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QUESTIONS


  1. Why did the Best Picture award at 2017’s Oscars go down in the ceremonies history?
  2. T’Challa is the birth name of which Marvel superhero and namesake 2018 film?
  3. Peter Kay’s Car Share was one of the decade’s biggest comedy hits, following two supermarket employees whose relationship develops through their participation in the company’s car share scheme. Who starred alongside Kay as Kimberleigh?
  4. Jessica Ennis-Hill was one of the stars of the 2012 London Olympics, winning gold in the Heptathlon. In which event did she break a Heptathlon world record?
  5. Who did England lose to in the 2019 Rugby World Cup final?
  6. Residents of which British town were terrorised by one creepy clown who took Friday 13th to a whole new level in 2013?
  7. In 2012. which DJ/Producer released the track Harlem Shake, which went on to inspire one of the decade’s most popular internet memes?
  8. Scarlett Moffatt found fame appearing in Channel 4’s armchair critic series Gogglebox. In which year did she win I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!?
  9. Gangsta Granny was one of a number of children’s novels written by which actor-comedian turned author over the course of the decade?
  10. How many Prime Ministers were there throughout the 2010’s?
  11. The 2010’s was a memorable decade for Royal weddings with Prince William marrying Kate Middleton and Prince Harry marrying Meghan Markle. Their cousin, Princess Eugenie, also married in 2018 – where did her wedding take place?
  12. Which book was named the UK’s best-seller of the decade?
  13. The animated movie Frozen and its accompanying soundtrack were huge hits in the 2010s. Who provides the voice of Elsa, and the show’s signature song Let It Go?
  14. The 2012 London Olympics was one of the decade’s most memorable events, with a spectacular opening ceremony written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce and directed by who?
  15. Instagram launched in 2010, going on to become one of the biggest social media platforms of the decade. As of December 2019, what holds the record for the most-liked Instagram post?
  16. Andy Murray finally won Wimbledon in the 2010s, picking up the men’s singles title twice. In which year did he first win?
  17. Becoming is the 2018 memoir by which former US First Lady?
  18. The novels of Luke Jennings inspired which hit TV drama of the 2010s?
  19. Madonna 2012’s chart-topping album MDNA meant she’s had No.1s in four consecutive decades. What was memorable about her BRIT awards performance in 2015?
  20. She ended the decade as the Duchess of Sussex, but back in 2011 Meghan Markle was beginning a 7-season run as Rachel Zane in which TV drama?
  21. After losing 7-2 in the 2018 World Darts Championship on New Years Day, which 16-time World Champion retired after playing darts for over 30 years?
  22. R. Lee Ermey died of complications related to pneumonia on April 25 2018. The 74-year-old was famous for his role of ‘Gunnery Sergeant Hartman’ in what 1987 Stanley Kubrick classic?
  23. Water bills were raised by 2% in 2018, what does the average household pay for their water and sewage services?
  24. Agreed by European Parliament in April 2016, the GDPR came into force on 25 May 2018. What does GDPR stand for?
  25. Ed Sheeran kicked-off 2018 with a Number 1 hit, said to be inspired by a visit to James Blunt’s house in Ibiza. What was the title of the song?
  26. Before proposing to Meghan, Prince Harry asked permission from the Queen. According to British Law, the Sovereign must approve all royal weddings. What else did Queen Elizabeth Il give Harry her blessing to wear?
  27. In May 2018, which 80-year-old Academy Award Winning Actor was accused of sexual harassment by 8 women?
  28. Britain’s most notorious prisoner, Charles Bronson, refused to appear in a court hearing via video conference in relation to an assault on an HMP Wakefield Prison Officer on 25 January 2018. Why did he want to appear in person at court instead?
  29. T’Challa of the fictional African Nation ‘Wakanda’ is better Rnown as which Marvel Super Hero who hit our big screens in early 2018?
  30. On 01 March 2018 it emerged that a teenager tried to kill Queen Elizabeth II in 1981. In the failed assassination attempt, which Country was the queen visiting at the time?
  31. In November 2018 New Caledonia held an independence referendum at which a majority voted against independence. Which country were they voting to become independent from?
  32. Who was the leading goalscorer for England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?
  33. In May 2018 President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with which country?
  34. Which country hosted the 2018 Winter Olympic Games?
  35. In 2018, Women were officially allowed to drive in which country (the last in the world to do so)?
  36. The Supreme Court of which Asian country decriminalised homosexuality in September 2018?
  37. Which country became the first major industrialised country to legalise cannabis for recreational use in 2018?
  38. In July 2018 which planet made its closest approach to earth since 2003?
  39. On 04.03.2018, former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned by which substance?
  40. At Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, which of the following was NOT banned from the wedding chapel? a) Mobile Phones b) Swords or c) Commoners?

ANSWERS


  1. Before being awarded to the correct recipient ‘Moonlight’ It was awarded to the wrong film ‘La La Land’
  2. Black Panther
  3. Sian Gibson
  4. 100m Hurdles with a time of 12.54 seconds
  5. South Africa
  6. Northampton
  7. Baauer
  8. 2016
  9. David Walliams
  10. 4 – Gordon Brown (2010), David Cameron (2010-2016), Theresa May (2016-2019) and Boris Johnson (2019)
  11. St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
  12. Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
  13. Idina Menzel
  14. Danny Boyle
  15. A picture of an egg
  16. 2013
  17. Michelle Obama
  18. Killing Eve
  19. She fell of the stage
  20. Suits
  21. Phil Taylor
  22. Full Metal Jacket
  23. £420 (Water £200, Sewage £220)
  24. General Data Protection Regulation
  25. Perfect
  26. To sport a beard whilst wearing uniform
  27. Morgan Freeman
  28. He doesnt like technology but he likes the smell of courtrooms
  29. Black Panther
  30. New Zealand
  31. France
  32. Harry Kane
  33. Iran
  34. South Korea
  35. Saudi Arabia
  36. India
  37. Canada
  38. Mars
  39. Novichok
  40. Commoners – Meghan was officially a commoner until she married Prince Harry