June 16 News Quiz: Who’s the First US President Arraigned in a Federal Court?

June 16, 2023.

Our weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From Donald Trump’s arraignment and Silvio Berlusconi’s death to the Serbians ruling all sports, and The Beatles’ new creation, see how well you know what happened this week with the June 16 News Quiz.

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News Quiz of the Week (Current Events Trivia Game) for June 16, 2023

Weekly News Quiz: 11 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending June 16, 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. Which former US president made history by being the first to face federal charges?

Screenshot: FOX 5 Atlanta – YouTube

2 / 11

2. Who is Scotland’s longest-serving first minister?

Screenshot: Evening Standard – YouTube

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3. How many times did Silvio Berlusconi, the scandalous billionaire and media mogul, serve as Italy’s prime minister?

Screenshot: European People’s Party, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

4 / 11

4. How long was the first Tucker on Twitter episode?

Screenshot: Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) – Twitter

5 / 11

5. Why was Ted Kaczynski called the Unabomber?

Screenshot: FBI

6 / 11

6. Who is the only male tennis legend to win each of the four Grand Slam tournaments – the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open – at least THREE times?

Screenshot: Roland-Garros 2023 – YouTube

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7. Besides being the Nuggets’ first NBA championship, the 2023 NBA Finals broke which historical record?

Screenshot: NBA – YouTube

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8. How did Lionel Messi shock the soccer world after leaving Paris Saint-Germain?

Screenshot: Major League Soccer – YouTube

9 / 11

9. Which of these authors did Stephen King call “maybe the greatest American novelist of my time”?

Screenshot: Oprah

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10. What was the name of the hippie leader played by Treat Williams in the 1979 musical film Hair?

Screenshot: Hair / MGM

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11. What did AI do for the Beatles in 2023?

Screenshot: The Beatles: Get Back / Disney+ – YouTube

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the June 16 news quiz questions:

June 16 News Quiz - Weekly Current Events Trivia Game
  • Which former US president made history by being the first to be indicted on federal charges?
  • How many times did Silvio Berlusconi serve as Italy’s Prime Minister?
  • Why was Ted Kaczynski called the Unabomber?
  • What did AI do for the Beatles in 2023?

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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 16 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.

Trump's Indictment: The former president reacts in Georgia.
Trump’s Indictment: The former president reacts in Georgia. Screenshot: FOX 5 Atlanta
Novak Djokovic breaks 2023 French Open records
Novak Djokovic breaks 2023 French Open records. Screenshot: Roland-Garros on YouTube
Treat Williams as George Berger
Screenshot: Hair / MGM

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