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Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 14, 2020

Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 14, 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 this week?


1 / 12

It’s 2019, Pre-Covid. You just landed at Tegel airport. Where are you?

2 / 12

Pfizer was leading the medicinal market in the late ’90s with which little blue pill?

3 / 12

The Razzie Awards (AKA Golden Raspberry) are given each year for the worst films and actors, and Jennifer Lopez sure won her share of Razzies. Which movie landed her the Razzie Redeemer award?

Photo: John Bauld from Toronto, Canada, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

4 / 12

Which of these actors used to star in Grey’s Anatomy?

5 / 12

Who is this persuasive woman?

Screenshot: The Late Show with Steven Colbert

6 / 12

What are the Oslo Accords?

7 / 12

Abel Tesfaye is better-known by what name?

Photo: Nicolas Padovani, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

8 / 12

Did the founding father of the United States of America, Alexander Hamilton, own slaves?

Image: John Trumbull, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

9 / 12

The 2020 US elections had the highest voter turnouts since 1968. Who won the presidency that year?

10 / 12

Where is the artificial vanilla flavor produced?

English: NPS Photo, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

11 / 12

Which character did Rupert Grint portray in Harry Potter?


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12 / 12

Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts 3. Where was he born?

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