Mid-week Quiz - 03/06/2020

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Mid-week Quiz - 03/06/2020

It's another guess the year theme on today's quiz. The first 5 questions all relate to events in a particular year. The final question wants to know what the year is.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which female tennis player reached all 4 Grand Slam finals in this year, winning two of the three against Chris Evert - on her way to a total of 18 career Grand Slam singles victories?
    • A. 

      Hana Mandlikova

    • B. 

      Martina Navratilova

    • C. 

      Steffi Graf

    • D. 

      Sue Barker

  • 2. 
    Who dueted on 'Dancing In The Street' with Mick Jagger to raise money for Live Aid? "There'll be swinging, swaying, records playing Dancing in the street, oh"
    • A. 

      Bono

    • B. 

      David Bowie

    • C. 

      Freddie Mercury

    • D. 

      Paul McCartney

  • 3. 
    Which UK peninsula shares its name with the author in this year of a financial report leading to the formation of the Securities and Investments Board, the precursor to Anchor Hanover Group's regulator - the Financial Conduct Authority?
    • A. 

      Gower

    • B. 

      Greenwich

    • C. 

      Rotherhithe

    • D. 

      Wirral

  • 4. 
    Who won 15 Grammy's in the mid-1970s but had to wait another 9 years before winning a Grammy in this year for his album 'In Square Circle' - which opened with the big hit 'Part-Time Lover'?
    • A. 

      Lionel Richie

    • B. 

      Luther Vandross

    • C. 

      Phil Collins

    • D. 

      Stevie Wonder

  • 5. 
    Which comet reappeared in this year and is next due to visit the inner Solar System in 2061?
    • A. 

      Hale Bopp

    • B. 

      Halley

    • C. 

      Hyakutake

    • D. 

      Shoemaker Levy

  • 6. 
    So what's the year? You've got: Dominant female tennis player wins 2 Grand Slams Dancing In The Street cover released for Live Aid A really exciting finance report released In Square Circle released Appearance of a comet (it was visible for a lot of the following year too)
    • A. 

      1979

    • B. 

      1980

    • C. 

      1981

    • D. 

      1982

    • E. 

      1983

    • F. 

      1984

    • G. 

      1985

    • H. 

      1986

    • I. 

      1987

    • J. 

      1988

    • K. 

      1989

    • L. 

      1990

    • M. 

      1991

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