December 2015 Quiz Round 6

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Which former Labour shadow chancellor became chairman of Norwich City  football club?

Ed Balls


Downton Abbey came to a close, but what is the name of the actress who has played Violet Crawley throughout the series?

Dame Maggie Smith


Motorhead front man Ian Fraser Kilmister died in December 2015 aged 70, but how was he more commonly known?



Which TV series topped a list of the most pirated TV series for a fourth year in a row?

Game of Thrones


Which film released in December 2015 became the fastest to take $1bn at the global box office?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Which British band released the song they had recorded to be the James Bond theme for the film Spectre only for it not be used because it 'didn't work out'?



Eyebrows were raised when contestant Teona Kolbaia failed to make the quarter-finals of Georgia's version of The Voice. Why?

She was a serving prisoner following her jailing for armed robbery in 2012 and was subsequently released on live TV.


Which company announced plans to increase pressure on British retailers by dramatically expanding the range of grocery products it sells?



The Royal Mail announced a special stamp programme to honour the centenary of the heroic exploits of which polar explorer?

Sir Ernest Shackleton


Part of the Great Britain squad which beat Belgium to win the Davis Cup for the first time in 79 years, Britain's number three tennis player was celebrating having been awarded a place at the Australian Open 2016. What's his name?

Kyle Edmund