Answers to the Big 2021 Quiz

Here are the log awaited answers to the Big 2021 Quiz. How did you do?

  1. Who was the winner of the Grand National? Horse & Jockey

    Minella Times ridden by Rachael Blackmore who became the first woman to win the race

  2. Which country won the Eurovision Song Contest?

    Italy won with the song “Zitti e buoni” by Måneskin

  3. Pete & Ann were away on holiday for nearly all September, Where were they?

    Azores, Portugal

  4. Which county was this years UK Mega held in?

    Lincolnshire

  5. In which month did Prince Philip die?

    April 9th

  6. What vehicle did Prince Philip choose to carry his coffin at his funeral?

    Land Rover Defender TD5 130

  7. A new £50 note entered circulation in June this year. Which scientist is celebrated on the new note?

    Alan Turing

  8. A ship blocked the Suez Canal for days causing worldwide delays: What was the name of the vessel?

    Ever Given

  9. A legal dispute hit the headlines in April when Colin launched legal proceedings against Cuthbert: Who are Colin and Cuthbert?

    Caterpillar cakes, from Marks & Spencer and Aldi respectively

  10. Bitcoin became the official currency in which Central American country?

    El Salvador

  11. The Zoom meeting of a UK council went viral this year, with one guest memorably exclaiming “You do not have the authority, Jackie Weaver!” What council was it?

    Handforth Parish Council

  12. The cast of which long-running American sitcom reunited for the first time since the show’s finale in 2004 this year?

    Friends

  13. Who was the female tennis star from South London who won the US Open this year?

    Emma Raducanu

  14. Which American singer terminated a 13-year legal conservatorship giving their father and others control over their finances and personal life?

    Britney Spears

  15. This year ITV announced they had axed The X Factor – what year was the show first aired?

    2004

  16. What is Adele’s long awaited album called?

    30

  17. Matt Hancock resigned as Health Secretary in June, after being caught doing something in his office – what was it?

    Cameras caught him snogging his aide Gina Coladangelo

  18. In January 2021, online retailer Boohoo acquired which brand and website for £55 million?

    Debenhams

  19. Which news channel was launched on 13 June?

    GB News

  20. Who was the former owner of a Ford Escort sold at auction for more than £52,000?

    Princess Diana was the owner of the 1981 Ford Escort Mk 3 Ghia

  21. Police are called as hundreds flock to Diddly Squat Farm Shop – who is its famous owner?

    Jeremy Clarkson

  22. What is the name of the new James Bond film?

    No Time To Die

  23. September saw the eruption of a volcano on which Canary Island?

    La Palma

  24. The 2021 Labour Party conference took place in which seaside resort?

    Brighton

  25. The contactless payment limit is increased from £45 to how much?

    £100

  26. Alec Baldwin was filming on the set of which upcoming film when a terrible and fatal accident occurred?

    Rust

  27. Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenne visited which British non-league football club’s stadium for the first time since buying it earlier in the year?

    Wrexham AFC

  28. Voyage is a studio album released on 5 November 2021 by which group?

    Abba

  29. Which supermarket chain spoofed the John Lewis Christmas advert?

    Iceland

  30. At the end of November, which country became the world’s newest republic?

    Barbados

  31. The northern part of which English county saw a massive swing from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats in a by-election?

    Shropshire

  32. Where was “I’m a Celebrity 2021” held?

    Gwrych Castle

  33. Who was the winner on “I’m a Celebrity 2021?

    Danny Miller

  34. What is the is the current Geocaching Souvenir Challenge called?

    Reach the Peak

  35. In February, Captain Sir Tom Moore passed away, aged 100. He raised more than £30m for NHS charities by initially walking how many laps of his garden?

    100 laps of his 25 metre garden in Marston Moretaine in Bedfordshire

  36. In July, Unesco removed its world heritage status from which UK site?

    Liverpool, because new buildings undermined the attractiveness of its Victorian docks

  37. On which planet did Nasa fly a small helicopter called Ingenuity, bearing a fragment of the Wright brothers’ first aeroplane?

    Mars

  38. Name the drummer of the Rolling Stones, who died aged 80?

    Charlie Watts

  39. Who controversially won the Formula 1 Championship in Abu Dhabi?

    Max Verstappen

  40. Which sports personality was awarded an MBE for their campaigning to help vulnerable children?

    Marcus Rashford

  41. In June which MP defected from Conservative to Labour, calling his former party “reactionary, populist, nationalistic and sometimes even xenophobic”?

    John Bercow former Speaker of the House of Commons

  42. Which landscape in Northwest Wales is given UNESCO World Heritage status?

    The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales

  43. AUKUS, a trilateral security pact with was formed between the UK, Australia and the United States to provide what to Australia?

    Nuclear Submarines

  44. Who was the first civilian aboard his own winged rocket ship to reach space, attaining an altitude of 53 miles above ground—three miles beyond the threshold of space?

    Richard Branson

  45. Who filed a lawsuit against Disney — the parent company of Marvel Studios — over their decision to stream Black Widow on Disney+ simultaneously with the theatrical release?

    Scarlett Johansson sued Disney, accusing Disney of breaching her contract

  46. We all have heard of PCR Covid tests, what does PCR stand for?

    Polymerase chain reaction

  47. Which famous BBC DJ passed away on Christmas Day?

    Janice Long

  48. Who was the above’s famous brother?

    Keith Chegwin

  49. Which European country’s flag change went largely unnoticed?

    France, the blue is now a darker shade

  50. Slovenia laid claim to having the largest pile of which substance in Europe?

    Charcoal

One thought on “Answers to the Big 2021 Quiz

  1. I wasn’t aware of some of theses events so I am claiming the dozen or so that I got as a pass,

    Happy caching every one.

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