Weekly News Quiz (April 16th 2021)

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Published 16th April 2021

 

A quiz about events from the last 7 days

 

1) Who was the first woman jockey to win the Grand National held this week?

 

2) Which former labour minister who broke away and was one of the ‘gang of four’ who founded the SDP, died this week?

 

3) Which actor who played the role of Tristan Farnon in All Creatures Great and Small was 70 this week?

 

4) A crash was averted between a satellite of the OneWeb system and one from which other system owned by Elon Musk?

 

5) From which country has President Biden announced that he will pull out all US troops, with the last coming home exactly 20 years after soldiers were first sent there?

 

6) Who did Arsenal beat to move into the semi-final of the Europa League?

 

7) Which veteran actor won the Best Actor award at this year's Baftas?

 

8) Which Caribbean island has been hit by a volcanic eruption this week?

 

 

 

Answers

1) Who was the first woman jockey to win the Grand National held this week?

Rachael Blackmore

 

2) Which former labour minister who broke away and was one of the ‘gang of four’ who founded the SDP, died this week?

Shirley Williams

 

3) Which actor who played the role of Tristan Farnon in All Creatures Great and Small was 70 this week?

Peter Davison

 

4) A crash was averted between a satellite of the OneWeb system and one from which other system owned by Elon Musk?

Starlink

 

5) From which country has President Biden announced that he will pull out all US troops, with the last coming home exactly 20 years after soldiers were first sent there?

Afghanistan

 

6) Who did Arsenal beat to move into the semi-final of the Europa League?

Slavia Prague

 

7) Which veteran actor won the Best Actor award at this year's Baftas?

Anthony Hopkins

 

8) Which Caribbean island has been hit by a volcanic eruption this week?

St Vincent