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Quiz of the Year

What is the 2021 Quiz of the Year?

What happened in 2021? Our 'Quiz of the Year' asks lots of questions on all the 2021 news events. The best questions for any end of the year quiz.

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Questions: January to March, 2021 Quiz

  1. In January 2021, online retailer Boohoo acquired which brand and website for £55 million?
  2. Arlene Foster announced that the lockdown in which part of the UK will be extended to at least 5 March?
  3. Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States - how old was he on this day in January, 2021?
  4. Who was stung by criticism tafter it was thought her son Damian, 18, took pictures of her semi-naked in an open fur coat and bikini pants in the snow?
  5. Alice Evans’s tweeted: 'My beloved husband/soulmate of 20 years has announced he is leaving the family.' Who was she tweeting about?
  6. A Herefordshire binman was sacked for kicking the head off what?
  7. Police said whose birthday party for 17 celeb friends in lockdown was 'one of the most notorious and egregious breaches of regulations during the pandemic'?
  8. In February, a coup removed Aung San Suu Kyi from power in which country?
  9. Captain Sir Tom Moore, sadly died at the age of 100. How many lengths of his garden did he walk in raising £32 million for NHS Charities Together?
  10. Cumbria County Council suspended plans for what, the first since 1987, following strong criticism?
  11. Who won the second series of The Masked Singer?
  12. In mid-February, which country's news organizations were banned from posting content on Facebook?
  13. The Supreme Court unanimously rules that who cannot return, after leaving the UK to join ISIS?
  14. Channel 4 announced that Anne Robinson would be taking over from which presenter later in the year?
  15. The Reverend Jarel Robinson-Brown caused outrage by posting on Twitter that what cult was 'a cult of White British Nationalism'?
  16. Who said: "I think it’s kind of silly, the movie was made in the Seventies about the Fifties, it’s fun. We need to relax a little bit and just enjoy things for what they are."?
  17. Which eco-warrior said he was proud his 16-year-old son joined him underground in illegal tunnels dug beneath Euston Square in protest against HS2?
  18. In March, what percentage pay rise did the government propose for NHS workers?
  19. "Oprah with Meghan and Harry" was the TV interview of 2021 - do you know what the name of their son is?
  20. Sadly, Sabine Schmitz passed away in December 2004, she gained recognition in the UK after appearing as a presenter on which TV programme?
  21. Piers Morgan walked out when which weather man was speaking to him?
  22. When asked by a reporter, who declared: "We are very much not a racist family"?
  23. Who quietly finalised her divorce from former charity boss Simon Konecki?
  24. Which Good Morning Britain presenter filmed every step of her husband Derek's year long battle with COVID-19?
  25. Who was appointed 'chief impact officer' for San Francisco-based start-up BetterUp Inc.?
  26. Who tripped and blamed it on the wind?


  1. Debenhams
  2. Northern Ireland
  3. 78
  4. Liz Hurley
  5. Actor Ioan Gruffudd
  6. A snowman
  7. Rita Ora’s 30th birthday party
  8. Mynamar
  9. 100 lengths
  10. A deep coal mine - Woodhouse Colliery
  11. Joss Stone
  12. Australia
  13. Shamima Begum
  14. Nick Hewer (Countdown)
  15. The cult of Captain Tom Moore
  16. Olivia Newton-John (about the film Grease)
  17. Swampy
  18. 1 percent
  19. Archie
  20. Top Gear
  21. Alex Beresford (on Good Morning Britain)
  22. Prince William
  23. Adele
  24. Kate Garraway
  25. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex
  26. President Joe Biden

