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Welcome to our weekly current events trivia challenge, The May 6 News Quiz of the Week: Test your knowledge of 2022 current events trivia and the week’s headlines. On US politics: What’s Roe v. Wade? In Business: What’s on sale at the Meta Store? And in History: How old was the dress Kim Kardashian wore for the 2022 Met Gala? Make sure you know what happened this week. Our weekly news trivia game with the week’s best trivia questions and answers begins when you hit “Start Quiz.”

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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia) for Friday, May 6, 2022

News Quiz of the Week: 11 General knowledge questions from the past week. No time-limit. How smart are you this weekend?

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1. In the US, what is the landmark Roe v. Wade decision?

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2. How many Soviet people died in World War II?

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3. Facebook owner Meta Platforms has its first physical store. What does it sell?

Screenshot: Reuters on YouTube

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4. Menthol cigarettes make up how much of the US cigarette market?

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7. Who is currently third in line to the British throne?

Photo: Duchess of Cambridge / The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Twitter

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8. Which TV show launched the careers of Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher?

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9. Which ’80s TV soap featured Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue?

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10. Which language did Glenn Close learn for her role in “Tehran”?

Screenshot: Tehran / Apple TV+

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11. Karine Jean-Pierre is the first White House Press Secretary to be what?

Photo: Erin Scott, The White House, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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  • Which '80s TV soap featured Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue?

    Image: Neighbours / FREMANTLE MEDIA
    Neighbours.
    Home and Away.
    Eastenders.
    The Bold and the Beautiful.

    Which TV show launched the careers of Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher?

    Screenshot:  Carsey-Werner
    That '80s Show.
    That '70s Show.
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
    The Wonder Years.

    Menthol cigarettes make up how much of the US cigarette market?

    Photo: Drivera90~commonswiki., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Less than one-sixth.
    More that 50%.
    About one-third.
    Around one quarter.

    Who is currently third in line to the British throne?

    Photo: Duchess of Cambridge / The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Twitter
    Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.
    Princess Beatrice.
    Princess Eugenie.
    Princess Charlotte.

    In the US, what is the landmark Roe v. Wade decision?

    Photo: Jarek Tuszyński / CC-BY-SA-3.0 & GDFL, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    A Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.
    A Supreme Court case that legalized gun sales nationwide.
    A California Supreme Court case that legalized cannabis sales statewide.
    A California Supreme Court case that legalized homosexuality statewide.

    How old is the dress Kim Kardashian wore to the 2022 Met Gala?

    Screenshot: Entertainment Tonight on YouTube
    40.
    60.
    80.
    100.

    How old is The Rock in 2022?

    Screenshot: The Rock on YouTube
    40.
    45.
    50.
    55.

    How many Soviet people died in World War II?

    Photo: Mil.ru, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    2 million.
    6 million.
    11 million.
    27 million.

    Facebook owner Meta Platforms has its first physical store. What does it sell?

    Screenshot: Reuters on YouTube
    Virtual reality equipment.
    Webcasting equipment.
    Quantum computing equipment.
    3D printers.

    Which language did Glenn Close learn for her role in "Tehran"?

    Screenshot: Tehran / Apple TV+
    Hebrew.
    Farsi.
    Arabic.
    Russian.

    Karine Jean-Pierre is the first White House Press Secretary to be what?

    Photo: Erin Scott, The White House, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Black.
    Openly Gay.
    Black and openly gay.
    Black and under 40.

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