FirstFT quiz: the week in news

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Question 1 of 10

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Microsoft will become the third largest video gaming company by revenues after this week’s agreement to purchase Activision Blizzard, the maker of Call of Duty. Which two companies are bigger in the video gaming industry?

Question 2 of 10

How many Conservative MPs must submit a letter to the chair of the backbench 1922 committee to trigger a vote of no confidence in the prime minister?

Question 3 of 10

“In truth they’re undertaking a global human-cloning programme.” What was the expert referring to?

Question 4 of 10


China’s economic growth slowed in the final quarter of last year. By how much did the world’s second-biggest economy expand in the final three months of 2021?

Question 5 of 10

The chairman of which Swiss bank resigned after repeatedly breaching coronavirus quarantine rules?

Question 6 of 10

Rising oil prices led some economists to predict the cost of a barrel of crude would rise above $100. When did crude oil prices last top $100 a barrel?

Question 7 of 10

Loren Elliott/Reuters

A company that sponsors Novak Djokovic said it planned to review the events surrounding the tennis star’s deportation from Australia. Which company was it?

Question 8 of 10

Which consumer goods company made a bid to buy a health business owned by GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer?

Question 9 of 10

Most Wall Street banks reported a rise in fourth-quarter profits apart from one. Can you name it?

Question 10 of 10

Mikhail Metzel/Sputnik/Kremlin/AP

While western politicians and diplomats met to discuss Ukraine, the leader of which Islamic republic met Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin?

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