2021 End of Year Quiz answers

The quiz can be found here, and as promised, please find below the answers to the quiz

Kukla UK End of Year Quiz Answers

THIS YEAR

Q-In January 2021, the brand and website of UK department store Debenhams was acquired for £55 million by which online retailer?

A-Boohoo

Q-Who resigned as leader of the DUP in June after only 21 days in the post?

A-Edwin Poots

Q-The COP26 Climate Summit took place in Glasgow this month – what does the acronym COP stand for?

A-Conference of the Parties

Q-In March, who said this and about whom “I feel really let down because he’s been through something similar, he knows what pain feels like”?

A-Prince Harry about Prince Charles

Q-At which event in 2021 was the poem The Hill We Climb delivered and presented by it’s writer, youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman?

A-The Presidential Inauguration of Joe Biden

Q-In October, rapper Kanye West legally changed his name to what after a Los Angeles court approved his application?

A-Ye

Q-Which two supermarkets went to war over a caterpillar cake?

A-Marks & Spencer and Aldi

Q-A new £50 banknote entered circulation featuring whose face on the reverse side to the Queen?

A-Alan Turing

Q-Glastonbury went virtual this year with fans able to join Live From Worthy Farm for online live performances. Which of these bands or artists did NOT appear?

A-Radiohead

Q-Former Health Secretary Matt Hancock resigns in June having been found to have broken his own rules governing social distancing – with which woman was he filmed not adhering to social distancing and which ultimately led to his resignation?

A-Gina Coladangelo

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Q-What kind of paper, so called because it was originally made from hemp fibres from that part of the world, is named after the capital of an Asian city ?

A-Manila Paper

Q-Which fruit juice would you expect to find in the cocktail a Salty Dog?

A-Grapefruit

Q-How many different individual flavours are there in the range of Quality Street chocolates?

A-12

SPORT

Q-The Uber Cup is a major competition contested by women athletes in which sport?

A-Badminton

Q-Who is the Six Nations’ all-time top try scorer with 26 tries?

A-Brian O’Driscoll

Q-Which Midlands-based football team became the first in the English Premier League to convert to an all-seater stadium in 1995?

A-Coventry City

Q-Dame Sarah Storey won a record-breaking 15th gold medal of her Paralympic career when she won the women’s individual C5 event in Tokyo. Between 1992-2004 she competed and won gold and silver medals in a different sport before switching to cycling – which sport?

A-Swimming

Q-In April this year, who made sporting history by becoming the first female jockey to win the Grand National at Aintree?

A-Rachael Blackmore

ENTERTAINMENT

Q-Who was the first woman to be paid $1m for a film role?

A-Meryl Streep – Out of Africa (1985)

Q-A Mercury Prize winning English alternative rock band from London, formed in 2010 and comprising Ellie, Joff, Theo and Joel – who are they?

A-Wolf Alice

Q-What is the name of the pub which plays a major role in a BBC drama set in Birmingham?

A-The Garrison

Q-In the film Shaun of the Dead, what’s the name of pub where to the survivors flee in order to escape the marauding masses of the zombie apocalypse?

A-The Winchester

PICTURE QUIZ

Q-Name the F1 Circuit

A-Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal

Q-For which EFL Championship football team is this home ?

A-Bournemouth

Q-Jean van de Velde blows the Open – Which course and which year?

A-Carnoustie in 1999

Q-Where in Europe is this stadium?

A-Rome

Q-Name the player

A-Ellen White

Q-Name the Olympian

A-Jade Jones

Q-Name the player

A-Jofra Archer

Q-Name the weightlifter

A-Laurel Hubbard

Q-Name the player

A-Leylah Annie Fernandez