Friday, Oct. 22 Weekly Quiz: Dirty Disses, Great Honors, Ye

It’s your good old Friday, Oct. 22 Weekly News Quiz: What is the Earthshot Prize? Who’s Katie Couric dissing? And what’s the meaning of the word Metaverse? 14 Multiple choice general-knowledge-worthy questions with answers and extra facts from the passing news week when you hit Start Quiz.

Weekend News Quiz for Friday, October 22, 2021

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

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1. What is the Earthshot Prize?

Screenshot: Earthshot Prize / BBC

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2. In her new book, who does Katie Couric describe as someone whose smell of cigarettes and alcohol seemed to "ooze from every pore" in his body?

Image: Going There book cover

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3. What’s McPlant?

Image: McDonald’s

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4. What is Little Amal?


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5. What name was given to the 3.2 million-year-old skeletal remains of a human ancestor found in Ethiopia in 1974?

Photo: Wolfgang Sauber, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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6. What is Chicago Sky?

Screenshot: WNBA on YouTube

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7. Who are the "Disinformation Dozen"?

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8. What's the meaning of the word Metaverse?

Screenshot: The Matrix Resurrections / Warner Bros. Pictures

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9. What’s Spencer Tunick best known for?

Photo: Jalisco Campus Party, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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10. What was the sentence The Jinx's New York real estate heir Robert Durst received in his murder trial?

Screenshot: The Jinx / HBO

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11. How old is Michael Caine in 2021?

Screenshot: Now You See Me 2 / Lionsgate

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12. What’s the subject of Jamie Foxx’s 2021 book?

Image: Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me book cover

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13. Which movie sees the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first deaf character?

Screenshot: Marvel Entertainment on YouTube

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14. What’s Kanye West’s full official name?

Screenshot: Kanye West - 24 (Official Video)

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