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

Do you have an ear for news?

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 Dec 04, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:

Which U.S. president recently passed on November 30, 2018?
Ronald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Bill Clinton

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:

Who is the current White House press secretary?
Anthony Scaramucci
Melania Trump
Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:

What state was recently devastated by wildfires?

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:

What is the name of the US attorney general who was recently fired?
Kellyanne Conway
John Kelly
Jeff Sessions

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:

The tap water in Flint, Michigan, is unsafe because it contains too much of what?

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:

Who is the current president of France?
Emmanuel Macron
Justin Trudeau
Theresa May

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:

What is the UK referendum to leave the EU known as?

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:

Who is Neil Gorsuch?
Head of the EPA
Head of the Treasury
A Supreme Court justice

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the Trump administration’s first Secretary of State?
Rex Tillerson
Paul Ryan
John Kelly

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:

The Zika virus comes from what insect?

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:

Who is leading the Justice Department’s investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election?
Ken Starr
James Comey
Robert Mueller

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:

The midterm elections gave who control of the House of Representatives?

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:

Which Supreme Court Justice was briefly hospitalized after breaking three ribs in a fall?
Brett Kavanaugh
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Clarence Thomas

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:

Who is the CNN reporter who was briefly banned from the White House?
Anderson Cooper
Wolf Blitzer
Jim Acosta

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:

Which former first lady wrote a memoir entitled "Becoming"?
Hillary Clinton
Rosalynn Carter
Michelle Obama

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:

Which online retailer has chosen New York City and Arlington, Virginia as its second headquarters?

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:

Whose painting, entitled "Chop Suey," sold for a record $91.9 million?
Pablo Picasso
Edward Hopper

Question: 18/18Choose 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!