Mastermind Club

Quiz 2022

Number 20

Quiz of the Year 2022


1/ Which 72 year old became the oldest manager to win a Baseball World Series when the Houston Astros beat the Philadelphia Phillies in October?

Dusty Baker

2/ Which non-league club reached the 5th round of the F.A. Cup eventually losing to Everton 2-0?

Boreham Wood.

3/ With 37 which country topped the medal table at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games?


4/ Which GB athlete won the men’s 1500 metres at the World Athletics Championship in Eugene, Oregon?

Jake Wightman

5/ Which horse won the 2022 Epsom Derby?

Desert Crown

6/ In March Katalin Novak was elected President of which country?


7/ In May the Ukrainian folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest with which song?


8/ Who resigned as Education Secretary after 35 hours in the job?

Michelle Donelson

9/ Which Japanese Prime Minster was assassinated in July?

Shinzo Abe

10/ In June Simon Robert Lightwood won a by-election in which Yorkshire constituency?


11/ Who won the best Director Oscar for “The Power of the Dog”

Jane Campion

12/ Little Simz won the 2022 Mercury Prize for which album?

“Sometimes I Might Be Introvert”

13/ “The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family” by Joshua Cohen won which prestigious literary prize in 2022?

The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

14/ Who won the 2022 BAFTA Fellowship?”

Billy Connolly

15/ The 2022 Turner Prize was won by who?

Veronica Ryan

16/ Wolf Volcano also known as Mt.Whitton which erupted in January 2022, is at 5610 ft. Is the highest peak on which group of islands?


17/ On 19 July, a record temperature of 40.3 °C (104.5 °F) was recorded and verified by the Met Office in which Lincolnshire village ?


18/ Earthquakes in January, June and September struck which Asian country?


19/ In November heavy rain on which island, located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, caused landslide damage to the commune of Casamicciola Terme


20/ From 14 June to October 2022,] floods in which country killed 1,739 people, The immediate causes of the floods were heavier than usual monsoon rains and melting glaciers that followed a severe heat wave, both of which are linked to climate change.


21/ Kirstie Alley died in December, her character Rebecca Howe in Cheers replaced which other character played by Shelly Long.

Diane Chambers

22/ Mentioned in the first line of the first episode of “Only Fools and Horses” which actor died in January?

Sidney Poitier

23/ The original “Hot Lips” Houlihan in the movie M*A*S*H, Which actress died in February aged 86?

Sally Kellerman

24/ Famous for disqualifying Mike Tyson for biting off a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear, which legendary boxing referee died in December?

Mills Lane

25/ Which actress a granddaughter of a former leader of the Labour Party died in October?

Angela Lansbury