January 27, 2023

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Which actor scored the first Oscar nomination of his decades-long career for the film "The Whale"?

Donald Sutherland Ewan McGregor Brendan Fraser John Goodman

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The U.S. and Germany have agreed to send tanks to help the Ukraine in its war with Russia. The Pentagon will send the M1 Abrams tank. What is Germany's tank called?

Mark 1 Leopard 2 Panzer 3 Rommel 4

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Yoga is now an $80 billion global industry. Over 2000 years ago, the very first text on yoga was written in India by the sage Patanjali. He described yoga as “citta-vrtti-nirodhah,” which means what?

Stilling the mind Opening the heart Freeing the breath Firming the tush

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Most U.S. colleges and universities no longer require applicants to take standardized tests like the SAT. Research has repeatedly shown that what other factor is a better predictor of a high school student's college success?

GPA Number of AP courses taken Number of languages learned Number of community service hours worked

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The person who killed 11 people in Monterey Park, California, on Jan. 21 was different from the typical American mass shooter in what way?

She was a woman He was a senior citizen He used a handgun He left a note explaining his motive

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Recent studies show that between 2020 and 2022, the United States probably undercounted between 130,000 and 412,000 deaths caused by what?

Drug overdoses Obesity Influenza COVID-19

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The majority of enslaved people who fled Southern slavery before the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation never crossed the Mason-Dixon line to freedom in the Northern states. Where did they escape to instead?

To Mexico To Canada To the western frontier To Southern cities

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Indicted crypto mogul Sam Bankman-Fried is a proponent of a charitable movement that aspires to find the best ways to address the world's most pressing problems. What is this movement called?

Optimal humanism Radical empathy Effective altruism Conscious uncoupling

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