Weekly Quiz: Black History Made, TV Farewells, US Open

Sep 11 2020 weekend

Weekly Quiz: TV renewals, US Open and Democracy Fights

Weekly News Quiz: 15 Changing questions (which means each time you take the quiz, you get different questions!), No time-limit. News update after each question. So, how smart are you this week?


1 / 15

Which musical instrument did legendary musician and civil rights activist, Nina Simone, teach herself as a young girl in the 1930s?

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2 / 15

Before she became a star on Dawson’s Creek, Katie Holmes starred in an Ang Lee film. Can you tell which?

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3 / 15

What is the 1619 Project?

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4 / 15

Remember that old sitcom Ellen DeGeneres used to have, Ellen? When was that?

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5 / 15

According to Bob Woodward’s new book Rage, why did President Trump ‘play down’ the Covid-19 pandemic?

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6 / 15

What was tennis star Ash Barty’s former professional sports?

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7 / 15

What is Belarussian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova’s actual profession?

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8 / 15

In the TV series The Walking Dead, what are the walking dead?

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9 / 15

What is Paris Hiltons’ job?

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10 / 15

What is Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s middle name?

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Where does the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony traditionally take place?

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12 / 15

Lily Allen got married in Las Vegas! Do you remember on which social-network she was first discovered?



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13 / 15

What does this impressive woman do for a living?

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14 / 15

Take a look at this new ad with Ryan Reynolds and 80’s legend Rick Moranis. In which of these films didn’t Moranis star?

15 / 15

How many years have we been Keeping Up With the Kardashians?



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