Weekend News Super Quiz: Book Awards, Celebrations, History-Making

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Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 21, 2020

Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 21, 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

Who is the first-ever male to star solo on the cover of US Vogue?

2 / 12

Who wrote the 2020 Non-fiction hit A Promised Land?

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3 / 12

Before becoming the Wonder Woman franchise director, what was Patty Jenkins’s best-known feature film?

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

4 / 12

Who is Kim Ng?

Screenshot: Sportsnet

5 / 12

What does the Latin term Amphitheatrum Flavium stand for?

6 / 12

How old was Michael J. Fox when he played the character of teenager Marty McFly in the first Back to the Future movie?

7 / 12

Ronald Reagan left the White House when he was 77. Donald Trump will retire from his first and only Presidential term at the age of 74. How old will Joe Biden be when he ENTERS the White House?

Photo: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America / CC BY-SA

8 / 12

Which superhero was Taylor Lautner before his Twilight werewolf days?

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

9 / 12

What’s the name of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft in use on NASA’s first full-fledged mission on a privately-owned space taxi?

Photo: NASA

10 / 12

Complete these ’90s song’s lyrics: I yelled to the cabbie, ‘Yo home smell ya later’ / I looked at my kingdom, I was finally there /
To sit on my throne as the…?

11 / 12

What’s unorthodox about the 2020 National Book Award winner for a fiction novel, Charles Yu’s Interior Chinatown?

12 / 12

Who are Lilo and Stitch?

Image: Disney
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2020 Holiday Trivia Quizzes:

Which game features Darth Vader on a rollercoaster? Over 750 Tesla owners complained to regulators about what? Who’s been on SNL longer – McKinnon or Davidson? In comparison to smallpox, Western African monkeypox is what? What did Jason Momoa apologize for doing at The Sistine Chapel?