Review of 2020 Quiz

Here is our end of 2020 quiz. There are 12 questions covering all 12 months.

  1. In which month did the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially name the coronavirus COVID-19?
  2. In which month did 100,000 people begin to demonstrate in Minsk against the Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko after a disputed election?
  3. In which month did the Queen make a special ‘Address to the Nation’ concerning COVID-19 and Boris Johnson be admitted to hospital after contracting the Virus? 
  4. In which month was George Floyd killed leading to riots across the United States and the BLM campaign?
  5. In which month did Apple Wildfires begin in California, leading to thousands being evacuated?
  6. In which month was a thin trade deal finally agreed between the UK and the EU?
  7. In which month did the Impeachment trial of Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress begin?
  8. In which month did Joe Biden announce his running mate for the Presidential election as Kamala Harris, the first woman of colour on a major party ticket?
  9. In which month did Boris Johnson announce a second lockdown lasting for four weeks?
  10. In which month were the UEFA Football Championships and Eurovision Song Contest suspended due to Covid-19?
  11. In which month did Rudy Giuliani accidently hold a press conference at a garden centre denouncing the results of the 2020 Presidential election?
  12. In which month was the statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston thrown into Bristol harbour? 

Answers will be given on Twitter and Facebook on 2 and 3 January and also in our next edition.

Elsewhere on East Midlands Bylines

Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Join our mailing list