Weekly News Quiz (February 12th 2021)

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Published 12th Feb 2021

 

Firstly I'd like to welcome new member Steve, and also say thanks to Val who was kind enough to buy us some coffees to keep us hard at work.

So onto the quiz - how much notice have you paid to events this week - you're about to find out, good luck

 

Questions

1)What did the Scottish Rugby national side achieve for the first time in 38 years?

 

2) Who won his seventh Superbowl winners ring as well as being voted MVP ( Most Valuable Player) for a record fifth time?

 

3) Who has become the new owner of the retail brands Wallis, Dorothy Perkins, and Burton’s?

 

4) Which boxer who died this week was a former Heavyweight World Champion who, unexpectedly, beat Muhammad Ali in February 1978?

 

5) Which company bought $1.5 billion of Bitcoin this week and suggested they would start accepting it as payment?

 

6) Which founding member of the Supremes sadly passed away this week?

 

7) Jennifer Aniston had a birthday this week. She is how old? a) 50 b) 51 c) 52

 

8) Bruno Frey, an eminent economist has suggested in his recent book that overcrowding in tourist hotspots could be resolved how? a) Hotels can only let every other room b) Hotels and restaurants enforce a surcharge to deter visitors. c) Enhanced replicas of the attraction are built nearby to attract visitors away.

 

 

Answers

1)What did the Scottish Rugby national side achieve for the first time in 38 years?

They beat England at Twickenham

 

2) Who won his seventh Superbowl winners ring as well as being voted MVP ( Most Valuable Player) for a record fifth time?

Tom Brady

 

3) Who has become the new owner of the retail brands Wallis, Dorothy Perkins, and Burton’s?

Boohoo

 

4) Which boxer who died this week was a former Heavyweight World Champion who, unexpectedly, beat Muhammad Ali in February 1978?

Leon Spinks

 

5) Which company bought $1.5 billion of Bitcoin this week and suggested they would start accepting it as payment?

Tesla

 

6) Which founding member of the Supremes sadly passed away this week?

Mary Wilson

 

7) Jennifer Aniston had a birthday this week. She is how old? a) 50 b) 51 c) 52

c) 52

 

8) Bruno Frey, an eminent economist has suggested in his recent book that overcrowding in tourist hotspots could be resolved how? a) Hotels can only let every other room b) Hotels and restaurants enforce a surcharge to deter visitors. c) Enhanced replicas of the attraction are built nearby to attract visitors away.

c) Enhanced replicas of the attraction are built nearby to attract visitors away.