November 2017 News Quiz (Round 1)

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A rail company in which country apologised after one of their trains departed 20 seconds PRIOR to its scheduled departure time?



Which English batsman showed promise in his side's final Ashes warmup match scoring a century against a Cricket Australia XI? a) Alastair Cook b) Ben Stokes c) Mark Stoneman

c) Mark Stoneman


British explorer Benedict Allen caused concern following his failure to return on time from a trip deep into which country?

Papua New Guinea


Which footballing nation failed to qualify for the World Cup Finals for the first time since 1958?



Salvator Mundi, a long lost painting by which artist sold at auction for $450m setting a new record for original art?

Leonardo da Vinci


Researchers have suggested that the wine was first produced from grapes 8000 years ago in which country, located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Asia?



Which British comedian has announced plans to tour again for the first time in eight years?

Peter Kay


British actor Keith Barron died this week aged 83. In which 1980s sitcom did he play the role of David Pearce?

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