Dec. 16 News Quiz of the Week: Kickass Fusion

Dec. 16, 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. 16 News Quiz of the Week. The Friday Weekly News Quiz has multiple-choice questions about the week’s events. Take it online, as a video quiz, or print it out for your weekly trivia party. In politics: What is the US Respect for Marriage Act? In science: What is nuclear fusion? And in business: Who’s the world’s new richest person?

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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia Game) for Dec. 16, 2022

News Quiz of the Week: 12 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending on Dec. 16, 2022. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. What is the US Respect for Marriage Act?

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2. What is nuclear fusion?

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3. As of Dec. 2022, who is the world’s richest person?

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4. Which country’s team was the first African and first Arab to qualify for the World Cup semifinals?

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5. Karen Bass holds which LA record?

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6. Where was Reuss a kingdom?

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7. What’s Netflix’s biggest documentary debut?

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8. What is Jennifer Coolidge’s character in HBO’s The White Lotus?

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9. At least nine US states, including Texas, prohibit what app on state government devices and computer networks?

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10. Why did Jin of BTS cut his hair?

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11. Which TV show won the most nominations at the 2023 Golden Globes?

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12. Zoe Saldana stars in which movie franchises?

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The Dec. 16 News Quiz Questions (Printable)

Here’s the complete list of current events trivia questions and multiple-choice answers from the Dec. 16 News Quiz of the Week. Feel free to copy the list for your weekly trivia gathering or download the printable weekly quiz Free PDF (1 questions page, 12 answer pages).

Dec. 16 News Quiz of the Week - A Weekly Current Events Trivia Game

What is the US Respect for Marriage Act?

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A criminal code banning sex outside of marriage.
A law banning divorce.
A law recognizing only heterosexual marriages.
A law recognizing same-sex and interracial marriage.

What is nuclear fusion?

Screenshot: National Ignition Facility - YouTube
A nuclear reaction that releases energy.
A dance performed in nuclear reactors.
A cream used to treat nuclear burns.
A metal used in the construction of nuclear reactors.

As of Dec. 2022, who is the world’s richest person?

Photo: Jérémy Barande / Ecole polytechnique Université Paris-Saclay
Elon Musk.
Jeff Bezos.
Bernard Arnault.
Gautam Adani.

Which country's team was the first African and first Arab to qualify for the World Cup semifinals?

Screenshot: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - YouTube
Morocco.
Algeria.
Tunisia.
Egypt.

Karen Bass holds which LA record?

Screenshot: LA CityView35 - YouTube
The second woman and first Black person elected mayor.
The first woman and the second Black person elected mayor.
The first Jewish and the second Mexican American elected mayor.
The second Jewish person and the first Mexican American elected mayor.

Where was Reuss a kingdom?

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Russia.
France.
Austria.
Germany.

What's Netflix's biggest documentary debut?

Screenshot: Harry & Meghan / Netflix
The Social Dilemma.
Harry & Meghan.
The Tinder Swindler.
Pelé.

What is Jennifer Coolidge's character in HBO's The White Lotus?

Screenshot: The White Lotus / HBO
Olivia.
Tanya.
Bobbie.
Rachel.

At least nine US states, including Texas, prohibit what app on state government devices and computer networks?

Image: HowSmart.net using OpenAI’s DALL·E
WhatsApp.
Twitter.
Instagram.
TikTok.

Why did Jin of BTS cut his hair?

Photo: Weverse - BTS Weverse
To make a fashion statement.
To support Iranian women.
To join the military.
To avoid visible hair loss.

Which TV show won the most nominations at the 2023 Golden Globes?

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The Crown.
Better Call Saul.
Abbott Elementary.
Wednesday.

Zoe Saldana stars in which movie franchises?

Screenshot: The Hollywood Reporter - YouTube
Avatar, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Star Trek.
Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Batman.
Avatar, The Suicide Squad, and Star Wars.
Fast and Furious, Aquaman, and Mission: Impossible.

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