Monday, 20 August 2012

News & Current Affairs #30

1.       Which band performed the finale of the Olympic closing ceremony?
2.      What was revealed to be the most popular name for baby girls in 2011 this week?
3.      Sharon Watts returned to Eastenders this week but who plays her?
4.      Who was crowned Big Brother champion?
5.      Which band were jailed in Russia for Hooliganism?
6.      It was announced that which long-running comic book is to close in December?
7.      Which company is to replace Virgin Trains on the West-Coast Mainline?
8.      Which country granted political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange this week?
9.      Three cities from one country have made it into the top five of The Economist Intelligence Unit's annual "liveability" rankings. Which country?
10.   Who transferred from Arsenal to Manchester United this week for £24 Million?
11.    John Lennon’s murderer is up for parole this week, what is his name?
12.   On this day in 1988 which artist was named to have the most played song in 100 years of the Jukebox?

1.       The Who
2.      Amelia
3.      Letitia Dean
4.      Luke A
5.      Pussy Riot
6.      The Dandy
7.      Firstgroup
8.      Equador
9.        Canada The ranking scores each city from 0-100 on 30 factors spread across five areas: stability, health care, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure
10.  Robin van Persie
11.   Mark (David) Chapman
12. Elvis Presley

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