News Quiz: Week Of June 21

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of current events for the week beginning June 21


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Army General got himself fired over comments he made in a magazine article?
    • A. 

      Gen. David Petraeus

    • B. 

      Gen. Stanley McChrystal

    • C. 

      Gen. Douglas McArthur

    • D. 

      Gen. Colin Powell

  • 2. 
    Which publication did Gen. Stanley McChrystal make his biting remarks in?
    • A. 

      Rolling Stone

    • B. 

      Entertainment Weekly

    • C. 

      The New York Times Magazine

    • D. 

      Vanity Fair

  • 3. 
    Which African nation did the U.S. beat in order to advance to the second round of the World Cup tournament?
    • A. 

      Nigeria

    • B. 

      Tanzania

    • C. 

      Algeria

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 4. 
    And... who defeated the U.S. in the second round of the tournament, knocking the team out of the competition all together.
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      Algeria

    • C. 

      Ghana

    • D. 

      England

  • 5. 
    Where is disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff working now?
    • A. 

      Capitol Hill

    • B. 

      A Maitre D at a fancy restaurant

    • C. 

      He is still behind bars

    • D. 

      A pizza shop

  • 6. 
    Who's confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court begin this week?
    • A. 

      Sonia Sotomayor

    • B. 

      Samuel Alito

    • C. 

      Elena Kagan

    • D. 

      Sandra Day O'Connor

  • 7. 
    How long was the longest match in tennis history that took place at Wimbeldon?
    • A. 

      9 hours

    • B. 

      10 hours

    • C. 

      11 hours

    • D. 

      12 hours

  • 8. 
    Which former president endorsed Texas Gubernatorial candidate Bill White last week?
    • A. 

      George W. Bush

    • B. 

      George H.W. Bush

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton

    • D. 

      Jimmy Carter

  • 9. 
    Where did President Obama travel to for the G-20 conference?
    • A. 

      Montreal, Canada

    • B. 

      Toronto, Canada

    • C. 

      Beijing, China

    • D. 

      Berlin, Germany

  • 10. 
    Which Washington Post reporter ended up resigning after comments he made about conservatives on a private e-mail list-serv were leaked?
    • A. 

      David Weigel

    • B. 

      Ezra Klein

    • C. 

      Mike Allen

    • D. 

      Adam Nagourney