Quiz of the week: Tour de Yorkshire, a champion jockey and a sonic boom

Which production did Andrew Lloyd Webber praise this week? (PA).

Which production did Andrew Lloyd Webber praise this week? (PA).

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1) Who won the Tour de Yorkshire which ended in Scarborough on Sunday?

Jamie was voted Football Writers Association player of the year. But who was the first recipient of the prize? (PA).

Jamie was voted Football Writers Association player of the year. But who was the first recipient of the prize? (PA).

a) Nicolas Roche

b) Bradley Wiggins

c) Thomas Voeckler

d) Adam Yates

Tour de Yorkshire cyclists arrive in Bawtry, South Yorkshire, last weekend.

Tour de Yorkshire cyclists arrive in Bawtry, South Yorkshire, last weekend.

2) Sheffield-born Jamie Vardy was named the Football Writers’ Association player of the year. Who was the very first recipient of the honour?

a) Bobby Charlton

b) Stanley Matthews

c) Stan Mortensen

d) Bobby Moore

3) Supermarket giant Morrisons announced it was cutting the price of how many items?

a) 565

b) 676

c) 847

d) 923

4) Which rock band disappeared from the internet only to return days later with a new song and an animated video?

a) Radiohead

b) Arctic Monkeys

c) U2

d) Kaiser Chiefs

5) Rugby league legend Roger Millward, who died this week at the age of 68, played in the 1980 Challenge Cup final for Hull Kingston Rovers despite having a broken what?

a) Wrist

b) Toe

c) Jaw

d) Rib

6) Which former Gold Cup-winning jockey saddled his first winner as a trainer at Wetherby on Wednesday?

a) Sam Thomas

b) Sir AP McCoy

c) Ruby Walsh

d) John Francome

7) Andrew Lloyd Webber has credited which production for helping to create a “revival” of British theatre?

a) Billy Elliot

b) War Horse

c) Mamma Mia!

d) One Man, Two Guvnors

8) According to research, the “Bank of Mum and Dad” will help finance what percentage of UK mortgage transactions during the course of this year?

a) 10

b) 15

c) 25

d) 35

9) People across parts of West and North Yorkshire reported hearing two ‘explosions’ on Monday. But what was responsible for these sonic booms?

a) A meteorite

b) Fighter jets

c) An earthquake

d) UFOs

10) Donald Trump is the first United States Presidential nominee to lack any previous experience of elected office since which person?

a) Herbert Hoover

b) John F Kennedy

c) William Howard Taft

d) Dwight Eisenhower

ANSWERS: 1) C - Thomas Voeckler. 2) B - Stanley Matthews. 3) C - 847. 4) A - Radiohead. 5) C - Jaw. 6) A - Sam Thomas. 7) B - War Horse. 8) C - 25. 9) B - fighter jets. 10) D - Dwight Eisenhower

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