The Big Weekly Quiz ⚡🚗🛵 02/10/21

This quiz is designed to test how much you’ve retained from this week’s editions of Watson’s Daily. Here are some things to keep in mind, so please read before you dive in!
  • Try to answer the questions by really thinking about the answer – and do NOT Google them because you will just be cheating yourself!
  • At the end of every question you will see a day in CAPITAL LETTERS, which is the edition where that question originated from.
  • If you don’t know the answer, go back to the edition that contains the question and you will be able to find it.
I do things this way because if you see the answer in context, you are far more likely to remember it rather than if I told you the answer straight away like in a pub quiz! I’m trying to help you learn! That said, best of luck 😉👍

This is a timed quiz. You will be given 15 seconds per question. Are you ready?

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Hollywood agency Creative Artists Agency announced the acquisition of which rival this week? (WEDNESDAY)

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What does CBDC stand for? (FRIDAY)

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According to Auto Trader, views of new EVs on its website shot up by _ while views of used ones increased by _ versus the previous weekend. (WEDNESDAY)

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Which credit card company just announced it would be offering Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL)? (TUESDAY)

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Which pharmaceutical company did Merck buy this week for $11.5bn in cash? (FRIDAY)

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How many HGV drivers have so far used Grant Shapps' scheme to let them work longer hours? (MONDAY)

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Deliveroo launched a new rapid grocery delivery service today. What is it called? (FRIDAY)

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Who owns Upper Crust and Ritazza? (THURSDAY)

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What best describes the Resolution Foundation? (MONDAY)

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What is the name of Evergrande's EV subsidiary that had to cancel its Shanghai Listing this week? (TUESDAY)

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Which German political party does Olaf Scholz represent? (MONDAY)

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At the moment (and pre-the next Budget!), what is the level at which grads have to start paying back their loans? (MONDAY)

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Facebook announced it was suspending which project amid pressure from lawmakers and parent groups? (TUESDAY)

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What is Moonpig's market share in online greetings cards? (TUESDAY)

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What do Enstronga, Igloo Energy and Symbio Energy have in common? (THURSDAY)

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Which country is the world's biggest exporter of LNG? (TUESDAY)

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Evergrande sold part of its 20% stake in which asset this week to raise funds? (THURSDAY)

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Germany's inflation rate of 4.1% was the highest it's been for how long? (FRIDAY)

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Where was graphene originally discovered? (TUESDAY)

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What is the name of Rolls-Royce's first ever EV that it unveiled this week? (THURSDAY)

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The Big Weekly Quiz 02/10/21
More reading required! 🤔
Oh dear. You really need to up your game! Either you need to get a subscription to Watson's Daily or you need to read more closely 😱
Not your finest work. More reading required! 😉
You gave it a good go! There's more work to do, though... 🤓
That was good, but you can do better - I'm sure of it! 👍
Good effort! You are definitely paying attention, but you can still do better 💪
That was a good effort - got to just sharpen up a bit more! 👏👏👏
Ooooooh! Very well done! You can still do better, though ????
So near yet so far! How frustrating! 😱😱😱
GADDANGIT!!! You were sooooo close! Well done, though - great effort 👍👍👍
Perfect score - really well done! 🍾🍾🍾
WELL DONE!!! SUPERB JOB!

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