Quiz: Only A News Anchor Can Get 100% On This Current Events Test

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Do you have an ear for news?

If you think you're as well informed as a news anchor is on current events, take this quiz to test your skills!

 Dec 04, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which U.S. president recently passed on November 30, 2018?
George H. W. Bush
Bill Clinton
Ronald Reagan
2 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Who is the current White House press secretary?
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Anthony Scaramucci
Melania Trump
3 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What state was recently devastated by wildfires?
Oklahoma
Arizona
California
4 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is the name of the US attorney general who was recently fired?
Jeff Sessions
John Kelly
Kellyanne Conway
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
The tap water in Flint, Michigan, is unsafe because it contains too much of what?
Gold
Lead
Bleach
6 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Who is the current president of France?
Justin Trudeau
Emmanuel Macron
Theresa May
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is the UK referendum to leave the EU known as?
Ukexit
Exit
Brexit
8 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Who is Neil Gorsuch?
A Supreme Court justice
Head of the EPA
Head of the Treasury
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Who was the Trump administration’s first Secretary of State?
John Kelly
Rex Tillerson
Paul Ryan
10 of 18Choose Your Answer:
The Zika virus comes from what insect?
Flies
Spiders
Mosquitos
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Who is leading the Justice Department’s investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election?
Ken Starr
James Comey
Robert Mueller
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
The midterm elections gave who control of the House of Representatives?
Republicans
Democrats
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which Supreme Court Justice was briefly hospitalized after breaking three ribs in a fall?
Clarence Thomas
Brett Kavanaugh
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Who is the CNN reporter who was briefly banned from the White House?
Wolf Blitzer
Anderson Cooper
Jim Acosta
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which former first lady wrote a memoir entitled "Becoming"?
Michelle Obama
Rosalynn Carter
Hillary Clinton
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which online retailer has chosen New York City and Arlington, Virginia as its second headquarters?
Zazzle
Amazon
Overstock
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Whose painting, entitled "Chop Suey," sold for a record $91.9 million?
Banksy
Edward Hopper
Pablo Picasso
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which royals recently took a tour of Australia and New Zealand?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Prince William and Kate Middleton
The Queen and Prince Philip
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Do you love news and current events? Do you read all the papers you can get your hands on? Do you watch cable news 24/7? Do you scour the internet for news stories you haven't heard to make sure you are all updated? When you were growing up, was becoming a newscaster, a reporter, or a news writer a potential job interest for you? If you said "yes" to any of these questions then this is the quiz for you!

This quiz is designed for you to show how much you know about the current events not only in our country but throughout the world! If you know the names of politicians, if you know what wars are being waged, if you know which cultural moments are happening in the present, then chances are you are what they call a "news junkie." So, test your skills on all these newsworthy and recent items. If you do well, you probably have a knack for getting plenty of news from the proper sources, but if you don't, you may need to further your fact-finding skills or just read more! Tell the world "that's the way it is," by showing just how much you know about current events!

By playing a Women.com quiz, you will not only enjoy yourself, but you'll work your mind out too! You may even be exposing it to new things and while you probably know all the answers here—we believe you're a trivia whiz, after all—there is a chance you may learn something you DIDN'T know. Everyone can use a little extra knowledge, don't you think? We sure do!