June 23 News Quiz: What was the destination of the missing Titan sub?

June 23, 2023.

Our weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From the submersible gone missing and Antony Blinken’s meeting in Beijing to multiple Marvel and DC superheroes and the new Walking Dead, see how well you know what happened this week with the June 23 News Quiz.

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  • The quiz has 15 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 23, 2023

Weekly News Quiz: 15 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending June 23, 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. What was the destination of the submersible Titan that disappeared in the Atlantic Ocean?

Screenshot: OceanGate Expeditions via Reuters – YouTube

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2. Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi set a Guinness World Record for the most nationalities in a single yoga lesson?

Screenshot: Narendra Modi – YouTube

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3. Where was the first place outside Earth where scientists detected phosphorus?

Photo: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

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4. Before Antony Blinken’s visit in June 2023, when was the last time an American secretary of state visited Beijing?

Screenshot: Associated Press – YouTube

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5. What did the Church of England clergy do for the first time in 2023?


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6. What famous figure met his doom in Rome’s Largo Argentina square?

Screenshot: Inside Edition – YouTube

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7. What does the first lab-grown meat approved for sale in the US taste like?

Screenshot: UPSIDE Foods – YouTube

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8. What’s the link between Alibaba and the Brooklyn Nets?

Screenshot: BEYOND Expo – YouTube

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9. Why were images of John Oliver the only pictures uploaded to Reddit’s most popular picture channels in mid-June 2023?

Screenshot: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) – YouTube

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10. Who’s this guy who goes by the name xQc?

Screenshot: xQc – YouTube

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11. How many Supermen show their handsome face in the 2023 movie “The Flash”?

Screenshot: The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened?

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12. What’s the controversial feature of Marvel’s Secret Invasion’s opening credits?

Screenshot: Marvel’s Secret Invasion / Disney+

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13. How many Marvel characters does Aaron Taylor-Johnson play?

Screenshot: Kraven the Hunter / Sony Pictures Entertainment

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14. Which two characters from The Walking Dead TV series team up in the spin-off series The Walking Dead: Dead City?

Screenshot: The Walking Dead: Dead City / AMC

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15. Who is the masked leader of the deadly games in Netflix’s Squid Game?

Screenshot: Squid Game / Netflix

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The June 23 News Quiz (VIDEO)

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the June 23 news quiz questions:

June 23 News Quiz - Weekly Current Events Trivia Game
  • What was the destination of the missing Titan submersible?
  • Where was the first place outside Earth where all 6 elements needed for life were found?
  • What did the Church of England clergy do for the first time this week?
  • Why were images of John Oliver all over Reddit this week?
  • How many actors portrayed Superman in The Flash?

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Sources and Extra Trivia Facts

We cross-checked our facts with reputable news outlets, research centers, and NGOs. These articles inspired the June 23 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.

Titanic Submarine Disaster: The Titan Submersible
Titanic Submarine Disaster: The Titan Submersible. Screenshot: OceanGate Expeditions
Photo: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Kraven the Hunter
Screenshot: Kraven the Hunter / Sony Pictures Entertainment

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