Jess Ennis Hill

The Gre’t Big Exposed Quiz of the Year 2015

Now that you’ve finally sobered up from the festive holidays, it’s time to cast our eyes back over the year that was. Ladies and Gentlemen, let’s get quizzical!

  1. On 28th November 2015, Sheffield born footballer Jamie Vardy scored in his 11th consecutive game for Leicester City, smashing a Premier League record previously held by Ruud Van Nistelrooy – but which local non-league football club did he join after being released by Sheffield Wednesday as a youth?
  1. Which band joined O Captain and Slow Club at The Leadmill to celebrate 35 years of the venue last May?
  1. Legendary Sheffield crooner Richard Hawley adorned the cover of our October ish, but what is the name of his latest album?
  1. Which acts stepped as last minute headliners replacing Wu-Tang Clan at this year’s Tramlines Festival?
  1. On the 30th May 2015 Kell Brook successfully retained his IBF Welterweight Title against which fellow British fighter?
  1. Which British TV drama written by Shane Meadows was filmed in Sheffield and aired on Channel 4 in September?
  1. Her Royal Majesty paid a visit to the Steel City back in April. What was the occasion?
  1. Which 50-1 outsider stunned The Crucible by scooping the 2015 Snooker World Championship?
  1. Which local grunge duo performed live on The Late Show With David Letterman back in January? A bonus point if you can name the album they released a few months later.
  1. Local girl Jessica Ennis-Hill won gold at August World Championships – but in which event?
  1. The old Henderson’s Relish factory on Leavygreave Road has been a Sheffield landmark since the late 19th Back in early December plans were unveiled to turn the iconic building into what?
  1. Which Manchester born frontman performed twice in Sheffield this year with appearances at Tramlines and Sensoria Festival?



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