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20/04/15 Weekly Quiz Wk 28. Question 1 Prince Harry is currently serving in Australia with the army. What name is he given when on duty? a. Captain Harry.

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1 20/04/15 Weekly Quiz Wk 28

2 Question 1 Prince Harry is currently serving in Australia with the army. What name is he given when on duty? a. Captain Harry b. Captain Windsor c. Captain Wales

3 Question 2 Off which country ' s coast did a migrant boat tragically capsize on the weekend? a. Libya b. Spain c. Morocco

4 Question 3 Which two teams will compete in the 2015 FA Cup final?

5 Question 4 In which European capital were these ' runaways ' on the loose? a. Brussels b. Berlin c. Madrid

6 Question 5 In which bank will discounted shares be sold to the public according to a proposal by the Conservatives? a. Lloyds b. Royal Bank of Scotland c. Barclays

7 Question 6 Which two countries will be remembering the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli during their ANZAC Day commemorations?

8 Question 7 What cricket record did James Anderson break last weekend? a. most career runs by an England batsman b. most career wickets by an England bowler c. most career catches by an England player

9 Question 8 Which country has this flag?

10 Question 9 What is the first name of the One Direction member that recently left the band?

11 Question 10 Which political party does Nick Clegg lead? a. Labour b. United Kingdom Independence Party c. Liberal Democrats

12 Question 11 Which presenter has suffered terrible online abuse after reports they could replace Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear? a. Sue Perkins b. Graham Norton c. Dermot O'Leary

13 Question 12 At which well-known location would you find these sculptures?

14 Question 13 True or False, the 219 Nigerian schools girls kidnapped in April 2014 have finally been rescued?

15 Question 14 What unusual discovery did Alaskan Airlines workers find in the cargo hold of a plane last week? a. a grizzly bear b. an 8-metre long python c. a shivering baggage handler

16 Question 15 What is the UK mathematician Alan Turing credited with developing? a. the internet b. computer programming c. morse code

17 Question 16 Which university do these men attend?

18 Question 17 Which country disputes Britain ' s ownership of the Falkland Islands and is taking legal action against oil drilling companies there? a. Argentina b. Norway c. Ireland

19 Question 18 True or false, the Great Wall of China can be seen from space?

20 Question 19 Prime Minster David Cameron has admitted that the hardest question he has had to answer during the election campaign came from a 10-year-old last week. What did the girl ask? a. “ What is your favourite meal? ” b. "If you could pick one politician apart from yourself to win who would it be?" c. “ What job would you like if you weren ' t a politician? ”

21 Question 20 Name this movie series that had its latest episode filmed in London recently.

22 Answers

23 Answer 1 Prince Harry is currently serving in Australia with the army. What name is he given when on duty? c. Captain Wales - he has been flying an armed reconnaissance helicopter as part of his four-week secondment with Australia's military.

24 Answer 2 Off which country ' s coast did a migrant boat tragically capsize on the weekend? a. Libya - Italian Coastguard is coordinating efforts to rescue some of the estimated 700 migrants onboard after the boat capsized around midnight on Saturday. It is thought to be the worst migrant ship disaster in history.

25 Answer 3 Which two teams will compete in the 2015 FA Cup final? Arsenal and Aston Villa - the two teams will compete against each other for the first time in an FA Cup final

26 Answer 4 In which European capital were these ' runaways ' on the loose? a. Brussels b. Berlin c. Madrid a. Brussels - The group trotted through the streets after escaping from a local ranch, but were soon captured following an unlikely police chase.

27 Answer 5 In which bank will discounted shares be sold to the public according to a proposal by the Conservatives? a. Lloyds - PM David Cameron announced Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares will be offered to small investors at below-market prices if the Conservatives win the election, saying it would "help us recover billions more to pay down the national debt".

28 Answer 6 Which two countries will be remembering the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli during their ANZAC Day commemorations? Australia and New Zealand - ANZAC takes place on 25th April each year, with services around the two countries and at locations around the world including London and Gallipoli itself

29 Answer 7 What cricket record did James Anderson break last weekend? b. most career wickets by an England bowler - Anderson surpassed the previous record of 383 wickets (held by Sir Ian Botham) when playing against the West Indes in the first test.

30 Answer 8 Which country has this flag? Egypt

31 Answer 9 What is the first name of the One Direction member that recently left the band? Zayn - Zayn Malik left One Direction saying he would like to live a normal life like a normal teenager. The band will continue with the four other members.

32 Answer 10 Which political party does Nick Clegg lead? c. Liberal Democrats

33 Answer 11 Which presenter has suffered terrible online abuse after reports they could replace Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear? a. Sue Perkins

34 Answer 12 At which well-known location would you find these sculptures? Trafalgar Square - There are calls for for people to be banned from climbing on the lion statues after a women was injured from a fall at the weekend.

35 Answer 13 True or False, the 219 Nigerian schools girls kidnapped in April 2014 have finally been rescued? False - Ceremonies have been staged around the world to mark one year since the girls were abducted by militant Islamist group Boko Haram. The abduction sparked global outrage, with nations such as the US and China promising to help find them.

36 Answer 14 What unusual discovery did Alaskan Airlines workers find in the cargo hold of a plane last week? c. a shivering baggage handler - The pilot of flight 448, bound for Los Angeles, was alerted by the sound of banging from beneath the aircraft. Once back on the ground, the baggage handler emerged from the pressurised hold, saying he had fallen asleep.

37 Answer 15 What is the UK mathematician Alan Turing credited with developing? b. computer programming - he played a vital role in deciphering the messages encrypted by the German Enigma machine in WWII. After the war, he went on to develop the Turing Machine that could logically process information and was a forerunner to the modern digital computer.

38 Answer 16 Which university do these men attend? Oxford - The Boat Race between rowing crews from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge has been held annually since The overall record stands at 81–79 in Cambridge's favour.

39 Answer 17 Which country disputes Britain ' s ownership of the Falkland Islands and is taking legal action against oil drilling companies there? a. Argentina - Argentina call them the Malvinas Islands and still contests ownership despite losing a war over them in 1982

40 Answer 18 True or false, the Great Wall of China can be seen from space? False - It is often quoted that the wall '...is the only man-made structure that can be seen from space '. However, although the wall is very long (over 6000kms), it is only as wide as a road. It is not possible to see something this narrow from space (+100kms above the earth ' s surface).

41 Answer 19 David Cameron has admitted that the hardest question he has had to answer during the election campaign came from a 10-year-old last week. What did the girl ask? b. "If you could pick one politician apart from yourself to win who would it be?" - The Prime Minister was stumped and failed to come up with a direct answer. "If I thought someone else should win the election I would not be standing myself, so I can't really answer the question. ”. Despite not giving an answer, he told Reema from Sacred Heart RC primary school in Westhoughton, "Top question - it is the best one I have been asked all election campaign."

42 Answer 20 Name this movie series that had its latest episode filmed in London recently. Star Wars


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