Sunday, 22 January 2012


  1. Who, this month, mounted a false campaign to become French President?
  2. Which high street store has annoyed fans by dropping the apostrophe from its name?
  3. Beyonce and Jay-Z had a baby girl this week. What is her name?
  4. What was the name of the cruise ship that capsized in Italy last weekend?
  5. What are the initials of either of the censorship bills that Wikipedia was protesting when it blacked out on Wednesday?
  6. David Beckham has signed a deal to remain with LA Galaxy for how many more years?
  7. It was revealed that the MET Police has spent £35,000 phoning which service over the last 2 years?
  8. Etta James sadly passed away this weekend but which product uses her tune “I Just Want To Make Love To You” on their advertising?
  9. England lost the first test to Pakistan in Dubai by how many wickets?
  10. According to Fortune magazine, which company is the best to work for in the US?
  11. South Tyneside announced it was scrapping road signs hailing the area's links to which popular author.
  12. Which vaccine was declared safe on this day in 2001?

  1. Eric Cantona
  2. Waterstones
  3. Blue Ivy
  4. Costa Concordia
  5. SOPA or PIPA
  6. 2
  7. Speaking clock (110,000 calls)
  8. Diet Coke
  9. Ten Wickets
  10. Google
  11. Catherine Cookson
  12. MMR Vaccine/Jab

Saturday, 14 January 2012

That Was The Year That Was 2011 Part Two

  1. In July what was the name of the final shuttle to complete a space mission?
  2. Who was the editor of the final edition of the News Of The World?
  3. Which pop star was forced to close her failing fashion store in July 2011?
  4. Which puppet hit the press after attacking Paul Daniels with a pizza in August?
  5. During the UK riots in August sales of which sporting product rose by 6541% on Amazon?
  6. Who scored the first goal of the 2011/12 Premier League football season?
  7. Which century old common household product ceased production on 1st September 2011?
  8. Which pop band announced their split in 2011 after producing 31 years of music?
  9. In October who refused to leave the subs bench to play for Man City?
  10. What was the name of Michael Jackson’s doctor who was on trial in 2011?
  11. After dropping out of his degree what did Steve Jobs take classes in at Reed College in Portland?
  12. Boffins spent 2011 measuring the internet. In November they announced that the whole web weighed as much as which fruit?
  13. Which country did the UN pick as the best place to live in 2011?
  14. In December what was revealed by Twitter to be the most used hashtag of 2011?
  15. After 127 years which bridge finally finished being painted in 2011?
  1. Atlantis
  2. Colin Myler
  3. Lily Allen
  4. Sooty
  5. Baseball Bats
  6. Luis Suarez
  7. 60w Light Bulb
  8. REM
  9. Carlos Tevez
  10. Conrad Murray
  11. Calligraphy
  12. Strawberry
  13. Norway
  14. #Egypt
  15. Forth Rail Bridge

Sunday, 1 January 2012

That Was The Year That Was 2011 Part One

Here's part one of our look back at 2011. Part two, soon!
  1. Who stepped down as the governor of California in January?
  2. Also in January what did Spain’s state broadcaster ban from its TV schedule?
  3. What did Paul Daniels sell on ebay for £1000 at the start of 2011?
  4. Which F1 driver was seriously injured in a crash at an Italian rally in February
  5. What was the name of the new Downing Street cat employed early in 2011?
  6. Elizabeth Taylor sadly died in March. She supplied the first words of which famous cartoon character?
  7. In which city was 2011’s Radio 1 Big Weekend?
  8. Which country won the 2011 cricket world cup?
  9. In April William Hill offered odds of 100/0 on the Royal Wedding meal being what?
  10. Doctor Who’s Lis Sladen died in April. With which Doctor did she first appear as Sarah Jane Smith?
  11. In May the Queen officially became the 2nd longest reigning monarch in British History. Who did she overtake?
  12. Which country won Eurovision in May 2011?
  13. Which foodstuff was banned in Denmark in May 2011?
  14. In June which footballer confirmed he’d had a hair transplant?
  15. Also in June two men were arrested and charged with planning to kidnap which singer?

  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  2. Bullfighting
  3. His wig
  4. Robert Kubica
  5. Larry
  6. Maggie Simpson
  7. Carlisle
  8. India
  9. McDonalds or KFC
  10. Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee)
  11. George III
  12. Azerbaijan
  13. Marmite
  14. Wayne Rooney
  15. Joss Stone