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.
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Sources for the Oct. 22 Weekly News Facts:
- Chicago wins first WNBA title with 80-74 win over Phoenix (apnews.com)
- NASA’s asteroid hunter Lucy soars into the sky with diamonds (apnews.com)
- Costa Rica, Milan among winners of Prince William’s Earthshot environmental prize (Reuters)
- Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’ (Reuters)
- Fourteen US state attorneys general press Facebook on vaccine disinformation (Reuters)
- Hundreds pose for Spencer Tunick shoot to highlight shrinking Dead Sea (Evening Standard)
- McDonald’s Launch Vegan McPlant Beyond-Beef Burger in the UK: Review (insider.com)
- McDonald’s is testing the McPlant, a Beyond Meat meatless burger (The Verge)
- Robert Durst, Real Estate Heir, Hospitalized With COVID-19 (Time)
- Katie Couric’s new book sparks outrage as she rips into ex-boyfriends, former NBC and CBS colleagues (Daily Mail Online)
- Michael Caine on Brexit, Boris Johnson, and big breaks: ‘I’ve done 150 movies. I think that’s enough’ (The Guardian)
- Little Amal in Britain: giant puppet of Syrian girl reaches her journey’s end (The Guardian)
- ‘Eternals’ movie, boasting a diverse cast and Marvel’s first deaf role, premieres (Reuters)
- Jamie Foxx shares parenting lessons and stories in new book (apnews.com)
- It’s not Kanye; it’s Ye – after judge approves name change (Reuters)