Weekly News Quiz (January 22nd 2021)

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Published: 23rd January 2021

 

Our latest News quiz of 8 questions to test how much you've noticed about events from the last week.

 

Questions

What is the name of the Russian opposition leader who, after being poisoned and recovering in Germany, returned to Russia only to be arrested.

 

Which record producer and songwriter famous for his ‘Wall of Sound’ production technique, not to mention convicted murderer, died this week?

 

A team of Sherpas came together to become the first climbers to conquer which summit in winter after a number of teams had to abandon their attempts?

 

Lee Jae Yong the heir to which South Korean telecoms conglomerate was imprisoned for bribery?

 

Why did poet Amanda Gorman become an overnight global celebrity this week?

 

Burnley ended Liverpool’s 4 year long, 68 game 100% home record when they beat them 0-1, but who scored the winning goal?

 

A study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health has found which capital city to have the most deaths linked to traffic emissions in Europe?

 

What is the name of the storm that has caused widespread flooding especially in the north this week?

 

 

Answers

What is the name of the Russian opposition leader who, after being poisoned and recovering in Germany, returned to Russia only to be arrested.

Alexei Navalny

 

Which record producer and songwriter famous for his ‘Wall of Sound’ production technique, not to mention convicted murderer, died this week?

Phil Spector

 

A team of Sherpas came together to become the first climbers to conquer which summit in winter after a number of teams had to abandon their attempts?

K2

 

Lee Jae Yong the heir to which South Korean telecoms conglomerate was imprisoned for bribery?

Samsung

 

Why did poet Amanda Gorman become an overnight global celebrity this week?

Recited her poem ‘The Hill We Climb’ at the Biden Inauguration

 

Burnley ended Liverpool’s 4 year long, 68 game 100% home record when they beat them 0-1, but who scored the winning goal?

Ashley Barnes

 

A study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health has found which capital city to have the most deaths linked to traffic emissions in Europe?

Madrid

 

What is the name of the storm that has caused widespread flooding especially in the north this week?

Christoph