‘Monday Mind Workout’ answers for Monday 4th January 2021

Good morning,
‘Monday Mind Workout’ answers from yesterday. How did you do?
1.Which Yorkshire football team got promoted to the football league for the first time in its history?
Harrogate Town football club have been riding on a high this year after securing the promotion, exciting fans all over the county.
2.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited which Yorkshire city in January?Bradford was the first engagement of the year for the royals this year.
3.In a shock Christmas appearance, who returned to Emmerdale?
Debbie Dingle was rumoured to be returning and her entrance was both a pleasant surprise and a disappointment for fans.
4. Where was Captain Sir Tom Moore born, and what did he do to raise money for the NHS?
Walking a mile a day , Captain Tom Moore’s, who was born in Keighley , impressive achievements were heralded by all.
5.What was Yorkshire man Bob Weighton famous for?
Bob Weighton was the world’s oldest man , passing away at 112 years old this year.
6.Which girl band – with one of its members born in Leeds – are set for a reunion tour next year?
Spice up your life! The Spice Girls ‘ return has been greatly anticipated despite the absence of Victoria Beckham.
7.Which famous Bradford man’s family got into trouble this year, for breaking Covid-19 rules at a wedding?
Zayn Malik ‘s family was caught out with breaking Covid-19 restrictions after hosting a large wedding.
8.Which Hull-born actress became the first dame of Coronation Street?
Maureen Lipman was said to be ecstatic at becoming the first Dame to have appeared on Coronation Street
9.Why did Nicola Adams and her Strictly Come Dancing partner make headlines?
The pair created a stir as they performed as the first same-sex couple on Strictly.
10.Look North presenter Harry Gration stepped down in October after how many years service?
Harry Graiton served an incredible 40 years with the BBC.
11.Where was Harry Gration born?
Bradford was the birth place of Harry, although he currently resides in Scarborough.
12.Which I’m A Celeb contestant said Yorkshire Tea was their favourite?
Vernon Kay knows what’s best – Yorkshire Tea has always been the superior cuppa.
13.Which I’m A Celeb star was born in Morley?
Bev Callard was born in Morley.
14.Which football team had their coach nominated for the FIFA coach of the year award?
Leeds United have had a successful year, meaning it was no surprise that Marcelo Bielsa found himself nominated.
15.A huge 15ft shark was found alive on a Yorkshire beach. Which beach was it?
The unfortunate basking shark was found on Filey beach
16.Where is Yorkshire’s Nightingale hospital based?
Harrogate Convention Centre remains on standby during the second wave of the pandemic.
17.Which Yorkshire bridge did police have to monitor to stop people sneaking between Covid-19 tiers?
Stamford Bridge seemed to become a gateway for those not abiding by coronavirus restrictions. This meant a large police presence watching out for those crossing over the border.
18.Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Eastenders battled it out for the most viewers at Christmas. Who won this year?
Coronation Street pipped Emmerdale to the post this year, with the Queen’s speech winning out over all.
19.Who purchased Leeds-based supermarket giant Asda?
The Issa brothers , who own Walmart bought Asda earlier this year.
20.Which North Yorkshire town was transformed into Darrowby Village for All Creatures Great and Small?
Grassington, near Skipton, was transformed into the fictional village of Darrowby