18th September 2015 - knowledge.fail

18th September 2015

News & Current Affairs

  1. Which of the Labour Party leadership hopefuls was appointed Home Secretary this week?
  2. Facebook have claimed they are almost ready to begin user testing on which addition to their site?
  3. Parts of the New Forest, the Peak District, Snowdonia and Dorset are to have what removed to improve the visual appearance of the area?
  4. A prank caller claimed to be which world leader when he phoned Elton John this week?
  5. Which Manchester United player suffered a double leg fracture in Tuesday's match against PSV Eindhoven?
  6. The New York Times was first published on 18th September in which year?
    1819, 1851, or 1897

Lucky Dip

  1. Which UK city sits on the river Wensum?
  2. In which decade was the Rubiks Cube invented?
  3. Which German word for thunder is also the name of one of Santa's reindeer in "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (the standard list)?
  4. Who wrote the ballet, The Nutcracker?

This week's random country: Japan

  1. Which colours are on the Japanese flag?
  2. Which is the largest Japanese island by area?
  3. What is the currency of Japan?

List the countries...

  1. Name the four countries that have won the Rugby World Cup since it started in 1987.

Letter of the week: J

  1. Which event in the decathlon begins with a J?
  2. Which Gladiator had a name beginning with J?
  3. Beginning with J, which UK artist had a 2009 hit with "Beat Again"?

Name the link between the following:

  1. What is the first name of the actor currently playing The Doctor in Doctor Who?
  2. Which is the UK's biggest-selling battery brand?
  3. What is the theme song for BBC's Top Gear?
  4. Which dogs are cross-breeds of pugs and Boston terriers?

Answers

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