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The New York Times Quiz 2020
The New York Times Quiz 2020
The New York Times Quiz 2020
200

This "Big Bang Theory" star is slated to become the second female guest host of Jeopardy! in June 2021

A. Kaley Cuoco

B. Melissa Rauch

C. Mayim Bialik

C. Mayim Bialik

200

Singapore

A. Lee Hsien Yang

B. Lee Hsien Loong

C. Lee Kuan Yew

B. Lee Hsien Loong

200

_____’s top security and intelligence commander was killed early Jan. 3 in a drone strike at Baghdad International Airport that was authorized by President Trump, American officials said.

A. Iran
B. Iraq
C. Syria

A. Iran

200

On the last day of 2019, the government in ______, confirmed that health authorities were treating dozens of cases of pneumonia of an unknown cause. By January the mysterious respiratory illness had begun spreading around the world.

A. London
B. Seoul, South Korea
C. Wuhan, China

C. Wuhan, China

200

In January, record-breaking temperatures, extended drought and strong winds converged to create one of the worst fire seasons in _____’s history. 

A. Australia
B. Indonesia
C. New Zealand

A. Australia

400
This son of fashion mogul Gloria Vanderbilt is known for his reporting during the Super Typhoon Haiyan

A. Anderson Cooper

B. Mehmet Oz

C. Glen Richards

A. Anderson Cooper

400

Indonesia

A. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

B. Joko Widodo

C. Megawati Sukarnoputri

B. Joko Widodo

400

Kobe Bryant, the retired basketball star who won five championships during his 20-year career with the ______, and his 13-year-old daughter were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26.


400

George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, died in _______ on May 25 after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by a white police officer. Bystanders captured video of the officer using his knee to pin Mr. Floyd by his neck for nearly nine minutes.

A. Denver, CO
B. Minneapolis, MN
C. San Antonio, TX

B. Minneapolis, MN

400

A year after protesters in _______ jubilantly defied Chinese rule, the national leader, Xi Jinping, opened a long-term counteroffensive in the territory, signing a sweeping new security law on June 30.

A. Taiwan
B. Tibet
C. Hong Kong

C. Hong Kong

600

This Today anchor during the attacks of September 11, 2001 became the first female host of Jeopardy! 

A. Meredith Vieira

B. Katie Couric

C. Savannah Guthrie

B. Katie Couric

600

India

A. Manmohan Singh

B. Nahendra Modi

C. Inder Kumar Gujral

B. Nahendra Modi

600

Ninety-two years of Oscar history were shattered when “_____” became the first non-English film to win the Academy Award for best picture on Feb. 9.

A. Les Miserables
B. Parasite
C. Mank

B. Parasite

600

Bad Bunny, the singer, rapper and streaming megastar, set an industry milestone with his latest album, which is the first LP entirely in  to top the Billboard 200 album chart.

A. Mexican
B. Latin
C. Spanish

C. Spanish

600

The presidential candidacy of _____ ended on April 8, clearing the way for a general election between the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joseph R. Biden Jr., and President Trump at a time of national crisis.

A. Michael Bloomberg
B. Bernie Sanders
C. Amy Klobuchar

B. Bernie Sanders

800

This famous Packer is the winner of Celebrity Jeopardy! in 2015. Five years later, he became the first athlete in the host podium.

A. Patrick Mahomes

B. Tom Brady

C. Aaron Rodgers

C. Aaron Rodgers

800
Republic of Korea

A. Park Geun-hye

B. Moon Jae-in

C. Park Mu-jin

B. Moon Jae-in

800

This female gamer was awarded Gamer of the Year in the Game Awards

A. LilyPichu
B. Pokimane
C. Valkyrae

C. Valkyrae

800

At the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, _____ won five awards, including the four most prestigious and competitive prizes — album, record and song of the year, and best new artist. 

A. Ariana Grande
B. Billie Eilish
C. Lizzo

B. Billie Eilish

800

Israel and ______ reached a landmark accord sealed by President Trump on Aug. 13 that could presage a broader realignment in the region as the two agreed to “full normalization of relations” in exchange for Israel suspending annexation of occupied West Bank territory.

A. Saudi Arabia
B. Palestine
C. UAE

C. UAE

1000

When Alex Trebek passed away from pancreatic cancer, this former Jeopardy! champion became the first guest host of the quiz show

A. Ken Jennings

B. Brad Rutter

C. James Holzauer

A. Ken Jennings

1000

Mongolia

A. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

B. Khaltmaagiin Battulga

C. Nambaryn Enkhbayar

B. Khaltmaagiin Battulga

1000

After significant pauses, delays and abbreviated seasons in the sports world, we saw N.H.L., W.N.B.A., N.B.A. and M.L.B. champions crowned in a span of 30 days. Which of the following teams did NOT win a professional title this fall?

A. Houston Astros
B. Tampa Bay Lightning
C. LA Lakers

B. Tampa Bay Lightning

1000

On Christmas morning, an R.V. exploded in downtown _____, injuring three people and disrupting telecommunications across the region.

A. Atlanta
B. Nashville
C. New Orleans

B. Nashville

1000

Prime Minister _____ became the first leader of a major Western nation to contract the coronavirus.

A. Boris Johnson
B. Giuseppe Conte
C. Jair Bolsonaro

A. Boris Johnson

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