THE QUIZ OF THE WEEK IS HERE

How much have you been paying attention to this week's news?

Let's find out...

QUESTIONS

1. Who, when talking about future Mars missions and his views on taking space tourists there, said, ‘A bunch of people will probably die.’?


2. In which country is a 67 year old man being investigated by police after not bothering to turn up for work at his hospital job for 15 years while still claiming full pay, earning him over €500,000?


3. Who, according to some critics, controversially won the 2021 Best Actor in a Lead Role Oscar?


4. British actor, Riz Ahmid, was nominated for a 2021 Oscar for his role as a deaf drummer in which film?


5. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces how much longer in an Iranian jail after new charges of propoganda activities were brought against her this week?


6. Which European country saw twenty retired generals call for military rule over the way the government has been run recently?


7. Which country did the KRI Nanggala, the submarine that was tragically lost with all 53 crew on board, come from?


8. Who has been forced to stand down this week after her own party voted for a leadership contest?


9.  The Game of Thrones franchise started filming a prequel series in Cornwall this week to much fanfare in the papers and on entertainment websites. But what is the prequel rumoured to be called?


10. We are a week away from the British and Irish Lions squad announcement for 2021. Who is the Lions head coach/manager who has the final decision on who stays and who goes?

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ANSWERS

1. Who, when talking about future Mars missions and his views on taking space tourists there, said, ‘A bunch of people will probably die.’?
ELON MUSK

2. In which country is a 67 year old man being investigated by police after not bothering to turn up for work at his hospital job for 15 years while still claiming full pay, earning him over €500,000?
ITALY

3. Who, according to some critics, controversially won the 2021 Best Actor in a Lead Role Oscar?
ANTHONY HOPKINS

4. British actor, Riz Ahmid, was nominated for a 2021 Oscar for his role as a deaf drummer in which film?
SOUND OF METAL

5. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces how much longer in an Iranian jail after new charges of propoganda activities were brought against her this week?
12 MONTHS

6. Which European country saw twenty retired generals call for military rule over the way the government has been run recently?
FRANCE

7. Which country did the KRI Nanggala, the submarine that was tragically lost with all 53 crew on board, come from?
INDONESIA

8. Who has been forced to stand down this week after her own party voted for a leadership contest?
ARLENE FOSTER

9.  The Game of Thrones franchise started filming a prequel series in Cornwall this week to much fanfare in the papers and on entertainment websites. But what is the prequel rumoured to be called?
HOUSE OF THE DRAGON

10. We are a week away from the British and Irish Lions squad announcement for 2021. Who is the Lions head coach/manager who has the final decision on who stays and who goes?
​WARRAN GATLAND