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Quiz I

  1. Which French daily afternoon newspaper's title translates into English as 'the world'?
  2. Which newspaper began life in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register?




  3. The Rupert Bear comic strip has appeared in which British newspaper since 1920?
  4. First published in 1791, name the world's oldest Sunday newspaper?
  5. After 168 years in print, The News of the World printed its final edition in which year?
  6. Which German newspaper is the best-selling tabloid not only in Germany, but in all of Europe?
  7. Complete the 13th of March 1986 The Sun newspaper headline: "FREDDIE STARR ATE MY....?"
  8. Which British newspaper, with a daily circulation of 360 thousand in 2019, has the motto, "Was, is, and will be", which has appeared in its editorial pages since 1858?
  9. The British daily newspaper, The Guardian, was founded in which city in 1821?
  10. Name the oldest national daily newspaper in France, which takes its name from a play written in 1778 by Pierre Beaumarchais?
  11. The Daily Star was first published in the UK in which decade?
  12. What is the official news publication of The Salvation Army?
  13. Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward did much of the original reporting on the Watergate scandal whilst working for which newspaper?
  14. In January 1986 to much union annoyance, Rupert Murdoch's News International group shifted production to a new plant in which district of East London?
  15. What did Arthur Wynne invent in December, 1913, for the Sunday newspaper, The New York World?
  16. Name the British daily horse racing, greyhound racing and sports betting publication launched in April 1986?
  17. In February 2018 The Sun's 40-year domination at the top of the UK circulation charts was eclipsed by which newspaper?
  18. What was the last name of Britain's best known agony aunt who wrote the 'Dear Marje' column for the Daily Mirror newspaper?
  19. What was first organized in 1903 to improve sales for the L'Auto newspaper? (Hint: L'Auto was a sport newspaper)
  20. You magazine is a women's magazine supplement found in which newspaper?
  21. What colour paper is The Financial Times printed on?
  22. It has one of the widest circulation of any newspaper in the United States, complete the title of the American newspaper: "USA ....."?

Answers:

  1. Le Monde
  2. The Times
  3. The Daily Express
  4. The Observer
  5. 2011
  6. Bild
  7. Hamster
  8. The Telegraph
  9. Manchester (It was known as The Manchester Guardian upto 1959.)





  10. Le Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro is the play.)
  11. 1970s (1978)
  12. The War Cry
  13. The Washington Post
  14. Wapping
  15. The first crossword
  16. Racing Post
  17. Metro (a free newspaper)
  18. Proops
  19. The Tour de France (cycle race)
  20. Mail on Sunday
  21. Pink (salmon-pink)
  22. Today (USA Today)