Friday, May 20 News Quiz of the Week: Cold War II

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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia) for Friday, May 20, 2022

News Quiz of the Week: 12 General knowledge questions from the past week. No time-limit. How smart are you this weekend?

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1. The US is the largest NATO member in population. Which country is the second-largest?

Image: JayCoop (derivative), CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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3. What was the first American fast-food restaurant to open in the Soviet Union?

Photo: Zac Allan, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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4. Élisabeth Borne became France’s second female prime minister in 2022. Who was the first?

Screenshot: France 24

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5. What do “The Great Replacement” conspiracy theorists in the US believe?

Screenshot: Vice News / HBO

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6. What’s the US death toll from COVID-19 as of mid-May 2022?

Photo: Lawrence Jackson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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7. Where is the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge?

Screenshot: Jarda Konečný on YouTube

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8. What did Jason Momoa apologize for doing wrong during his visit to The Sistine Chapel?

Photo: Jason Momoa’s Instagram account

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9. Which country’s representatives performed the first rap song to win the Eurovision Song Contest?

Screenshot: 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

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10. What’s connecting She-Hulk and The Hulk?

Screenshot: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law / Marvel Studios / Disney+

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11. Can you name these characters?

Screenshot: MultiVersus / Warner Bros. Games

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12. Which Van Gogh painting inspired this Lego set?

Image: Lego

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May 20 News Quiz of the Week - Current Affairs Trivia
  • What did Jason Momoa apologize for doing wrong during his visit to The Sistine Chapel?

    Photo: Jason Momoa’s Instagram account

    Which country's representatives performed the first rap song to win the Eurovision Song Contest?

    Screenshot: 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

    Which bloc was Sweden a part of during the cold war?

    Photo: Fredrik Rubensson from Stockholm, Sweden, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    What was the first American fast-food restaurant to open in the Soviet Union?

    Photo: Zac Allan, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    What’s the US death toll from COVID-19 as of mid-May 2022?

    Photo: Lawrence Jackson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    Where is the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge?

    Screenshot: Jarda Konečný on YouTube

    What do "The Great Replacement" conspiracy theorists in the US believe?

    Screenshot: Vice News / HBO

    Can you name these characters?

    Screenshot: MultiVersus / Warner Bros. Games

    The US is the largest NATO member in population. Which country is the second-largest?

    Image: JayCoop (derivative), CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Élisabeth Borne became France’s second female prime minister in 2022. Who was the first?

    Screenshot: France 24

    What's connecting She-Hulk and The Hulk?

    Screenshot: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law / Marvel Studios / Disney+

    Which Van Gogh painting inspired this Lego set?

    Image: Lego

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