August 2017 News Quiz (Round 1)

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Which ship arrived back at Portsmouth after undergoing 2 months of sea trials?
HMS Queen Elizabeth


Who is scheduled to headline a benefit concert when the M.E.N Arena re-opens?
Noel Gallagher


Daniel Craig has apparently signed up for his fifth Bond movie. How many Bond films have been released in the franchise?


The lead singer of the Libertines had a small quantity of drugs confiscated by Italian police that he was trying to take into the country. What is his name?
Pete Docherty 


Who has been given a wild card to the US Open, her first grand slam event since her drugs ban?
Maria Sharapova


CJ Ujah, Danny Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake were 3 of the winners of the 100m relay at the 2017 world athletics championship. Who was the fourth member?
Adam Gemili


Due to the increasing significance of solar power the National Grid has already started planning for the next solar eclipse which will take place in which year?


A 106-year-old fruit cake has been found in a remote antarctic hut and is believed to have been brought on who's ill-fated expedition?
Robert Falcon Scott