30th October 2015 - knowledge.fail

30th October 2015

News & Current Affairs

  1. Headlines this week have highlighted the planned reversal of which Chinese policy, started in 1979?
  2. What did the IARC add to their list of causes of cancer this week?
  3. Boots Opticians have been banned from showing an advert for glasses designed to protect your eyes from what kind of light?
  4. The Office for National Statistics expects the UK population to reach which milestone in 2027?
  5. Which two teams will play in the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday?
  6. On 30th October 2005, Quebec voted to remain a part of which country?

Golf or Swimming - which sport do the following people play?

  1. Paul Casey
  2. Andy Sullivan
  3. Adam Peaty

Country of the week: France

  1. What colours appear on the French flag?
  2. What is the name of the French national holiday celebrated on 14th July?
  3. Which is the second most populous city in France?

Lucky Dip

  1. Which is further north: Cardiff or Cork?
  2. What type of animal is called a 'mouton' in French?
  3. What is stringozzi a type of?
  4. Who played King George VI in The King's Speech?
  5. Assuming the same rule for leap years applies as now, will 2234 be a leap year?

This week's letter: R

  1. Which US state begins with R?
  2. Beginning with R, which artist had a 2014 UK number one with "Me and My Broken Heart"?
  3. Name the three animals in the Chinese zodiac beginning with R.

Name the link between the following:

  1. Drumlin, Butte, Tor and Pingo are types of what landform?
  2. Which 1941 Orson Welles film is the third-best film according to Rotten Tomatoes?
  3. Structures providing steps over a fence or wall are known as what?
  4. The 1998 film in which Jim Carey's life is watched by the world is The ________ Show?


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