Weekly News Quiz (September 11th 2020)

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Hello there, the weekend has landed.

 

Let's a look over some of the things that happened 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 former children's TV presenter was forced to deny rumours that he was the famous graffiti artist Banksy?

 

2) Dame Diana Rigg sadly passed away this week. What was the name of the character she played in The Avengers TV series?

 

3) Lily Allen married actor David Harbour this week. In which Netflix show does Harbour play Jim Hopper?

 

4) A four-part documentary called Life on the Edge will chart the work of which British documentary maker?

 

5) Alan Minter passed away aged sixty-nine years old. In which sport did he briefly become World Champion in 1980?

 

6) A reality-show centred around which family announced it would air its final series following twenty seasons of feuds, scandal and fall outs?

 

Answers:

 

1) Which former children's TV presenter was forced to deny rumours that he was the famous graffiti artist Banksy?

Neil Buchanan

 

2) Dame Diana Rigg sadly passed away this week. What was the name of the character she played in The Avengers TV series?

Emma Peel

 

3) Lily Allen married actor David Harbour this week. In which Netflix show does Harbour play Jim Hopper?

Stranger Things

 

4) A four-part documentary called Life on the Edge will chart the work of which British documentary maker?

Louis Theroux

 

5) Alan Minter passed away aged sixty-nine years old. In which sport did he briefly become World Champion in 1980?

Boxing

 

6)  A reality-show centred around which family announced it would air its final series following twenty seasons of feuds, scandal and fall outs?

The Kardashians