A Full Year of Quiz Questions | Best 2022 Printable Trivia

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The 2022 Factbook – A Full Year of Quiz Questions

2022 Factbook Current Events Printable PDF - A Full Year of Quiz Questions
Part I: Nature and Science | Part II: Current Events | Part III: Arts & Entertainment

The 2022 Factbook covers everything there is to know about 2022 news stories, scientific advancements, and the cultural phenomena of the year, with 365 challenging quiz questions for adults and students. The 2022 Factbook is available in three parts.

Science Facts PDF 2022

The 2022 Factbook (Part I): Nature and Science. Download 80 reliably sourced Nature and Science facts from 2022 in a friendly printable PDF. Question topics include recent advancements and fun facts in Science, Nature, Animals, Climate, Space, and Technology. The 2022 Factbook (Part I) – Nature and Science – is available for $3.90 $7.80 ($7.80 for the three factbooks with a full year of quiz questions). Preview and get your FREE SAMPLE here.

2022 Free General Knowledge Quiz Questions | PDF

The 2022 Factbook (Part II): Current Events. Download 134 up-to-date world events quiz questions from 2022 in a friendly printable PDF. The quiz questions’ topics include recent events and fun facts about Politics, War, Business, History, and Sports. The 2022 Factbook (Part II) – Current Events – is available for $3.90 $7.80 ($7.80 for the three factbooks with a full year of quiz questions). Preview and get a FREE SAMPLE here.

2022 Arts, TV, & Free Music Trivia Questions and Answers PDF

The 2022 Factbook (Part III): Arts and Entertainment. Download 151 fun arts and entertainment quiz questions from 2022 in a friendly printable PDF. The Arts, Film, TV, & Music Trivia Questions and Answers factbook includes recent events and fun facts in Arts, Books, Celebrities, Music, TV, and Films. The 2022 Factbook (Part III) – Arts and Entertainment – is available for $3.90 $7.80 ($7.80 for three factbooks with a full year of quiz questions). Preview and get your FREE SAMPLE here.

About The Curator

Orr Knispel is a full-time journalist and part-time questions writer for TV, Trivia apps, and print, with experience of over 20 years of covering current events.

HowSmart.net launched in 2020 as a news-based trivia quiz website. I originally published the questions and answers site’s 2022 news quizzes. All answers are cross-checked with the most trusted news providers on the planet, relevant government agencies, and NGOs. You’ll find valuable and engaging clickable links on every page of these files.

What are some interesting quiz questions in the Science and Nature 2022 factbook?


1. What were the Ichthyosaurs?
2. What’s a “flue effect”?
3. What’s marine snow?
4. What’s alopecia?
5. What’s a solar flare?
6. Which animal families have immortal members?
7. What’s the world’s largest plant?
8. What’s NASA’s DART?
9. In computers: What’s an API?
10. What are LEO satellites?
View all 80 Science and Nature trivia questions.

What are some pop music quiz questions in the Arts & Entertainment Factbook?

Taylor Swift at MTV's VMAs 2022

1. Who was Taylor Hawkins drumming for before joining the Foo Fighters?
2. Complete the 1993 song title: “I’d Do Anything for Love, But….”
3. Which artists removed their discography from Spotify in 2022?
4. Had he been alive, how old would David Bowie be in 2022?
5. Which Bond record did Billie Eilish break?
6. Taylor Swift describes what as “the story of 13 sleepless nights”?
7. How old is the oldest BTS member?
8. Which 90s house anthem was prominently sampled in Beyoncé’s 2022 single “Break My Soul”?
9. Why did pop star Lizzo change the opening lyrics for “GRRRLS”?
10. Which 80s singing sensation originally performed “Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God)”?
View all 151 Arts and Entertainment trivia questions.

What are the best general knowledge questions in the Current Affairs Factbook?

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1. What was the Russian cruiser Moskva?
2. Who was the first woman to serve as the US Secretary of State?
3. Why is former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández wanted by the US?
4. In the US, what is the landmark Roe v. Wade decision?
5. Which British monarch reigned the longest?
6. What’s Florida’s Don’t Say Gay bill?
7. What’s Apple Inc. estimated market value as of January 2022?
8. LeBron James became the only NBA player to hit which milestone?
9. How many Super Bowl titles did Tom Brady win?
10. Who is the first woman to land a quadruple jump at the Olympics?
View all 134 Current Affairs trivia questions

Even More Printable Trivia from 2021 and 2022

Choose and Download Your Favorite Quiz Rounds for only $1.25 ($2.25 with PPT) | A Full Year of Quiz Questions

Mix and Match your trivia party with this quality choice of 21 up-to-date quiz rounds, with ten questions and multiple-choice answers each – covering a full year of quiz questions. Each round is available in printable questions and answers PDF file and a beautifully animated PowerPoint PPTx file. Get our downloadable quiz rounds here.

