Welcome to The Packet's weekly sports quiz, designed to test how much you know about the week's local and national sporting headlines.

Each week you will receive seven questions with a total of ten points on offer.

This week's seven questions are listed below.

The answers are at the bottom of the page (no peeking!).


1. It was announced on Wednesday that brand a new nation would host a Formula 1 race in the 2020 season. Which nation was it?

2. David Beckham's bid to set up a Major League Soccer franchise passed a major milestone when local residents in Miami agreed to allow the club to negotiate to build a sporting complex. What is the name of Beckham's planned MLS franchise?
A - Miami United
B - Inter Miami
C - Real Miami

3. Falmouth Town striker Jordan Annear left the club to join Plymouth Parkway on Wednesday, just four days after making his 100th appearance for Town in their cup defeat at Hamworthy. How many goals did he score for Town in those 100 games?
A - 75
B - 80
C - 85

4. The Cornish Pirates open their Championship Cup group stage campaign on Sunday when Bedford Blues visit the Mennaye, but who won when the two sides met in the league a few weeks ago and what was the score? Two marks available here.

5. What was remarkable about the decision to award Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling a penalty in their Champions League match with Shakhtar Donetsk?

6. Phil Cattran scored a hat-trick as Helston Athletic romped to a 4-0 win at Launceston on Saturday, their first league win since August 18. Who did they beat on that day and what was the score? Two marks available here.

7. How many points did England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland score in their respective Autumn rugby union internationals on Saturday (England v South Africa, Wales v Scotland, Ireland v Italy)? Two marks available here - one mark if within ten points, two marks for correct answer.


1. Vietnam
2. B - Inter Miami
3. C - 85
4. Bedford Blues. 30-29.
5. Sterling tripped over in the box with no opposition player near him.
6. Millbroook. 3-2.
7. 97. (England 12-11 South Africa, Wales 21-10 Scotland, Ireland 54-7 Italy)