Sports quiz of the week: Six Nations, signings, singing and a sacking

  1. Chelsea signed Enzo Fernández this week for £106.8m, breaking the British transfer record. How much did Benfica pay River Plate for him last June?

    1. £8m

    2. £21m

    3. £40m

    4. £65m

  2. Nottingham Forest were also busy in the transfer window. How many players have they brought in since their promotion to the Premier League in May?

    1. 15

    2. 20

    3. 25

    4. 30

  3. Kazuyoshi Miura joined Portuguese club Oliveirense in the January transfer window. Why was his move remarkable?

    1. He owns the club

    2. He said he would "rather retire than join that club" the day before he signed

    3. He is 55 years old

    4. He has been retired for 12 years

  4. This year’s Six Nations will be especially interesting in the build-up to the Rugby World Cup. Which of the managers in the championship this year won the Rugby World Cup as a player?

    1. England boss Steve Borthwick

    2. France boss Fabien Galthié

    3. Ireland boss Andy Farrell

    4. Italy boss Kieran Crowley

    5. Scotland boss Gregor Townsend

    6. Wales boss Warren Gatland

  5. England and Scotland are meeting in the Six Nations on Saturday. Which player in the Scotland squad has previously played for England?

    1. Stuart Hogg

    2. Ruaridh McConnochie

    3. Huw Jones

    4. Grant Gilchrist

  6. Which song has been banned from being played at Wales matches in the Six Nations?

    1. God Save the King

    2. Seven Nation Army

    3. Sweet Caroline

    4. Delilah

  7. Newcastle have reached the League Cup final. Which of these politicians was prime minister in the year they last won a major domestic trophy?

    1. Winston Churchill

    2. Margaret Thatcher

    3. Tony Blair

    4. William Pitt the Younger

  8. Tom Brady has retired after 23 seasons in the NFL. He won seven Super Bowl titles. The Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots are the most successful teams in NFL history – how many Super Bowls have they won?

    1. Six

    2. Seven

    3. Eight

    4. Ten

  9. A high school basketball coach was sacked this week in Virginia. Why?

    1. She fielded a team of 16-year-olds in a Under-12s game

    2. She burst the ball with a pen when her team were winning in the final minute of a game

    3. She posed as a 13-year-old to play for the team she coaches

    4. She used a timeout to deflate the ball and help her team score free throws

  10. Which country won the men’s Handball World Championship this week, becoming the first team in history to win it three times in a row?

    1. Canada

    2. Spain

    3. Lithuania

    4. Denmark


1:A - That’s a 1,235% increase in seven months., 2:D - They have signed Taiwo Awoniyi, Giulian Biancone, Moussa Niakhaté, Omar Richards, Neco Williams, Wayne Hennessey, Brandon Aguilera, Harry Toffolo, Lewis O’Brien, Jesse Lingard, Orel Mangala, Emmanuel Dennis, Cheikhou Kouyaté, Remo Freuler, Morgan Gibbs-White, Hwang Ui-Jo, Willy Boly, Josh Bowler, Serge Aurier, Adnan Kanuric, Gustavo Scarpa, Danilo, Felipe, Jonjo Shelvey and André Ayew, as well as bringing in Dean Henderson, Renan Lodi, Loïc Badé, Chris Wood and Keylor Navas on loan., 3:C - This is his 38th season as a professional footballer. "Even though this is a new place for me, I’ll work hard to show everyone the kind of play I’m known for," says Kazu, who will be celebrating his 56th birthday later this month. , 4:D - Crowley was part of a the New Zealand squad when they won the first Rugby World Cup in 1987. , 5:B - McConnochie made two appearances for England in 2019, even scoring a try for them at the Rugby World Cup., 6:D - The Welsh Rugby Union says the song, which Tom Jones released in 1968, is "problematic and upsetting to some supporters because of its subject matter". In the song, Delilah is stabbed by her jealous lover after he discovers her frolicking with another man. , 7:A - Newcastle beat Manchester City 3-1 in the FA Cup final in 1955 – although they were a bit fortunate. City defender Jimmy Meadows was injured early in the game and, with no substitutions allowed, City had to play the rest of the match with 10 players., 8:A - Brady has won more Super Bowl titles than any NFL franchise. , 9:C - "Coaches always preach to the kids about integrity, so I was shocked," said the father of the girl impersonated by the 22-year-old coach. "I just need an apology.", 10:D - Denmark had never won the tournament – which has been running since 1938 – before their current run of three straight titles.


  1. 1 and above.

    Oh dear

  2. 2 and above.

    Oh dear

  3. 3 and above.

    Oh dear

  4. 5 and above.

    Nicely done. Have a good weekend

  5. 4 and above.

    Ah well. Better luck next week

  6. 6 and above.

    Nicely done. Have a good weekend

  7. 7 and above.

    Nicely done. Have a good weekend

  8. 8 and above.

    That's a sensational score. Well played. Have a great weekend

  9. 9 and above.

    That's a sensational score. Well played. Have a great weekend

  10. 0 and above.

    Oh dear

  11. 10 and above.

    That's a sensational score. Well played. Have a great weekend