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Current Affairs 148 questions.
Pub quiz question 4325 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which London building was closed last week ostensibly for health and safety reasons due to the protesters outside?
  2. Answer: A: St Paul's Cathedral
  3. Categories: Current Affairs (4)
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Pub quiz question 5928 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which comedian from QI, and star of Jonathan Creek, was vilified by football fans after he complained about Liverpool's insistence that they never play on the anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster?
  2. Answer: A: Alan Davies
  3. Categories: Football (4) Sports (5) Entertainment (6) Television (6) Comedy (6) Current Affairs (4)
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Pub quiz question 6178 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: After 75 years of analogue TV transmission, BBC Director Greg Dyke turned off which transmitter in London?
  2. Answer: A: Crystal Palace
  3. Notes: *: 2012
  4. Categories: Current Affairs (6) Entertainment (8) Television (8) 2010s (8)
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Pub quiz question 6487 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Selling at $120 million, which painting became the most expensive ever sold at auction in 2012?
  2. Answer: A: The Scream
  3. Notes: *: Edvard Munch
  4. Categories: Art (5) Current Affairs (5) 2010s (5)
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Pub quiz question 3608 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which beauty product firm got a slap on the wrists from the Advertising Standards Authority for digitally altering two adverts starring Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington?
  2. Answer: A: L'Oréal
  3. Categories: Current Affairs (4)
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Pub quiz question 3072 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What was the name of the Norwegian island on which Anders Behring Breivik shot and killed at least 86 people (on Friday 22 July 2011?)
  2. Answer: A: Utøya (p: oo-terrya) (in Buskerud)
  3. Categories: Current Affairs (8) Geography (9)
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Pub quiz question 6176 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Stacie Halas, a science teacher in Southern California, was finally sacked by her school district, for what reason?
  2. Answer: A: Starring in porn movies before she was a teacher
  3. Notes: *: 2012
  4. Categories: Current Affairs (7) Entertainment (6) Politics (7) 2010s (7)
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Pub quiz question 6179 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Patients in which UK city were put at risk when surgeons had to complete operations by torchlight when workers cut the power ahead of scheduled maintenance?
  2. Answer: A: Edinburgh (Royal Infirmary)
  3. Categories: Current Affairs (7)
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Pub quiz question 3701 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Aug '11, The death of Mark Duggan was said to be the cause of riots in which area of London?
  2. Answer: A: Tottenham
  3. Categories: Current Affairs (4)
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Pub quiz question 3696 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Aug '11, Which ex-president of Egypt went on trial, along with his two sons, for corruption and the premediated killing of peaceful protestors?
  2. Answer: A: Muhammad (Hosni Sayyid) Mubarak
  3. Categories: Politics (8) Current Affairs (5)
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