May 5 News Quiz: Biden said Murdoch made him look like WHAT?

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.  
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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia Game) for May. 5, 2023

News Quiz of the Week: 14 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending on May 5, 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. Joe Biden says Rupert Murdoch makes him look like what?

Screenshot: C-Span

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2. How much notice did Tucker Carlson get before being kicked out of Fox News?

Screenshot: Tucker Carlson on Twitter

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3. What were Tucker Carlson’s last words on Fox News as a host?

Screenshot: Fox News

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4. Which WGA is on strike in 2023?

Screenshot: ABC 7 Chicago – YouTube

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5. King Charles III was crowned on May 6, anointed with a special oil made from what?

Screenshot: GMA – YouTube

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6. How old is Israel?

Screenshot: Face the Nation with Margaret Brenn – YouTube

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7. When was Willie Nelson born?

Screenshot: Willie Nelson – YouTube

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8. Which financial giant bought First Republic Bank’s assets and deposits?

Screenshot: AP News – YouTube

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9. Why did Bed Bath & Beyond stop accepting coupons on Apr. 26, 2023?

Screenshot: CBS Evening News – YouTube

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10. Jerry Springer hosted which prime-time competition?

Screenshot: Jerry Springer – YouTube

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11. What is the birthplace of Barry Humphries, the comedy genius who created Dame Edna Everage?

Screenshot: ABC News Australia

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12. Who’s making a splash as Ariel in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid?

Screenshot: Walt Disney Studios – YouTube
Halle Bailey in Disney's 2023 Little Mermaid

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13. How long did fans wait between Black Mirror’s season 5 and season 6?

Screenshot: Black Mirror / Netflix

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14. The 2023 Met Gala also celebrated Choupette’s fashion mark alongside Karl Lagerfeld’s legacy. Who’s Choupette?

Screenshot: NBC New York – YouTube

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some examples of this week’s May 5 news quiz questions:

May 5 News Quiz - Current Events Trivia Game
  • 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.

President Biden at the 2023 White House Correspondents' Dinner
White House Correspondents’ Dinner 2023. Screenshot: C-Span
King Charles III Coronation
Screenshot: GMA on YouTube
Jerry Springer Trivia Facts
Screenshot: The Jerry Springer Show on YouTube

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