July 16 Weekly News Quiz: New Barbie, Emmys, Rulings

Time for your July 16 weekly quiz. Who’s the new Barbie? How many Emmys does Netflix have? What’s Sacha Baron-Cohen’s stand on Cannabis? 14 Multiple choice questions with answers and extra facts from the passing news week when you hit Start Quiz.

Weekend News Quiz for Friday July 16, 2021

Weekly Quiz: 14 General knowledge questions from the past week. No time-limit. How smart are you this weekend?

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Who is this Barbie supposed to be?

Photo: mattel.com

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Who is the man with the most weeks in total at the No. 1 spot in the history of the Association of Tennis Professionals rankings?

Screenshot: Wimbledon on YouTube

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Before 2021, how many times has a Netflix original won Best Series in the Emmys?

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Who is the first transgender performer to be nominated in a lead acting category in the Emmys?

Screenshot: Pose / FX

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Who was the first person in history to take off in his own spaceship?

Photo: 2021 (c) Virgin Galactic

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With which company does billionaire Elon Musk plan to take his first space trip?

Photo: NORAD and USNORTHCOM Public Affairs, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

7 / 14

Who do South Africans refer to as J.Z.?

Photo: World Economic Forum  / Matthew Jordaan, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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What’s Sacha Baron-Cohen’s stand on Cannabis?

Photo: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm / Amazon Prime

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Which movie series made Michael Winslow famous?

Screenshot: America’s Got Talent / NBC

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In the 2021 film “Aline”, based on Celine Dion’s life, who plays her character at the age of 5?

Screenshot: Aline

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Where is Spaceport America base located?

Photo: Quinn Tucker for Virgin Galactic, 2020 (c) Virgin Galactic

12 / 14

Argentina won the Copa America for the 15th time. Which other country shares the record?

Screenshot: Copa America on YouTube

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In which team did Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Brazil’s Neymar use to play together?

Screenshot: **** on YouTube

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How was the 2021 Tokyo Olympics medal ceremony different from all previous Olympic Games?

Photo: Arne Müseler, CC BY-SA 3.0 DE, via Wikimedia Commons

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