Weekly Student News Quiz: Canada, Fortnite, ChatGPT – The New York Times

Student News Quiz

Above is an image related to one of the news stories we followed recently. Do you know what it shows? You'll find the answer at the bottom of this quiz.
But first, here are 10 questions about the events of the past week. How many can you answer correctly?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada made a shocking accusation about the killing of a Sikh community leader on Canadian soil. Which country did he say was involved?
The video game Fortnite was in the news this week. Why?
A 16-year-old won the Fortnight World Cup.
The American Dental Association reported that Fortnite fans flossed 50 percent more often than non-players.
Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, agreed to pay $245 million to refund customers over accusations that it tricked players into making unwanted purchases.
User data shows that Fortnite players, once almost entirely male, are now 90 percent female.
The entire world has a vested interest in helping defeat the Russian invasion of Ukraine, this man told the United Nations General Assembly last week. Who is he?
President Emmanuel Macron of France
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey
President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky
A potential shutdown of the U.S. government is now less than a week away. Why? Choose ALL that apply.
Far-left members of the Democratic Party are refusing to approve spending legislation.
Far-right members of the Republican Party are refusing to approve spending legislation.
Government funding is set to expire as the fiscal year closes on Sept. 30.
The Federal Reserve announced it would raise interest rates another 0.25 percent.
0% of 0 readers answered this correctly.
What eight-time Grammy-winning singer will be headlining the Super Bowl this year?
Lady Gaga
A New York Times investigation found that Tyson Foods and Perdue Farms have relied on migrant children as young as 13 to do a job that is among the most dangerous in the country. What is it?
Cleaning slaughterhouses
Delivering food
Sawing planks of wood
Sewing tags into clothing
These two pictures appeared in the same news article this week. Why?
American men are getting taller at a rate that baffles scientists.
It’s Fashion Week in New York, and both hoodies and three-piece suits are in style.
“Text neck” and other joint ailments were almost unheard of in the 1800s. Now they’re ubiquitous.
The U.S. Senate is relaxing its dress code for the first time in centuries.
The Writers Guild of America reached a tentative deal on a new contract with entertainment companies, but much of Hollywood will remain shut down. Why?
An extraordinarily active hurricane season has battered Los Angeles.
Fights over federal spending have left big studios without necessary resources.
Tens of thousands of actors are still on strike.
Those responsible for the growing book-ban movement are now fighting the entertainment industry.
Senator Robert Menendez was charged with taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes, including bars of gold bullion. What state does he represent?
New Jersey
New York
Which of the following is NOT true about ChatGPT, the generative artificial intelligence chatbot?
It can retrieve and repackage information with a speed that humans never could.
It can produce digital images like the ones shown here.
It has kicked off a race among Silicon Valley tech giants to be at the forefront of A.I.
When asked questions, it invariably produces mistake-free answers.