TV and Entertainment
1. Benedict Cumberbatch appeared on the silver screen playing the role of World War II codebreaker Alan Turing. What was the name of the movie? 2. Cillian Murphy reprised his role as gang leader Thomas Shelby in the BBC drama Peaky Blinders but which fellow Hollywood star appeared alongside him as London gangster Alfie Solomon? 3. Who won Celebrity Big Brother 2014? 4. Who won acclaim for her portrayal of Cilla Black in the three-part ITV drama Cilla? 5. Which movie won the Oscar for Best Movie? 6. In which European country did Kanye West marry Kim Kardashian? 7. Audiences were stunned by the shock exit of the character Will Gardner in The Good Wife. What happened to him? 8. Name the winner (author and title) of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 2014? 9. During the Oscar ceremony, Ellen Degeneres temporarily ‘broke’ Twitter and posted what would become the most retweeted tweet of all time. What was it? 10. Who was the first to be voted out of the jungle in I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here? 11. Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey starred together in which highly-acclaimed, new American drama? 12. Who won The Voice of Ireland? 13. Name the iconic British comedian and actor who passed away suddenly in June following an ‘acute cardiac event’. 14. Who gave a powerful speech about feminism and gender equality at the UN headquarters in New York in September? 15. Which A-listers announced that they would be involved in some ‘conscious uncoupling’ back in March? 16. Late in the year, cinemas welcomed the reunion of Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels in the sequel to their hugely successful 1994 comedy. What is that sequel called? 17. Fran shot Siobhan in the series finale of Love/Hate. True or false? 18. Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike teamed up on screen in the high-suspense thriller Gone Girl but who wrote the best-selling book on which the movie was based? 19. Aimee Keogh got the shock of her life on the Late Late Toy Show when one of her heroes crept up to surprise her as she was demonstrating how to use SingStar to host Ryan Tubridy. Who was it? 20. What was the highest grossing movie in the UK as of December 1? The Inbetweeners 2 or The Lego Movie?