Questions: April to June, 2021 Quiz

  1. Actor Paul Ritter sadly dies in early April; which British TV sitcom that aired from 2011 to 2020 is he best known for?
  2. Buckingham Palace announces the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. How old was Prince Philip?
  3. Marks & Spencer goes to war with Aldi over what cake?
  4. The UK's biggest rockfall in 60 years occurs on the coast of which county?
  5. How many Premier League football clubs agreed to join a new breakaway European Super League?
  6. Thirty-nine workers convicted of fraud, theft, and false accounting have their names cleared after widespread miscarriages of justice by which company?
  7. On 29 April 2021, The Guardian published allegations by 20 women about which actor?
  8. In early May, who announce they are geeting a divorce after 27 years of marriage?
  9. Which English rugby player is emotional as he addresses being not choosen for the British and Irish Lions squad in a moving interview?
  10. In which town's by-election did Jill Mortimer become the first Conservative MP since 1974?
  11. Which retail brand closed its final store, after more than 240 years in business?
  12. Line of Duty finally identifies the Fourth Man, better known by what initial?
  13. Which football club wins the FA Cup for the first time, defeating Chelsea 1–0 in the final at Wembley?
  14. Disaster! In May the UK has a shortage of which chocolate item?
  15. Who did not miss a day of running of at least one mile between 20 December 1964 and 30 January 2017 – a total of 52 years and 39 days?
  16. What was the glowing title of the James Newman song that got nul points?
  17. In June, the G7 Summit was hosted in Carbis Bay in which part of the UK?
  18. What was the name of the picture book for children written by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex?
  19. Which news channel was launched on 13 June?
  20. What term is St Paul's Girls' School no longer using because it's 'too binary'?
  21. Cristiano Ronaldo removed two what?
  22. Which country becomes the second country to surpass half a million deaths from the Covid virus?
  23. A new £50 banknote entered circulation featuring whose face on the reverse side to the Queen?
  24. Who was the former owner of a Ford Escort sold at auction for more than £52,000?
  25. What is the famous last name of the British-American computer programmer and businessman who committed suicide?
  26. Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will be first trans athlete to compete at the Olympics when she represents which country?
  27. Police are called as hundreds flock to Diddly Squat Farm Shop - who is its famous owner?
  28. Much in the news at the end of June, who trained as a jockey in 2012 and won a horse race at Newmarket?


  1. Friday Night Dinner
  2. 99
  3. Caterpillar cake
  4. Dorset (an estimated 4,000 tonnes collapsed onto a beach)
  5. Six (Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham)
  6. The Post Office
  7. Noel Clarke
  8. Bill and Melinda Gates
  9. Kyle Sinckler
  10. Hartlepool
  11. Debenhams
  12. 'H'
  13. Leicester City
  14. Cadbury 99 flake
  15. Ron Hill (who sadly died in May, 2021)
  16. Embers (Eurovision 2021)
  17. Cornwall
  18. The Bench
  19. GB News
  20. Head Girl
  21. Two bottles of Coca-Cola
  22. Brazil
  23. Alan Turing (WWII code-breaker)
  24. Princess Diana
  25. McAfee (John McAfee who created the first computer antivirus software)
  26. New Zealand
  27. Jeremy Clarkson
  28. Matt Hancock

Questions: July to September, 2021 Quiz

  1. Which political party won the Batley and Spen by-election held on 1 July 2021?
  2. Ever Given finally departs, ending a months-long period of detention in which country?
  3. The International Olympic Committee awards which Australian city the right to host the 2032 Summer Olympics?
  4. Who replaced Sue Barker as host of the BBC game show A Question of Sport?
  5. ITV announced that The X Factor had been axed - in which year was it first seen on British screens?
  6. Which former pop singer married her long-term partner Jade Jones in a tiny ceremony with just a few friends?
  7. Which billionaire joined three other passengers to blast into space aboard New Shepard?
  8. What did Prime Minister Boris Johnson struggle with much to the amusement of Priti Patel and Prince Charles at the National Memorial Arboretum?
  9. In August, English athlete Keely Hodgkinson won a silver medal in which athletics event?
  10. Una Stubbs sadly passed away. In which film did she first find fame in the 1960s?
  11. Who presented his first edition of Mastermind?
  12. Which American actress said she's cut off all contact with anyone in her 'friendship circle' who refuses the jab?
  13. Who co-presented her final edition of BBC One's BBC Breakfast?
  14. Mary Cook died at the age of 92 and Andy Michael passed away at the age of 61, both were stars of which TV show?
  15. Who was sometimes nicknamed "The Wembley Whammer"?
  16. The Afghanistan war ended on the 30 August 2021. In which year did it start?
  17. What sort of animal was Geronimo, who resided at Shepherds Close Farm in Gloucestershire?
  18. In September 2021, who launched the True and Fair Party?
  19. What was stuck open for nearly 12 hours due to a technical fault?
  20. Emma Raducanu won the women's US Open singles title, how old was she when she won it?
  21. "A stab in the back" is how a French Foreign minsiter described the actions of which country?
  22. September also sees the world premiere of which new James Bond film?
  23. Lewis Hamilton becomes the first driver to win 100 races in Formula One after winning which country's Grand Prix?
  24. The Cumbre Vieja volcano which erupted for the first time in fifty years is on which island?
  25. Which island rejected 75 French fishing applications?
  26. The 2021 Labour Party conference took place in which seaside resort?


