August 6 Weekly News Quiz: Brave Defection, High Heels

Time for your August 6 weekly quiz. Which country had one of its athletes defect during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics? Who is Sarah Gilbert, who has a new Barbie doll made in her figure? And what’s exhibited in Prince’s Paisley Park “The Beautiful Collection”? 14 Multiple choice questions with answers and extra facts from the passing news week when you hit Start Quiz.

Weekend News Quiz for Friday August 6, 2021

Weekly Quiz: 14 General knowledge questions from the past week. No time-limit. How smart are you this weekend?

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What’s exhibited in Prince’s Paisley Park “The Beautiful Collection”?

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Which country had one of its athletes defect during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?

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Who is Sarah Gilbert, who has a new Barbie doll made in her figure?

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How did President Biden react to allegations of sexual harassment against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the New York state attorney general's report?

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Which TV channel launched in 1981 with NASA footage of the historic Apollo 11 landing?

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How many leaves does the Welwitschia have?

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Amazon’s new Lord of the Rings TV series is set in the Second Age of Middle-earth. When is that?

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What is Square Inc?

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What’s Libya’s ex-dictator Muammar Qaddafi’s living son’s name?

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Which Britney Spears music video inspired this Rebel-Wilson-look?

Photo: Rebel Wilson on Instagram
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Who is the fastest man in the world’s history?

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Who is the first female swimmer to claim seven medals at one Olympics?

Screenshot: Tokyo 2020 on Eurosport
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Which women’s world record did Yulimar Rojas break in the Tokyo 2020 Games?

Screenshot: Tokyo 2020 on Eurosport
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Who is the first woman to win a "double-double" in Olympic track and field's 100-meter and 200-meter races?

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