Friday, Apr. 22 News Quiz of the Week: Poison, Weed

Welcome to our weekly current events trivia challenge, The Apr. 22 News Quiz of the Week: Test your knowledge of 2022 current events trivia and the week’s headlines. On the Russia-Ukraine front: What was the Moskva? In Business: What’s Twitter’s poison pill? And in Animals: How old is the world’s oldest gorilla? Make sure you know what happened this week. Our weekly news trivia game begins when you hit “Start Quiz” with the week’s best trivia questions and answers.

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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia) for Friday, April 22, 2022

News Quiz of the Week: 10 General knowledge questions from the past week. No time-limit. How smart are you this weekend?

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1. What was the Russian cruiser Moskva?

Image: Boris Groh, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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2. Massachusetts was the first state on the East Coast to permit recreational cannabis sales. Which is the second?

Screenshot: Clerks / Miramax

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3. What’s Twitter’s poison pill?

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4. How old is the oldest known gorilla in the world?

Photo: © Zoologischer Garten Berlin AG

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5. How old was Britney Spears when she had her first baby?

Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rhysadams/, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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6. What was Jennifer Grey’s character name on 1987’s Dirty Dancing?

Screenshot: Dirty Dancing / Vestron Pictures

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7. What’s Trichotillomania?

Screenshot: The Howard Stern Show on YouTube

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8. Which Nirvana song is featured in 2022’s The Batman?

Screenshot: The Batman / DC Comics / HBO Max

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9. Who penned the 1934 murder mystery novel “Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?”?

Photo: Joop van Bilsen / Anefo, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized

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10. What’s a Wok?

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

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April 22 News Quiz of the Week - Current Events Quiz
  • Massachusetts was the first state on the East Coast to permit recreational cannabis sales. Which is the second?

    Screenshot: Clerks / Miramax

    How old was Britney Spears when she had her first baby?

    Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rhysadams/, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Who penned the 1934 murder mystery novel "Why Didn't They Ask Evans?"?

    Photo: Joop van Bilsen / Anefo, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized

    What was the Russian cruiser Moskva?

    Image: Boris Groh, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    How old is the oldest known gorilla in the world?

    Photo: © Zoologischer Garten Berlin AG

    What's Twitter's poison pill?

    What's a Wok?

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

    Which Nirvana song is featured in 2022's The Batman?

    Screenshot: The Batman / DC Comics / HBO Max

    What's Trichotillomania?

    Screenshot: The Howard Stern Show on YouTube

    What was Jennifer Grey's character name on 1987's Dirty Dancing?

    Screenshot: Dirty Dancing / Vestron Pictures

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