  1. Labour
  2. Egypt (Ever Given is the name of the ship that was stuck in the Suez Canal)
  3. Brisbane
  4. Paddy McGuinness
  5. 2004
  6. Emma Bunton (Baby Spice)
  7. Jeff Bezos
  8. An umbrellla
  9. 800 metres athletics (female)
  10. Summer Holiday
  11. Clive Myrie
  12. Jennifer Aniston
  13. Louise Minchin
  14. Gogglebox
  15. Charlie Watts (who sadly passed away in 2021)
  16. 2001
  17. Alpaca (controversy erupted surrounding his fate and testing positive for bovine tuberculosis)
  18. Gina Miller
  19. London's Tower Bridge
  20. 18
  21. Australia
  22. No Time To Die
  23. Russia's
  24. La Palma (Canary Islands)
  25. Jersey
  26. Brighton

Questions: October to December, 2021 Quiz

  1. Which TV programme celebrated its 60th anniversary, with the Queen sending a personal message of congratulations?
  2. Who announced being a millionaire again after setting up an OnlyFans account and serving a demand from subscribers with foot fetishes?
  3. Little Amal is a giant what?
  4. Which English football club is sold to a Saudi-led consortium?
  5. What is the weekly amount of Universal Credit that was withdrawn, 18 months after its introduction?
  6. The contactless payment limit is increased from £45 to how much?
  7. A dozen people are injured following a rail crash near which cathedral city?
  8. Who changed its company name to Meta?
  9. Actor James Michael Tyler sadly passes away aged just 58, what was the name of the character that made him famous?
  10. Alec Baldwin was filming on the set of which upcoming film when a terrible and fatal accident occurred?
  11. Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenne visited which British non-league football club's stadium for the first time since buying it earlier in the year?
  12. Voyage is a studio album released on 5 November 2021 by which group?
  13. Which supermarket chain spoofed the John Lewis Christmas advert?
  14. Which 42-year-old singer's 24-hour danceathon raised more than £1million for Children In Need?
  15. What name was given to the new variant of concern of COVID-19? It's also the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet.
  16. At the end of November, which country became the world's newest republic?
  17. In early December what was mocked for being scrawny, with passers-by labelling it "thin," "anaemic" and even "ugly"?
  18. The Omicron variant was first reported to the World Health Organization from which country?
  19. Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel handed over the chancellery to her successor, Olaf Scholz; for how many years was Merkel in power?
  20. The northern part of which English county saw a massive swing from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats in a by-election?
  21. Which British city's underground system, often nicknamed the "Clockwork Orange" in tourist guidebooks, celebrated it's 125th anniversary on the 14th of December this year?
  22. Which country banned its citizens from laughing, drinking alcohol and shopping for 11-days?
  23. Can you name the skateboarder who won the 2021 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award?


  1. Songs of Praise
  2. Kerry Katona
  3. Puppet (depicting a Syrian refugee girl)
  4. Newcastle United
  5. £20
  6. £100
  7. Salisbury
  8. Facebook
  9. Gunther (barista in the sitcom Friends)
  10. Rust
  11. Wrexham
  12. ABBA
  13. Iceland
  14. Sophie Ellis-Bextor
  15. Omicron
  16. Barbados
  17. Trafalgar Square Christmas tree
  18. South Africa
  19. 16 years
  20. Shropshire (constituency of North Shropshire)
  21. Glasgow's
  22. North Korea (mourning the 10th anniversary of the death of former leader, Kim Jong-il)
  23. Sky Brown