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Do you remember what happened in 2007? 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, with, yet again, the same blurb, but different questions (and answers), and too many commas in a sentence, it's the 2007 B.I. EzNews Quiz!!

Good luck!



In January, a US lobby group highlighted some wacky warnings on products, but which warning was voted the wackiest?
Not to use a lit match or open flame to check fuel levels in an engine
Not to dry a wet mobile phone in a microwave oven
Not to put a person inside a washing machine
Not to use a telephone directory while operating a moving vehicle


In February, an Australian hotel owner offered a couple of beers in exchange for a bag of cane toads. True or false?
True
False


In March, which item sold for the most in an auction of TV and film memorablia?
Sean Connery's dinner jacket from the James Bond movie Thunderball
A metal knight's helmet worn by Terry Jones in Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Tom Baker's Doctor Who costume - comprising a burgundy coat, brown tweed trousers and striped scarf
A cloak worn by Sir Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars


In April, the Office for National Statistics released it's Social Trends report for 2007. What percentage of men in the UK aged between 20 and 24 did it report still lived with their parents?
15
30
45
60


In May, which country won the Eurovision Song contest?
Russia
Serbia
Croatia
Turkey


In June, a Michigan company helped people to get married by.....?
Renting out inflatable churches
Renting out fake wedding cakes
Renting out fake bridesmaids
Renting out fake best men


In July, the world's tallest man, Bao Xishun (7 feet and 9 inches), got married, how tall is his bride, Xia Shujun?
5 feet and 1 inch
5 feet and 6 inches
5 feet and 11 inches
6 feet and 2 inches


In August, in Italy a pizza was claimed to have health benefits. What was it said to combat?
Hair loss
Cellulite
Worsening eyesight
Wrinkles


In September, as part of a protest a country was put up for sale on ebay. Which country?
Belgium
USA
France
South Africa


In Ocober, in Bupadest the world Rubik's cube championships were held. How quickly did Anssi Vanhala of Finland solve the 3x3 cube using only his feet to win the 'feet only' challenge?
24.22 seconds
49.33 seconds
2 minutes 47.44 seconds
4 minutes 3.55 seconds


In November, a survey reported on ridiculous UK laws which have never been repealed. Which of the following is NOT a real law?
The head of any dead whale found on the British coast automatically becomes the property of the King, and the tail of the Queen
It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament
Eating mince pies on Christmas Day is banned
All upper storey windows in private dwelling houses must be covered by curtains between the hours of 11:30pm and 6am


In December, a German bar owner circumvented a smoking ban by doing what?
Installing a retractable roof on his bar, which he retracts for 10 minutes every hour, allowing his customers to smoke
Cutting holes in the walls of his bar so his customers can stick their heads and arms ouside while having a cigarette
Providing three diving suits which his customers can don if they feel like a cigarette
Having a secret 'smokeasy' room, with it's own secret entrance




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