Sept. 15 News Quiz: What’s an Omega block?

Sept. 15, 2023.

Our weekly news quiz is back to test your knowledge of the latest news stories every Friday. From the weather disaster and earthquakes in North Africa to the latest iPhone and showbiz awards, see how well you know what happened this week with the Sept. 15 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.  
  • If the online quiz doesn’t start automatically, click the below button. You will see each question with four possible answers. Choose the best answer to see if you’re correct, read the explanation or skip it, and move on to the next question. At the end of the quiz, you will see your score and how it compares with that of other users. 
  • If you prefer to play the video quiz, scroll down. You will have 30 seconds to answer each question. How many questions can you answer in 6 minutes? 
  • If you want to print out the quiz, scroll down to find our PDF link. You can download the Sept. 15 News Quiz’s FREE PDF with all the questions on one page and separate pages for answers and links.

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Sept. 15, 2023, News Quiz (Current Events Trivia Game)

News Quiz: 11 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions to sum up the week ending on Sept. 15, 2023. No time-limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. What on Earth (or in the sky) is an Omega block in the wild world of weather?

Screenshot: BBC News – YouTube

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2. The Atlas Mountains sweep across Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. But where is its highest peak?

Photo: Kobersky (talk · contribs), CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

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3. How did Kim Jong-Un roll into Russia for his tête-à-tête with Putin on Sept. 12, 2023?

Screenshot: 13News Now – YouTube

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4. In Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro models, which material replaces the good old stainless steel?

Image: Apple

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5. What’s the no-nonsense title of the 2023 Elon Musk biography, crafted by Walter Isaacson?

Image: Elon Musk book cover / Simon & Schuster

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6. What cosmic name did Elon Musk bestow upon his youngest offspring?

Screenshot: All-In Podcast / All-In Summit – YouTube

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7. In the 2023 US Open, Novak Djokovic tied the Grand Slam record of which tennis legend?

Screenshot: 2023 US Open – YouTube

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8. Who was the world’s first cloned mammal?

Photo: Sgerbic, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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9. Amid Hollywood’s dramatic strike saga of 2023, which talk show host decided to return (and then performed a backflip)?

Screenshot: The Drew Barrymore Show – YouTube

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10. Emma Stone took on a role in “Poor Things,” with a certain… “electrifying” inspiration from classic cinema. Which iconic film character might have been the inspiration for her portrayal?

Screenshot: Poor Things / Searchlight Pictures

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11. At the 2023 VMAs, which pop icon made history by becoming the first artist to snag the coveted Video of the Year award in consecutive years?

Screenshot: 2023 VMAs / MTV – YouTube

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The Sept. 15 News Quiz (VIDEO)

14 current-events questions and fun facts based on the Sept. 15 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. 15 news quiz questions:

Sept. 15 News Quiz - Current Events Trivia Game
  • What’s an Omega block?
  • Where is the Atlas Mountains’ highest peak?
  • How did Kim Jong-Un roll into Russia?
  • Which new material is used in Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro models?
  • What’s the title of the 2023 Elon Musk biography?
  • Which singer made history in the 2023 VMAs?

The Sept. 15 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 Sept. 15 news quiz. We recommend them for weekend reading.

Libya Floods
Screenshot: BBC News – YouTube
Apple iPhone 15 lineup
iPhone 15 lineup. Image: Apple
The Drew Barrymore Show
Screenshot: The Drew Barrymore Show – YouTube

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