January 2017 News Quiz (Round 1)

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With 39 different time zones it takes 26 hours to see in the New Year across the globe. Put these five countries in the correct order they saw in 2017, from first to last: Japan, Canada, UK, Germany, New Zealand

New Zealand, Japan, Germany, UK, Canada

 

Which American singer was forced to leave the stage at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve performance in Times Square, New York following a lip sync hiccup?

Mariah Carey

 

Which British singer took to Twitter to announce that he will be releasing new music on Friday 6th January, calling it 'the best thing I have made so far'?

Ed Sheeran

 

William Salice died this week. He was involved with the creation of both the Ferrero Roche and which other chocolate treat?

Kinder Surprise

 

Ronda Rousey was defeated inside 50 seconds on her return to the mixed martial arts octogon. What was the name of the Brazilian fighter who retained her UFC championship belt?

Amanda Nunes

 

Which British actor appeared on CBeebies on New Year's Eve, to read a bedtime story for children?

a) Tom Hardy b) Christian Bale c) Cillian Murphy

a) Tom Hardy

 

2016 was a successful year for which footballer who scored on his European debut with his club, his Premier League debut with his club and his senior debut with his country?

Marcus Rashford

 

2016 was also a successful year for which footballer who became the first player to score in four consecutive European Championships?

Cristiano Ronaldo