July 2023 News Quiz: What’s Trump Charged With Now?

July 21, 2023.

Our weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From Trump’s latest legal scandals and the Hollywood strikes to the latest in AI battles and Wimbledon records, see how well you know what happened this summer with the July 2023 News Quiz.

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Summer News Quiz (Current Events Trivia Game) for July 2023

News Quiz: 20 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions for July 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this summer?

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1. After his indictment for tax fraud and spilling state secrets, what is the next legal trouble former President Donald Trump faces?

Screenshot: Fox News – YouTube

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2. What does AFTRA stand for in the Screen Actors Guild’s name?

Screenshot: SAG-AFTRA – YouTube

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3. What unexpected plot twist led to the Barbie movie being canceled in Vietnam?

Screenshot: Barbie / Warner Bros. Pictures – YouTube

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4. Which female pop star broke the record for having four albums simultaneously in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart?

Screenshot: Taylor Swift – YouTube

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5. In 2023, Carlos Alcaraz became the second-youngest Wimbledon winner. Who was the youngest?

Screenshot: Wimbledon 2023 – YouTube

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6. What did Twitter, under Elon Musk’s watchful eye, decide to limit starting July 1, 2023?

Illustration: HowSmart.net & DALL-E

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7. What is this ‘Threads’ app Meta launched in July 2023?

Screenshot: Meta

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8. How old is Mark Zuckerberg?

Screenshot: Israel Adesanya on Instagram. Photo: Jeff Sainlar

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9. What’s Elon Musk’s latest brainchild, known as xAI?

Screenshot: Real Talk with Zuby – YouTube

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10. What is the first flying car approved for testing by the US government?

Screenshot: Alef Aeronautics

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11. Which organization hosted the world’s first news conference with humanoid robots?

Screenshot: ITU – YouTube

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12. In 2023’s Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, what is the Entity that Tom Cruise is fighting?

Screenshot: Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One / Paramount Pictures

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13. Why did John Oliver’s 7-year Emmy-winning streak for outstanding variety series ended in 2023?

Screenshot: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver / HBO

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14. Which country is the first to allow MDMA prescriptions for post-trauma?

Photo: Erik Fenderson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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15. What is the semiquincentennial age?

Screenshot: America250 – YouTube

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16. Which famous speech is often called Baseball’s Gettysburg Address?

Screenshot: MLB – YouTube

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17. What is the Birkin Bag?

Photo: Raph_PH, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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18. Which of these unforgettable appearances did NOT earn the late Alan Arkin an Oscar nomination?

Screenshot: Glengarry Glen Ross / New Line Cinema

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19. What’s the scoop behind Brad Pitt’s sudden switch to racing gear?

Screenshot: Brad Pitt Official – Instagram

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20. Who is this Oompa Loompa?

Screenshot: Wonka / Warner Bros. Pictures

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The July 2023 News Quiz (VIDEO)

20 current-events questions and fun facts based on the July 2023 news headlines in 10 minutes. How many can you ace?

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the July 2023 news quiz questions:

July 2023 News Quiz - Current Events Trivia Game
  • What’s Trump’s next indictment?
  • What’s AFTRA in SAG-AFTRA?
  • What’s Elon Musk’s xAI?
  • How old is Mark Zuckerberg?
  • Why was the Barbie movie banned in Vietnam?
  • Who’s the youngest Wimbledon champ?
  • How many albums did Taylor Swift chart simultaneously?
  • Why’s Brad Pitt wearing racing gear?

This July 2023 News Quiz PDF is coming soon. Download our previous FREE News Quiz PDF here.

Sources and Extra Trivia Facts

We cross-checked our facts with reputable news outlets, research centers, and NGOs. These articles inspired the July 2023 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.

Donald Trump on Hannity
Screenshot: Hannity / Fox News
Twitter Diet
Illustration: HowSmart.net & DALL-E
The first FAA-approved flying car, the Alef model A
The first FAA-approved flying car, the Alef model A. Screenshot: Alef Aeronautics – YouTube
Taylor Swift
Screenshot: Taylor Swift – YouTube

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