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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

Where is the artificial vanilla flavor produced?

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2 / 12

What is Diwali?

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3 / 12

Who is this smiling man?

Photo: The United States Senate – Office of Senator Kamala Harris, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

4 / 12

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

5 / 12

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

6 / 12

What are the Oslo Accords?

7 / 12

He was the long-running host of the American quiz show Jeopardy! (Answer Jeopardy! style.)

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8 / 12

What’s Wentworth Miller’s character’s name in Prison Break?

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9 / 12

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

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10 / 12

Which character did Rupert Grint portray in Harry Potter?


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11 / 12

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

12 / 12

Who is this persuasive woman?

Screenshot: The Late Show with Steven Colbert
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