Weekly News Quiz (April 2nd 2021)

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Published 3rd April 2021

 

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Questions

1) According to a panel of experts brought together by the Sunday Times, and reported in other news outlets, which Gloucestershire town is the best place to live in the country?

 

2) An MP from which country’s parliament has resigned following disclosures that he spent parliamentary question time texting a sex worker?

 

3) An exhibition of  Faberge eggs not previously displayed in the country has been announced for November at which museum?

 

4) Jofra Archer was 26 this week, but in which field is he famous?

 

5) Which country, presided over by President Bolsonaro, saw the resignation of all 3 of the country’s military heads this week?

 

6) Police had to disperse, due to covid restrictions, an illegal gathering/rave at the Castlefield Bowl, in which city?

 

7) The Eurovision Song Contest has been given permission to let up to 3500 spectators into the venue when the competition is held in which city in May?

 

8) What has just been banned from the centre of Venice by the Italian government?

 

9) What is the surname of the chairman of the government’s race commission who has published a report that has led to much division and debate about its contents and conclusions?

 

10) And finally, Linford Christie was 61 this week (where does the time go) but at which Olympics did he win the gold in the 100m?

 

 

 

Answers

1) According to a panel of experts brought together by the Sunday Times, and reported in other news outlets, which Gloucestershire town is the best place to live in the country?

Stroud

 

2) An MP from which country’s parliament has resigned following disclosures that he spent parliamentary question time texting a sex worker?

Australia

 

3) An exhibition of  Faberge eggs not previously displayed in the country has been announced for November at which museum?

The Victoria & Albert

 

4) Jofra Archer was 26 this week, but in which field is he famous?

Sport (Cricket)

 

5) Which country, presided over by President Bolsonaro, saw the resignation of all 3 of the country’s military heads this week?

Brazil

 

6) Police had to disperse, due to covid restrictions, an illegal gathering/rave at the Castlefield Bowl, in which city?

Manchester

 

7) The Eurovision Song Contest has been given permission to let up to 3500 spectators into the venue when the competition is held in which city in May?

Rotterdam

 

8) What has just been banned from the centre of Venice by the Italian government?

Cruise ships

 

9) What is the surname of the chairman of the government’s race commission who has published a report that has led to much division and debate about its contents and conclusions?

Sewell

 

10) And finally, Linford Christie was 61 this week (where does the time go) but at which Olympics did he win the gold in the 100m?

Barcelona (1992)