How Average Is Your US News Knowledge?

You might like to think your knowledge of US news is perfectly on average, but how much do you really know? Take this quiz and find out if your news knowledge is truly worth bragging about!
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President Trump abruptly fired the director of the FBI. What was the name of the FBI director?
James Comey
Michael Flynn
Alex Jones
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A massive cyber-attack recently struck 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, with which country bearing the brunt of the attack?
United States
United Kingdom
Canada
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President Trump delivered a commencement address at which college in early May 2017?
Freedom University
Liberty University
Penn State University
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The World Health Organization recently confirmed two cases of Ebola after an outbreak of 19 suspected cases in which country?
Democratic Republic of Congo
Nigeria
Sierra Leone
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Former ________ Moon Jae-in was sworn in as the new president of South Korea.
Doctor
Finance minister
Human rights lawyer
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a law banning what in his state?
Sanctuary cities
Fake news
Medical marijuana
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The New York Yankees honored shortstop Derek Jeter in a ceremony where they retired his jersey. What was Derek Jeter's jersey number?
2
10
11
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North Korea recently warned which country that it's military base was within range of a nuclear missile?
Iran
Israel
The United states
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President Trump boasted about highly classified information in an oval office meeting with which country?
Iran
Thailand
Russia
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was booed when she tried to give a commencement speech at which university?
Alcorn State
Bethune Cookman
Middlebury
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Bill Clinton will be co-authoring a novel with which famed crime author?
Tom Clancy
James Patterson
Dan Brown
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A newly-released movie cost $175-million to make, and it is a flop of historic proportions. Which?
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Spider Man: Homecoming
Wonder Woman
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you possess an average knowledge on the current US news! While you're certainly not in the dark when it comes to current events, you could brush up on a few more topics. What's important is that you gave this quiz your all!

C+, US News Average

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Based on the results of this quiz, you possess an excellent knowledge on the US news! It's clear that you devour news as soon as it's published. You truly believe that being well informed is highly important!

B+, US News Excellent

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Unlike most Americans, you are extremely well versed in current US news on a variety of topics. You enjoy being well informed and knowing exactly what's going on at any given moment. Keep on being a knowledge hound and never stop devouring information!

A+, US News Ace

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1
President Trump abruptly fired the director of the FBI. What was the name of the FBI director?
James Comey
Michael Flynn
Alex Jones
2
A massive cyber-attack recently struck 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, with which country bearing the brunt of the attack?
United States
United Kingdom
Canada
3
President Trump delivered a commencement address at which college in early May 2017?
Freedom University
Liberty University
Penn State University
4
The World Health Organization recently confirmed two cases of Ebola after an outbreak of 19 suspected cases in which country?
Democratic Republic of Congo
Nigeria
Sierra Leone
5
Former ________ Moon Jae-in was sworn in as the new president of South Korea.
Doctor
Finance minister
Human rights lawyer
6
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a law banning what in his state?
Sanctuary cities
Fake news
Medical marijuana
7
The New York Yankees honored shortstop Derek Jeter in a ceremony where they retired his jersey. What was Derek Jeter's jersey number?
2
10
11
8
North Korea recently warned which country that it's military base was within range of a nuclear missile?
Iran
Israel
The United states
9
President Trump boasted about highly classified information in an oval office meeting with which country?
Iran
Thailand
Russia
10
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was booed when she tried to give a commencement speech at which university?
Alcorn State
Bethune Cookman
Middlebury
11
Bill Clinton will be co-authoring a novel with which famed crime author?
Tom Clancy
James Patterson
Dan Brown
12
A newly-released movie cost $175-million to make, and it is a flop of historic proportions. Which?
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Spider Man: Homecoming
Wonder Woman