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?
2/ Which non-league club reached the 5th round of the F.A. Cup eventually losing to Everton 2-0?
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?
5/ Which horse won the 2022 Epsom Derby?
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?
9/ Which Japanese Prime Minster was assassinated in July?
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”
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?”
15/ The 2022 Turner Prize was won by who?
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.
22/ Mentioned in the first line of the first episode of “Only Fools and Horses” which actor died in January?
23/ The original “Hot Lips” Houlihan in the movie M*A*S*H, Which actress died in February aged 86?
24/ Famous for disqualifying Mike Tyson for biting off a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear, which legendary boxing referee died in December?
25/ Which actress a granddaughter of a former leader of the Labour Party died in October?