Feb. 10, 2023.
Get ready to put your current events skills to the test! Test your knowledge of the week’s top news stories with our Feb. 10 News Quiz! This quiz covers 11 questions and answers, from the tragic earthquake in Turkey to Joe Biden’s State of the Union speech and the records broken this week.
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The facts on the Feb. 10 News Quiz of the Week are crosschecked with the world’s finest news outlets, research centers, and NGOs. The following articles inspired this week’s news quiz. Consider it as our weekend reading recommendations.
- LeBron James Breaks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA Scoring Record (nytimes.com)
- Biden Lays Down Economic Challenge to House Republicans in State of the Union Address (nytimes.com)
- Chinese Spy Balloon or ‘Civilian Device’? Here’s What We Know So Far (nytimes.com)
- Fears for ancient sites after an earthquake destroys parts of Gaziantep Castle (The Guardian)
- Google hopes ‘Bard’ will outsmart ChatGPT and Microsoft in AI (AP News)
- ‘We’re going through a big revolution’: how AI is de-aging stars on screen (The Guardian)
- What Makes Viola Davis’s EGOT Win So Special (Vanity Fair)
- Hogwarts Legacy video game launch becomes a referendum on J.K. Rowling (axios.com)
- AMC Theatres to Price Movie Tickets Based on Seat Location (Variety)
- National Enquirer, caught in ‘catch-and-kill’ scandal, sold (AP News)
The Feb. 10 News Quiz Questions (Printable)
Here’s a list of current events trivia questions and multiple-choice answers from the Feb. 10 News Quiz of the Week. Feel free to copy the list for your weekly trivia gathering. You can now download this week’s FREE PDF (all questions on one page, with separate pages for answers and links to sources)!
1. Who broke Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA career scoring record?
- Michael Jordan.
- LeBron James.
- Kobe Bryant.
- Magic Johnson.
2. Who built the main building of Gaziantep Castle in Turkey?
- The Roman Empire.
- The Byzantine emperor Justinian I.
- The Ottoman Empire.
- The United Nations.
3. How did Joe Biden open his second State of the Union address?
- By congratulating the new Republican House speaker.
- By introducing a father who had lost his daughter to an overdose.
- By teasing Republicans.
- By threatening China.
4. What kind of device was shot down over the Atlantic by the US in Feb. 2023?
- A civilian airship.
- A Chinese balloon.
- A US military balloon.
- A flying saucer.
5. What is “Catch-and-Kill” in the world of journalism?
- Chasing subjects to collect sensitive information.
- Editing news stories to make them more exciting.
- Buying the rights to embarrassing stories and never publishing them.
- Luring dangerous animals, then releasing them to attack celebrities.
6. What is Bard?
- A chatbot service from Microsoft.
- A personal assistant from Apple.
- A personal assistant from Google.
- A chatbot service from Google.
7. What does AMC Theatres in the US call its revamped pricing scheme?
- “National Cinema Day”
- “80 for Brady”
8. In what year did the original Indiana Jones movie take place?
9. What was J.K. Rowling’s involvement in creating the Hogwarts Legacy video game?
- She was heavily involved in the creation of the game.
- She was not involved in the creation of the game.
- She had limited input into the development of the game.
- She is only involved in the marketing of the game.
10. As of February 2023, how many Black people have achieved EGOT status?
11. Which of these artists made history at the 2023 Grammy Awards?
- Harry Styles.
- Jennifer Lopez.
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