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Do you remember what happened in 2004? Did you read Ez's daily news posts? All of them? I hope you were taking notes! All the questions are from stories in Ez's daily news posts.
Back, by popular request, it's the 2004 B.I. EzNews Quiz!!

Good luck!



In January it was reported that Japanese scientists claimed that peeling a particular fruit with a knife was good for you brain. Name that fruit.
A banana
A kiwi fruit
An apple
A grape


In February, which member of the British Royal family visited both Iraq and Iran?
Prince Phillip
Prince Charles
Prince Andrew
Prince William


In March, why did the Italian police break into a church?
To let a new preist take up his job after parishioners loyal to his predecessor blockaded the church.
To let the congregation out after the priest looked them in for talking during hymns.
To arrest a burglar who'd hidden during a service, gone to sleep, and found he was locked in when he woke.
The priest lost his keys down a drain on his way to conduct a wedding.


In April, what did thieves steal from a quarry in West Yorkshire?
Gunpowder
A mechanical digger
12 tonnes of rock
A portable toilet block


In May, which country won the Eurovision Song Contest?
Ireland
Ukraine
Latvia
France


In June, the film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban opened. About how much did it make on it's first day of release?
£1 million
£3 million
£5 million
£8 million


How old was Marlon Brando when he died in July?
75
80
85
90


In August a business woman in the UK was told she couldn't ask for "hard working" staff in a job advert because it discriminated against lazy people.
True
False


In September, Europe beat the USA to win golf's Ryder Cup, who were the two team captains?
Nick Fadlo & Jack Nicklaus
Colin Montgomerie & Jim Furyk
Sandy Lyle & Lee Trevino
Bernhard Langer & Hal Sutton


In October, a survey voted which celebrity's offspring the most bizzare of all time?
Moon Unit (Frank and Gail Zappa)
Nell Marmalade (Helen Baxendale and David Eliot)
Daisy Boo (Julia and Jamie Oliver)
Fifi Trixibelle (Paula Yates and Bob Geldof)


In November, which country's government claimed to have thwarted an assassination attempt on American president, George W Bush?
Egypt
Paraguay
France
Columbia


In December, the German postal service delivered a letter to the correct address, but 326 years late!
True
False




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