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05/01/15 Weekly Quiz Wk 16. Question 1 An international search effort has found the remains of flight QZ8501 after it crashed in bad weather. Which airline.

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1 05/01/15 Weekly Quiz Wk 16

2 Question 1 An international search effort has found the remains of flight QZ8501 after it crashed in bad weather. Which airline owned this plane? a. Malaysian Airlines b. Air China c. Air Asia

3 Question 2 Which delivery firm has been in the news for its major financial difficulties and job losses? a. City Link b. DHL c. Parcel2Go

4 Question 3 Thousands of people in countries around the Indian Ocean recently commemorated the anniversary of the Boxing Day Tsunami. In what year did the tsunami occur? a b c. 2010

5 Question 4 What type of animal is shown in this photo taken by Italian police?

6 Question 5 What is the name of the Hollywood film that has caused a diplomatic disagreement between North Korea and the United States? a. The Leader b. The Interview c. The Pretender

7 Question 6 Which footballer has just announced he will leave Liverpool this summer and play for an American club instead?

8 Question 7 Where was the ferry Norman Atlantic traveling when it caught fire and required assistance to rescue the 466 people onboard? a. from Greece to Italy b. from Egypt to Greece c. from Italy to Spain

9 Question 8 What discovery was made in Buckinghamshire as shown in this photo from last week?

10 Question 9 In which UK city did a tragic accident involving a bin lorry take place in the lead up to Christmas? a. Belfast b. Cardiff c. Glasgow

11 Question 10 Why has a lawsuit been actioned against Apple over the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? a. a lack of battery power b. a lack of data privacy c a lack of storage space

12 Question 11 What is the main language spoken in Vancouver?

13 Question 12 In which European city were these New Year celebrations held?

14 Question 13 Sadly, Joe Cocker passed away in the holidays. What was he well-known for? a. singing b. film-making c. painting

15 Question 14 What was onboard an cargo ship that was picked up by the Italian Coast Guard after the crew had abandoned it? a. 400 luxury cars b. weapons and ammunition heading for Syria c. 970 migrants

16 Question 15 True or False, all of the UK ' s Top 10 albums for 2014 were from British artists?

17 Question 16 Which country has this flag?

18 Question 17 Why has U2 singer Bono been unable to practice or perform with the band in recent weeks? a. he has been visiting war affected countries as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador b. he is recovering from injuries after falling of his bike c. he is involved in a charity trek to the North Pole

19 Question 18 Which is the longest river in the world?

20 Question 19 Which of the following is not one of the Department of Education ' s new rules for school dinners? a. three or more portions of vegetables or salad as an accompaniment every day b. at least three different fruits and three different vegetables each week c. limiting fruit juice portions to quarter pints (150ml)

21 Question 20 Name the UK sportsman in this recent photo?

22 Answers

23 Answer 1 An international search effort has found the remains of flight QZ8501 after it crashed in bad weather. Which airline owned this plane? c. Air Asia - The Airbus A320 vanished en route from Surabaya in Indonesia. Searchers have found some of the plane debris, but the black boxes, flight data and cockpit voice recorders, have yet to be located.

24 Answer 2 Which delivery firm has been in the news for its major financial difficulties and job losses? a. City Link - The administrators of the collapsed delivery firm City Link have announced 2,356 job losses after a bid to buy the company failed.

25 Answer 3 Thousands of people in countries around the Indian Ocean recently commemorated the anniversary of the Boxing Day Tsunami. In what year did the tsunami occur? a More than 200,000 people around the Indian Ocean coast when an underwater earthquake set off massive waves on 26 December 2004

26 Answer 4 What type of animal is shown in this photo taken by Italian police? a dog - a travelling circus near the Italian town of Brescia was using paint and dye to make the Chow Chow dogs look like the rare Chinese bear

27 Answer 5 What is the name of the Hollywood film that has caused a diplomatic disagreement between North Korea and the United States? b. The Interview - North Korea has condemned US President Barack Obama over the release of the comedy film about a fictional plot to kill its leader Kim Jong-un.

