Weekly News Quiz (July 10th 2021)

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Published: Saturday 10th July 2021

 

Seven questions on events which took place this week.

 

1) Which American actress plays Nathasha Romanoff aka Black Widow, in the Marvel Studios film of the same name?

 

2) Which top 15 ranked Candian tennis player bowed out of Wimbledon 2021 with defeat to Novak Djokovic?

 

3) The Tomorrow War is a 2021 film which sees present-day soldiers and civilians sent into the future to fight an alien army. Which Parks & Recreation actor stars in the lead role of Dan Forester?

 

4) England take on Italy in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday but with which English club did manager Gareth Southgate make his Football League debut?

a) Crystal Palace b) Middlesbrough c) Southend United

 

5) Which cyclist this week achieved the unthinkable by equaling Eddy Merckx's all-time record of 34 Tour de France stage victories?

 

6) Which pop singer faces a lawsuit this week for posting a picture of herself onto her own Instagram account?

 

7) 'Sweet Caroline' has been heard across the country this week following England's success in the football, but which with Major League Baseball team is the song best associated?

a) New York Yankees b) Boston Red Sox c) San Diego Padres

 

Answers

 

1) Which American actress plays Nathasha Romanoff aka Black Widow, in the Marvel Studios film of the same name?

Scarlett Johansson

 

2) Which top 15 ranked Candian tennis player bowed out of Wimbledon 2021 with defeat to Novak Djokovic?

Denis Shapovalov

 

3) The Tomorrow War is a 2021 film which sees present-day soldiers and civilians sent into the future to fight an alien army. Which Parks & Recreation actor stars in the lead role of Dan Forester?

Chris Pratt

 

4) England take on Italy in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday but with which English club did manager Gareth Southgate make his Football League debut?

a) Crystal Palace b) Middlesbrough c) Southend United

a) Crystal Palace

 

5) Which cyclist this week achieved the unthinkable by equaling Eddy Merckx's all-time record of 34 Tour de France stage victories?

Mark Cavendish 

 

6) Which pop singer faces a lawsuit this week for posting a picture of herself onto her own Instagram account?

Dua Lipa

 

7) 'Sweet Caroline' has been heard across the country this week following England's success in the football, but which with Major League Baseball team is the song best associated?

a) New York Yankees b) Boston Red Sox c) San Diego Padres

b) Boston Red Sox