Friday, Jan. 21 News Quiz of the Week: Volcanic Emergency

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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. How many times has Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open?

Photo: Peter Menzel, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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2. Which company owns Candy Crush and Call of Duty?

Screenshot: Call of Duty on YouTube

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3. Which US comic book series holds the record for the most expensive interior page ever auctioned?

Image: Mike Zeck / Marvel Comics / Heritage Auctions (

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4. What’s endometriosis?

Photo: @amyschumer on Instagram 

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5. What’s Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai?

Photo: NZ Defence Force, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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6. What’s Jonah’s icefish?

Photo: A research team from the Alfred Wagner Institute.

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7. Who’s the producer behind Netflix’s “Harder They Fall”?

Screenshot: The Harder They Fall / Netflix

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8. Before “The Power of the Dog,” where else did Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst play a romantic couple?

Screenshot: The Power of the Dog / Netflix

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9. Who are the “patriotic millionaires”?

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10. Kanye West rhymes in his song “My Life Was Never Eazy”: “God saved me from that crash/ just so I can beat” whose ass?

Photo: Kenny Sun from Boston, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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11. Who created Fraggle Rock in 1983?

Screenshot: Fraggle Rock / Apple TV+

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12. Which 2022 reboot sees Kim Cattrall in a regular role?

Screenshot: HULU

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13. How old is Jim Carrey in 2022?

Screenshot: SNL / NBC

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14. How old is James Earl Jones in 2022?

Photo: Eva Rinaldi, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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