Weekly News Quiz (September 25th 2020)

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I've set some questions about 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. 

 

Questions:

1) Who hosted the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards last weekend?

 

2) Who died of complications from pancreatic cancer on September 18, 2020, aged 87, leaving a space to be filled in the US Supreme Court

 

3) Who attended a socially distanced meeting with mothers in a south London park and spoke of the danger of young mothers becoming isolated during lockdown?

 

4) What has Greenpeace been doing to protect special conservation areas in the North Sea from some trawler fishing?

 

5) Which celebrated tennis player appeared in court this week accused of hiding assets in their insolvency case?

 

6) For the first time a ‘commercial grade’ plane ie. not a lightweight experimental plane, flew powered by what?

 

 

Answers:

1) Who hosted the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards last weekend?

Jimmy Kimmel

 

2) Who died of complications from pancreatic cancer on September 18, 2020, aged 87, leaving a space to be filled in the US Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

 

3) Who attended a socially distanced meeting with mothers in a south London park and spoke of the danger of young mothers becoming isolated during lockdown?

The Duchess of Cambridge

 

4) What has Greenpeace been doing to protect special conservation areas in the North Sea from some trawler fishing?

Dropping giant boulders to the sea bottom

 

5) Which celebrated tennis player appeared in court this week accused of hiding assets in their insolvency case?

Boris Becker

 

6) For the first time a ‘commercial grade’ plane ie. not a lightweight experimental plane, flew powered by what?

Hydrogen