The slow news quiz #8
This month’s quiz looks back three months to the events of October 2015. Get at least seven out of ten answers correct and enter your details below before 4th February 2016 for a chance to win a copy of our brand new book How to be evil.
On 2nd October, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser all did what?
On 5th October, Turkey accused Russia of violating its airspace. What did the Russian defence ministry blame for an ‘accidental’ incursion?
On 5th October, Edward Snowden said that the US justice department had not contacted him despite his willingness to reach a plea deal. What does he say he offered to do as part of a deal?
On 7th October, how did David Cameron describe Jeremy Corbyn at the Conservative Party conference?
On 8th October, what was Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson widely criticised for suggesting?
On 11th October, it was revealed that Facebook paid hardly any corporation tax in 2014, even though staff in its UK office took home on average more than £210,000 in pay and bonuses. How much corporation tax did Facebook pay?
On 16th October, Hungary closed its border with Croatia. How did they block access to the country?
On 19th October, the CIA investigated a claim by a group of teenagers that they had hacked into its director’s personal email account. What did the high school students claim they were motivated by?
On 25th October, Tony Blair made a partial apology for the Iraq War. What did he say he found it hard to apologise for?
On 26th October, the World Health Organisation published a report linking the consumption of what to cancer?
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