Former cabinet minister and Strictly contestant Ann Widdecombe, 71, answers our health quiz CAN YOU RUN UP THE STAIRS? Yes, easily. My main exercise is walking — I live on Dartmoor. GET YOUR FIVE A DAY? I don’t slavishly count how many portions I have. I eat a lot of fish and spinach and avocado, so I eat healthily. POP ANY PILLS? The most I will take is a Nurofen if I have a headache. EVER DIETED? Yes, in 2002 I did two diet challenges, one for a radio programme and the other for Celebrity Fit Club, and I lost 18lb on each. ANY VICES? Every night before I go to bed I read and have a nightcap, which tends to be a brandy. If the book is interesting, it might become a double. MOST SERIOUS ILLNESS? A detached retina in my left eye in 2010, the year I retired. I was in Devon when I started seeing cobwebs in my eye. Realising what it was likely to be, I jumped on a train to London, got to Moorfields Eye Hospital and had an operation immediately. I was also very … [Read more...] about UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Former cabinet minister and Strictly contestant Ann Widdecombe, 71, answers our health quiz
Next Answer these questions and find out just how good you are with relative pronouns in English grammar! Illustration: Uttam Ghosh 'The man who you just spoke to is my father.' 'This is the house that my grandfather built.' 'Whose clothes are lying strewn across the floor?' The words italicised in the above sentences are all relative pronouns, a type of pronoun that introduces a relative clause referring to some antecedent (whom, which, where, when, and why are other examples, in addition to the ones above). Fill in the blanks for each sentence in the following pages with the appropriate relative pronoun. Answers are provided upon submission of results on each page and you can draw your own conclusions about your performance! Fill in the blank with the correct relative pronoun:______ are you and ______ are you doing here?Wrong! Try again.. Wrong!The correct answer is Who are you and what are you doing here? Correct!Who are you and what are you doing … [Read more...] about ENGLISH QUIZ: Fill in the blanks with relative pronouns!
If you love our quiz, you can receive daily notifications of Stuff trivia tests on our app. Details here. Got a good quiz question? Send your questions to [email protected] QUIZ MORE:Quiz: How much do you know about Ikea?Quiz: How much do you know about alien invasion movies?Quiz: How well do you know your veggies?Quiz: How well do you know your burgers?Quiz: Do you know more about Asia than most?Quiz: How much of an Ed Sheeran fan are you?Quiz: Think you know the road rules? Stuff Facebook Twitter Whats App Reddit Email … [Read more...] about Quiz: Morning trivia challenge December 10
7 questions on flags and anthems Olympic organisers have had to apologise to the North Korean women's football team after their images were shown on a screen beside a South Korean flag ahead of a match in Glasgow. How well do you know your flags and anthems? 1.) Multiple Choice Question Kazakhstan's shooting team was left stunned when a version of an anthem recorded by Borat was played at a medal ceremony in Kuwait. What did they do? Storm off Burst into laughter Stand quietly 2.) Multiple Choice Question A South African reggae singer who was criticised for his poor rendition of his rugby team's national anthem ahead of a match against France blamed: Sabotage Ill health Nerves 3.) Multiple Choice Question Vietnam displayed the wrong Chinese flag during a welcoming ceremony for Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping. What was wrong? The colour The number of stars It was Taiwan's flag 4.) Multiple Choice Question An English opera singer who performed the Croatian … [Read more...] about Quiz: Flag and anthem gaffes
Info It's the Magazine's news quiz - an opportunity to prove to yourself and others that you are a news oracle. Failing that, you can always claim to have had better things to do during the past week than swot up on current affairs. 1.) Multiple Choice Question Let's start with two Olympics questions. Which country has continued its tradition of picking a very tall flag-bearer for the opening ceremony? US France China Info And here is Yi Jianlian. Since 1984, all of China's flag-bearers have been male basketball players, with an average height of 2.06m (6ft 9in). 2.) Multiple Choice Question Which of the following wasn't an Olympic sport of yesteryear? Skipping Tug of war Plunge for distance Rope-climbing 3.) Multiple Choice Question Scotland could be the first part of the UK to introduce gay marriage, joining 11 other countries worldwide. Outside Europe, the only ones are Argentina, Canada and... New Zealand Australia South Africa 4.) Multiple Choice … [Read more...] about Quiz of the week’s news
A Welsh MP has been interviewed by police over allegations of a fraudulent expenses claim. Chris Davies, Conservative MP for Brecon and Radnorshire, was referred to police by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA). It is alleged he made a false expense claim for pictures used in his constituency office in 2016. He has previously said he made an "honest mistake" and voluntarily spoke to the Metropolitan Police.A Scotland Yard spokesman said inquiries were continuing."A 50-year-old man was voluntarily interviewed under caution on Tuesday, 17 July 2018," he added.MP could face expenses claim fraud probeIt is understood Mr Davies is accused of manually creating two invoices for £450 and £250 rather than submitting the full £700 claim for the pictures by computer.He has previously said that he repaid the £450 sum, which was charged to a start-up fund for new MPs to set up offices.Mr Davies was referred to IPSA in April 2018 and compliance officer Andy … [Read more...] about Police quiz Chris Davies MP over expenses claim