Weekly News Quiz

Aaron Hernandez is found guilty of murder, NASA sends back color pics of a planet,  and President Obama makes an announcement about Cuba – how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Rand Paul jumps into the GOP field of 2016 presidential candidates, the Masters golf tournament is underway, Chicago re-elects its mayor this week — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


A state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act spurred an uproar across the U.S., Sen. Robert Menendez was indicted on corruption charges, the world’s oldest person died this week — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

The military makes an announcement regarding Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh creates headlines after statement, the largest asteroid impact zone on Earth was found — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Members of the Royal family visited the U.S., President Obama picks a winner for March Madness, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan received death threats — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


A university cut ties with a fraternity after a racist video surfaced, Facebook removed an emoticon, a U.S. Senator says he has never sent an email — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Two world leaders traded public insults, Edward Snowden’s lawyer makes an announcement, a business titan says he found the wreck of a World War 2 battleship  — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


A country begins its offensive against ISIS, a potential GOP presidential candidate makes a foreign policy speech, the route to climb Mount Everest is being changed  — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Brian Williams was suspended from NBC Nightly News, 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon died and a late night TV host announced he’s moving on — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


The Super Bowl’s rank among TV programs ever, a girlfriend of a sports star takes the fall for his hit-and-run accident and Suge Night is charged — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

President Barack Obama shied away from these two topics during his State of the Union, measles was linked to this attraction and the $105 million box office hit — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Ohio State won the national championship in this stadium, a deadly encounter with a camel and the Razzie nominations — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

A time capsule from 1795 was opened, Stuart Scott passes away after battling with cancer, several people are elected to the baseball hall of fame  — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


An airplane crash kills 162 on board, an actor is arrested for stabbing a man, Play-Doh offers to replace a toy after customer complaints — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


A high-profile celebrity couple split, Obama’s approval rating shakes up and the U.S. pays a recently-freed Cuban prisoner for a settlement – how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Normalizing relations between the US and Cuba, what that means for tourists and Cuban cigar imports, and the most famous Cuban in American TV history — how many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Dick Cheney’s comments over the recent CIA report, David Letterman’s last day and a state is suing Uber. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

A city had gas prices below $2, Jean Beliveau passed away and somebody “broke” YouTube. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Millions of turkeys are consumed Nov. 27, a Supreme Court member had heart surgery and something attacked a herd of goats in China. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Several feet of snow fell in Buffalo in a 24-hour period, a U.S. state lifts its ban on same-sex marriage, Motown great Jimmy Ruffin died this week. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


A space probe lands on a comet, Obama takes a hard stance on a contentious issue and the president of Russia offers his coat to another country’s dignitary. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

A man ate 95 meals in 6 weeks at Olive Garden, an experimental study reveals the catchiest song, two states legalized recreational marijuana. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


Actor Hugh Jackman received treatment this week, a rocket exploded heading to space, and a rock and roll legend passed away. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

Toys “R” Us decides to remove a toy from its shelves, Social Security recipients will get a raise in 2015, and Hillary Clinton celebrated another birthday. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


HBO makes an announcement, a San Diego barber was arrested, and do you know the world’s most valuable brand? How many can you answer correctly in this week’s news quiz?


 

NBC considers new host for “Meet the Press,” Martha Stewart feuds with a Hollywood starlet, a big cell phone company agrees to pay customers millions for cramming. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s new quiz?


 

A member of AC/DC leaves the band, California issues a significant ban, Julia Pierson makes headlines. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s new quiz?


 

ESPN suspends one of its most prominent sports commentators, a new dinosaur is named and HBO’s True Detective announces the new co-stars. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s new quiz?


 

Controversial Canadian mayor Rob Ford makes headline again, NASA announces future plans and the anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s death. How many can you answer correctly in this week’s new quiz?


 

A royal announcement, a giant donation, and the downfall of an NFL star — how many can you answer correctly in this weekly news quiz?


The pennant race. NFL. College football. School. Must be September. How many can you answer correctly in the weekly news quiz?


Rick Perry, same-sex marriage in Virginia and the country with the most popular beer top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?


 

Pope Francis, Robin Williams and the Brazilian presidential election top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?


Ebola, Chicken McNuggets and Derek Jeter top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?


Apollo 11,  The Beatles documentary and the World Cup top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?


Marijuana, Brazil’s World Cup loss and a president’s mistress top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?


The Declaration of Independence, Facebook, and Hobby Lobby top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?


Game of Thrones, Diane Sawyer and the World Cup top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Tony Gwynn, the Supreme Court and the U.S. Patent Office top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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D-Day, Bowe Bergdahl and sports championships top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Memorial Day, Maya Angelou and Google top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Military coups, Led Zeppelin and eBay top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Clay Aiken, martians and a shipwreck top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Albert Pujols, the World Cup and an airline stowaway top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Box office blockbusters, the Boston Marathon and Jackie Robinson top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Security bugs, the Bible and Mickey Rooney top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Willie Nelson, earthquakes and baseball top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Health care, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and “conscious uncoupling” top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Crimea, Toyota and cats top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Ukraine, the Affordable Care Act and baseball injuries top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Facebook, art and a nuclear power plant top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Shirley Temple, the Olympics and a wire fox terrier named Sky top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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Philip Seymour Hoffman, the Super Bowl and Bill Nye top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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The State of the Union, Grammys and Pete Seeger top this week’s weekly news quiz. How many can you answer correctly?

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