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Brainsqueeze Quiz: Answers & Winners for the country of origin of these incidents

Brainsqueeze The Sixth: Here are the winners of the sixth quiz and the correct answers

Written by Shivani Naik |
Updated: October 25, 2021 9:30:25 am
QuizBrainsqueezer: Take this challenge if you think you seriously follow sports.

Winner: Manas Ganguly

1. In which country did an Irish gymnast claim that chalk marking got wiped off from the pommel horse at Gymnastics World Championship? After a prior competitor tested Covid positive, the chalk line was sanitised and that led to delay of his event and “harmed his qualification chances.”

Which country did this happen in?

Ans: Chalk mark erased from Covid sanitising allegedly caused Irish gymnast to miss qualification in Japan

2. A 23-year-old boxer was attacked by a wild bear during a fishing trip to the forest. He killed the bear with multiple knife wounds. But was put into artificial coma after serious injuries. Clue: Part of his name in his native language means a bear.

Which country did this happen in?

Ans: Bear attacked boxer, boxer countered & killed bear in Russia

3. A World Taekwondo demonstration team got the golden buzzer after performing in America’s Got Talent. They followed it up by turning up at the same talent show version in another country as part of the game’s efforts to popularise the discipline.

Which country’s talent show did they show up at, after USA?

Ans: Taekwondo demo troupe appeared on France Got Talent

4. A World Championship running medallist who broke the 10K world record last month, was found dead in her home with stab wounds to neck and stomach. The husband was a suspect after a property dispute.

Which country saw this happen?

Ans: World record runner killed in Kenya

5. Three Tibetan-rights activists who disrupted the lighting of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Flame were released from police detention after being charged with “destruction of a monument”. Their trial is set for one day before the start of the Winter Games in Beijing in February 2022.

Which country did this incident happen in?

Ans: Tibetan-rights activists charged with ‘destruction of monument’, after disrupting Winter Oly Flame in Greece

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