Weekly News Quiz: Borat, John Oliver, Adele

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Weekly News Quiz: 12 questions, No time-limit. A news update follows each entry. Retake quiz for new topics! How smart are you today?


1 / 12

Where was Maria Bakalova, who plays Borat’s teenage daughter on the recently released Borat sequel, actually born?

Screenshot: Borat 2 / Amazon

2 / 12

Who painted the original piece Banksy used in this painting?

Image: sothebys.com

3 / 12

In the 1988 movie “Willow,” what was Willow’s day job?

4 / 12

On the third and final 2020 Presidential debate, how did President Trump refer to his hometown of New York City?

Photo: Eden, Janine, and Jim from New York City, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

5 / 12

What is the John Oliver Memorial in Danbury, Connecticut?

Photo: Neil Grabowsky / Montclair Film Festival, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

6 / 12

The iPhone 12 Pro models come with a LiDAR scanner. What is that?

7 / 12

Promoting the Borat sequel, Kim Kardashian received a video birthday greeting from Borat on Twitter. What did he call her in that clip?

8 / 12

On the final 2020 Presidential debate, President Trump suggested that over 500 migrant children that are still away from their families may have been brought to the border by what?

Photo: The White House from Washington, DC, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

9 / 12

What’s the name of Bruce Willis’s character in the Die Hard movie?

Screenshot: DieHard commercial

10 / 12

President Donald Trump abruptly ended an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes” that is set to air on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. What did the president then threaten on his Twitter account?

Photo: The White House from Washington, DC / Public domain

11 / 12

In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, promoting Borat 2, Sacha Baron Cohen appeared as Borat, claiming the Wuhan region is where?

12 / 12

What was Jeff Bridges’s only Oscar-winning role so far?

Photo: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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