June 30 News Quiz: How Close Did Wagner Troops Get to Moscow?

June 30, 2023.

Our weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From the rebellion attempt in Russia and Trump’s secret documents tape to new DC superheroes and the tech titans cage fight, see how well you know what happened this week with the June 30 News Quiz.

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  • The quiz has 14 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 30, 2023

Weekly News Quiz: 14 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for the week ending June 30, 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. How close did the rogue Wagner troops get to Moscow before their boss Prigozhin had a change of heart?

Screenshot: Prigozhin Press Media via Associated Press – YouTube

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2. In a meeting with a publisher, Donald Trump revealed secret Pentagon plans to attack what country?

Screenshot: Fox News

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3. Which of these living US presidents is the only one whose ancestors DIDN’T enslave people?

Screenshot: Good Morning America / ABC

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4. Who is Kyriakos Mitsotakis?

Screenshot: Kyriakos Mitsotakis on YouTube

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5. Which of these artworks broke the record for the most expensive painting ever auctioned in Europe?

Image: Gustav Klimt, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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6. Who’s behind the mic on The Tea Talks podcast?

Screenshot: 7NEWS – YouTube

7 / 14

7. What is Tourette syndrome?

Screenshot: BBC / Glastonbury

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8. Which legendary musician has broken the record for the highest-grossing tour?

Screenshot: BBC Music – YouTube

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9. What 1973 event is widely regarded as the birth of hip-hop culture?

Screenshot: Christie’s – YouTube

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10. How old is pop princess Ariana Grande?

Screenshot: r.e.m. beauty – YouTube

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11. What is the Korean age?

Illustration: HowSmart.net & Dall-E

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12. Which of these shows did DC’s new Lois Lane star in before becoming Superman’s love interest?

Screenshot: Eyewitness News ABC7NY – YouTube

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13. What’s Ryan Seacrest’s next job after hosting the Live show with Kelly Ripa for 6 years?

Screenshot: LiveKellyandMark – YouTube

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14. How Were Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk planning to work out their differences?

Screenshot: BBC, Lex Fridman on YouTube
Musk Vs Zuckerberg

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the June 30 news quiz questions:

June 30 News Quiz - Weekly Current Events Trivia Game
  • How close did the rogue Wagner troops get to Moscow?
  • Donald Trump shared the Pentagon’s plans to attack which country?
  • Who’s behind the mic on The Tea Talks podcast?
  • How old is pop princess Ariana Grande?
  • Which of these shows did Rachel Brosnahan star in before turning Lois Lane?
  • What’s Ryan Seacrest’s next job?
  • How are Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk planning to work their differences out?

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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 30 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.

The Wagner Rebellion: Vladimir Putin in special TV announcement. Screenshot: Russian Pool
Vladimir Putin. Screenshot: Russian Pool
Korean Age
Illustration: HowSmart.net & DALL-E
Elton John
Screenshot: BBC Music – YouTube
Superman: Legacy: Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lain
Superman Legacy: Rachel Brosnahan (here at the Met Gala) is Lois Lane. Screenshot: Eyewitness News ABC7NY

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