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?

 

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What’s the main difference between the Moderna and the Pfizer COVID vaccines, announced in November 2020?

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3 / 12

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

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Which superhero was Taylor Lautner before his Twilight werewolf days?

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

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

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7 / 12

Who is Kim Ng?

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Director Doug Liman adapted the sci-fi trilogy Chaos Walking into a movie series starring Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland. How old is Todd, the character played by Holland, ‘who has never seen a girl before,’ in the original first novel?

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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?

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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…?

12 / 12

What does the Latin term Amphitheatrum Flavium stand for?

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