and Munster
12. City and Guilds test papers are being sent where to be marked?
13. Name both previous winners of both PFA and Young player of the Year awards in the same year
14. Which is the top UK restaurant in the world’s top 50?
15. Which group are sponsoring Rhwbina children’s rugby team in Cardiff?
16. Which city has Britain’s tastiest tap water?
17. What was the score in the Villas v. Sunderland match?
18. What announcement did Sir Bradley Wiggins make this week?
19. Which University won University Challenge?
20. Who was announced as the captain of the British and Irish Lions?
21. Who resigned as honorary FIFA president
22. What was the score in the Champions League semi final between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund?
23. Who abdicated on 30th April?
24. Who is the new King of the Netherlands?
25. What is to be dried after 30 years of work?
26. How many representatives in the Lions squad do each of the home unions have?
27. Who said that he does not have an MP3 player?
28. Who has been charged with raping a girl in 1967?
29. Who is to face a retrial in a military court?
30. Former Hollywood actress passed away aged 91?
31. What was the score in the Bayern Munich v. Barcelona Heineken cup semi final?
32. Who announced his retirement from boxing?
33. Who met Ronnie O’ Sullivan in the semi final of the world snooker championship?
34. Which mountain is about to be named a world heritage site?
35. Who admitted indecent assault charges?
36. Which two fairy tales were named Britain’s favourite?
37. Star Wars is to be redubbed in which language?
38. How much did the plebgate bike fetch on ebay?
39. What was the score in the Chelsea v. Basle Europa League semi final?
40. What was the score in the Benfica v. Fenerbahce Europa League semi final?
41. How many local council seast were won by UKIP?
42. Which bomber is being raised from the Goodwin Sands?


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

1. 1st UK number 1 for Daft Punk
2. Brit picked by Oakland Raiders
3. Owner of collapsed factory building in Bangladesh
4. 20 stone ‘Welsh Maradona’ Youtube sensation
5. 2nd trainer investigate for steroid use on horses
6. Hotel where a couple were found dead in the swimming pool
7. Knocked down Amir Khan before losing on points
8. Pesticide banned by EU in order to save bees
9. He passed away in police custody in Dubai
10. World’s top restaurant – Girona Spain
11. NBA star for Washington – 1st US sports star active in a major sport to come out as gay
12. Jailed for raping a 14 year old boy in the toilets in Debenhams, Manchester
13. Scored a hattrick for Villa against Sunderland
14. PFA Woman Player of the Year
15. Blackburn Rovers were ordered to pay him £2.25 million
16. Far right organization targeted by Islamist extremists
17. Played Major Freeman in MASH – passed away
18. Cycling ‘doping doctor’ received one year suspended sentence
19. Comedian slammed in media for using the N word at the PFA awards ceremony 20. Adventurer who died in a snowstorm in Greenland
21. Jailed for 10 years for selling fake bomb detectors
22. Masterchef Winner
23. Rapper – half of Kris Kross – passed away
24. Spice Girls Musical to close after 6 months
25. His portrait of the Queen has been compared to a Spitting Image puppet
26. First woman ever to feature on the FBI most Wanted list
27. Founder of the group Slayer who passed away

28. In Other News

1. London School of Economics
2. Kenneth Clarke
3. Luke Treadaway – Helen Mirren
4. Quentin Tarantino
5. Gareth Bale
6. Chris Froome
7. QPR and Reading
8. 24 - 12
9. 1 - 1
10. The Maracana – Rio de Janeiro
11. 16 - 10
12. India
13. Andy Gray and Christiano Ronaldo
14. Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner
15. Def Leppard
16. Coventry
17. 6 - 1
18. He announced that he wants to win the Tour de France again this year, not just the Giro d’Italia
19. Manchester
20. Sam Warburton
21. Joao Havelange
22. 2 – 0 (Borussia win 4 – 3 on aggregate)
23. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
24. Willem Alexander
25. The Mary Rose
26. 15 Welsh – 10 English – 9 Irish – 3 Scots
27. Keith Richards
28. William Roache
29. SAS Sniper Danny Nightingale
30. Deanna Durbin
31. 3 – 0 ( 7 – 0 ) on aggregate
32. Audley Harrison
33. Judd Trump
34. Mt. Fuji
35. Stuart Hall
36. Snow White and Cinderella
37. Navajo
38. £10,600
39. 3 – 1 ( 5 – 1 on aggregate)
40. 3 – 1
41. 136
42. Dornier Do17

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