Oct. 7 News Quiz of the Week: The Musk-ed Peace Maker

Oct. 7, 2022.

Test your knowledge of what’s happening worldwide and the week’s headlines with the Oct. 7 News Quiz of the Week. The Friday Weekly News Quiz has multiple-choice questions about current events. Make sure you know what happened this week with the best trivia questions and answers. In Russia: How did the Kremlin react to Elon Musk’s peace in Ukraine plan? In space: What is the ice-encrusted moon of Jupiter named? And in Politics: What caused Donald Trump $475 million “humiliation”?

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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia) for Oct. 7, 2022

News Quiz of the Week: 11 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending Oct. 7, 2022. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. In which case does FIFA stadium safety guidance allow “crowd control gas” (teargas) inside stadiums?

Screenshot: SEA Today – YouTube

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2. How did the Kremlin react to Elon Musk’s peace in Ukraine proposal?

Screenshot: Tesla AI Day 2022 – YouTube

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3. According to Donald Trump, what caused him to suffer $475 million worth of “embarrassment, pain, humiliation, and mental anguish”?

Screenshot: WXYZ-TV Detroit | Channel 7 – YouTube

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5. Why are wax worms – moth larvae – called this way?

Photo: Sam Droege, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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6. Australia’s second-largest telecom firm is Optus. What’s the largest?

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7. Whose last days are depicted in the British Royal Opera House production “Last Days”?

Image: Last Days (roh.org.uk)

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8. What did Kanye West wear to his surprise 2022 Yeezy Season 9 fashion show in Paris?

Screenshot: Yeezy Season 9 / Paris Fashion Week via SWGRUS on YouTube

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9. Who was the first woman to receive entertainer of the year awards from both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music?

Photo: Anna Hanks, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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10. Who is the actor in this picture?

Screenshot: Emancipation / Apple TV+

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11. What is the world’s largest catalog of music?

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The Oct. 7 News Quiz of the Week Questions

Here’s a complete list of current events trivia questions from the Oct. 7 News Quiz of the Week.

Oct. 7 News Quiz of the Week _ Current Events Trivia Game
  • In which case does FIFA stadium safety guidance allow "crowd control gas" (teargas) inside stadiums?

    Screenshot: SEA Today - YouTube
    Never.
    A pitch invasion.
    Fan violence.
    A terror attack.

    Who is the actor in this picture?

    Screenshot: Emancipation / Apple TV+
    Chris Rock.
    Will Smith.
    Jamie Foxx.
    Snoop Dogg.

    Whose last days are depicted in the British Royal Opera House production "Last Days"?

    Image: Last Days (roh.org.uk)
    Marilyn Monroe.
    Elvis Presley.
    Kurt Cobain.
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

    According to Donald Trump, what caused him to suffer $475 million worth of "embarrassment, pain, humiliation, and mental anguish"?

    Screenshot: WXYZ-TV Detroit | Channel 7 - YouTube
    Losing the 2020 elections.
    The New York State fraud lawsuit against Trump and his kids.
    The FBI’s Mar-A-Lago invasion.
    CNN referred to Trump’s false 2020 election claims as “lies.”

    What is the ice-encrusted moon of Jupiter named?

    Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SWRI/MSSS
    Europa.
    Titan.
    Uranus.
    Eureka.

    What did Kanye West wear to his surprise 2022 Yeezy Season 9 fashion show in Paris?

    Screenshot: Yeezy Season 9 / Paris Fashion Week via SWGRUS on YouTube
    A “Black Lives Matter” shirt.
    A “White Lives Matter” shirt.
    An “All Lives Matter” shirt.
    A “Tax the Rich” shirt.

    Australia's second-largest telecom firm is Optus. What's the largest?

    TPG.
    Telus.
    Telstra.
    Vodafone.

    Who was the first woman to receive entertainer of the year awards from both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music?

    Photo: Anna Hanks, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Dolly Parton.
    Tammy Wynette.
    Reba McEntire.
    Loretta Lynn.

    What is the world's largest catalog of music?

    Apple Music.
    YouTube Music.
    Spotify.
    Amazon Music.

    How did the Kremlin react to Elon Musk's peace in Ukraine proposal?

    Screenshot: Tesla AI Day 2022 - YouTube
    A Kremlin representative told musk to “F*** off”.
    The Kremlin welcomed the proposal.
    Putin challenged Musk to a “single combat” for Ukraine.
    The Kremlin did not comment on the offer.

    Why are wax worms - moth larvae - called this way?

    Photo: Sam Droege, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    They look like wax.
    They produce wax.
    They eat wax.
    They’re made of wax.

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