June 2 News Quiz: How long has Erdogan been ruling Turkey?

June 2, 2023.

Our weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From Erdogan’s win in Turkey to Lindsey Graham’s Russian arrest warrant and Al Pacino’s new baby, see how well you know what happened this week with the June 2 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 June 2, 2023

Weekly News Quiz: 11 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending June 2, 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. How long has Recep Tayyip Erdogan ruled Turkey?

Screenshot: Al Jazeera English – YouTube

2 / 11

2. How did Russia react to Sen. Lindsey Graham’s meeting with Volodymyr Zelenskyy on May 30, 2023?

Screenshot: Reuters – YouTube

3 / 11

3. How did Ron DeSantis announce he was running for president?

Screenshot: Ron DeSantis – YouTube

4 / 11

4. Which company became the first chipmaker to reach a $1tn valuation in May 2023, thanks to its dominance of the artificial intelligence market?

5 / 11

5. What was Elizabeth Holmes’ famous scam?

Screenshot: AP Archive – YouTube

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6. What was the reason behind the 2023 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix cancellation?

Screenshot: Formula 1 – YouTube

7 / 11

7. How old was Tina Turner when she recorded her first solo album?

Photo: Philip Spittle, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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8. What’s the plot of Anatomy of a Fall, the French film that won the Palme d’Or at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival?

Screenshot: Cannes 2023 – YouTube

9 / 11

9. What is the last name of Samantha, the sassy publicist on HBO’s Sex and the City?

Screenshot: Sex and the City / HBO

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10. How old is Al Pacino?

Screenshot: CBS Sunday Morning – YouTube

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11. In the grand finale of HBO’s Succession, who ended up sitting on the corporate throne of Waystar Royco?

Screenshot: Succession / HBO

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the June 2 news quiz questions:

The June 2 News Quiz - Weekly Current Events Trivia Game
  • How long has Erdogan been ruling Turkey?
  • How did Ron DeSantis launch his Presidential campaign?
  • What was Elizabeth Holmes’ scam?
  • How old is Al Pacino?
  • Who won the Cannes Festival?
  • Who won HBO’s Succession?

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Sources and Extra Fun Facts

We cross-checked our facts with reputable news outlets, research centers, and NGOs. These articles inspired the June 2 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.

Screenshot: Al Jazeera English
Ron DeSantis
Screenshot: Ron DeSantis – YouTube
Anatomy of a Fall - Cannes photocall
Screenshot: Cannes 2023 – YouTube

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