A bust of the Greek god Hermes thought to be 2,300 years old was found in what unusual spot in Athens?

Eran Menashri/Unsplash
Correct! Wrong!

Sewer workers discovered the bust, which was built into a wall. It’s still in good condition.

Which performer partly funded pharmaceutical company Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine research?

Pedro Vilela/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

Dolly Parton made a $1 million donation in April to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s efforts to combat the virus, including Moderna’s vaccine trials.

Bucking a historical trend, women in South Korea now make up 60% of people studying for which career?

Stephanie Hau/Unsplash
Correct! Wrong!

Barely one-third of future South Korean undertakers were female in the early 2000s, but that number is now 60%, despite death often being a taboo subject.

Which U.S. airline will allow its loyalty program members to pay for their pre-flight Covid-19 tests with their airline miles?

Kelly Barnes/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

Hawaiian Airlines will mail a Vault Health test kit to passengers. A Vault representative on video then shows them how to collect their own saliva samples.

A Minnesota Vikings wide receiver wore cleats that featured a tribute to which celebrity who passed away this year?

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

Adam Thielen’s Alex Trebek cleats included a drawing of the “Jeopardy!” host wearing a halo, and the words, “We will miss you, Alex.”

Hurricane Iota made landfall in which country as a Category 4 storm?

Maynor Valenzuela/Getty Images)
Correct! Wrong!

Two major hurricanes have hit Nicaragua in recent weeks, flooding homes and bringing misery to the Central American nation.

Amazon opened a new website section that allows shoppers to do what?

David Ryder/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

The potential market impact of Amazon’s online pharmacy service caused CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid stock to dip.

Which rapper was charged in Florida with illegally possessing a gun and ammunition as a convicted felon?

Max Kleinen, Unsplash
Correct! Wrong!

Federal prosecutors charged Lil Wayne in connection with the December 2019 search of a private jet scheduled to carry him to California. He could face up to 10 years in prison.

When CEOs from Twitter and Facebook appeared in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, what did Republicans accuse them of?

Hannah McKay-Pool/Getty Images
Correct! Wrong!

GOP senators claimed the two companies mishandled the presidential election with politically biased content moderation.

British researchers have concluded that which of the following shows promise as a Covid-killer in a laboratory setting?

Ousa Chea/Upsplash
Correct! Wrong!

Cardiff University scientists say the antiseptic in over-the-counter mouthwashes can kill the coronavirus, but it’s unclear if it would work in humans.

Smarter News Quiz: Ancient art, Amazon's Latest and Airline Miles
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