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Quiz: February 2005

Ellen MacArthur

Question 1

Ellen MacArthur sailed around the world single-handed but by how much did she beat the previous world record?

A: 31 hours
B: 32 hours
C: 33 hours

Question 2

Which bloodsport was banned this month?

A: Hunting with dogs
B: Pheasant shooting
C: Badger baiting

Question 3

Concern broke out after a chemical included in many foods was linked to cancer. What was the name of this chemical?

A: Sudan 1
B: Ghana 2
C: Egypt 3

Question 4

Which band enjoyed huge success this month and won gongs at both the Brit and NME awards?

A: Westlife
B: Franz Ferdinand
C: Take That

Question 5

What started out as a charity gimmick but soon became a fashion item and was even banned from some schools?

A: Headbands
B: Wristbands
C: Waistbands

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