Which U.S. state is continuing to deal with the largest wildfire in state history?

Terray Sylvester/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

The Texas wildfire burned through about 85% of Carbon, Texas—a small town with a population of 225.

What did a Moscow court rule for WNBA star Brittney Griner, who was arrested and detained in Russia?

Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

Griner’s arrest has been extended to May 19.

What did three Russian cosmonauts arrive at the International Space Station wearing?

Steve Robinson/NASA via Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

The flight suits were yellow with blue accents, colors that align with the Ukrainian flag, however, the cosmonauts said they “had accumulated a lot of yellow material, so we needed to use it. So that’s why we had to wear yellow.”

Which singer reportedly will not be allowed to perform at this year’s Grammy awards?

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

The decision about Kanye West, who’s up for five Grammys this year, was made over his “concerning online behavior.”

Which university has become the third 15-seed in March Madness history to win their way into the Sweet Sixteen?

Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

The Saint Peter’s Peacocks beat Murray State 70-60 to go to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in school history.

North Carolina authorities have opened an investigation into Mark Meadows, an aide to former-President Donald Trump. What does the investigation on Meadows involve?

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

In 2020, Meadows claimed his legal residence was a mobile home, which he allegedly never owned or ever stayed at, in order to be able to vote in the state.

Japan’s Prime Minister announced his country will invest $42 billion in a country over the next five years. Which country is Japan investing this money in?

Toru Hanai - Pool/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

In an attempt to boost bilateral trade and strengthen economic ties between the two countries, Japan will invest billions of dollars in India.

The House of Representatives passed the CROWN Act, which will now be sent to the Senate for another vote. What does the CROWN Act do?

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

The CROWN Act—which stands for Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair—would prohibit discrimination based on one's hair texture or hairstyle in the workplace and in schools.

A former employee of a tech giant has been charged with defrauding the company out of more than $10 million dollars. Which company did he defraud?

Towfiqu Barbhuiya/Unsplash Stock
Correct! Wrong!

The former Apple employee allegedly stole the millions by laundering money, stealing equipment, and taking kickbacks.

California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed giving $100M to a group of people living in his state. Which group would the money go to?

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

The money would be given to Native American tribes—instead of the California government—so the tribes can decide which of their ancestral lands they want to purchase and preserve.

2022-03-21 Smarter News Quiz: Arrested Athletes, Astronauts and Award Shows
News Novice

Try reading more news to stay on top of the day’s stories!
Casual Content Consumer

Getting there! Try reading more news to stay on top of the day’s stories!
Current Events Connoisseur

Good job! Stay on top of the day’s stories by reading more news!
Certified News Junkie

Perfect results! Stay on top of the day’s stories by reading more news!

Quiz by Smarter News Quiz