Sept. 2 News Quiz of the Week: Mar-A-Lago, Immortals

Sept. 2, 2022.

Test your knowledge of what’s happening around the world and the week’s headlines with the Sept. 2 News Quiz of the Week. The Friday Weekly News Quiz has multiple-choice questions and answers about current events. Make sure you know what happened this week with the best trivia questions and answers. In Politics: Who can enter Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, where the ex-president kept top-secret documents? In History: Which world leader was known for glasnost and perestroika? And in Nature: Which animal families have immortal members?

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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia) for Sept. 2, 2022

News Quiz of the Week: 11 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending Sept. 2, 2022. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. Which world leader was known for glasnost and perestroika?

Photo: RIA Novosti archive / Vladimir Vyatkin, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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2. Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, where the ex-president kept top-secret US intelligence documents, is only approachable to who?

Photo: Shealah Craighead, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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3. Where was Salman Rushdie born?

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4. Where was the Unification Church established?

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5. What is the world’s oldest surviving book printed with movable metal type?

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6. What happened to Venus Williams, Emma Raducanu, and Naomi Osaka at the 2022 US Open?

Emma Raducanu. Screenshot: US Open Tennis Championships on YouTube.

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8. Who is the first non-English-language performer to win the artist of the year award at MTV’s VMAs?

Screenshot: MTV’s Video Music Awards 2022

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9. Taylor Swift describes what as “the story of 13 sleepless nights”?

Screenshot: MTV’s Video Music Awards 2022

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10. What’s Europe’s largest street party?

Screenshot: Wanderizm on YouTube

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11. Who’s this Weird Al Yankovic impersonator?

Screenshot: WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story / The Roku Channel

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The Weekly Sept. 2 News Quiz Questions

Here’s a complete list of the Sept. 2 News Quiz of the Week current events trivia questions.

Sept 2 News Quiz of the Week - Current Events Trivia
  • Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, where the ex-president kept top-secret US intelligence documents, is only approachable to who?

    Photo: Shealah Craighead, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Only people authorized by the Secret Service.
    Trump, his staff, and his family.
    Trump, his staff, family, paying members, and their guests.
    Trump, his staff, family, paying members, their guests, and attendees at functions, weddings, fundraisers, and charity galas.

    Where was Salman Rushdie born?

    Photo: ActuaLitté, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Pakistan.
    India.
    Iran.
    The UK.

    Taylor Swift describes what as "the story of 13 sleepless nights"?

    Screenshot: MTV's Video Music Awards 2022
    Her repeated award wins.
    Her relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal.
    Her 10th studio album, “Midnights.”
    Her project “All Too Well: The Short Film.”

    What's Europe's largest street party?

    Screenshot: Wanderizm on YouTube
    The Venice Carnival.
    Spain’s Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
    Germany’s Cologne Carnival.
    London’s Notting Hill Carnival.

    Who is the first non-English-language performer to win the artist of the year award at MTV's VMAs?

    Screenshot: MTV's Video Music Awards 2022
    Bad Bunny.
    Daddy Yankee.
    Shakira.
    Enrique Iglesias.

    Which animal families have immortal members?

    Photo: © Tony Wills / CC BY-SA 4.0 via iNaturalist.NZ
    Corals and sea worms.
    Hydra and jellyfish.
    Marine sponges and crabs.
    Sea cucumbers and dolphins.

    Who's this Weird Al Yankovic impersonator?

    Screenshot: WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story / The Roku Channel
    Robert Pattinson.
    Elijah Wood.
    Daniel Radcliffe.
    Channing Tatum.

    What is the world's oldest surviving book printed with movable metal type?

    Photo: Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The Codex Sinaiticus.
    The Dead Sea scrolls.
    The Gutenberg Bible.
    The Jikji collection of Confucian teachings.

    Which world leader was known for glasnost and perestroika?

    Photo: RIA Novosti archive / Vladimir Vyatkin, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Mikhail Gorbachev.
    Boris Yeltsin.
    Nikita Khrushchev.
    Joseph Stalin.

    What happened to Venus Williams, Emma Raducanu, and Naomi Osaka at the 2022 US Open?

    Emma Raducanu. Screenshot: US Open Tennis Championships on YouTube.
    They all slipped on wet grass.
    They all lost in their first round.
    They were all quarter finalists.
    They were all finalists.

    Where was the Unification Church established?

    Image: RicHard-59, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Japan.
    The US.
    South Korea.
    Germany.

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