Question 1: Conservative political activist Samuel ‘Joe’ Wurzelbacher died at 49. What was his nickname?
- Joey from Dover
- Joe the Plumber
- Joe Sixpack
Correct Answer: Joe the Plumber
Question 2: Which type of full moon, that won’t appear again until 2037, will be visible this week?
- Harvest moon
- Super blue moon
- Blood moon
Correct Answer: Super blue moon
Question 3: Which former NYC mayor was just found liable and sanctioned for defaming two Georgia election workers?
- Rudy Giuliani
- Bill de Blasio
- Michael Bloomberg
Correct Answer: Rudy Giuliani
Question 4: Martha Stewart was criticized for using what in her cocktails during a trip to Greenland?
- Whale blubber
- Parts of an iceberg
- Russian vodka
Correct Answer: Parts of an iceberg
Question 5: Which nation made the controversial move to ban full-length Muslim robes in state schools?
Correct Answer: France
Question 6: Simon Cowell said ‘a weight has lifted’ off his shoulders after he started doing what?
- Exercising more
- Therapy for depression
Correct Answer: Therapy for depression
Question 7: To fight plunging birth rates, a county in which country is offering cash to brides aged 25 or younger?
Correct Answer: China
Question 8: Which University of Nebraska women’s sports team just set a world attendance record?
Correct Answer: Volleyball
Question 9: Speaking of Nebraska, a bull named Howdy Doody was spotted in what unusual spot on a highway there?
- Car passenger seat
- On top of a Winnebago
- Rest area
Correct Answer: Car passenger seat
Question 10: Which late night host said he was ‘intent on retiring’ earlier this year, but has since changed his mind?
- Stephen Colbert
- Jimmy Fallon
- Jimmy Kimmel
Correct Answer: Jimmy Kimmel