Black History Month 2022 Factbook and Quizzes | A whole Year of Quiz Questions

Black History Month Special: 42 News-related facts from 2021 and 2022 in a printable and shareable PDF file for just $3.90! An additional Black History Quiz (10 multiple choice questions) and Black Pop Culture Quiz (10 multiple choice questions) are available to download for an additional cost. Preview and get your FREE SAMPLE here.

245 Quiz Questions from 2021 | A whole Year of Quiz Questions

HowSmart.net is proud to present a collection of 446 quiz questions from 2021 – a Full Year of Quiz Questions – in two downloadable, printable, and very much presentable batches: General Awareness and Arts/Entertainment.

Our general awareness collection includes 245 quiz questions ripped from the headlines of the passing year, plus answers and fun facts cross-checked with the world’s leading news sources. We double-check each answer with reliable sources such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Associated Press, Reuters, and Washington Post, to name a few.

It’s the perfect general awareness summary of 2021 and consists of a full year of quiz questions, answers, and facts. Topics include US and world politics, technology, science, world countries, and sports. Holiday SALE: $3.90 $7.80 ($4.90 $9.80 if you’d like to include the .pptx file). Preview and Get it here.

229 Quiz Questions from 2021 – Arts | Entertainment | Culture

Our Arts and Cultures collection includes 229 general knowledge quiz questions, plus answers, memorable images, and fun facts curated from the world’s leading showbiz, arts, and entertainment news providers such as The Holywood Reporter, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, and BBC.

It’s the perfect arts and entertainment summary of 2021, sporting a full year of quiz questions, answers, and facts. Topics include popular music, books, celebrities, TV, films (old and new), arts, culture, and language. SALE: $3.90 $7.80 ($4.90 $9.80 if you’d like to include the .pptx file). Preview and Get it here.

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Download the Big Quiz of the Year 2021 PDF for only $3.90 ($4.90 With PPT) | A Full Year of Quiz Questions

60 Multiple choice questions, 10 quiz rounds, separate answers PDF file. An additional PowerPoint PPT file with the entire quiz (questions and answers) and relevant images from the passing year is available for an extra $1. Get the perfect year-end pub quiz PDF for only $3.90 ($4.90 with PowerPoint PPT).

Note: The download is in a ZIP file, including both the questions PDF and the answers PDF. The download is available three times over three days. Preview the 2021 Big Quiz of the Year questions and answers here.

A Full Year of Quiz Questions – Sample Quiz Questions from 2021 | General Awareness 


  1. In the US, what is the Mann Act?
  2. Which leader was named The World’s Most Powerful Woman by Forbes magazine for the last ten years?
  3. What was the message printed on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s dress at the 2021 Met Gala?
  4. What is Insulate Britain?
  5. The neighboring Texas and Mexico both had significant changes to their abortion laws. What were the changes?
  6. What was Colin Powell’s job in 2001?
  7. What was the United State’s longest war?
  8. According to the Philippine constitution, a president may serve how many terms?
  9. What’s the (modern) meaning of the word imbecilic?
  10. How old is Barack Obama in 2021?


  1. What are the Pandora Papers?
  2. What’s China’s stand on cryptocurrency in 2021?
  3. Which cities are available at launch on Apple’s iPhone’s new IOS 15 3D Maps?
  4. What is Apple’s ProMotion?
  5. Which food products were in short supply in the UK in 2021?
  6. Which of these crypto coins does Paypal’s Checkout with Crypto allow?
  7. On which social platform can one tap the “I Prayed” button?
  8. What is Square Inc?
  9. What is Pegasus software?
  10. According to billionaire Jeff Bezos, who paid for his space adventure?


  1. How many children are Chinese couples permitted to have?
  2. New Zealand is in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Where is (old) Zeeland?
  3. Which country does Viktor Orban lead?
  4. Which Paris monument got wrapped in 2021?
  5. Which country recorded its warmest winter ever in 2021?
  6. Which is currently the tallest building in the US?
  7. In the US, what is the top-producing state of bee honey?
  8. Who is the first Black woman buried at the Pantheon monument in Paris?
  9. Where is the famous Little Mermaid sculpture displayed?
  10. Kabul is the capital of which country?


  1. What is body dysmorphia?
  2. When was the earliest known human use of tobacco?
  3. Who is Samantha Cristoforetti?
  4. What is Coral Bleaching?
  5. How much of the world’s population lives in urban areas?
  6. How old are the world’s oldest female twins?
  7. The Koalas belong to the same animal kingdom as which animal?
  8. In the United States, which products can display the triangular “chasing arrows” recycling symbol?
  9. What is the world’s largest lizard?
  10. What is Sinovac?


