FirstFT quiz: the week in news

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Question 1 of 10

Brexit-supporting Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg was appointed to a new position in Boris Johnson’s mini-cabinet reshuffle. What is his new ministerial post?

Question 2 of 10

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Jane Campion received a Best Picture Oscar nomination for her film "The Power Of The Dog". She was also nominated in 1994 for The Piano but failed to win. Which film won the Oscar that year?

Question 3 of 10

Dr Anthony Fauci declared the “full blown phase” of the pandemic in the US nearly over in an interview with the Financial Times. Over the past two years how many people have died of Covid-19 in the US?

Question 4 of 10

Japan’s SoftBank confirmed it planned to list the UK’s Arm Holdings on which stock exchange after the $66bn sale of the chip designer to Nvidia collapsed?

Question 5 of 10

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Eileen Gu, the American-born athlete, won a gold medal competing for China in which event at the Beijing Winter Olympics?

Question 6 of 10

The US justice department arrested two individuals for conspiring to launder the proceeds from the theft of 119,754 bitcoin in 2016. When the electronic money was stolen it was valued at $71mn. What were the assets worth when they were seized by the police?

Question 7 of 10

Vladimir Putin’s ire at the west over the expansion of Nato rests on a decades-old treaty provision that the Russian president maintains is under threat? What is that provision?

Question 8 of 10

The chief executive of which fitness company agreed to step down after a campaign by activist shareholders?

Question 9 of 10

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Nancy Pelosi this week signalled a U-turn over which issue?

Question 10 of 10

Which billionaire indicated he would not seek re-election to the board of Facebook owner Meta?

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