Sunday, 31 July 2011


Bar Wars current affairs round from 31st July 2011

  1. Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider may have caught their first glimpse of the Higgs Boson, otherwise known as the what?
  2. Which department store in London's Oxford Street has just opened a Christmas shop in its basement?
  3. Which power company reported profits of £1.3 billion this week?
  4. Who recorded his second victory in this season's Formula One championship in Germany last Sunday?
  5. Who was the first to take a dip in the 2012 aquatic centre to mark its opening this week?
  6. A 200ft roof top walkway over which London building has been given the go-ahead this week?
  7. The 2012 medals were revealed this week featuring Greek goddess Nike - what does she represent?
  8. What accessory did Ford announce it is to phase out of its cars from this week?
  9. Which company revealed this week that it had more cash in its bank account that that of the US Government?
  10. Who took his 8th pole of the season at the Hungarian Grand Prix today?
  11. BB Watch: Who is rumoured to be the first Royal to enter the house when BB starts next month?
  12. This week in 1990 Iraq invaded which Gulf state?od particle
  1. Selfridges
  2. British Gas
  3. Lewis Hamilton
  4. Tom Daley
  5. The O2 (Millennium Dome)
  6. Victory/Winning
  7. CD players
  8. Apple
  9. Sebastian Vettel
  10. Sarah Ferguesson
  11. Kuwait

Tuesday, 19 July 2011


The current affairs round from 17th July 2011

  1. From next year, where will 500 companies have to pay £15 a tonne for their carbon emissions?
  2. Sir Clive Woodward, the British Olympic Association's director of sport, has drawn up a list of 'bare minimum standards' for British athletes at next year's Olympic Games in London. How many standards are on the list?
  3. Which TV chef is to part company with a supermarket chain after an advertising tie-up that lasted 11 years?
  4. Which city has just opened its first sex museum?
  5. Named Church Cottage whose childhood home has just gone on sale in Chepstow for £400,000
  6. Which amateur golfer was top of the leaderboard after the first day of the 2011 Open at Royal St George's?
  7. Harry Potter has smashed the record for one day box office takings in North America making £57m on Friday. Which film previously held the record?
  8. Which popstar was forced to close her fashion store this week after the business failed?
  9. In a new study on sex texting which gender was found to indulge in the past time more often?
  10. Who did Lewis Hamilton get engaged to today?
  11. Rebekah Brooks was arrested today but in which position did she start here career at the NOTW in 1989?
  12. This week in 1974 Turkey invaded which island?

  1. Australia
  2. 15
  3. Jamie Oliver
  4. Moscow
  5. JK Rowling
  6. Tom Lewis
  7. Twilight: New Moon
  8. Lily Allen
  9. Women
  10. Nicole Scherzinger
  11. Secretary
  12. Cyprus

Tuesday, 5 July 2011


Missed the quiz? Here's the current affairs round from 3rd July 2011

  1. Christine Lagarde is the new head of the International Monetary Fund. In which country did she hold the post of finance minister?
  2. How many wild card or unseeded players have won the women's singles title at Wimbledon?
  3. What famous UK tourist attraction has just been put up for sale?
  4. Which high street bank has announced it is to cut 15,000 jobs?
  5. What was the first stop on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's tour of Canada, their first official overseas trip together?
  6. Which age group did figures reveal this week is driving most of Facebook's growth in the UK?
  7. In which German city did last night’s Haye fight take place?
  8. Who is set to play God in a new BBC drama about Monty Python?
  9. Which London hotel was evacuated on Friday night?
  10. Leeds City Museums best attended exhibition closes this week. It is an exhibition of which pop groups clothing and memorabilia?
  11. Who claimed the Wimbledon men’s title today?
  12. This week in 1995 who won a challenge from John Redwood to be tory party leader?

  1. France
  2. 0
  3. Brighton Pier
  4. Lloyds TSB (Lloyds Banking Group)
  5. Ottawa
  6. 50+
  7. Hamburg
  8. Stephen Fry
  9. London Hilton
  10. Spice Girls
  11. Novak Djokovic
  12. John Major