Guess The Year Quiz - 24/06/2020

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Guess The Year Quiz - 24/06/2020

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In this year the Euro became the new currency across EU countries. The UK and one other country did not initially join but had an option to join later. This country is a part of Scandinavia, has no word in its language for 'please', and is featured in Scandi-drama 'The Bridge' - they later had a referendum and rejected joining the Euro. What's the country?
    • A. 

      Denmark

    • B. 

      Finland

    • C. 

      Norway

    • D. 

      Iceland

  • 2. 
    Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien died in this year. Her hits included 'Son Of A Preacher Man' and a collaboration with Pet Shop Boys on 'What Have I Done to Deserve This'. What's the performing name of this singer?
    • A. 

      Brigitte Bardot

    • B. 

      Cilla Black

    • C. 

      Dusty Springfield

    • D. 

      Petula Clark

  • 3. 
    In this year, National Minimum Wage legislation came into effect. True or False: The National Minimum Wage means that employers have to pay every employee at least the same fixed hourly rate (annually reviewed) regardless of skill, age, gender, contract status, number of hours worked.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In this year the Midland Bank name and logo disappeared from the UK high street. The biggest deposit bank in the world in the 1930s, which foreign-based bank took full ownership in 1992 and used their logo and branding from this year?
    • A. 

      Handelsbanken

    • B. 

      HSBC

    • C. 

      Metro

    • D. 

      Santander

  • 5. 
    What's the year? You have: Some places got new money A singer passed away Minimum wage A business changed its signs Some people had number 1 hits
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1991

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      1993

    • E. 

      1994

    • F. 

      1995

    • G. 

      1996

    • H. 

      1997

    • I. 

      1998

    • J. 

      1999

    • K. 

      2000

    • L. 

      2001

    • M. 

      2002

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