Sept. 8 News Quiz: Which Country is Bharat?

Sept. 8, 2023.

Our weekly news quiz is back to test your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From the international gathering in Bharat and the Burning Man staycation to the latest in tech battles and showbiz, see how well you know what happened this week with the Sept. 8 News Quiz.

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  • The quiz has 11 multiple-choice questions and answers about the biggest headlines of the last week. You can take the quiz online, play the video quiz, or print it out for your weekly trivia party.  
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Sept. 8, 2023, News Quiz (Current Events Trivia Game)

News Quiz: 11 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions to sum up the week ending on Sept. 8, 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. In a recent dinner invitation, which country RSVPed as “Bharat” instead of its usual English moniker?

Screenshot: Fridays@MyGov – YouTube

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2. What unexpected ‘feature’ did the 2023 Burning Man festival introduce to its attendees?

Screenshot: KHOU 11 – YouTube

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3. Who was the last American teen sensation before Coco Gauff to storm the US Open quarterfinals two years in a row?

Screenshot: 2023 US Open – YouTube

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4. In the digital soap opera of X (formerly Twitter), who did Elon Musk accuse of trying to “strangle” the platform?

Screenshot: Tesla Owners Silicon Valley – X

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5. Who or what is Ernie Bot making waves in the tech world in 2023?

Screenshot: Baidu – YouTube

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6. Which feature of Huawei’s new Mate 60 Pro has Uncle Sam raising an eyebrow?


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7. Which beach-loving singer had ‘Parrot Heads’ flocking to his tours?

Photo: Taps staff, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, Colorized

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8. Which band, known for making us all feel like “rockstars” in the late ’90s, belted out the iconic tune “All Star” (Hey now, you’re an all star / Get your game on, go play)?

Screenshot: All Star (Official Music Video) – YouTube

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9. How old was Priscilla Presley when she first crossed paths with the King, Elvis Presley?

Screenshot: Priscilla / A24 – YouTube

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10. Which film is the highest-grossing stop-motion animated film ever?

Screenshot: Netflix – YouTube

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11. How many candles did Beyoncé blow out on her latest birthday cake?

Screenshot: Beyoncé – YouTube

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The Sept. 8 News Quiz (VIDEO)

14 current-events questions and fun facts based on the Sept. 8 news headlines in 7 minutes. How many can you ace?

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the Sept. 8 news quiz questions:

Sept. 8 News Quiz - Current Events Trivia Game
  • Which country is “Bharat”?
  • What unexpected ‘feature’ did the 2023 Burning Man include?
  • What is Ernie Bot?
  • How old is Beyoncé?

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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 Sept. 8 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.

G20 Flags
Screenshot: Fridays@MyGov – YouTube
Baidu's Earnie Bot
Screenshot: Baidu – YouTube
Screenshot: Beyoncé – YouTube

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