March 22 Weekly News Quiz: How Long Has Putin Been in Power?

March. 22, 2024.

News Quiz: Every Friday, the weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest current events stories. From Russia’s elections and Alabama’s IVF controversy to Banksy’s new artwork and Kate Middleton’s Photoshop malfunction, see how well you know what happened these past days with the March 22 News Quiz.

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  • This weekly current events quiz has 15 multiple-choice current trivia questions and answers about the biggest headlines of the last seven days (and a few days before that since we weren’t here the past couple of weeks). You can take the quiz online, play the video quiz, or print it out for your weekly trivia party.  
  • Click the button below to start the quiz. Each question has 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. 
  • 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 March 22 News Quiz’s FREE PDF with all the questions on one page and separate pages for answers and links.

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March 22, 2024, Weekly News Quiz (Current Events Trivia Game)

News Quiz: This quiz consists of 15 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions summarizing the week’s headlines ending on March 22, 2024. There is no time limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. As of 2024, how long has Vladimir Putin been in power in Russia?

Screenshot: Channel 4 News (

2 / 15

2. What’s the largest democracy on Earth?

Photo: Election Commission, GODL-India, via Wikimedia Commons

3 / 15

3. Why have some healthcare providers in Alabama suspended IVF services as of February 2024?

Photo: DrKontogianniIVF, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

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4. What caused a global pause in McDonald’s services in March 2024?

Screenshot: 7 News Australia (

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5. Which trio of European countries have taken the high road by legalizing cannabis for recreational use?

Screenshot: DW News (

6 / 15

6. Why did Google temporarily halt its AI image generator, Gemini, from generating people soon after its launch?

Screenshot: Fox Business News (

7 / 15

7. What sets the Samsung Galaxy Ring apart from other wearable technology?

Screenshot: Samsung (

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8. Which of these were announced as recipients of the 2024 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Leadership Award?

Photo: Supreme Court of the United States / Public domain

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9. Who became the first human artist to have his artwork officially placed on the moon, marking a new chapter in art and space exploration?

Screenshot: Moon Phases

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10. How does the mysterious Banksy typically confirm his latest masterpieces?

Screenshot: Sky News – YouTube

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11. In which century does the epic tale of FX’s “Shogun” unfold?

Screenshot: Shōgun | FX (

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12. The live-action adaptation of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” premiered on Netflix. Which network aired the original animated show?

Screenshot: Netflix

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13. Why were Mary Poppins’ age ratings raised in the UK?

Screenshot: Mary Poppins / Walt Disney Pictures

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14. Which artist is immortalized on this Royal Mint collectible coin?

Image: The Royal Mint

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15. In March 2024, why was Kate Middleton’s family picture pulled from news agencies?

Screenshot: The Prince and Princess of Wales (@princeandprincessofwales) • Instagram

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The March 22 News Quiz (VIDEO)

15 current-events questions and fun facts based on the March 22 news headlines in 12 minutes. Test yourself: How many can you answer?


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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the March 22 news quiz current-events questions:

March 22 News Quiz - Weekly Current Events Trivia Game
  • How long has Vladimir Putin been in power?
  • What’s the world’s largest democracy?
  • Why did Google pause its AI generation of people images?
  • What’s wrong with this picture of Kate Middleton?
  • Which European states legalized cannabis?
  • Who just got a collectible coin from the Royal Mint?
  • How does Banksy usually confirm his works?
  • In which century does FX’s Shogun occur?

The PDF includes all general trivia questions and answers from this week on separate pages for the contestants and the quiz MC. It’s perfect for your next pub quiz or trivia night.

The March 22 News Quiz PDF is coming soon. Download our previous FREE Weekly PDF here.

Sources and Extra Trivia Facts

We cross-checked our facts with reputable news outlets, research centers, and NGOs. These current-events articles inspired the March 22 news quiz, and we recommend them for weekend reading.

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