May 10 Weekly News Quiz: Why did Columbia University cancel its main commencement ceremony?

May. 10, 2024.

News Quiz: Every Friday, the weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest current events stories. From the troubles of Columbia University in New York and the London mayoral election to Madonna’s new record and the current rap diss war, see how well you know what happened these past days with the May 10 News Quiz.

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  • This weekly current events quiz has 11 multiple-choice current trivia questions and answers about the biggest headlines of the last seven days. 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 May 10 News Quiz’s FREE PDF with all the questions on one page and separate pages for answers and links.

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May 10, 2024, News Quiz (Current Events Trivia Game)

News Quiz: This quiz consists of 11 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions summarizing the week ending May 10 news headlines. There is no time limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. Why did Columbia University cancel its main commencement ceremony in 2024?

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2. What historic achievement did Sadiq Khan achieve in the 2024 London mayoral election?

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3. What is the title of Brittney Griner’s memoir, published in 2024?

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4. What is the new Boy Scouts of America name?

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5. What’s missing from the revised version of Victorinox’s Swiss Army Knife?

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6. Why did Hugh Grant accuse Apple of “destroying the human experience”?

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7. Which Hollywood star attended Vladimir Putin’s inauguration in May 2024?

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8. What notable record did Madonna’s May 4, 2024, concert at Copacabana Beach achieve?

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9. Who is Kendrick Lamar dissing in his 2024 single “Euphoria”?

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10. Who portrayed Captain Edward Smith, the captain of the Titanic, in James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster film “Titanic”?

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11. What was the cause of Mama Cass’s death, as clarified by her daughter?

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The May 10 News Quiz (VIDEO)

11 current-events questions and fun facts based on the May 10 news headlines in 9 minutes. Test yourself: How many can you answer?


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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the May 10 news quiz current-events questions:

May 10 News Quiz - Weekly Current Events Trivia Game
  • Why did Columbia University cancel its main commencement ceremony?
  • What historic achievement did Sadiq Khan achieve?
  • What is the title of Brittney Griner’s memoir?
  • What is the new Boy Scouts of America name?
  • What was the cause of Mama Cass’s death?

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.

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Sources and Extra Trivia Facts

We cross-checked our facts with reputable news outlets, research centers, and NGOs. These current-events articles inspired the May 10 news quiz, and we recommend them for weekend reading.

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