Weekly News Quiz (October 3rd)

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Once again, let's have a look over some of the question worthy things that occurred this week. Hopefully they will be useful for any topical quiz questions you require over the coming days.

 

Here's a set of six questions and answers about things that happened this week. If they are of use, let us know and we'll keep them coming over the coming autumn and winter months.

 

Questions:

1) Which two footballers has Gareth Southgate pointedly omitted from his squad of 30 so as to send a message about standards of behaviour of his players?

 

2) Which former editor of the Daily Telegraph has apparently been approached by Boris Johnson to become the new Chairman of the BBC?

 

3) According to a report this week, who is apparently the most hardworking royal in all of the European monarchies?

 

4) In a leak of his tax returns, how much income tax is Donald Trump alleged to have paid in his first year in the White House?

 

5) Who has recently become the first female president of The Scout Association?

 

6) England women cricketers completed a 5-0 series win over which team this week?

 

 

Answers:

1) Which two footballers has Gareth Southgate pointedly omitted from his squad of 30 so as to send a message about standards of behaviour of his players?

Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood

 

2) Which former editor of the Daily Telegraph has apparently been approached by Boris Johnson to become the new Chairman of the BBC?

Charles Moore

 

3) According to a report this week, who is apparently the most hardworking royal in all of the European monarchies?

Princess Anne the Princess Royal

 

4) In a leak of his tax returns, how much income tax is Donald Trump alleged to have paid in his first year in the White House?

$750

 

5) Who has recently become the first female president of The Scout Association?

Duchess of Cambridge

 

6) England women cricketers completed a 5-0 series win over which team this week?

West Indies