6th November 2015 - knowledge.fail

6th November 2015

News & Current Affairs

  1. Which comedian has had his tour bus recovered after it was stolen from outside a gig in Liverpool?
  2. Whose clothes have the V&A museum denied rejecting this week?
  3. Which UK newspaper is to be free to read online from 30th November, having previously charged users?
  4. A man was sentenced in Newcastle yesterday for threatening to do what to a UKIP candidate?
  5. What type of animal was the prototype for Mickey Mouse, featured in a 1928 Walt Disney film rediscovered by archivists this week?
  6. Which actress was convicted on 6th November 2001 for stealing $5,500 worth of clothes?

Which came first?

  1. Flubber or Mrs. Doubtfire
  2. Donkey Kong or Super Mario Bros
  3. Eiffel Tower or Statue of Liberty

Country of the week: UAE

  1. Which four colours appear on the flag of the United Arab Emirates?
  2. How many emirates make up the UAE?
  3. What is the currency of the UAE?

Lucky Dip

  1. Which country produces the most fireworks?
  2. Name a mathematical symbol which is in the shape of a lemniscate.
  3. Which song contains the lyrics, "All I know // Time is a valuable thing // Watch it fly by as the pendulum swings"?
  4. Which of these is not from The Only Way is Essex? Jessica Wright, Ricci Guarnaccio or Mario Falcone
  5. What number is opposite the three on standard dice?

This week's letter: F

  1. Which Premier League team begins with F?
  2. Which US state begins with F?
  3. Which F is an event in the modern pentathlon?

Name the link between the following:

  1. What was Harry Styles on when he was late to collect his Brit award?
  2. Tom-Tom, Snare and Bass are all types of what?
  3. Informally, a Dachshund is known as a _________ dog?
  4. What nationality is tennis player Martina Hingis?


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