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2012 - A Momentous Year for the UK [Part 2]
"As we reach the final days of 2012 The British team continue their look back at this momentous year in British History. Hope you enjoy our quiz"
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November 2012 saw the sad passing of the great Clive Dunn, most probably best known for his role of Lance Corporal Jones in "Dad's Army", but can anyone remember the first name of Lance Corporal Jones?
The summer of 2012 was extremely wet with many areas of the country experiencing flooding. It was the wettest summer for how many years?
From the 27th July - 12th August the London 2012 Summer Olympics were held. About 10,820 athletes participated in the games, but how many different nations participated?
In what did Englishman Adrian Lewis successfully defend his World Championship in 2012?
What new building was inaugurated in London on July 5, 2012, as the tallest completed building in the European Union?
The London Eye
One Canada Square
Bill Tarmey who died in November 2012 played which much loved character in the TV soap opera "Coronation Street" for 31 years?
In 2012, the Oxford/Cambridge boat race was halted before the finish and was re-started after 31 minutes. Cambridge went on to win. What was the reason for the delay?
The boats collided
A man swam in front of the boats
An oar was broken
A rower fainted
This comedian, whose career spanned more than 50 years in radio, television and film, passed away at the ripe old age of 89 on 4th July 2012. Audiences from the 1950s will remember his work on The Goon Show, while a younger generation might remember him as Frank Bryce, the old Muggle who took care of the Riddle House and killed by Voldemort in Goblet of Fire.
On 17th March 2012, at a football match between Bolton Wanders and Tottenham Hotspur, a player for Bolton by the name of Fabrice Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest on the field of play. For how long did his heart stop beating?
To celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee three new cities were created - St Asaph in Wales, Chelmsford in England and which Scottish town?
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