Weekly News Quiz (March 19th 2021)

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Published: 19th March 2021

 

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Now onto the quiz - how much have you taken in from the last week - you're about to find out, good luck.

 

Questions

1) Who became the woman to have been awarded the most Grammys when she went past Alison Krauss’s record of 27?

 

2) Which cricket player became the first to reach the milestone of 100 T20 matches for England this week?

 

3) Who is the Met Police Commissioner who faced a storm of protests due to the forces handling of the vigil to Sarah Everard?

 

4) Which Prime Suspect screenwriter became 78 this week?

 

5) Who was the veteran motor racing commentator who sadly passed away this week?

 

6) Who did Chelsea beat to get into the last eight of the Champions League?

 

7) The repair and display of which tapestry has caused much debate this week?

 

8) After weeks of rumours it has been confirmed that the president of which African country has died?

 

And finally

9) A study has shown that feeding a little of what foodstuff into the normal feed of cattle, will reduce their production of methane by up to 70%

 

 

 

Answers

1) Who became the woman to have been awarded the most Grammys when she went past Alison Krauss’s record of 27?

Beyonce

 

2) Which cricket player became the first to reach the milestone of 100 T20 matches for England this week?

Eoin Morgan

 

3) Who is the Met Police Commissioner who faced a storm of protests due to the forces handling of the vigil to Sarah Everard?

Dame Cressida Dick

 

4) Which Prime Suspect screenwriter became 78 this week?

Lynda La Plante

 

5) Who was the veteran motor racing commentator who sadly passed away this week?

Murray Walker 

 

6) Who did Chelsea beat to get into the last eight of the Champions League?

Atletico Madrid

 

7) The repair and display of which tapestry has caused much debate this week?

Bayeux Tapestry

 

8) After weeks of rumours it has been confirmed that the president of which African country has died?

Tanzania

 

9) A study has shown that feeding a little of what foodstuff into the normal feed of cattle, will reduce their production of methane by up to 70%

Seaweed