QUIZ OF 2021 (Part 5of 5) - OCTOBER to DECEMBER

It’s part five of the Big Fat Quiz of 2021 and here are the last 10 questions taking in the events that took place during the months of October, November and December.

Happy New Year everyone, have a wonderful 2022!

QUESTIONS

1. COP26 took place in October where World leaders met to discuss climate change and their promises to combat further issues; in which city was COP26 held?

2. On 22nd October, which country became the first in Europe to legalise cannabis for all purposes except ‘recreational use’?

3. In football, a business consortium from which country took control of Newcastle United FC to make it, on paper, the richest in the world?

4. Peng Shuai was in the news in November as fears grew for her safety, but what sport is she associated with?

5. What type of fighter jet crashed on take-off from the HMS Queen Elizabeth while on exercise in the Mediterranean in November?

6. ‘King Richard’ was a film released in November with Will Smith in the starring role, but which sporting stars does it follow growing up?

7. An Italian dentist used what item in order to gain a vaccine certificate in early December and faced possible criminal charges?

8. Human rights and anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Desmond Tutu died in December aged 90 years old, his body is lying in state in his former cathedral in Cape Town, but what is the name of the Cathedral?

9. What was the name of the new telescope launched by NASA on December 26th?

10. An armed intruder was arrested in the grounds of Windsor Castle over Christmas, armed with what type of weapon?

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ANSWERS

1. COP26 took place in October where World leaders met to discuss climate change and their promises to combat further issues; in which city was COP26 held?
GLASGOW

2. On 22nd October, which country became the first in Europe to legalise cannabis for all purposes except ‘recreational use’?
LUXEMBOURG

3. In football, a business consortium from which country took control of Newcastle United FC to make it, on paper, the richest in the world?
SAUDI ARABIA

4. Peng Shuai was in the news in November as fears grew for her safety, but what sport is she associated with?
TENNIS

5. What type of fighter jet crashed on take-off from the HMS Queen Elizabeth while on exercise in the Mediterranean in November?
F-35 LIGHTNING

6. ‘King Richard’ was a film released in November with Will Smith in the starring role, but which sporting stars does it follow growing up?
VENUS AND SERENA WILLIAMS

7. An Italian dentist used what item in order to gain a vaccine certificate in early December and faced possible criminal charges?
A FAKE SILICONE ARM (He has since appeared on TV after getting the vaccine jab for real!)

8. Human rights and anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Desmond Tutu died in December aged 90 years old, his body is lying in state in his former cathedral in Cape Town, but what is the name of the Cathedral?
ST GEORGE

9. What was the name of the new telescope launched by NASA on December 26th?
JAMES WEBB TELESCOPE

10. An armed intruder was arrested in the grounds of Windsor Castle over Christmas, armed with what type of weapon?
CROSSBOW