Weekly News Quiz (September 4th 2020)

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Hello there, the weekend has landed.

 

Little by little, the world seems to be opening back up. Are you able to get back quizzing yet in the way you normally would? The nights are getting darker and September, October and November are normally the nights when the pub quizzes are in full swing. Is that the case this year? Hopefully you'll be able to get people together quizzing safely soon.

 

Topical questions are always useful, so 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 family announced they were stepping away from their Formula One team this week?

 

2) What was the name of the David Blaine stunt which saw the magican float 24000 feet over the Arizona desert holding only helium balloons?

 

3) Ed Sheeran announced the birth of his first child this week, alongside his wife. What is his wife's name?

 

4) Online supermarket Ocado began a new partnership with which famous retailer this week?

 

5) Which famous internet podcast opened up it's deal with Spotify with guests including Miley Cyrus and Mike Tyson?

 

6) Which highstreet chain announced plans for a £20/month coffee subscription service?

 

Answers:

 

1) Which family announced they were stepping away from their Formula One team this week?

The Williams family 

 

2) What was the name of the David Blaine stunt which saw the magican float 24000 feet over the Arizona desert holding only helium balloons?

Ascension

 

3) Ed Sheeran announced the birth of his first child this week, alongside his wife. What is his wife's name?

Cherry Seaborn

 

4) Online supermarket Ocado began a new partnership with which famous retailer this week?

Marks & Spencer's

 

5) Which famous internet podcast opened up it's deal with Spotify with guests including Miley Cyrus and Mike Tyson?

The Joe Rogan Experience

 

6) Which highstreet chain announced plans for a £20/month coffee subscription service?

Pret a Manger