News Quiz: Week Of June 14

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of current events of the week beginning June 14


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What country singer died this week?
    • A. 

      Kenny Chesney

    • B. 

      Jimmy Dean

    • C. 

      Emmylou Harris

    • D. 

      Dolly Parton

  • 2. 
    Which Congressman got violent with a student this week on a sidewalk in Washington?
    • A. 

      Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas

    • B. 

      Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

    • C. 

      Rep. Bob Etheridge, D-N.C.

    • D. 

      Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C.

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the instrument causing a buzz (literally) at the World Cup?
    • A. 

      Kazoo

    • B. 

      Maracas

    • C. 

      Harmonica

    • D. 

      Vuvuzela

  • 4. 
    Who is the CEO of BP?
    • A. 

      Lamar McKay

    • B. 

      Tony Hayward

    • C. 

      Rex Tillerson

    • D. 

      John Watson

  • 5. 
    Which Republican Senate nominee traveled to Washington to meet with Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, this week?
    • A. 

      Rand Paul

    • B. 

      Sharron Angle

    • C. 

      Carly Fiorina

    • D. 

      Nikki Haley

  • 6. 
    How much money did BP agree to put in an escrow account, after the company's top officials met with President Obama at the White House?
    • A. 

      $20 million

    • B. 

      $30 billion

    • C. 

      $20 billion

    • D. 

      $1 billion

  • 7. 
    Who's remarks overshadowed BP CEO Tony Hayward's testimony on Capitol Hill Thursday?
    • A. 

      Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif.

    • B. 

      Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas

    • C. 

      Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas

    • D. 

      Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa.

  • 8. 
    Who agreed to step down from their position in BP this week?
    • A. 

      Lamar McKay

    • B. 

      Tony Hayward

  • 9. 
    In what state was a man executed by a firing squad this week?
    • A. 

      Utah

    • B. 

      Oklahoma

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Montana

  • 10. 
    Which team won the NBA Championship this week?
    • A. 

      New York Knicks

    • B. 

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • C. 

      Boston Celtics

    • D. 

      Washington Wizards