Festive Daily Quiz: What Did Inauguration Originally Mean?

Daily News Quiz for Jan. 21, 2021

Daily News Quiz: 5 General knowledge questions. A news update follows each entry. No time-limit. How smart are you today?

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The word inauguration stems from the Latin augur. What did that mean originally?

Screenshot: NBC News on YouTube.

2 / 5

How old was American poet Amanda Gorman when Barack Obama was elected president?

Screenshot from Joe Biden’s inauguration.

3 / 5

Who was Maya Angelou?

Photo: Clinton Library, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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After disappearing from the public eye since Oct. 2020, Chinese billionaire Jack Ma made a rare appearance on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. What was the occasion?

Photos: © WTO/ Cuika Foto, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

5 / 5

With which of these musicians did 73 years old Elton John NOT record in 2020?

Photo: Jørund Føreland Pedersen / CC BY-SA
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