Which animal did Colin Farrell thank at the Golden Globes? And what’s Britain’s fastest-selling nonfiction book? (11 questions)

Jan. 13, 2023.

Make sure you didn’t miss anything important that happened this week with the best trivia questions and answers on current worldwide events. Test your knowledge of the headlines of the first week of 2023 with the Jan. 13 News Quiz of the Week. The Friday Weekly News Quiz has multiple-choice questions and answers about the week’s events. Take it online, play the video quiz, or print it out for your weekly trivia party. In the UK: What is Britain’s fastest-selling nonfiction book ever? In politics: How many classified documents were discovered by Biden’s attorneys? And in the Golden Globes: Which animal did Colin Farrell thank onstage?

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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia Game) for Jan. 13, 2023

News Quiz of the Week: 11 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending on Jan. 13, 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. How many classified documents were discovered by Biden’s attorneys in his old office in November 2022?

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2. Which historical world record did Elon Musk break in 2022?

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3. Which tech giant owns part of OpenAI?

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4. What did rioters do to this iconic statue outside the Supreme Court in Brazil?

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5. What is the UK’s fastest-selling nonfiction book ever?

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6. Who wrote the famous quote: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past”?

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7. How old is Kate Middleton in 2023?

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8. Who did Colin Farrell NOT thank in his 2023 Golden Globes acceptance speech?

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9. What is the title of the most recent “Avatar” movie?

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10. In the Marvel universe, what does MODOK stand for?

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11. What team will Cristiano Ronaldo face in his first game in Saudi Arabia?

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Jan. 13 News Quiz of the Week - Current Events Trivia Game

How many classified documents were discovered by Biden's attorneys in his old office in November 2022?

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Fewer than a dozen.
Over a hundred.
Thousands.
The number is classified.

Which historical world record did Elon Musk break in 2022?

Screenshot: Inner Vision - YouTube
The most expensive divorce settlement in history.
The fastest speed in an electric car.
The first person to establish a colony on Mars.
The largest loss of personal fortune in one year.

Which tech giant owns part of OpenAI?

Google.
Amazon.
Microsoft.
Apple.

What did rioters do to this iconic statue outside the Supreme Court in Brazil?

Photo: Mariordo (Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz), CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Demolished it.
Spray painted it.
Climbed it.
Cleaned it

What is the UK’s fastest-selling nonfiction book ever?

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"The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" by Stephen Covey.
"The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle.
“Spare” by Prince Harry.
"Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell.

Who wrote the famous quote: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past”?

Photo:  Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Carl Van Vechten Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-54231]
Barack Obama.
Prince Harry.
Ernest Hemingway.
William Faulkner.

How old is Kate Middleton in 2023?

Photo: Paolo Roversi via Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Instagram.
41.
36.
31.
26.

Who did Colin Farrell NOT thank in his 2023 Golden Globes acceptance speech?

Screenshot: The Banshees of Inisherin / Searchlight Pictures
His fellow cast members.
His director.
His dog.
A donkey.

What is the title of the most recent "Avatar" movie?

Screenshot: 20th Century Studios
"Avatar: The Way of Water"
"Avatar 2: Return to Pandora"
"Avatar: The Blue Man Group"
"Avatar: The Last Airbender"

In the Marvel universe, what does MODOK stand for?

Screenshot: Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania
Machine for Organizing Data on Krylar.
Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing.
Mechanism Of Delivering Overwhelming Kerfuffle.
Master of Delicious Oreo Kookies.

What team will Cristiano Ronaldo face in his first game in Saudi Arabia?

Screenshot: KSA Sports TV - YouTube
Al-Nassr.
Al-Hilal.
Paris Saint-Germain.
Manchester United.

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