July 28 News Quiz of the Week: Confession, Monkeypox

July 28, 2022.

Welcome to our weekly current events trivia challenge, the July 28 News Quiz of the Week: Test your knowledge of 2022 current events trivia and the last seven days’ headlines. In political news: Where did Pope Francis visit this week? In Classic Rock news: Why won’t Pat Benatar perform her song “Hit Me with your Best Shot”? And in health news: The monkeypox outbreaks in Europe and North America are concentrated in which population? 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 28, 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. Where was this picture of Pope Francis taken?

Screenshot: PBS NewsHour on Youtube

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2. The monkeypox outbreaks in Europe and North America are concentrated among who?

Image: Monkeypox virus, PDB-101.rcsb.org, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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3. Which tech giant is buying the primary care organization One Medical?

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4. What is this?

Photo: USFWSmidwest, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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5. The original Hungarians were a mixture of which tribes?

Viktor Orban. Screenshot: Hír TV on YouTube

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6. Who was the first African American to play Major League Baseball (MLB)?

Photo: Bob Sandberg Look photographer, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized

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7. Why won’t Pat Benatar perform her song “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” at live shows?

Screenshot: CBS Sunday Morning

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8. Which movie starred Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, and Tony Sirico?

Screenshot: G********s / Warner Bros. Pictures

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9. In Black Panther, who is Shuri?

Screenshot: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever / Marvel Entertainment

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10. Why do Black Adam and Shazam wear the same lightning bolt symbol?

Screenshots: Black Adam, Shazam! Fury of the Gods / Warner Bros. Pictures
Shazam and Black Adam

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11. What does the new Facebook Feeds tab include?

Screenshot: Facebook
Facebook Feeds

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12. In Don McLean’s classic American Pie, the lyrics “the day the music died” refer to which event?

Photo: JeremyWestby, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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The July 28 News Quiz of the Week Questions

Here’s a complete list of this weekend’s current events quiz questions.

July 28 News Quiz of the Week - Current Events Trivia
  • The monkeypox outbreaks in Europe and North America are concentrated among who?

    Image: Monkeypox virus, PDB-101.rcsb.org, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Men who have sex with men.
    People who visited Africa.
    Women with long COVID.
    People who work with animals.

    In Black Panther, who is Shuri?

    Screenshot: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever / Marvel Entertainment
    Black Panther's former lover.
    Black Panther's younger sister.
    The Queen Mother of Wakanda.
    The keeper of the heart-shaped herb.

    Why do Black Adam and Shazam wear the same lightning bolt symbol?

    Screenshots: Black Adam, Shazam! Fury of the Gods / Warner Bros. Pictures
    Both were struck by lightning.
    They are the same person.
    The wizard Shazam drafted both.
    Both worked for Opel.

    What is this?

    Photo: USFWSmidwest, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Small tortoiseshell.
    Garden tiger moth.
    Mexican butterfly.
    The monarch butterfly.

    Which tech giant is buying the primary care organization One Medical?

    Amazon.
    Netflix.
    Apple.
    Google.

    What does the new Facebook Feeds tab include?

    Screenshot: Facebook
    A news feed featuring posts selected by an algorithm.
    A news feed featuring posts selected by professional journalists.
    A chronological display of posts from Facebook friends.
    Paid content only.

    Why won't Pat Benatar perform her song "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" at live shows?

    Screenshot: CBS Sunday Morning
    Out of respect for the #MeToo movement.
    Out of respect for the Black Lives Matter movement.
    Out of respect for Americans hurt in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.
    Out of respect for American families affected by mass shootings.

    The original Hungarians were a mixture of which tribes?

    Viktor Orban. Screenshot: Hír TV on YouTube
    Huns, Finno-Ugric, and Caucasian.
    Mongols, Finno-Ugric, and Russ.
    Vikings, Saxons, and Caucasians.
    Chinese, Celtics, and Russ.

    In Don McLean's classic American Pie, the lyrics "the day the music died" refer to which event?

    Photo: JeremyWestby, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Elvis Presley's death.
    Buddy Holly’s death.
    The war in Vietnam.
    The assassination of John F Kennedy.

    Who was the first African American to play Major League Baseball (MLB)?

    Photo: Bob Sandberg Look photographer, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized
    Willie Mays.
    Hank Aaron.
    Jackie Robinson.
    Babe Ruth.

    Where was this picture of Pope Francis taken?

    Screenshot: PBS NewsHour on Youtube
    Chile.
    Peru.
    The US.
    Canada.

    Which movie starred Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, and Tony Sirico?

    Screenshot: G********s / Warner Bros. Pictures
    Goodfellas.
    The Godfather.
    The saints of New Jersey.
    The Avengers.

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