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2023 News

We'll start with early 2023 but throughout the year this quiz will be updated to be a news quiz for 2023.


  1. A visit by Thor to Scarborough harbour on New Years Eve resulted in the town's fireworks celebrations being cancelled. What sort of animal was Thor?
  2. True or false? The Met Office confirmed that 2022 was the UK's warmest year since records began.
  3. What is the title of Prince Harry's memoirs?
  4. What's the name of the tank that the UK government plans to send to Ukraine?

  5. Amazon Prime Video cut ties with which well-known celeb?
  6. In May 2023, which British city will host the Eurovision Song Contest?
  7. Who will be leaving BBC Radio 2 in March after 31 years?
  8. Which film, released in the UK on 16 January 2023 by Netflix, is based on the real-life experiences of Dave Fishwick?
  9. In which month is the Westminster Abbey Coronation of Charles III and Camilla?
  10. The 2023 Brit Awards will be presented by comedian Mo who?
  11. Who will remain in the lead role of 'Rust' despite being charged?
  12. Whose musical career consisted of the three studio albums 'To Whom It May Concern', 'Now What' and 'Storm & Grace'?
  13. Who handed back his OBE due to his "misgivings with being associated with the toxicity of the British Empire"?
  14. Who was Vladimir Putin talking to when he said more than a year ago: "I don't want to hurt you, but with a missile it would only take a minute"?
  15. Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds was seen to be cheering on which Welsh football club?
  16. Whose music video sparked controversy in early 2023?
  17. Khadeejah Khan is the new receptionist on which TV program?
  18. Who was Piers Morgan criticising for "the whole trying to be a sex kitten thing when you're in your sixties"?
  19. The Welsh Rugby Union banned which song?
  20. A spy balloon was shot down off the coast of which American state?


  1. A walrus
  2. True
  3. Spare
  4. Challenger (Challenger 2)
  5. Jeremy Clarkson
  6. Liverpool
  7. Ken Bruce
  8. Bank of Dave
  9. May
  10. Gilligan
  11. Alec Baldwin
  12. Lisa Marie Presley
  13. Alun Cumming
  14. Boris Johnson
  15. Wrexham FC
  16. Sam Smith
  17. The Apprentice
  18. Madonna
  19. Delilah
  20. South Carolina