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Happy New Year!

Phoebe Simcock, 1st Jan 2022
Tags: Life Quiz


Fire sparklers

Round One – All About 2021

  1. Which country won the 2021 Eurovision song contest?  
  2. Released in 2021, what is the name of the newest James Bond film?  
  3. Who became President of the United States in January 2021? 
  4. Who released the album ‘Blue Bannisters’ in October 2021?  
  5. Where was the 2021 Olympics held? 
  6. In March 2021, which interview shocked the nation?  
  7. In 2021, a trend started in which we share pictures of our favourite celebs and state that they ‘______’ the ‘______’? 
  8. Who was England’s team captain in the UEFA Euro 2021? 
  9. Which famous celeb couple declared their divorce in February 2021 after seven years of marriage?  
  10. What is 2021 in Roman Numerals?
2021 on the beach sand

Round Two – How much do you know about New Year?  

  1. Complete the title of the famous song sung on New Year’s Eve ‘Auld _____ ______’  
  2. In Spain, what is it tradition to eat one of at midnight on New Year’s Eve? 
  3. Where in the world does a time ball drop each New Year as part of a countdown to 12 o’clock? 
  4. According to YouGov, what is the most common New Year’s resolution in the UK? 
  5. What would you do on New Year’s Eve if you wanted to let the old out and the new in?  
  6. What is New Year’s Eve referred to in Scotland? 
  7. 2022 will be the year of which animal in Chinese New Year? 
  8. Since 1993 Jools Holland has presented which show to bring in the New Year? 
  9. In what year was ‘Happy New Year’ released by ABBA? 
  10. Which American confectionary company drops a giant version of one of their chocolates on New Year’s Eve?
New year resolutions

Round Three – Name that year 

(If you’re playing in a team the closest answer wins)

  1. When was Sellotape invented?  
  2. When did Boris Johnson become Prime Minister? 
  3. When was the first photograph taken? 
  4. When was our current Queen born? 
  5. When was ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ by Mariah Carey released?  
  6. When was the first car invented? 
  7. When did Little Mix win X Factor?
  8. When did Martin Luther King deliver his iconic ‘I Have a Dream’ speech?  
  9. When was Blackpool Tower built? 
  10. When was the UK’s first credit card issued?
Can you answer a few questions


Round One – All About 2021  

  1. Italy 
  2. No Time to Die 
  3. Joe Biden 
  4. Lana Del Rey 
  5. Tokyo 
  6. Oprah Winfrey interviewing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 
  7. Understood the Assignment 
  8. Harry Kane 
  9. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West  
  10. MMXXI 

Round Two – How much do you know about New Year?  

  1. Lang Syne 
  2. Grape 
  3. New York 
  4. To exercise more 
  5. Leave a house through the back door and come in through the front 
  6. Hogmanay 
  7. Tiger 
  8. Hootenanny 
  9. 1980 
  10. Hershey (they drop a giant kiss) 

Round Three – Name that year

(If you’re playing in a team the closest answer wins)  

  1. 1937 
  2. 2019 
  3. 1826 
  4. 1926 
  5. 1994 
  6. 1886 
  7. 2011 
  8. 1963 
  9. 1891 
  10. 1966

How many did you get?

If you got 21-30 right


If you got 11-20 right

I tried and therefore no one should criticize me

If you got 0-10 right

dear oh dear

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