June 3 News Quiz of the Week: BTS Heard

Welcome to our weekly current events trivia challenge, the June 3 News Quiz of the Week: Test your knowledge of 2022 current events trivia and the week’s headlines. In world politics: The European Union’s embargo on Russian oil exempts which country? In Social Media: News articles about which subject generated the most reactions? And in History: The city of Memphis, Tennessee, is named after which country’s Memphis? 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, June 3, 2022

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

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1. News articles about which subject generated the most social media interactions in the US in April and May 2022?

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2. K-Pop stars BTS visited the White House to discuss what with US President Joe Biden?

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

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3. The European Union’s embargo on Russian oil exempts which country?

Photo: Kremlin.ru, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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4. In the wake of the massacre in Uvalde, Texas, where was the sale and purchase of handguns banned?

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5. The city of Memphis, Tennessee, is named after which country’s Memphis?

Screenshot: Reuters on YouTube

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6. Which company’s CEO was paid highest in 2021?

Photo: Merzperson at English Wikipedia, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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7. What does the unicorn insignia mean in the Ukrainian army’s uniform?

Screenshot: Reuters on YouTube

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8. Which 1990 song opens with the lyrics “Follow the Moskva / Down to Gorky Park”?

Photo: A.Savin (WikiCommons), CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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9. Which 80s singing sensation originally performed “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”?

Screenshot: Running Up that Hill official music video

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10. Where is one most likely to be greeted, “Allinllachu”?

Screenshot: Google Translate

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11. Who’s playing Geppetto in Disney’s live-action remake of Pinocchio?

Screenshot: Pinocchio / Disney+

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12. Which Hollywood actor is behind this heavy Leonard Bernstein makeup?

Photo: From the set of Maestro / Netflix

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The June 3 News Quiz of the Week Questions

June 3 News Quiz of the Week - Current Events Trivia

Here’s the complete list of the May 27 news quiz questions.

  • The city of Memphis, Tennessee, is named after which country’s Memphis?

    Screenshot: Reuters on YouTube
    Egypt.
    Israel.
    Denmark.
    The UK.

    The European Union's embargo on Russian oil exempts which country?

    Photo: Kremlin.ru, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Germany.
    Turkey.
    Hungary.
    Poland.

    Which company's CEO was paid highest in 2021?

    Photo: Merzperson at English Wikipedia, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Apple Inc. CEO.
    AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) CEO.
    Warner Bros. Discovery CEO.
    Expedia Group CEO.

    What does the unicorn insignia mean in the Ukrainian army's uniform?

    Screenshot: Reuters on YouTube
    A symbol for the LGBTQ community.
    A symbol for the special units.
    A symbol for beating the unbeatable.
    A traditional symbol for luck.

    K-Pop stars BTS visited the White House to discuss what with US President Joe Biden?

    Photo: The White House, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The war in Ukraine.
    Hate crimes targeting Asian Americans.
    The global climate crisis.
    Human rights in China.

    In the wake of the massacre in Uvalde, Texas, where was the sale and purchase of handguns banned?

    Screenshot: camouflage.ca
    Texas.
    California.
    Canada.
    New York.

    Which Hollywood actor is behind this heavy Leonard Bernstein makeup?

    Photo: From the set of Maestro / Netflix
    Robert De Niro.
    Christian Bale.
    Brad Pitt.
    Bradley Cooper.

    Who's playing Geppetto in Disney's live-action remake of Pinocchio?

    Screenshot: Pinocchio / Disney+
    Tom Hanks.
    Matt Damon.
    Leonardo DiCaprio.
    Ricky Gervais.

    Where is one most likely to be greeted, "Allinllachu"?

    Screenshot: Google Translate
    Zimbabwe.
    Peru.
    India.
    Aruba.

    Which 80s singing sensation originally performed "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)"?

    Screenshot: Running Up that Hill official music video
    Björk.
    Tori Amos.
    Annie Lennox.
    Kate Bush.

    Which 1990 song opens with the lyrics "Follow the Moskva / Down to Gorky Park"?

    Photo: A.Savin (WikiCommons), CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Wind of Change.
    The Final Countdown.
    I Want to Break Free.
    Dust in the Wind.

    News articles about which subject generated the most social media interactions in the US in April and May 2022?

    Screenshot: CBS News
    The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion.
    The Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial.
    The Russian invasion of Ukraine.
    Elon Musk.

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