Specialist: awards

From the quiz on 21/3/17.

  1. The Logies are the most prestigious TV industry awards in which Commonwealth country? Australia

  2. Which scientist lends his surname to a series of jocular prizes awarded since 1993 to “commemorate individuals who protect our gene pool by making the ultimate sacrifice of their own lives”? Charles Darwin

  3. Who has presented the annual Pride of Britain Awards on ITV since 1999? Carol Vorderman

  4. At the 1996 BRIT Awards, which musician invaded the stage in protest against Michael Jackson pretending to be Christ during a performance of Earth Song? Jarvis Cocker

  5. The Copley Medal, the world’s oldest scientific prize, has been awarded almost every year since 1731 by which British organization? Royal Society

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