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Trivia Questions

  1. In October, 1974, who did Muhammad Ali beat in the fight known as the "Rumble in the Jungle"?
  2. Which Prime Minister is today predominantly remembered as the Prime Minister "who lost America"?
  3. Which 18-year-old singer 'lost her heart to a starship trooper' in 1978?
  4. How many Japanese aircraft carriers were lost at the Battle of Midway?
  5. Who got lost in the Sahara in 1982 after breaking down during the Paris-Dakar rally?
  6. In which city did Mike Tyson suffer his first ever professional boxing defeat against Buster Douglas in 1990?




  7. In 1911, archaeologist Hiram Bingham discovered which lost city?
  8. Which actress played Roz Huntley, who lost her arm in a 2017 episode of Line of Duty?
  9. Who wrote the 1993 novel Lost Horizon?
  10. In football, which country lost to England in the semi-finals of the 1966 FIFA World Cup?
  11. According to legend, which king lost the crown jewels in the mud of the fens in 1216?
  12. Which Labour Party leader suffered a landslide defeat to Margaret Thatcher in the 1983 election?
  13. Which state did Al Gore eventually lose to George W. Bush by a margin of 537 votes in the 2000 American elections?
  14. On 7th January 1558, in the reign of Queen Mary I, what did England lose to the French after holding it for over 200 years?
  15. Who stars as fading American movie star Bob Harris in the 2003 film Lost in Translation?
  16. What was the capital city of Hell in poet John Milton's Paradise Lost?
  17. Which snooker player reached six World Championship finals but lost every one?
  18. In the last major battle of the War of the Roses, which king was defeated and killed at the Battle of Bosworth?
  19. Who was BBC Sports Personality of the Year runner-up in 2020, losing out to Lewis Hamilton?
  20. Who did Susan Boyle lose to in the the 3rd series of Britain's Got Talent in 2009?
  21. Who lost her seat as a Member of Parliament for Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire in 2019?
  22. Which football club was relegated after 15 consecutive losses in 2003, the longest losing streak in Premier League history?

Answers:

  1. George Foreman
  2. Lord North
  3. Sarah Brightman (and Hot Gossip)
  4. Four
  5. Mark Thatcher
  6. Tokyo
  7. Machu Picchu
  8. Thandie Newton (also known as Thandiwe Newton)
  9. James Hilton
  10. Portugal
  11. King John
  12. Michael Foot
  13. Florida
  14. Calais
  15. Bill Murray
  16. Pandemonium
  17. Jimmy White





  18. King Richard III
  19. Jordan Henderson
  20. Diversity
  21. Anna Soubry
  22. Sunderland