July 23 Weekly News Quiz: Space, Olympics, New Movies

Time for your July 23 weekly quiz. Who paid for the Bezos space mission? What’s weird about the Tokyo Olympics? Who’s the Iron Lady of Paris? 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 23, 2021

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

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What is the Pegasus software?

Image: Johannes Hevelius, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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Titan Director Julie Ducournau is the second woman to win Cannes Film Festival’s top prize, the Palme d'Or. Who was the first?

Screenshot: Titane

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According to billionaire Jeff Bezos, who paid for his space adventure?

Screenshot: Blue Origin on YouTube

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Blue Origin’s New Shepard is named after whom?

Photo: NASA Flight Opportunities, via Wikimedia Commons

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Why was this European women’s beach handball team fined?

Photo: Norwegian Handball Federation / Instagram

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Who or what is the Iron Lady (La Dame de Fer) of Paris?

Photo: Getfunky Paris, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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What’s unique about this Amsterdam canal bridge?

Screenshot: The Independent on YouTube

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What’s described as Germany’s worst natural disaster in almost six decades?

Photo: Bärwinkel, Klaus, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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What is the Havana Syndrome?

Photo: Alberto Korda, via Wikimedia Commons

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Before 2021, when was the last time Ben Affleck and Matt Damon appeared in a movie together?

Screenshots: The Last Duel / 20th Century Studios
The Last Duel

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What’s NOT true about the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics?

Photo: Nori Norisa, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

12 / 14

Where are the 2024, 2028, and 2032 Summer Olympic games planned?

Photo: Tangopaso, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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According to President Joe Biden, how are Social media platforms “killing people”?

Photo: The White House, via Wikimedia Commons

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What was the average life expectancy in the US in 2021?

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