9th October 2015

News & Current Affairs

  1. What have there been no new cases of this week, for the first time since March 2014?
  2. Which rail operator has achieved the highest complaint rate for the 11th quarter in a row?
  3. Which UK broadcaster will be the first to show an e-sports tournament when it shows highlights from the League of Legends World Championship next week?
  4. Ofcom have suggested it might be a bad idea for which mobile provider to merge with O2?
  5. Which was the last football club Jurgen Klopp managed prior to signing the deal with Liverpool this week?
  6. Hoover Dam began transmitting electricity on 9th Oct, in which decade?

Which type of sweets is an anagram of the following?

  1. Mr Silly Tuxedo
  2. Proper Sad
  3. He Trembles On

Country of the week: Belgium

  1. Which colours appear on the Belgian flag?
  2. With Europe's third largest port, which is the largest city in Belgium?
  3. Which are the three official languages of Belgium?

Lucky Dip

  1. Which is the world's largest ocean by area?
  2. With which sport would you associate Audley Harrison?
  3. Which song contains the lyrics,
    "I can't tell you what it really is, I can only tell you what it feels like
    And right now there's a steel knife in my windpipe"?
  4. What is the 2-dimensional equivalent of a tesseract?
  5. In German, if you asked for, "Die Rechnung, bitte", what would you want?

This week's letter: X

  1. Which is the only chemical element beginning with an X?
  2. Which orchestral instrument begins with an X?
  3. Which Coldplay album begins with an X?

Name the link between the following:

  1. What name is given to the ratio between a circle's circumference and its diameter?
  2. Which English brewery measure is equal to half a firkin?
  3. Which liquid measure is equivalent to one eighth of a gallon?
  4. What is the nickname for Columbus' ship, which sailed alongside the Santa Maria, and for which the official name is now unknown?

Answers

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