Weekly News Quiz (October 10th)

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Questions:

1) Which former Beatle who went on to found the Plastic Ono Band with his wife was born on the 10th October 1940?

 

2) Which England footballer became the 123rd player to captain his country this week in England's 3-0 win over Wales at Wembley?

a) Harry Kane b) Kieran Trippier c) Kalvin Philips

 

3) In the states, the vice-president debate took place. Republican Mike Pence went up against his Democrat opponent. What was her name?

 

4) Musician Johnny Nash passed away this week aged 80. Complete the lyrics to his best-known hit: 'I Can See Clearly Now'?

 

5) Another musical great also passed, with Eddie Van Halen passing aged 65. In which country was the rocker born in 1955?

a) USA b) Germany c) The Netherlands

 

6) US company Walmart this week confirmed the sale of which UK supermarket chain in a £6.8bn deal?

a) Asda b) Tesco c) Morrisons

 

Answers:

1) Which former Beatle who went on to found the Plastic Ono Band with his wife was born on the 10th October 1940?

John Lennon

 

2) Which England footballer became the 123rd player to captain his country this week in England's 3-0 win over Wales at Wembley?

b) Kieran Trippier

 

3) In the states, the vice-president debate took place. Republican Mike Pence went up against his Democrat opponent. What was her name?

Kamala Harris

 

4) Musician Johnny Nash passed away this week aged 80. Complete the lyrics to his best-known hit: 'I Can See Clearly Now'?

'I can see clearly now / the rain has gone

 

5) Another musical great also passed, with Eddie Van Halen passing aged 65. In which country was the rocker born in 1955?

c) The Netherlands

 

6) US company Walmart this week confirmed the sale of which UK supermarket chain in a £6.8bn deal?

a) Asda b) Tesco c) Morrisons

a) Asda