The Big Weekly Quiz 😱 💷 ✌ 25/11/23

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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Turkey's central bank raised the interest rate to what level this week? (FRIDAY)

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Who resigned this week as CEO of GM's troubled driverless car unit Cruise? (MONDAY)

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What's the name of the disgraced founder of Binance who this week admitted to money laundering? (WEDNESDAY)

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Multinationals are opening their own back offices in India which are often referred to as GCCs. What does GCC stand for? (TUESDAY)

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Who did OpenAI's board choose to be its interim CEO on Sam Altman's departure? (MONDAY)

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Who owns B&Q? (THURSDAY)

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Which European country had to suspend a vote on its budget for 2024 after its highest court deemed that its government had breached fiscal rules on debt? (THURSDAY)

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Who is Argentina's new president? (MONDAY)

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Who is General Motors' CEO? (TUESDAY)

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Who has John Lewis just partnered up with to offer in-store health clinics? (FRIDAY)

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What does CATL stand for? (WEDNESDAY)

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The UK Supreme Court just ruled that workers at which company should be treated as contractors and NOT employees? (WEDNESDAY)

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Who is the new CEO of Binance? (THURSDAY)

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Who was the founder of failing online car retailer Cazoo? (TUESDAY)

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Which Greek political party just saw nine of its MPs quit in protest against its leader? (FRIDAY)

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Which Chinese shadow bank described itself as being "severely insolvent" with a $36bn shortfall? (FRIDAY)

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Halfords rejected a bid this week from which company? (MONDAY)

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Which US private equity firm just sold off its stake in McDonald's China operations for $1.8bn? (WEDNESDAY)

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What is GM's autonomous car unit called? (THURSDAY)

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Which company was OpenAI's proposed new interim CEO famous for founding? (TUESDAY)

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The Big Weekly Quiz 25/11/23
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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