August 2023 News Quiz: What’s Trump’s legal trouble in Fulton County?

Sept. 1, 2023.

Our weekly news quiz is back to test your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From Trump’s most recent legal scandals and Putin’s remarks to the latest in crypto battles and entertainment glitz, see how well you know what happened this month with the August 2023 News Quiz.

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  • The quiz has 14 multiple-choice questions and answers about the biggest headlines of the last month. You can take the quiz online, play the video quiz, or print it out for your weekly trivia party.  
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August 2023 News Quiz (Current Events Trivia Game)

News Quiz: 14 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions to sum up August 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this summer?

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1. What’s Donald Trump’s legal trouble in Fulton County?

Photo: Fulton County Police

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2. Which of these blazing events took the flaming crown for the deadliest US wildfire in history?

Screenshot: CBS Evening News – YouTube

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3. After Yevgeny Prigozhin’s dramatic exit from the world stage, how did Russian President Putin season his remarks about the former Wagner rebellion chef?

Screenshot: BBC News – YouTube

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4. Why did Lebanon give the Barbie Movie a “thumbs down”?

Screenshot: Barbie / Warner Bros. Pictures

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5. Who scored the most goals in the 2023 Arab Club Champions Cup?

Screenshot: AlNassr’s Championship Ceremony – YouTube

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6. The Indian Space Research Organisation named their Moon rover something quite profound in Sanskrit. What does “Pragyan” translate to?

Screenshot: Chandrayaan-3 Mission (

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7. Which famous person’s photo did Sinéad O’Connor tear up on live TV in 1992, causing controversy and backlash?

Photo: Bryan Ledgard, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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8. Which mastermind directed the 1985 cinematic gem, “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure”?

Screenshot: Pee-wee’s Big Adventure / Warner Bros. Pictures

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9. Why did the judge send FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried on an unexpected ‘vacation’ in jail before his trial?

Screenshot: Associated Press – YouTube

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10. What’s the grand vision behind Sam Altman’s shiny Worldcoin orbs?

Screenshot: Reuters – YouTube

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11. What’s the deal with stablecoins in the crypto world?

Image: Paypal

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12. What random event from Elon Musk’s past delayed the Musk vs. Zuckerberg cage showdown, according to Musk?

Screenshot: PG&E Innovation Summit 2023 – YouTube

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13. Which classic love story inspired Taylor Swift’s 2009 hit “Love Story”?

Screenshot: Taylor Swift on YouTube

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14. How many offsprings has Madonna produced?

Screenshot: Madonna (@madonna) • Instagram

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The August 2023 News Quiz (VIDEO)

14 current-events questions and fun facts based on the August 2023 news headlines in 7 minutes. How many can you ace?

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the August 2023 news quiz questions:

August 2023 News Quiz - Current Events Trivia Game
  • What’s Donald Trump’s legal trouble in Fulton County?
  • Why did Lebanon ban the Barbie Movie?
  • What are Worldcoin orbs?
  • In the crypto world, what are stablecoins?
  • How many kids does Madonna have?

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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 August 2023 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.

Donald Trump'a mugshot
Photo: Fulton County Police
Barbie Movie
Screenshot: Barbie / Warner Bros. Pictures
Paragyan Moon Rover
Screenshot: Chandrayaan-3 Mission (
Taylor Swift - Love Story
Screenshot: Taylor Swift / Love Story – YouTube

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