UK Politics

Quiz: What the Papers Say

What were the newspapers talking about this week?

1. Who wrote the script for the Olympic opening ceremony?

a) Danny Boyle

b) Frank Cottrell Boyce

c) Rowan Atkinson

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2. Which sport gave Britain the first Olympic medal?

a) Women's road cycling

b) Men's road cycling

c) Swimming

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3. Which flags were mixed up at the beginning of a women's football match, causing a team to walk out in protest?

a) North and South Korea

b) Great Britain and France

c) USA and Canada

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4. Which American politician visited London and questioned if it was ready to host the games?

a) President Obama

b) Mitt Romney

c) Sarah Palin

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5. Who did David Gauke, the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury say had been morally wrong for encouraging tax evasion?

a) Comedians

b) Bankers

c) Tradesmen who encourage cash payment

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The next edition of What the Papers Say will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 22h45 with Hugo Rifkind

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