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

When was the first-ever female to head a major department in the United States police appointed?

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2 / 15

Which Korean pop band do these guys belong to?

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3 / 15

Which of these is NOT a beach in Rio de Janeiro?



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4 / 15

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

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5 / 15

The new Dune trailer is out! Can you recall who directed the 1984 film version of the book?

6 / 15

When Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, says ‘Pacta sunt servanda,’ what does she mean?

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7 / 15

Which company produces this console?

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8 / 15

What is the main religion in the country of Sudan?

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9 / 15

Where does the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony traditionally take place?

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10 / 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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11 / 15

What is the 1619 Project?

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12 / 15

Where can you find Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny these days?

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13 / 15

For which sport is Novak Djokovic most famous?

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14 / 15

Where did the story of Disney’s Mulan originate?

Photo: Anandajoti Bhikkhu from Sadao, Thailand / CC BY

15 / 15

In what year was Apple inc founded?

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