13th November 2015 - knowledge.fail

13th November 2015

News & Current Affairs

  1. When the Football League is rebranded at the end of the current season, what name will it be given?
  2. What type of animal could be used as a guard in Indonesia's island prisons?
  3. What name has been given to the storm which has closed nearly 60 schools in Scotland?
  4. Which major console will get an update this week allowing backward compatibility with the previous generation?
  5. What was the problem that caused Fred and Doris Thomson to call Greater Manchester police this week?
  6. What big birthday (multiple of 10) is Whoopi Goldberg celebrating today?

Name the month in which the following events occur:

  1. All Hallows' Day
  2. Vernal (Spring) Equinox
  3. Groundhog Day

Country of the week: Argentina

  1. Which are the two main colours on the Argentinian flag?
  2. What is the capital of Argentina?
  3. Which Argentinian tennis player beat Roger Federer to win the 2009 US Open?

Lucky Dip

  1. Which 1966 game, played on coloured circles, was accused by competitors of being "sex in a box"?
  2. Which of Disney's seven dwarfs came last alphabetically?
  3. Which song contains the lyrics, "Don't know what you're waiting for Your time is coming don't be late, hey hey"? (song & artist)
  4. In 2014 (for the seventh year), what was the most popular name for baby boys born in Scotland?
  5. In 2010, which building smashed the record for the tallest building in London?

This week's letter: W

  1. Which element is represented by the chemical symbol W?
  2. Which European capital begins with W?
  3. Name the London Underground line beginning with W.

Name the link between the following:

  1. What type of birds are the national birds of Afghanistan, Germany, Philippines, United States and Zambia?
  2. In the Catholic church, what title is given to someone once they have been canonized?
  3. What is the common name for the malleus, the small bone that passes vibrations from the eardrum to the anvil?
  4. Cygnets are the young of which animal?


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