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Topical quiz week 13

Round One

 

Date   1 October

1 It has been alleged that which TV presenter and comedian tried to push his then girlfriend out of a car during a drunken night out?

 

Justin Lee Collins
2 Pregnant women are to be offered injections for what after the biggest outbreak of the illness for two decades?

 

Whooping cough
3 Name the actor who played Charles Druyfus in the ‘Pink Panther’ movies who has died.

 

Herbert Lom
4 Name the Spurs midfielder, an England international, who has joined Nottingham Forest on loan.

 

Jermaine Jenas
5 Medinah the host club for the 2012 Ryder Cup, is situated in a suburb of which major US city?

 

Chicago
6 On David Letterman’s ‘Late Show’, David Cameron was unable to answer correctly who wrote which song?

 

‘Rule Britannia’
7 Jeremy Forrest who eloped with 15 year old schoolgirl Megan Stammers, teaches which subject?

 

Maths
8 Who has demanded an apology from South Yorkshire Police for, he says, misleading him over the Hillsborough tragedy?

 

Kelvin MacKenzie
9 Which 84 year old crooner has died at his home in Branson, Missouri?

 

Andy Williams
10 Name the BBC security correspondent who broke the Queen’s confidence after revealing that she had asked a Home Secretary why Islamist preacher Abu Hamza could not be arrested.

 

Frank Gardner
11 Which actor won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor for his role in the drama series ‘Homeland’?

 

Damian Lewis
12 According to a survey of 3,000 British consumers, Apple is now the coolest brand in the UK. Which brand did it knock off the top spot?

 

Aston Martin
13 The Queen has bought a set of prints of herself by which artist?

 

Andy Warhol
14 The makers of the popular game Angry Birds have launched a new game. What is it called?

 

Bad Piggies
15 Who asked the question ‘why don’t aeroplane windows open?’?

 

Mitt Romney
16 Which racing team will Lewis Hamilton be driving for next season?

 

Mercedes

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