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18 December 2008updated 07 Sep 2021 6:07am

Quiz answers

The answers to our Christmas quiz

By Staff Blogger


1c Bananas! 2d Ukip 3d Siobhain McDonagh 4b Pretending to sneeze and wiping his hand on Cameron’s jacket 5c David Blunkett

In the news

1d 5.2 2b St George’s Hospital 3c Become part of Wales 4c Sark 5d Heathrow Terminal Five

Online and technology

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1b Brian Cox 2d World of Warcraft 3d Israel 4d A woman 5b Chrome

International affairs

1d John Key 2a Jordan 3c Balls 4c Rwanda 5c Z$500m

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1c Iain Sinclair 2a Cricket 3b Mahmoud Darwish 4a Devil May Care 5b V S Naipaul


1a Kristina Rihanoff 2a Dead Set 3b The Wire 4a Basil Brush 5c Doctor Who


4aUS election 1c Josh 2d Binyamin Netanyahu 3c 1964 4a Portsmouth 5d Silvio Berlusconi

Credit crunch

1d £500bn 2c 48 per cent 3a Royal Bank of Scotland 4b Lehman Brothers 5a “Irrational exuberance”


1b Northern Echo 2b Tina Brown 3a News of the World 4c Lesley Douglas 5d Christian Science Monitor


1c Nicolas Anelka 2a Manuel Santana 3a Nicole Cooke 4c Left knee 5d Danny Cipriani

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