May 19 News Quiz: WTF did Musk do THIS week?

May 19, 2023.

Our weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From Musk’s Turkey election scandal and his wild attack on George Soros to Queen Elizabeth II’s BAFTA win and the Martha Stewart swimsuit cover, see how well you know what happened this week with the May 19 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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  • If you prefer to play the video quiz, scroll down. You will have 30 seconds to answer each question. How many questions can you answer in 6 minutes? 
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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia Game) for May. 19, 2023

News Quiz of the Week: 11 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending on May 19, 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

1 / 11

1. What did Twitter do in Turkey before the presidential election?

Screenshot: Channel 4 News – YouTube

2 / 11

2. What makes Linda Yaccarino a trailblazer as Twitter’s new CEO?

Screenshot: NBCUniversal

3 / 11

3. What made Elon Musk lash out at George Soros on Twitter?

Screenshot: CNBC interview with David Faber

4 / 11

4. Which of these groups co-bought Vice Media after its bankruptcy?

Screenshot: BBC News – YouTube

5 / 11

5. What is Sam Altman’s claim to fame?

Screenshot: C-Span – YouTube

6 / 11

6. Where did soccer legend Pelé end up after kicking his last bucket?

Screenshot: Associated Press – YouTube

7 / 11

7. Who was the first to win the Eurovision Song Contest twice as a singer?

Screenshot: Eurovision 2023 – YouTube

8 / 11

8. Which TV drama earned Kate Winslet her first Bafta TV Award?

Screenshot:  BBC – YouTube

9 / 11

9. Who is the first royal to win a public vote at the Bafta TV Awards?

Screenshot: BBC

10 / 11

10. Which of these statements is true about Bobi, the world’s oldest dog?

Screenshot: AFP on YouTube

11 / 11

11. Which of these is true about Martha Stewart’s birth date?

Photo: Ruven Afanador / Sports Illustrated

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The May 19 News Quiz (VIDEO)

11 current-events questions and fun facts in 6 minutes. How many can you ace?

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the May 19 news quiz questions:

May 19 News Quiz - Current Events Weekly Trivia
  • What did Twitter do in Turkey before the elections?
  • What made Elon Musk lash out at George Soros?
  • Where did soccer legend Pelé end up after his death?
  • How old is the world’s oldest dog?
  • How old is Martha Stewart?

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We cross-checked our facts with reputable news outlets, research centers, and NGOs. These articles inspired the May 19 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.

Twitter's Turkey Elections Censorship. Erdogan on election day
Twitter’s Turkey Elections Censorship. Erdogan on election day. Screenshot: Channel 4 News
Musk Vs. Soros: Elon Musk attempts to explain
Musk Vs. Soros: Elon Musk attempts to explain. Screenshot: CNBC
Kate Winslet at 2023 BAFTA TV Awards
Kate Winslet at the 2023 BAFTA TV Awards. Screenshot: BBC

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