Forgetoday.Com Quiz Of 2009

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Test your knowledge of news events that rocked Sheffield Uni in 2009.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did this former student become famous for this year?
    • A. 

      Designing a swimwear line

    • B. 

      Winning Channel 4's Shipwrecked programme

    • C. 

      Streaked on the univeristy concourse

    • D. 

      Raised money for charity

    • E. 

      Published a novel he penned during his studies

  • 2. 
    Jessica Ennis was awarded a gold medal for taking part in the the Athletics World Championships. Which sport was she awarded the medal in?
    • A. 

      Swimming

    • B. 

      Snowboarding

    • C. 

      Heptathlon

    • D. 

      Horse Racing

    • E. 

      Water Polo

  • 3. 
    How high does Sheffield's answer to the London eye measure?
    • A. 

      60 m

    • B. 

      335 m

    • C. 

      120 m

    • D. 

      200 m

    • E. 

      49 m

  • 4. 
    What has been cut out of this picture of Women's Officer , Amy Sutherland, which she campaigned against the distribution of on campus earlier this year?
    • A. 

      A chlamydia test

    • B. 

      Alcopop bottles

    • C. 

      A burger

    • D. 

      FHM magazine

    • E. 

      A rape alarm

  • 5. 
    Former law student Hilary Mantel was awarded the Booker prize this year. What was the title of her winning novel?
    • A. 

      Fludd; A Place of Greater Safety

    • B. 

      Wolf Hall

    • C. 

      An Experiment in Love

    • D. 

      The Neverending Story

    • E. 

      Broomhill and Beyond

  • 6. 
    What did mathematics Union Councillor have to complain about at Union council?
    • A. 

      Not enough text books

    • B. 

      Fed up of stereotypes of math students

    • C. 

      Not enough funding for math department

    • D. 

      Mathematics students should pay less than £3, 000 for tuition

    • E. 

      Overcrowding in math lectures, so that some students had to sit on the floow

  • 7. 
    Why was this student, dressed as Danger Mouse here, not allowed entry into Roar?
    • A. 

      Her face paint broke union policy

    • B. 

      Her ticket was a fake

    • C. 

      It was too crowded for entry

    • D. 

      She had forged her ticket

    • E. 

      Bouncers did not like her costume

  • 8. 
    Why was Sheffield Hallam student, Philip Laing, making national newspaper headlines later this year?
    • A. 

      He invented a new social networking craze

    • B. 

      He discovered he was heir to the throne

    • C. 

      He urinated on a war memorial in Sheffield town centre

    • D. 

      He raised money for charity

    • E. 

      He discovered a hidden talent for netball

  • 9. 
    Which department threatend with closure was saved earlier this semester?
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Politics

    • C. 

      English Literature

    • D. 

      Journalism

    • E. 

      Biblical Studies

  • 10. 
    What is this a picture of?
    • A. 

      An alien spaceship that landed in Sheffield

    • B. 

      An image of the new student's union enterance

    • C. 

      The library

    • D. 

      Artwork by a student

    • E. 

      A statue

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