Dec. 2 News Quiz of the Week: Gaslighting, Hot Lava

Dec. 2, 2022.

Make sure you didn’t miss anything important that happened this week with the best trivia questions and answers. Test your knowledge of current worldwide events and the week’s headlines with the Dec. 2 News Quiz of the Week. The Friday Weekly News Quiz has multiple-choice questions about the week’s events. In politics: Nick Fuentes, who joined Kanye West for a late-Nov. 2022 dinner with Donald Trump is a self-described what? In nature: What’s the world’s biggest active volcano? And in social media: Twitter is no longer enforcing which policy?

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

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

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1. What’s the world’s biggest active volcano?

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2. On Nov. 25, 2022, demonstrations erupted across China, protesting which policy?

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3. Effective Nov. 23, 2022, Twitter is no longer enforcing which policy?

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4. What percentage of the population in England and Wales describe themselves as Christians?

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5. Nick Fuentes, who joined Kanye West for a late-Nov. 2022 dinner with Donald Trump is a self-described what?

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6. What’s Gaslighting?

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7. The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as what?

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8. Where was “New Rules” singer Dua Lipa born?

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9. She starred in “Fame” and sang “What a Feeling.” Who is she?

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10. Where have you seen Netflix’s Wednesday’s Nevermore Academy’s principal before?

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11. In The Guardians of the Galaxy 2022 Holiday Special, the MCU heroes kidnap what as a gift for Star-Lord?

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Here’s the complete list of current events trivia questions and multiple-choice answers from the Dec. 2 News Quiz of the Week.

Dec. 2 News Quiz of the Week - Current Events Trivia Game

What’s Gaslighting?

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Grossly misleading someone for one’s advantage.
Igniting intestinal gases.
Production of artificial light from gaseous fuels.
Intentionally circulating a false claim publicly.

The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as what?

Photo: NIAID, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Orthopox.
Mpox.
Poxy.
iPox.

Where was “New Rules” singer Dua Lipa born?

Screenshot: NBC News - YouTube
Albania.
Kosovo.
The UK.
The US.

What’s the world’s biggest active volcano?

Photo: Natalie Deligne, USGS / Public Domain
Mexico’s Popocatépetl.
Ecuador’s Chimborazo.
Indonesia’s Krakatoa.
Hawaii's Mauna Loa.

She starred in “Fame” and sang “What a Feeling.” Who is she?

Screenshot: Fame / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / United Artists
Irene Cara.
Jennifer Beals.
Debbie Allen.
Erica Gimpel.

Where have you seen Netflix’s Wednesday’s Nevermore Academy’s principal before?

Screenshot: Wednesday / Netflix
She was Rhaenyra Targaryen in House of the Dragon.
She was Brienne Tarth in Game of Thrones.
She was Carina in Guardians of the Galaxy.
She was Jules in Euphoria.

What percentage of the population in England and Wales describe themselves as Christians?

72.5%
59.3%
46.2%
37.2%

Nick Fuentes, who joined Kanye West for a late-Nov. 2022 dinner with Donald Trump is a self-described what?

Screenshot: Cozy.tv
Member of the incel movement.
Supporter of authoritarian government.
Christian nationalist.
All of the above and sadly more.

In The Guardians of the Galaxy 2022 Holiday Special, the MCU heroes kidnap what as a gift for Star-Lord?

Screenshot: The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special / Disney+
Actor Kevin Bacon.
Producer Kevin Feige.
An Infinity stone.
Iron Man’s suit.

On Nov. 25, 2022, demonstrations erupted across China, protesting which policy?

Screenshot: BBC News - YouTube
China’s online censorship.
China’s zero-Covid policy.
China’s privacy infringements.
China’s treatment of the Muslim Uyghur minority.

Effective Nov. 23, 2022, Twitter is no longer enforcing which policy?

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Its hateful conduct policy.
Its private information policy.
Its COVID-19 misleading information policy.
Its civic Integrity policy.