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Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 7, 2020

Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 7, 2020

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


1 / 12

Which of these Presidential candidates won the most votes in a US election history?

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2 / 12

Which movie’s premise Wikipedia describes: “In 2020, the world is in turmoil, with the United States fractured as a result of a second civil war and a pandemic ravaging Europe.”?

3 / 12

Paula White Cain, who is described as Donald Trump’s spiritual adviser, is an advocate of the prosperity theology. What does that mean?

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4 / 12

Does Beyoncé own an actual beehive?

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5 / 12

Denmark is the world’s largest producer of which commodity?

6 / 12

What’s Sean Connery’s given first name?

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7 / 12

In the 2020 Elections, which American state elected a transgender representative to the state senate for the first time in history?

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8 / 12

Which Presidential candidate did Kanye West, 43, vote for when he voted for the first time in his life?

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9 / 12

Harry Belafonte is known for his version of the traditional song, Hava Nagila. What’s the song’s origin?

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10 / 12

Who wrote the poem The Snake, that Donald Trump recited in his rallies as a cautionary tale against immigrants?

11 / 12

Why do villagers in Thulasendrapuram, India, passionately support the Biden/Harris campaign for president of the US?


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12 / 12

Johnny Depp lost his libel action against the Sun after the newspaper described him what?

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