May 5, 2023.
Our weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From Joe Biden’s White House Correspondents’ dinner and Tucker Carlson’s Fox News exit to the 2023 Met Gala, see how well you know what happened this week with the May 5 News Quiz.
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- The quiz has 11 multiple-choice questions and answers about the biggest headlines of the last seven days. You can take the quiz online, play the video quiz, or print it out for your weekly trivia party.
- If the online quiz doesn’t start automatically, click the below button. You will see each question with four possible answers. Choose the best answer to see if you’re correct, read the explanation or skip it, and move on to the next question. At the end of the quiz, you will see your score and how it compares with that of other users.
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This Week’s Questions (printable)
Here are some examples of this week’s May 5 news quiz questions:
- Joe Biden says Rupert Murdoch makes him look like what?
- What were Tucker Carlson’s last words on Fox News?
- Which WGA is going on strike in 2023?
- King Charles III is crowned on May 6, anointed with what?!
- Who is Choupette, whose fashion mark was celebrated at the 2023 Met Gala?
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We cross-checked our facts with reputable news outlets, research centers, and NGOs. These articles inspired the May 5 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.
- Presidential Skit: Biden Pokes Fun at Fox, CNN, and Himself at Correspondents’ Dinner (nytimes.com)
- Carlson Fired: Tucker Carlson Texts Set Off Crisis Atop Fox on the Eve of Trial (nytimes.com)
- At 75: Political Chaos Unsettles Israel as It Looks to Honor the Fallen and Its Independence (nytimes.com)
- At 90: Neil Young and Snoop Dogg joined Willie Nelson for a 90th birthday concert (NPR)
- Chrism oil: What to expect from King Charles’ coronation on May 6 (Reuters)
- What Happens to Your Favorite Show? Answers to Questions About the Writers’ Strike. (nytimes.com)
- Bank Fail: First Republic Bank Is Seized by Regulators and Sold to JPMorgan Chase (nytimes.com)
- Bed Time: Bed Bath & Beyond Files for Bankruptcy (nytimes.com)
- Jerry Springer Dead: Talk Show Host Was 79 (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Goodnight possum! Tributes to Dame Edna creator Barry Humphries (The Guardian)
- Black Mirror: New trailer promises big stars and big shocks (The Guardian)
- ‘Little Mermaid’: Melissa McCarthy Brings Ursula Song to CinemaCon (Variety)
- Met Gala 2023: Here’s What Happened at the Celebration of Karl Lagerfeld (nytimes.com)
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