Friday, Jan. 14 News Quiz of the Week: Royals, Gruyere

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News Quiz of the Week for Friday, Jan. 14, 2022

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

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1. He was the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Photo: National Archives at College Park, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized.

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2. He was the original host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.”

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3. Which British monarch reigned the longest?

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4. What was Prince Andrew’s military rank before returning his military affiliations?

Photo: Thorne1983, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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5. According to US President Joe Biden, who’s “holding a dagger” at the throat of American democracy?

Screenshot: C-Span

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6. According to Russia, it’s “absolutely mandatory” that which country “never, never, ever” becomes a NATO member?

Photo: U.S. Department of State, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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7. What’s a “flue effect”?

Photo: Šarūnas Burdulis, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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8. What is The Green Planet?

Screenshot: BBC

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9. How many people suffer from kidney stones over their lifetime in the US?

Image: Jacek Proszyk, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

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10. Where is Gruyere cheese traditionally made?

Photo: Ailura, CC BY-SA 3.0 AT, CC BY-SA 3.0 AT, via Wikimedia Commons

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11. Who’s considered the “Mother of American modernism”?

Image: Georgia O’Keeffe. Spring, 1948. Gift of The Burnett Foundation © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. 

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12. Who’s the actress behind the heavy Golda Meir makeup in this picture?

Photo:  Jasper Wolf / Golda / Qwerty Films 

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13. Which movie earned Andrew Garfield his 2022 Golden Globe?

Screenshot: Netflix

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14. How old is Kate Middleton in 2022?

Photo: Paolo Roversi via Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Instagram.

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