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Which in­ter­na­tional or­gan­i­sa­tion this week elected South Korean Kim Jongyang as its pres­i­dent?

Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Mal­one and Twenty One Pilots are to head­line which fes­ti­val next year?

Who was the only Bri­tish player to win a ti­tle at any of the Grand Slam ten­nis events in 2018?

In Novem­ber, New Caledonia held an in­de­pen­dence ref­er­en­dum at which a ma­jor­ity voted against in­de­pen­dence. Which coun­try were they vot­ing to be­come in­de­pen­dent from?

Who was the lead­ing goal scorer at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

A school mass shoot­ing in Fe­bru­ary took place at which High School with the ini­tials MSD?

In May, Pres­i­dent Trump an­nounced his in­ten­tion to with­draw from the nu­clear agree­ment with which coun­try?

Which coun­try hosted the 2018 Win­ter Olympic Games?

Women were of­fi­cially al­lowed to drive in which coun­try (the last in the world to do so) this year?

Scott Mor­ri­son suc­ceeded who as Prime Min­is­ter of Aus­tralia in Au­gust?

Busi­ness­man Jack Ma founded which Chi­nese e-com­merce com­pany in 1999?

Which US co­me­dian be­came the first per­son since Billy Crys­tal to host two Academy Award cer­e­monies in 2 con­sec­u­tive years in 2018? Which is the third sign of the Zo­diac to be as­so­ci­ated with wa­ter, the other two be­ing Pisces and Can­cer? Which ten­nis play­ing sis­ter is old­est; Venus or Ser­ena Wil­liams? Marais, the Latin Quar­ter and Saint Ger­main are ar­eas within which Eu­ro­pean cap­i­tal city? The phrase ‘Ed­die Ate Dy­na­mite, Good Bye Ed­die’ is a mnemonic for help­ing to re­mem­ber how to play which in­stru­ment? Which Bri­tish mu­si­cian is well known for the songs The Chang­ing­man, I Walk on Gilded Splin­ters and You Do Some­thing to Me? Wil­liam Rail­ton is best known as the de­signer of which Lon­don mon­u­ment? Which Bea­tles song con­tains the line: “When I was younger, so much younger than to­day”? Which For­mula 1 rac­ing team is known as ‘the Pranc­ing Horse’? The 2018 Euro­vi­sion Song Con­test was held in which city? The Wilt­shire city of Sal­is­bury was brought to a stand­still by which poi­sonous sub­stance ear­lier this year? The FIFA 2026 World Cup host­ing rights were awarded in June to which com­bined bid of coun­tries? 14

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