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Someone old, someone new, someone on loan, someone blue: take Thursday’s quiz | Life and Style


Thursday at lunchtime? Check. Fifteen questions? Check. General knowledge and current news trivia with a few jokes and weird facts along the way? Check. It must be Thursday’s quiz! It’s just for fun and there are no prizes, but bonus points are offered if you can make the test master laugh in the comments below. Let us know how it goes.

Thursday’s test, no 9

1.UK NEWS: Credit Suisse’s annual global wealth report this week said that due to the financial crisis caused by the Covid pandemic in 2020, the UK had encountered the number of new ‘global millionaires’, who defined as people with assets of more than US $ 1 million?

two.GLOBAL NEWS: 3,000 breeding pairs of little penguins have been wiped out on Maria Island in Australia by the introduction of which animal by conservationists.

3.INTERGALACTIC NEWS: What animals are currently on the International Space Station as part of an experiment to see the impact of the duration of space flights on their immune systems?

Four.SOMEONE OLD, SOMEONE NEW: Who is the youngest? Gary Numan, Gary Oldman, Randy Newman, or Paul Newman?

5.SOMEBODY BORROWED: On Saturday, Gareth Bale will lead Wales against Denmark at Euro 2020. He has spent this season playing for Tottenham Hotspur, but only on loan. What club?

6.SOMEONE BLUE: In Arrested Development, the character played by David Cross spends some time painted blue in an attempt to join the animators of the Blue Man Group. What is the name of your character?

7.EYE KNOW WHO YOU ARE: Which member of the Star Trek crew is this?

8.MUSIC: Which female pop star was recently the subject of a documentary that addressed her attempts to regain control of her career and her father’s finances? Karen Carpenter, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears or Kate Bush?

9.THE NATURAL WORLD: Previously thought to be extinct in the UK, what was discovered living on the rooftop of London’s Nomura investment bank?

10.RADIO COMEDY: In what year was the first episode of Hancock’s Half Hour aired on BBC radio?

eleven.ON THIS DAY: On June 24, 2010 at Wimbledon, John Isner finally defeated Nicolas Mahut in the longest match in professional tennis history. But what was the final score in the final set?

12.CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FOR ADULTS TO READ: What is the name of the main character in Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid?

13.CHILDREN’S LITERATURE THAT ADULTS SHOULD READ AGAIN BEFORE HAVING STRONG OPINIONS: Culture warriors were excited last week when they discovered that a plaque dedicated to an author had a note about racism in their work. Plot Twist: Suddenly the answer options are now anagrams …

14.SYNTH-POP !: In the 1980s, Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark had not one, but two: TWO! – hits on the same historical figure. Who was she?

fifteen.AND FINALLY: Did UNESCO recommend which boardwalk was removed from the list of world heritage sites after the city ignored its advice on skyscraper development?

  • If you think there has been an egregious mistake in one of the questions or answers, feel free to email [email protected], but remember, the quizmaster’s word is always final and like Dr. David Bruce Banner from that television from the seventies. show with sad music, he would not like it when he was angry.


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