Animal giveaways, musical Wombles and mysterious discoveries – take the Thursday quiz

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Animal giveaways, musical Wombles and mysterious discoveries – take the Thursday quiz

You may assume that April Fools’ season is properly and really over, however not on the planet of the Thursday quiz’s favorite band, Sparks. One of many greatest Sparks fan teams on Fb modified its title to be a Wombles fan group as a joke on the morning of 1 April. You possibly can solely change a gaggle title as soon as each 28 days. We are actually into day 11 of the joyless quarter of the fandom fractiously reacting badly to each publish in regards to the Wombles. It has been incredible. Anyway, on with the quiz, the place you face 15 questions on topical information, common data, and naturally, in regards to the Wombles.

The Thursday quiz, No 155

  1. 1.The mayor of distant Italian island, Alicudi, has supplied to offer away which free animal to anybody who will take one, as they now outnumber people on the island six to at least one?

  2. 2.Who mentioned that 10 hours of being waterboarded for a 90-second scene in Sport of Thrones left her with continual claustrophobia?

    Game of Thrones tattoo

  3. 3.German chancellor Olaf Scholz has joined TikTok, however promised he wouldn’t do what on the platform?

    Olaf Scholz

  4. 4.That is Willow, the official canine of the Guardian Thursday quiz. She is aware of that one thing was found within the US state of South Carolina and no person knew the place it got here from, however cannot bear in mind what. What was it?

    Willow, the official dog of the Guardian Thursday quiz

  5. 5.Justin Allen from Horsham, Pennsylvania, turned an web movie star when he revealed on social media that when the New York Metropolis metropolitan space and its outskirts had been shaken by a 4.8 quake he was doing what?

    Social media

  6. 6.UK prime minister Rishi Sunak (pictured, presumably with the style police) has apologised for making which model of trainers uncool?

    Rishi Sunak

  7. 7.One query about each nation participating within the Euro 2024 finals this summer season. This week: Serbia. Belgrade is the capital of Serbia, however which is the nation’s second metropolis by inhabitants?

    UEFA

  8. 8.A ground-floor rented flat in Birkenhead which was crafted over a interval of 30 years into a unprecedented palace of outsider artwork has been given Grade II-listed standing. What’s the flat in Wirral referred to as?

    The flat

  9. 9.We insist for some cause you set the primary 4 Avril Lavigne albums into the proper order of launch …

    Reckless recrods

  10. 10.You might have at all times wished to move a GCSE in an historical language, proper? Do this one. Which letter of the Greek alphabet is that this: Φ (or φ in decrease case)?

    The pokémon Unown visits a Walthamstow pub in the game Pokémon Go

  11. 11.Everybody has an sad time within the opera Tosca, first carried out in 1900. What’s the occupation of Mario Cavaradossi, Tosca’s ill-fated lover?

    Sydney Opera House concert hall

  12. 12.On at the present time in 1951 the Stone of Scone, also called the Stone of Future, was recovered after it had been stolen from Westminster Abbey. The place was it discovered?

    The Stone of Destiny on display at Perth Museum

  13. 13.Additionally it is the anniversary of the discharge of the very first Apple pc, the aptly named Apple 1. Steve Jobs co-founded the corporate, however who designed the Apple 1 (not pictured, that is an iPod and somebody who has shaved the Apple emblem into their hair for some cause)?

    Apple iPod and hairstyle

  14. 14.In latest weeks the ruling Conservative social gathering within the UK has launched adverts claiming “gripped by the tendrils of rising crime London residents keep inside” and that “companies are being put to the sword and 600 jobs are actually in danger” in Birmingham. What was their message final Thursday?

    Clown

  15. 15.Who was the musical genius behind the Wombles?

    The Wombles

When you actually do assume there was an egregious error in one of many questions or solutions – and might present your workings – be happy to e-mail martin.belam@theguardian.com, however bear in mind the quiz grasp’s phrase is closing and bear in mind you’re a Womble.




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