​Tricky 25 question quiz from pub quiz experts SpeedQuizzing

Tricky 25-question quiz of the year will test how much you remember about the highs and lows of 2021 – so, het JY wat nodig is om volpunte te behaal??

  • Pub quiz experts SpeedQuizzing have created a tricky general knowledge quiz
  • Questions cover topics including sports, environment and popular culture
  • Scroll down to see all 25 vrae – then check your answers at the bottom
  • From vaccinations and Covid-19 restrictions to Cop26 and the Tokyo Olimpiese Spele, 2021 has been quite the year. But how much of it do you remember?

    Pub quiz experts at UK-based company SpeedQuizzing have put together a 25-question quiz designed to put your memory of this year’s big news stories to the test.

    The questions cover a wide range of topics, from music and sport through to geography and politics.

    To make things a bit easier, the quiz masters have made some multiple choicebut the others you’ll have to work out from memory.

    So how closely did YOU pay attention to the highs and lows of this dramatic year? Answer the questions below and then scroll down to check your answersno cheating!

    Vraag 5: After lecturing world leaders on the need to cut down travel emissions during the opening day of this year’s COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, how did UK prime minister Boris Johnson make the 400-mile journey back to London?

    1. According to Google, what sporting tournament was the most searched-for term in the UK this year?

    2. According to official Spotify figures, which rapper and producer has been the most streamed artist on Spotify in the UK in 2021?

    3. Entering circulation in 2021, the new £50 note features which 20th Century computer pioneer and code-breaker in its design?

    4. Known for playing the drums, what is the name of the BBC weatherman who raised over £3 million for Children In Need this year after taking part in a 24-hour drumathon?

    5. After lecturing world leaders on the need to cut down travel emissions during the opening day of this year’s COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, how did UK prime minister Boris Johnson make the 400-mile journey back to London?

    a. By train

    b. By electric car

    c. On foot

    d. By private jet

    6. Hierdie jaar, which 53-year-old British actor became a recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame fittingly placed next to Roger Moore’s star outside 7007 Hollywood Boulevard?

    7. A referee called Sara Cox made history this year as the first female ref to take charge of a men’s match in the top tier of what professional sport in England?

    8. In 2021, which country became the first in the world to make the cryptocurrency Bitcoin legal tender?

    QUESTION 11: This alpaca made headlines around the world. What was its name?

    9. What is the name of the former Slipknot drummer who sadly passed away in July, bejaardes 46?

    10. Due to developments on its waterfront, which English city this year became only the third city ever to lose its UNESCO World Heritage status?

    11. Sharing his name with a prominent Apache leader, what was the name of the Gloucestershire alpaca who was controversially put down this year following a legal battle to save his life?

    12. Who has overtaken Pelé this year as South America’s top international goal-scorer of all time?

    13. What is the name of the BBC reporter who, due to his comically appropriate name, started going viral in September while covering the petrol crisis?

    14. At the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Duncan Scott broke the record for most medals won by a British sportsman at a single Games. How many did he win?

    15. Which Mediterranean island logged a temperature of 48.8°C in Augustthe hottest temperature ever recorded in Europe?

    16. What religious BBC TV programme celebrated its 60th anniversary this year?

    17. Which former cricketer and current member of the House of Lords was appointed by Boris Johnson this year as a trade envoy to Australia?

    Vraag 17: Which former cricketer and current member of the House of Lords was appointed by Boris Johnson this year as a trade envoy to Australia?

    Vraag 17: Which former cricketer and current member of the House of Lords was appointed by Boris Johnson this year as a trade envoy to Australia?

    18. After over 30 years of being in operation, a car plant in Swindon ceased production in July, with the loss of over 3,000 factory jobs. What make of car did it produce?

    19. Which legendary crooner, whose career took off in the early 1950s, retired from performing in August, op die ouderdom van 95?

    20. Which British TV personality married Anne-Marie Corbett in August in a ceremony at St Michael’s Church in Heckfield in Hampshire?

    21. In Februarie, Saudi Arabia began allowing women to do what, for the first time in the country’s history?

    a. Join the military

    b. Become religious clerics

    c. Own pets

    d. Use public transport

    22. Seven years after leaving the club, which Belgian striker re-signed for Chelsea in August for £97.5 million?

    23. Which British princess gave birth to her first daughter, named Sienna, on September 18th?

    24. What is the name of the British teenage tennis player who won the 2021 US Open women’s singles title?

    25. In 2021, op die ouderdom van 43, which American football star became the oldest ever person to win the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award?

    Vraag 25: In 2021, op die ouderdom van 43, which American football star became the oldest ever person to win the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award?

    Vraag 25: In 2021, op die ouderdom van 43, which American football star became the oldest ever person to win the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award?

    NOW CHECK YOUR ANSWERS

    1. Euro's

    2. Drake

    3. Alan Turing

    4. Owain Wyn-Jones

    5. b – By private jet

    6. Daniel Craig

    7. Rugby union

    8. El Salvador

    9. Joey Jordison

    10. Liverpool

    11. Geronimo

    12. Lionel Messi

    13. Phil McCann

    14. 4

    15. Sicily

    16. Songs of Praise

    17. Ian Botham

    18. Honda

    19. Tony Bennett

    20. Ant McPartlin

    21. a – Join the military

    22. Romelu Lukaku

    23. Beatrice

    24. Emma Raducanu

    25. Tom Brady

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