Smash Weekend Quiz: Leaders, Twitters, and Amazons

Weekend quiz for Jan. 15, 2021

Weekend Quiz: 12 General knowledge questions from the past week. No time-limit. How smart are you today?

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What is Signal?

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In Friends 1996 episode The One With All The Thanksgivings, the gang brings up their respective worst Thanksgivings. According to the show, in which year did Joey get his head stuck inside a turkey?

Screenshot: Friends

3 / 12

Who is this hipster-looking man?

Screenshot: TED on YouTube.

4 / 12

What’s the relation between singer Billie Eilish and her producer, FINNEAS?

Photo: Justin Higuchi from Los Angeles, CA, USA, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Which world leader, apart from Donald Trump, benefited from large donations made by Billionaire Sheldon Adelson?

Photo: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

6 / 12

Where did Kamala Harris go to school?

Image: Vogue cover, Photographed by Tyler Mitchell, Vogue, February 2021

7 / 12

What’s the meaning of the word Détente in French?

Photo: US Department of Labor, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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In which language was the ‘I Have No Other Country’ poem that Nancy Pelosi quoted in Congress written initially?

Screenshot: CNBC

9 / 12

How long has Angela Merkel served as chancellor of Germany?

Photo: Casa Rosada (Argentina Presidency of the Nation), CC BY 2.5 AR, via Wikimedia Commons

10 / 12

What is Micronesia?

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Where did the word Amazon originate?

Photo: Wonder Woman 1984, Warner Bros.

12 / 12

In British slang, what does the word Chav stand for?

Photo: Neilt, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
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