Quiz of the Week - 18 August 2023

Quiz of the Week - 18 August 2023

Aug 18, 2023

QUIZ OF THE WEEK – 18 August 2023

QUESTIONS

1. Who scored the first goal in the England v Australia semi-final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on Wednesday?

a. Ella Toone
b, Alessia Russo
c. Lauren Hemp
d. Sam Kerr

2. Which 1979 song by which band was reconstructed by neuroscientists after placing electrodes on the brains of patients and playing the track as they underwent epilepsy surgery?

a. Do Ya Think I’m Sexy – Rod Stewart
b, Message in a Bottle – The Police
c. One Step Beyond - Madness
d. Another Brick in the Wall – Pink Floyd

3. Which band were booed at a concert when they brought a Russian fan on stage in Georgia and said he should be treated like their brother?

a. The Killers
b, Maroon 5
c. The Arctic Monkeys
d. The Wanted

 

4. Which TV presenter said she would stop supporting Manchester United if Mason Greenwood stays at the club?

a. Suzi Dent
b, Lorraine Kelly
c. Amanda Holden
d. Rachel Riley

5. In a red card row after last weekend’s rugby game for England against Wales, which player was red carded, then rescinded after appeal, and now faces a further appeal to renew the red card by the International Board of Rugby?

a. Taine Basham
b, George Ford
c. Owen Farrel
d. Adam Beard

 

6. Stefanos Tsitsipas asked for a woman to be removed from court at the Cincinnati open after she repeatedly impersonated what creature to put him off his game?

a. Cat
b, Cuckoo
c. Bull Frog
d. Bumble Bee

 

7. Which England cricket star reversed their ODI retirement plans for one last crack at World Cup Glory this week?

a. Ben Stokes
b, Harry Brook
c. Gus Atkinson
d. Naseem Shah

 

8. What is the name of the Mexican superhero from the DC universe which has hit the cinemas this week?

a. Cactus Jack
b, Blue Beetle
c. Red Agave
d. Chupacabra


9. What item is at the heart of a trademark lawsuit against Lucasfilm this week, after it was used and modified in the new Indiana Jones film?

a. A Hat by Monn River
b, A Baseball Bat by Blue River
c. A Backpack by Fork River
d. A Teapot by Black River

10. ‘Barbie’ stars, Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling were offered $250,000 each for photos of which bodypart?

a. Feet
b. Hands
c. Nose
d. Ears

 

 

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ANSWERS

 

1. Who scored the first goal in the England v Australia semi-final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on Wednesday?

a. Ella Toone
b, Alessia Russo
c. Lauren Hemp
d. Sam Kerr

A. ELLA TOONE

2. Which 1979 song by which band was reconstructed by neuroscientists after placing electrodes on the brains of patients and playing the track as they underwent epilepsy surgery?

a. Do Ya Think I’m Sexy – Rod Stewart
b, Message in a Bottle – The Police
c. One Step Beyond - Madness
d. Another Brick in the Wall – Pink Floyd

D . ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL – PINK FLOYD

3. Which band were booed at a concert when they brought a Russian fan on stage in Georgia and said he should be treated like their brother?

a. The Killers
b, Maroon 5
c. The Arctic Monkeys
d. The Wanted

A. THE KILLERS

4. Which TV presenter said she would stop supporting Manchester United if Mason Greenwood stays at the club?

a. Suzi Dent
b, Lorraine Kelly
c. Amanda Holden
d. Rachel Riley

D. RACHEL RILEY

5. In a red card row after last weekend’s rugby game for England against Wales, which player was red carded, then rescinded after appeal, and now faces a further appeal to renew the red card by the International Board of Rugby?

a. Taine Basham
b, George Ford
c. Owen Farrel
d. Adam Beard

C. OWEN FARREL

6. Stefanos Tsitsipas asked for a woman to be removed from court at the Cincinnati open after she repeatedly impersonated what creature to put him off his game?

a. Cat
b, Cuckoo
c. Bull Frog
d. Bumble Bee

D. BUMBLE BEE

7. Which England cricket star reversed their ODI retirement plans for one last crack at World Cup Glory this week?

a. Ben Stokes
b, Harry Brook
c. Gus Atkinson
d. Naseem Shah

A. BEN STOKES

8. What is the name of the Mexican superhero from the DC universe which has hit the cinemas this week?

a. Cactus Jack
b, Blue Beetle
c. Red Agave
d. Chupacabra

B. BLUE BEETLE

9. What item is at the heart of a trademark lawsuit against Lucasfilm this week, after it was used and modified in the new Indiana Jones film?

a. A Hat by Monn River
b, A Baseball Bat by Blue River
c. A Backpack by Fork River
d. A Teapot by Black River

B. A BACKPACK BY FORK RIVER

10. ‘Barbie’ stars, Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling were offered $250,000 each for photos of which bodypart?

a. Feet
b. Hands
c. Nose
d. Ears

A. FEET

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