COFFEE TIME: The news quiz.1 Which veteran BBC BBC
in full British Broadcasting Corp.
Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927. sports broadcaster died of a heart attack at the age of 73, in January 2009?
2 Which British actress won two awards at the Golden Globes in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. ?
3 Where did a new art installation by Czech artist David Cerny go on display, causing controversy with its lampoons of national stereotypes, portraying Bulgaria as a toilet, Romania as a Dracula theme park and France as a country on strike?
4 What position did tourism officials in Australia advertise as the best job in the world?
5 Who returned to the stage for the first time in two decades, playing Fagin in the West End production of Oliver!
6 Sting donated one of his bass guitars to which programme created by Mayor Boris Johnson Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born 19 June 1964, New York City) is a British Conservative Party politician, journalist and former editor of The Spectator. along with TimeOut magazine, aimed at giving more school children in London a chance to learn an instrument?
7 What award was presented by outgoing US President Bush to Tony Blair Noun 1. Tony Blair - British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, Blair ?
8 Why was Rev James Milnes furious with Coronation Street producers after the wedding of Tyrone and Molly, filmed at his church in Nether Alderley?
9 Which Emmy-winning actor, best known for starring in cult 1960s TV show The Prisoner died after a short illness at the age of 80?
10 Who was the Business minister heavily criticised after claiming in a TV interview that she could see a few green shoots of economic recovery?
1 David Vine; 2 Kate Winslet; 3 European Council building in Brussels; 4 Caretaker on Hamilton Island in Australia's Whitsunday Islands; 5 Rowan Atkinson; 6 No Strings Attached; 7 Presidential Medal of Freedom; 8 They hid a solid brass cross, a centrepiece of the altar fearing it would offend viewers; 9 Patrick McGoohan; 10 Baroness Vadera.