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Free News Quiz of the Week: 14/08/23

Updated: Sep 26, 2023

2023 Quiz Questions and Answers

Step into our "Weekly News Challenge," where staying informed becomes a thrilling journey! In a world filled with a wealth of information, keeping up is essential, despite its occasional overwhelming nature. Don't worry, as we bring you the perfect antidote – an engaging, interactive method to assess your grasp of current events and ensure you're updated with the latest happenings.

Every week, our challenge spans diverse subjects, from global politics and groundbreaking tech advancements to captivating entertainment, thrilling sports, and more. Whether you're an avid news follower, a casual observer, or simply seeking an enjoyable quiz, our challenge caters to all curiosity levels and expertise.

Tune in every week as we curate thought-provoking questions, designed to captivate, entertain, and educate. Sharpen your intellect and become part of our community of news challenge enthusiasts by sharing your responses below. Feel free to utilize these questions for your own weekly gathering or a family quiz – the more participants, the merrier the experience!

2023 Quiz Questions

1: In which minute did Olga Carmona score the winning goal in the Women's World Cup Final?

Answer: 29th

2: What is the name of the storm that hit the U.K. this weekend?

Answer: Storm Betty

3: Prince William cited what reason for not flying out to see the Lionesses play?

Answer: Climate / Carbon Emissions

4: Bradley Cooper's depiction of the late West Side Story composer Leonard Bernstein has attracted criticism in recent days over what?

Answer: The Size Of His Nose

5: What feature has X (formerly Twitter) announced they're removing?

Answer: Blocking Accounts

6: To the nearest hundred, how many ULEZ cameras have been damaged in the past 4 months?

Answer: 300

7: How many months were Britney Spears and Sam Asghari married before announcing their divorce?

Answer: 14 months

8: Mollie's Sweet Shops have been told to pay £10,000 in fines after creating their own version of which Chocolate bar without permission?

Answer: Wonka Bar

9: MPs have urged police to turn a blind eye to selling what during the Women's World Cup Final?

Answer: Alcohol Before 11am

10: Which talk show host passed away this week at the age of 88?

Answer: Michael Parkinson

11: On which website have some of the stolen British Museum items surfaced?

Answer: eBay

12: A-level grades returned to similar levels seen in which year?

Answer: 2019

13: Which bacteria was discovered on the Bibby Stockholm barge causing asylum seekers to return back to hotel accommodation?

Answer: Legionella Bacteria

14: Which brand donated 5 truckloads of canned meat in response to Maui fire?

Answer: Spam

15: X (formerly Twitter) has deliberately been throttling loading speeds when accessing a selection of websites from it's platform. Can you name one?

Answer: Facebook, Instagram, Bluesky, Substack, Reuters and The Times.

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