News Quiz Of The Week (March 17 To 23, 2012)

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 76

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of the week’s events with our new, weekly news quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Military Wives made it to the top of the album chart this week, but what is the name of their record?
    • A. 

      Dreaming of you

    • B. 

      In My Dreams

    • C. 

      Dream on

    • D. 

      Dream a little dream

  • 2. 
    A syndicate of 12 bus drivers won the £38m EuroMillions Lottery jackpot on Friday. What town are they from?
    • A. 

      Kettering, Northamptonshire

    • B. 

      Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

    • C. 

      Corby, Northamptonshire

    • D. 

      Desborough, Northamptonshire

  • 3. 
    Which royal made her first public speech at a children’s hospice?
    • A. 

      Princess Eugenie of York

    • B. 

      Princess Beatrice of York

    • C. 

      Zara Phillips

    • D. 

      Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge

  • 4. 
    Mitt Romney won the Republican presidential primary in which US state to increase his lead over Rick Santorum in the race to challenge Barack Obama in November’s presidential election?
    • A. 

      Illinois

    • B. 

      Arizona

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Vermont

  • 5. 
    Which band have become the first UK pop group to debut at number one on the US album chart?
    • A. 

      The Wanted

    • B. 

      JLS

    • C. 

      Jedward

    • D. 

      One Direction

  • 6. 
    Which former Emmerdale actress has been unveiled as Doctor Who’s new assistant in the sci-fi show?
    • A. 

      Shirley Stelfox

    • B. 

      Jenna-Louise Coleman

    • C. 

      Charlotte Bellamy

    • D. 

      Isabel Hodgins

  • 7. 
    What is the theme of a new collection of first class stamps being launched this week?
    • A. 

      Characters from British comic books

    • B. 

      Queen's Diamond Jubilee

    • C. 

      London 2012 Olympics

    • D. 

      Titanic

  • 8. 
    David Cameron is planning a minimum price for what?
    • A. 

      Cigarettes

    • B. 

      Fast Food

    • C. 

      Chocolate

    • D. 

      Alcohol

  • 9. 
    What did peers and MPs give the Queen for her Diamond Jubilee?
    • A. 

      A commemorative fountain

    • B. 

      A commemorative stained glass window

    • C. 

      Renamed a park

    • D. 

      A new yacht

  • 10. 
    Team GB’s official kit for the London Olympics was unveiled this week. But who designed it?
    • A. 

      Vivienne Westwood

    • B. 

      Victoria Beckham

    • C. 

      Jasper Conran

    • D. 

      Stella McCartney