QUICK QUIZ

TEST YOUR KNOWL­EDGE OF TRIVIA AND CUR­RENT EVENTS

Cynon Valley - - PUZZLES -

1. What is the name of the prankster who handed Theresa May a P45 dur­ing the Tory Party con­fer­ence?

2. Which NHS trust has been placed in spe­cial mea­sures after some hospi­tal pa­tients were found to have died after wait­ing too long for heart treat­ment, while oth­ers were left to go blind?

3. Who has signed up to star as an am­bi­tious Home Sec­re­tary in the new drama from Line Of Duty cre­ator Jed Mercurio?

4. A sin­gle-sex col­lege at which uni­ver­sity has changed its pol­icy to al­low ap­pli­ca­tions from trans­gen­der stu­dents?

5. The founder of which mag­a­zine has said the num­ber of dis­tressed peo­ple liv­ing on the street is “un­be­liev­able”?

6. Who has praised Prue Leith, inset, as “just the per­son” to be­come a new judge on The Great Bri­tish Bake Off?

7. Which US coun­try star has can­celled three forth­com­ing tour dates after a mass shoot­ing at a coun­try mu­sic fes­ti­val in Las Ve­gas out of re­spect for the vic­tims, and to take time to mourn?

8. Which former heavy­weight boxing cham­pion has called on men to “step in” if they think a friend has men­tal health prob­lems?

9. Which city has been voted Europe’s Lead­ing City Break Des­ti­na­tion for the third time at the World Travel Awards 2017?

10. Up to 17% of park­ing spa­ces on UK streets could be freed up if driv­ers stopped do­ing what, ac­cord­ing to anal­y­sis?

11. Who has said he hopes he does not have to over­see the Queen’s fu­neral?

12. A set of what has been cre­ated to mark the Queen’s 70th wed­ding an­niver­sary?

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