August 2022 - Quiz of the Year

August 2022 - Quiz of the Year

Jan 02, 2023

August 2022 – Quiz of the Year

QUESTIONS

1. Who was the US Speaker of the House who arrived in Taiwan despite Chinese threats of military action in response to her visit?

2. Britain’s current largest aircraft carrier was plagued with ‘mechanical issues’ on its maiden voyage from Portsmouth which forced it to stop en-route to the USA. What was its name?

3. Prime Minister Sanna Marin was forced into taking a drugs test after a video of her boisterous partying was released. Which country was she leader of at the time?

4. Whose residence was searched by the FBI at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida under a federal search warrant in August 2022?

5. Which writer was stabbed and seriously injured at a public event in Chautauqua, New York on August 12 2022?

6. Which club beat Bournemouth 9-0 to equal the largest winning margin in EPL history on August 27 2022?

7. Which much loved Australian pop singer and actress died aged 73 on 8th August 2022?

8. Which former and last Soviet President who was in power for the fall of the Iron Curtain died on 31 August 2022?

9. Which ‘Predator’ franchise film and prequel to the original was released in August 2022 to become a surprise hit?

10. ‘Green Green Grass’ was a hit song for which UK pop singer in August 2022?

 

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ANSWERS

1. Who was the US Speaker of the House who arrived in Taiwan despite Chinese threats of military action in response to her visit?
NANCY PELOSI

2. Britain’s current largest aircraft carrier  was plagued with ‘mechanical issues’ on its maiden voyage from Portsmouth which forced it to stop en-route to the USA. What was its name?
HMS PRINCE OF WALES

3. Prime Minister Sanna Marin was forced into taking a drugs test after a video of her boisterous partying was released. Which country was she leader of at the time?
FINLAND

4. Whose residence was searched by the FBI at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida under a federal search warrant in August 2022?
DONALD TRUMP

5. Which writer was stabbed and seriously injured at a public event in Chautauqua, New York on August 12 2022?
SALMAN RUSHDIE

6. Which club beat Bournemouth 9-0 to equal the largest winning margin in EPL history on August 27 2022?
LIVERPOOL

7. Which much loved Australian pop singer and actress died aged 73 on 8th August 2022?
OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN

8. Which former and last Soviet President who was in power for the fall of the Iron Curtain died on 31 August 2022?
MIKHAIL GORBACHEV

9. Which ‘Predator’ franchise film and prequel to the original was released in August 2022 to become a surprise hit?
PREY

10. ‘Green Green Grass’ was a hit song for which UK pop singer in August 2022?
GEORGE EZRA

 

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