Quiz of the Week - 11 August 2023

Quiz of the Week - 11 August 2023

Aug 11, 2023

I have to start with an apology as the interactive quiz I usually have on a Friday is not available anymore. I will try and find a new quiz page for next week, but for now, here is the multiple-choice answer Quiz of the Week for you to try!

QUESTIONS

  1. Which US State is experiencing terrible wild fires fanned by hurricane force winds, with over 50 people now confirmed to have died due to the disaster?

    a. Nevada

    b. Tennessee

    c. Hawaii

    d. Kentucky

  2. Which team is poised to sign England men's football captain, Harry Kane, after terms have been agreed this week?

    a. Frieberg

    b. Dortmund

    c. Borussia Monchengladbach

    d. Bayern Munich

  3. The first asylum seekers took their places aboard the floating barge, Bibby Stockholm, in the port of which town?

    a. Portland

    b. Portsmouth

    c. Bournemouth

    d. Weymouth


  4. In Malaysia what product can get you up to three years in jail if you are caught with it by the police?

    a. Ukulele

    b. Rainbow LGBTQI+ Swatch

    c. Dr. Pepper

    d. E-Bike Lithium-Ion Battery


  5. Which golfer is alleged to have gambled $1 billion on their Ryder Cup team in a bombshell revelation this week?

    a. Rory Mcllroy

    b. Jordan Speith

    c. Phil Mickelson

    d. Tiger Woods


  6. Which Lioness football player saw red and a two match ban for stamping in the game against Nigeria this week?

    a. Lauren James

    b. Lucy Bronze

    c. Beth England

    d. Keira Walsh


  7. The co-founder of OceanGate is planning a new venture to take 1000 people to which planet by 2050?

    a. Mars

    b. Saturn

    c. Venus

    d. jupiter


  8. Who has accepted the late challenge of Anthony Joshua for a boxing match on 12 August at the O2 Arena?

    a. Robert Helenius

    b. Dillian Whyte

    c. Deontay White

    d. Andy Ruiz Jr


  9. What was the name of Britain's 'Wonkiest Pub' which was destroyed in a suspected insurance fraud arson attack this week?

    a. The Bent Chimney

    b. The Slippet Inn

    c. The Sideways Hotel

    d. The Crooked House


  10. Who is the Chief Constable of the PSNI which saw a massive security data breach this week, listing all names and addresses of its personnel?

    a. Julian O'Neill

    b. Mark Durkin

    c. Simon Byrne

    d. Mike Nesbitt

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ANSWERS

  1. Which US State is experiencing terrible wild fires fanned by hurricane force winds, with over 50 people now confirmed to have died due to the disaster?

    a. Nevada

    b. Tennessee

    c. Hawaii

    d. Kentucky

    C. HAWAII

  2. Which team is poised to sign England men's football captain, Harry Kane, after terms have been agreed this week?

    a. Frieberg

    b. Dortmund

    c. Borussia Monchengladbach

    d. Bayern Munich

    D. BAYERN MUNICH

  3. The first asylum seekers took their places aboard the floating barge, Bibby Stockholm, in the port of which town?

    a. Portland

    b. Portsmouth

    c. Bournemouth

    d. Weymouth

    A. PORTLAND

  4. In Malaysia what product can get you up to three years in jail if you are caught with it by the police?

    a. Ukulele

    b. Rainbow LGBTQI+ Swatch

    c. Dr. Pepper

    d. E-Bike Lithium-Ion Battery

    B. RAINBOW LGBTQI+ SWATCH

  5. Which golfer is alleged to have gambled $1 billion on their Ryder Cup team in a bombshell revelation this week?

    a. Rory Mcllroy

    b. Jordan Speith

    c. Phil Mickelson

    d. Tiger Woods

    C. PHIL MICKELSON

  6. Which Lioness football player saw red and a two match ban for stamping in the game against Nigeria this week?

    a. Lauren James

    b. Lucy Bronze

    c. Beth England

    d. Keira Walsh

    A. LAUREN JAMES

  7. The co-founder of OceanGate is planning a new venture to take 1000 people to which planet by 2050?

    a. Mars

    b. Saturn

    c. Venus

    d. Jupiter

    C. VENUS

  8. Who has accepted the late challenge of Anthony Joshua for a boxing match on 12 August at the O2 Arena?

    a. Robert Helenius

    b. Dillian Whyte

    c. Deontay White

    d. Andy Ruiz Jr

    A. ROBERT HELENIUS

  9. What was the name of Britain's 'Wonkiest Pub' which was destroyed in a suspected insurance fraud arson attack this week?

    a. The Bent Chimney

    b. The Slippet Inn

    c. The Sideways Hotel

    d. The Crooked House

    D. THE CROOKED HOUSE

  10. Who is the Chief Constable of the PSNI which saw a massive security data breach this week, listing all names and addresses of its personnel?

    a. Julian O'Neill

    b. Mark Durkin

    c. Simon Byrne

    d. Mike Nesbitt

    C. SIMON BYRNE

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