News quiz: A campus floods, the pope chats, NBC casts a leading lady

How closely have you been paying attention to the news in the past week? Test your knowledge with Express’ current events quiz.


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A ruptured pipe caused 20 million gallons of water to inundate what college campus — including a newly renovated basketball arena — earlier this week?

University of Virginia
Duke University
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Kentucky


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What did Pope Francis share in a recent candid interview with an Argentine publication?

Tips for being happy
The ingredients in his late mother’s tomato sauce
His 10 favorite Bible verses
The TV shows currently in his Netflix queue


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NBC announced this week that “Girls” star Allison Williams will play the title role in its live version of which stage production?

“Annie Get Your Gun”
“Peter Pan”
“Mary Poppins”


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Who started an online news channel this week for folks who are “tired of the media filters”?

Sarah Palin
Dick Cheney
Donald Trump
Ted Nugent


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The United States and the European Union imposed a series of tough new economic sanctions on what country this week? 

North Korea


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Chadwick Boseman, who portrayed Jackie Robinson in the biopic “42,” stars as what singer in the newly released film “Get on Up”? 

Little Richard
James Brown
Marvin Gaye
Otis Redding


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Which Major League Baseball team acquired former American League Cy Young winner David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays?

Los Angeles Dodgers
Detroit Tigers
New York Yankees
Oakland A’s


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On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israel will not withdraw its ground forces from Gaza until all ______________ are destroyed. 

Rocket launchers
Mosques that are storing weapons
Tunnels into Israel
Hamas hideouts

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