QUICK QUIZ

TEST YOUR KNOWL­EDGE OF TRIVIA AND CUR­RENT EVENTS

Cynon Valley - - PUZZLES -

1. Which rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, above, whose steady, pound­ing pi­ano and easy bari­tone helped change pop­u­lar mu­sic, has died at the age of 89?

2. Res­i­dents of a town in which county have de­scribed feel­ing their houses shake af­ter a sus­pected ex­plo­sive at­tack on a cash ma­chine?

3. Jacinda Ardern has been sworn in as the prime min­is­ter of which coun­try?

4. Shaun Of The Dead di­rec­tor Edgar Wright has said he is in­debted to whom, af­ter their star on the Hol­ly­wood Walk of Fame was un­veiled?

5. Two Snapchat posts by which real­ity TV star have been banned for fail­ing to clearly in­di­cate that they were ad­verts?

6. What is the name of the su­per­sonic car that car­ried out its first pub­lic runs this week and reached 210mph.

7. The re­turn of which char­ac­ter to Eas­tEn­ders af­ter more than 15 years has sparked mixed re­ac­tions among view­ers?

8. Which ac­tor and co­me­dian has launched a fresh bid to join Labour’s Na­tional Ex­ec­u­tive Com­mit­tee (NEC) af­ter los­ing out last year?

9. The un­em­ploy­maent rate for grad­u­ates has slumped to 5.3%, its low­est level since which year?

10. Coun­cils have been ac­cused of wast­ing mil­lions of pounds by pay­ing staff too much in what?

11. Which real­ity tele­vi­sion star has said they are con­sid­er­ing le­gal ac­tion over an in­ci­dent at the Ra­dio 1 Teen Awards on Sun­day in which they fell down a hole on stage?

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