  1. How many World Cups has Brazil star Neymar played?
  2. What was Larry Bird’s college basketball team?
  3. Who is Daniil Medvedev?
  4. Which team does Cristiano Ronaldo currently play?
  5. Who is the last man to achieve a Calendar-year Grand Slam?
  6. Why isn’t Mohamed Salah on Egypt’s World Cup qualifying matches?
  7. How old is Lionel Messi in 2021?
  8. Which country won the most Olympic medals in the Tokyo 2020 Games?
  9. Which country had one of its athletes defect during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?
  10. Who is the fastest man in the world’s history?

Sample Arts/Entertainment Quiz Questions


  1. When was the last time before 2021 Adele released new music?
  2. Who is the youngest artist ever to headline the Glastonbury festival?
  3. Who is the wealthiest female musician in the world in 2021?
  4. Where was BTS’s new Permission to Dance music video shot?
  5. Which classic rock band had Jimmy Page as a guitar player?
  6. How old would Freddy Mercury be in 2021 had he been alive?
  7. How old is Beyoncé in 2021?
  8. What’s the title of Drake’s 2021 album?
  9. Who did Kanye West name his 10th studio album after?
  10. What is the world’s largest music company?


  1. What’s John le Carré’s Last Completed Spy Novel?
  2. Who is Jon Kent?
  3. What’s Hillary Clinton’s new book State of Terror about?
  4. Which cultural phenomena featured the character of Kunta Kinte?
  5. In the Pulitzer-winning novel “The Night Watchman,” who is the titular character?
  6. Which record did David Diop break when he won the International Booker Prize?
  7. Which of these did “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” NOT eat on Saturday?
  8. What is The Bench by Meghan Markle?
  9. What’s connecting “V for Vendetta” and “Watchmen”?
  10. Dr. Seuss was a doctor (Ph.D.) of what?


  1. How long has Daniel Craig been portraying James Bond?
  2. What’s Netflix’s most expensive film?
  3. In the 2021 film “The Many Saints of Newark,” who plays young Tony Soprano?
  4. Olivia Colman won an Emmy for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown. Which role landed her an Oscar?
  5. What is the only comedy feature film Leonardo DiCaprio took part in as an actor before 2021?
  6. Which character does Alfred Molina play on Spiderman: No Way Home?
  7. Which movie was the first with Tom Holland as Spiderman?
  8. How old is Robert De Niro in 2021?
  9. In which city does the ’80s movie hit Ghostbusters take place?
  10. The 2021 movie” Jungle Cruise” is based on what?


  1. Before becoming NCIS agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, Mark Harmon was a medical doctor on two classic TV shows. Which?
  2. Which TV show earned veteran actress Jean Smart her first Emmy in 12 years?
  3. Kate Winslet won her second Emmy for HBO’s “Mare of Easttown.” For Which series did she win first?
  4. In which classic TV series was Omar Little a recurring character?
  5. Which American cable news network was the first to air a permanent 24-hour news ticker?
  6. For which other TV series is The White Lotus creator Mike White responsible?
  7. What’s the name of Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard’s NBC gameshow?
  8. Which of these reality shows did Jeopardy! Executive producer Mike Richards host?
  9. Which TV channel launched in 1981 with NASA footage of the historic Apollo 11 landing?
  10. What type of show is Paris Hilton hosting on Netflix in 2021?


  1. Who wrote the music for the multiple Tony Award-winning “Moulin Rouge! The Musical”?
  2. How many great-grandchildren does Queen Elizabeth II have?
  3. How old is fashion designer Vera Wang in 2021?
  4. Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot is a mother of how many children?
  5. Prince Harry and Meghan named their second child Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. Who is she named after?
  6. Which iconic music videos feature Naomi Campbell?
  7. Which celebrity super couple was nicknamed Bennifer in the early 2000s?
  8. How old is Mark Wahlberg in 2021?
  9. What’s Kim Kardashian’s net worth?
  10. When Sophie Turner says Taylor Swift’s new song is BOP, what does she mean?


  1. What’s the name of Banksy’s half-shredded painting?
  2. What’s the meaning of Arigato in Japanese?
  3. What is Blackfishing?
  4. Who painted the famous Le Bassin Aux Nymphéas?
  5. In which architectural style was New York’s Radio City Music Hall and the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris designed?
  6. What is Colorism?
  7. What is the traditional menu for Juneteenth?
  8. What is “Montjoie Saint Denis!”?
  9. What is a keffiyeh?
  10. Who originally phrased the idea that “Women belong in the kitchen”?

A Full Era of Quiz Questions

We Stand with Ukraine

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It seems everybody these days has publicly declared their position on the brutal Russian invasion of Ukraine. We stand with Ukraine and its people, fighting against military forces attacking civilians. We salute Ukraine’s heroic battle for democracy as we stand with every nation fighting against tyranny and for human rights. Our empathy extends to the Russian people, Belarusians, and all who suffer under oppressive governments, including soldiers forced to die in the name of their leaders. We also side with the truth, so here’s a quick list of reliable sources on the conflict.

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