Pub quiz questions

  1. Which singer, and wife to Jay-Z, announced her pregnancy?
    Beyoncé

  2. Who's knickers fetched £9,375 at auction (Nov 2011)?
    Queen Victoria's.

  3. Aug '11, Which weatherman said he should be to blame, not Michael Fish for dismissing the Great Storm of 1987?
    Bill Giles

  4. Who is the Republican presumptive nominee for the 2012 presidential elections?
    Mitt Romney

  5. Which company's TV advert starring David Tennant was pulled (2012) due to a complaint from the BBC about references to Dr Who?
    Virgin Media's

  6. Of the 66 seats available in Gateshead at the 2012 election, how many did Labour end up with?
    55

  7. In the latest/Jul '11 assassination in Southern Afghanistan, the Mayor was killed by a suicide bomber with the bomb hidden where?
    In his turban

  8. Which country's credit rating got downgraded on Friday (5th Aug 2011)
    USA

  9. (October '11) A new law passed in Louisiana has made it illegal for consumers to pay for second-hand goods with what?
    Cash (as opposed to cheques/SO's etc.)
    An attempt to stop the selling of stolen goods

  10. Aug '11. Which comedian crashed, for the second time, their McLaren F1 - hitting a tree and a road sign before catching fire, even though they said they were driving at an "embarrassingly low-speed and therefore not related to my handling of the car."
    Rowan Atkinson