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News quiz of the week

Test your knowledge of recent events…

1. Which band are trying to stop president Trump using their songs at his campaign rallies?

2. Who will leave his job as cabinet secretary in September?

3. Boris Johnson gave an interview on Monday to which radio station on its first day?

4. Who has made $200million by selling a 20 per cent stake in their beauty brand?

5. Boris Johnson has compared his stimulus package for the economy to which US president’s New Deal?

6. Which of the UK’s big museums has announced it will be the first to reopen after the lockdown?

7. Virtually all of the next three months’ stock of which Covid drug has been bought by the Trump administration?

8. A fundraising campaign has been launched to build a statue of footballer Jack Leslie, who was dropped by England in 1925 when selectors found out he was black. Which club did he play for?

9. Which retailer said it was planning to reopen another ten stores including its first in Wales and Scotland?

10. A military-grade encrypted communication system was hacked by law enforcement in a huge international sting to bring down organised criminals. What is the platform called?

11. Which royal visited a Transport for London training centre to thank staff for their work during the pandemic?

12. DJ Ashley Charles is leaving the BBC Radio 1Xtra breakfast show. What name is she better known by?





And those all important answers…

1. The Rolling Stones

2. Sir Mark Sedwill

3. Times Radio

4. Kim Kardashian West

5. Franklin D Roosevelt

6. The National Gallery in London

7. Remdesivir

8. Plymouth Argyle

9. John Lewis

10. EncroChat

11. Prince Charles

12. Dotty