July 1 News Quiz of the Week: Unseen Aide

July 1, 2022.

Welcome to our weekly current events trivia challenge, the July 1 News Quiz of the Week: Test your knowledge of 2022 current events trivia and the week’s headlines. On the Jan. 6 Hearings: What connects Republican members of the US Congress Reps. Scott Perry, Andy Biggs, Mo Brooks, Matt Gaetz, and Louie Gohmert? In social media: Members of which communities are more likely than any other group to experience harassment on social media? And on celebrity health: What’s Pancreatitis? 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, July 1, 2022

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

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1. What connects Republican members of the US Congress Reps. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, Andy Biggs of Arizona, Mo Brooks of Alabama, Matt Gaetz of Florida, and Louie Gohmert of Texas?

Screenshot: Jan. 6 Committee Hearings / PBS NewsHour

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2. According to an Anti-Defamation League survey released in June 2022, members of which communities were more likely than any other group to experience harassment on social media?

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3. Which company is the world’s biggest plastic polluter?

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4. Which 90s house anthem was prominently sampled in Beyoncé’s 2022 single “Break My Soul”?

Screenshot: Be Alive / 94th Academy Awards / Beyoncé on YouTube

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5. Which 90s movie features the characters of Winifred, Sarah, and Mary Sanderson?

Screenshot: Hocus Pocus 2 / Disney Plus

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6. What’s Pancreatitis?

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7. What’s mansaf?

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8. Air New Zealand is the first airline to offer what?

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9. In the US, which city is known as the Mile High City?

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10. Who’s this?

Screenshot: 2022 BET Awards / BET Network

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July 1 News Quiz of the Week - Current Events Trivia
  • According to an Anti-Defamation League survey released in June 2022, members of which communities were more likely than any other group to experience harassment on social media?

    Photo: Facebook Inc.
    LGBTQ+.
    Women.
    Jewish.
    Asian Americans.

    What's mansaf?

    Photo: Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    An Arab dish made of meat, rice, and fried vegetables and served flipped upside down.
    A traditional Arab dish made of lamb cooked in dried yogurt and served with rice or bulgur (burghul).
    A Levantine dish consisting of meat cut into thin slices, stacked and roasted on a vertical rotisserie.
    A traditional Middle Eastern dessert made a pastry called kataifi, and typically layered with cheese.

    What connects Republican members of the US Congress Reps. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, Andy Biggs of Arizona, Mo Brooks of Alabama, Matt Gaetz of Florida, and Louie Gohmert of Texas?

    Screenshot: Jan. 6 Committee Hearings / PBS NewsHour
    They all eventually voted to confirm US President Biden.
    They all testified in front of the Jan. 6 Committee.
    They all sought pardons from former US President Trump.
    They shielded Mike Pence during the Jan. 6 riots.

    Who's this?

    Screenshot: 2022 BET Awards / BET Network
    Bad Bunny (Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio).
    The invisible man (Dr. Jack Griffin).
    Darth Vader (Anakin Skywalker).
    Ye (Kanye West).

    Which 90s house anthem was prominently sampled in Beyoncé's 2022 single "Break My Soul"?

    Screenshot: Be Alive / 94th Academy Awards / Beyoncé on YouTube
    Show Me Love by Robin S.
    Luv 4 Luv by Robin S.
    Show Me Love by Robyn.
    Rhythm is a Dancer by Snap!

    Air New Zealand is the first airline to offer what?

    Photo: Air New Zealand on Twitter
    Economy seats that recline into beds.
    Economy bunk beds.
    Kiwi's eggs omelette.
    Parachutes.

    In the US, which city is known as the Mile High City?

    Photo: Xnatedawgx, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Seattle, Washington.
    Chicago, Illinois.
    Denver, Colorado.
    Phoenix, Arizona.

    Which 90s movie features the characters of Winifred, Sarah, and Mary Sanderson?

    Screenshot: Hocus Pocus 2 / Disney Plus
    The Nightmare Before Christmas.
    The Craft.
    The Witches.
    Hocus Pocus.

    What's Pancreatitis?

    Screenshot: Access Hollywood on YouTube
    Inflammation of the stomach area.
    A type of cancer that affects the stomach.
    A mental condition.
    An inflammation of the brain.

    Which company is the world's biggest plastic polluter?

    Photo: Raceforwater, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Unilever.
    Coca-Cola.
    PepsiCo.
    Nestlé.

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