28 Answer 6 Which footballer has just announced he will leave Liverpool this summer and play for an American club instead? Steven Gerrard - The Liverpool captain said his decision to leave is the toughest of his life. The 34- year-old joined the Reds aged nine and has played 695 games in all, scoring 180 goals.

29 Answer 7 Where was the ferry Norman Atlantic traveling when it caught fire and required assistance to rescue the 466 people onboard? a. from Greece to Italy - The fire is said to have broken out in the ferry's parking bay, which can hold about 200 vehicles. Greek television network Mega says there were tankers holding olive oil in the bay. A major rescue effort saw 455 survive.

30 Answer 8 What discovery was made in Buckinghamshire as shown in this photo from last week? Ancient coins - Paul Coleman, from Southampton, was taking part in a dig in the Padbury area on 21 December when he found 5,251 coins from the 11th century. To read more click hereclick here

31 Answer 9 In which UK city did a tragic accident involving a bin lorry take place in the lead up to Christmas? c. Glasgow - The tragedy occurred after the driver suffered a medical event and lost control of the lorry. It crashed through George Square, the centre of Glasgow ' s Hogmanay celebrations, and the city ' s main public space – the equivalent of Trafalgar Square in London.

32 Answer 10 Why has a lawsuit been actioned against Apple over the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? c a lack of storage space - The legal complaint revolves around how much memory Apple reserves for its own operating system on iPods, iPhones and iPads. It takes up so much space that far less than the 16GB advertised is left for people to store their own data.

33 Answer 11 What is the main language spoken in Vancouver? English - Vancouver is the largest city in the Canadian province of British Colombia. Most native French speakers in Canada live in the province of Quebec.

34 Answer 12 In which European city were these New Year celebrations held? Moscow - (St Basil ' s Cathedral)

35 Answer 13 Sadly, Joe Cocker passed away in the holidays. What was he well-known for? a. singing - known for his gritty voice, the former gas fitter - began his singing career in the pubs and clubs of Sheffield in the 1960s before hitting the big time with songs like You Are So Beautiful, With a Little Help from My Friends and Up Where We Belong.

36 Answer 14 What was onboard an cargo ship that was picked up by the Italian Coast Guard after the crew had abandoned it? c. 970 migrants - The Blue Sky M had been abandoned and left on autopilot by its crew, believed to be people traffickers. The migrants, believed to be mainly Syrians and Kurds, have been taken to local schools and a gymnasium at the Italian Port of Gallipoli.

37 Answer 15 True or False, all of the UK ' s Top 10 albums for 2014 were from British artists? True - British acts have filled the annual top 10 best- selling artist albums for the first time. Singers including Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and George Ezra pushed US artists from the annual list.

38 Answer 16 Which country has this flag? Mexico

39 Answer 17 Why has U2 singer Bono been unable to practice or perform with the band in recent weeks? b. he is recovering from injuries after falling of his bike - the U2 frontman says he fears that he may never play guitar again following a bike accident last November. He broke his arm in six places and fractured his eye socket, hand and shoulder blade in what he called a "freak accident" while cycling through New York ' s Central Park

40 Answer 18 Which is the longest river in the world? The Nile - the river stretches 6,853 km (4,258 mi) from the Ethiopian Highlands in the south to the Egyptian port city of Alexandra in the north.

41 Answer 19 Which of the following is not one of the Department of Education ' s new rules for school dinners? a. three or more portions of vegetables or salad as an accompaniment every day - only one portion of vegetables or salad will be required. Other new rules include: Restricting the amount of added sugars or honey in other drinks to 5%. No more than two portions a week of pastry or food that has been deep-fried, batter-coated or breadcrumb-coated. A portion of milk (lower fat and lactose reduced) to be made available once a day.

42 Answer 20 Name the UK sportsman in this recent photo? Jenson Button - the former Formula 1 world champion has just married his long-term partner Jessica Michibata.


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