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The 2012 Quiz

The year is only 3 months old. But can you remember some of the news stories of that period? 8 Questions.

 
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1

Team GB's 2012 Olympic kit has been released. Who designed it?

  • Jeff Banks
  • Stella McCartney
  • Paul Smith
  • Vivienne Westwood

2

Petrol tanker drivers have balloted in favour of a strike. To which union do they belong?

  • ASLEF
  • GMB
  • RMT
  • Unite

3

Can you match christian name and surname for the 2012 Republican Party presidential candidates?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Mitt
  • Rick
  • Newt
  • Ron

Right

  • Paul
  • Gingrich
  • Santorum
  • Romney

4

Encyclopaedia Britannica discontinued its print edition after how many years?

  • 222
  • 233
  • 244
  • 255

5

In February, a major prison fire in Central America killed 360. In which country?

  • Honduras
  • Guatemala
  • Panama
  • Costa Rica

6

Who formally adopted an embargo against Iran in protest at the continued effort to enrich uranium?

  • Japan
  • United Kingdom
  • European Union
  • United Arab Emirates

7

Which Arab president ceded power in February 2012?

  • Yemen's Ali Abdullah Saleh
  • Syria's Bashar al-Assad
  • Egypt's Hosni Mubarak
  • Tunisia's Munsif Al Marzouqi

8

One of the members of the Monkees died on February 29th. Which one?

  • Micky Dolenz
  • Michael Nesmith
  • Peter Tork
  • Davy Jones

 

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