Midweek Sport - - PUZZLES -

1. MIL­LIONS of view­ers world­wide tuned in to watch the first episode in the sec­ond part of the fifth and fi­nal se­ries of which crit­i­cally ac­claimed U.S. TV show on Sun­day? 2. SEVENTY-FIVE dogs, two cows and which other type of an­i­mal have been tasered by po­lice forces across Eng­land in the last three years, ac­cord­ing to lat­est fig­ures? 3. TWIT­TER went into melt­down on Sun­day night af­ter One Di­rec­tion’s Harry Styles ( above right) per­formed an im­promptu ren­di­tion of which type of dance at the Teen Choice Awards? a) b) c) d) a) A sheep b) A pig c) A tor­toise d) A mon­key 5. WHO scored both of Manch­ester United’s goals in their 2-0 win over Wi­gan Ath­letic in the Com­mu­nity Shield at Wem­b­ley on Sun­day? a) b) c) d) 4. WHICH Eng­land crick­eter scored his third cen­tury of the cur­rent Ashes se­ries in the fourth test against Aus­tralia on Sun­day? a) Ian Bell b) Kevin Pi­etersen c) Alas­tair Cook d) Joe Root a) Danny Wel­beck b) Ryan Giggs c) Robin van Per­sie d) Chris Smalling 6. NOR­WE­GIAN Prime Min­is­ter Jens Stoltenberg ( left) spent an af­ter­noon work­ing un­der­cover in what job role in a bid to get an in­sight into the minds of vot­ers? 7. LABOUR MP Chris Bryant has ac­cused Bri­tish retailers Tesco and Next of em­ploy­ing too many peo­ple from where? a) Aus­tralia b) Eastern Europe c) Amer­ica d) Es­sex 8. DRINK­ING what ev­ery day could help pre­vent mem­ory de­cline in older peo­ple, ac­cord­ing to a new study? a) Cocoa b) Tea c) Beer d) Hooch 9. PRE­SEN­TER Helen Skel­ton ( left) has an­nounced she’s to leave which BBC chil­dren’s TV pro­gramme af­ter five years? a) b) c)

1977 YEAR: THE GUESS A 9. A 8. B 7. D 6. C 5. A 4. C 3. A 2. C 1. AN­SWERS:

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