Question 1: After its borders were redrawn, which city surpassed Sydney as Australia’s biggest?
Correct Answer: Melbourne
Question 2: Former Chancellor Angela Merkel was awarded the Order of Merit, the highest honor in her home country of…
- The Netherlands
Correct Answer: Germany
Question 3: After 25 years, Netflix is set to discontinue which service to subscribers?
- Original TV series
- Content downloads
- DVD-by-mail rentals
Correct Answer: DVD-by-mail rentals
Question 4: The US and Mexico made a joint bid to co-host which 2027 sporting event?
- World Baseball Classic
- FIFA Women’s World Cup
Correct Answer: FIFA Women’s World Cup
Question 5: An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded minutes after taking off from which US state?
Correct Answer: Texas
Question 6: Fox News agreed to pay $787.5M to settle a lawsuit with voting tech firm Dominion, which had sued the cable channel for…
- Breach of contract
Correct Answer: Defamation
Question 7: Speaking of news, which website is shutting down its Pulitzer-winning news organization amid layoffs?
- Huffington Post
Correct Answer: Buzzfeed
Question 8: According to analysts, a shortage in which global food staple is expected in 2023?
- Soy beans
Correct Answer: Rice
Question 9: Ultramarathon runner Joasia Zakrzewski was disqualified for doing what during a race in the UK?
- Taking a bus
- Riding a motorcycle
- Using a car
Correct Answer: Using a car
Question 10: The widow of late singer Chris Cornell settled a lawsuit with his former band. What’s their name?
- Pearl Jam
Correct Answer: Soundgarden