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

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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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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…?

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2 / 12

What does the Latin term Amphitheatrum Flavium stand for?

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3 / 12

Who are Lilo and Stitch?

Image: Disney
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4 / 12

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

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5 / 12

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

Photo: Rio Tuasikal (VOA), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
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6 / 12

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

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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?

Photo: NASA
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8 / 12

Who is Kim Ng?

Screenshot: Sportsnet
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10 / 12

Queen Elizabeth’s marriage to Prince Philip is the longest for any British sovereign. How long were they married?

Photo: Kiefer. from Frankfurt, Germany, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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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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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
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