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

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