Only An Avid Reader Can Pass This Current Events Trivia Quiz

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

Current Event Quizzes & Trivia

In June 2014, there are a lot of things that shook the world as we know it, and one of them is when San Antonio beat Miami for the NBA title. Do you remember some of the stories making headlines by then? Only an avid reader can pass this current events trivia quiz. Take it up and see if you are up for the challenge.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     What award-winning actor died last weekend of an apparent drug overdose?
  • 2. 
    What Southern state now has a severe weather task force after two inches of snow last week totally paralyzed its largest city?
  • 3. 
     The big named winter storm this week is ______________________. (HINT: The last one was Maximus.)
  • 4. 
    With the Winter Olympics starting in Sochi this week, the Russians have some challenges. Which is NOT a problem the media have reported?          
    • A. 

      The host nation is being accused of shooting stray dogs.

    • B. 

      Some of the hotels are not ready.

    • C. 

      Russia’s anti-gay laws have upset human rights groups.

    • D. 

      All are issues the Russians are facing.

  • 5. 
     A Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week is exploring privacy in the digital age, especially related to credit cards. Name one of the two retail companies whose executives have been testifying because recent security breaches put millions of their customers at risk.
  • 6. 
    What recent sporting event broke records for the most watched TV event in U.S. history?
  • 7. 
     In a strange and some say unbelievable story this week, a man was found in the Marshall Islands after doing what?
  • 8. 
     What social network site turned 10 this week?
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