Dec. 17 Friday News Quiz of the Week: Person of the Year

Weekly Quiz: Welcome to your Dec. 17 Friday News Quiz of the Week! Who is Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2021? What’s Log4J? And who’s Emily on Netflix’s Emily in Paris? 16 Multiple choice general-knowledge-worthy questions with answers and extra facts from the passing news week when you hit Start Quiz.

Dec. 17 Friday News Quiz of the Week

News Quiz of the Week for Friday, December 17, 2021

Weekly Quiz: 16 General knowledge questions from the past week. No time-limit. How smart are you this weekend?

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1. Who was Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2021?


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2. Which country announced it would ban young people from buying cigarettes for life?

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3. What’s Log4J?

Image: Apache Software Foundation, Apache License 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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4. What’s the Kronos software?

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5. In a video for a government-organized communications conference in Istanbul in Dec. 2021, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described social media as a threat to what?

Screenshot: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on YouTube

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6. Which of these countries is NOT a member of the EU?

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7. How many of the 27 European Union countries have legalized same-sex marriage?

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8. What is unique about the Thwaites glacier?

Photo: NASA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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9. What’s a hydra?

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10. Who’s Emily on Netflix’s Emily in Paris?

Screenshot: Emily in Paris / Netflix

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11. The Secrets of Dumbledore is the title of what?

Screenshot: The Secrets of Dumbledore / Warner Bros. Pictures

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12. Which of these games was available on the first Nintendo console in the US in 1985?

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13. An Orthodox Christian priest, a Hindu activist, a Jewish rabbi, and a Buddhist priest wrote a joint letter to luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton. What were they demanding?

Screenshot: Louis Vuitton on YouTube

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14. She’s the novelist who wrote Interview With the Vampire.

Screenshot: Interview with a Vampire / Warner Bros.

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15. How old is newscaster Chris Wallace in 2021?

Screenshot: FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace

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16. Grammy-winning rapper Megan Thee Stallion has a bachelor’s degree of what?

Photo: Megan Thee Stallion on Twitter.

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