Nebraskan Duane Hansen set a world record paddling an 846-pound pumpkin 38 miles down which river?

[September 2, 2022] Bing News Quiz Questions are below, and their answers are in bold:

Q1: Nebraskan Duane Hansen set a world record paddling an 846-pound pumpkin 38 miles down which river?

  • Missouri
  • Mississippi
  • Arkansas

Q2: The ‘Man of the Hole,’ the last member of his Indigenous tribe, died after 26 years living isolated in…

  • New Guinea
  • The Congo
  • The Brazilian Amazon

Q3: Elon Musk’s legal team subpoenaed Twitter whistleblower Peiter Zatko, who’s better known to fellow hackers as…

  • Sludge
  • Mudge
  • Budge

Q4: What appears on a new 50-cent coin minted in Australia?

  • A koala
  • A secret code
  • A profile of Steve Irwin

Q5: An erroneous emergency alert urged the total evacuation of which major city?

  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago
  • New York City

Q6: Which element did NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully produce on Mars?

  • Hydrogen
  • Oxygen
  • Carbon

Q7: Which two South American countries reestablished diplomatic ties that were cut in 2019?

  • Colombia and Venezuela
  • Bolivia and Brazil
  • Chile and Argentina

Q8: Many taps ran dry in which state capital that’s weathering an ongoing water crisis?

  • Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Jackson, Mississippi
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico

Q9: The Pope’s elite guard is recruiting for 25 positions. But to apply, you must be male, single, Catholic, and…

  • Argentinian
  • Italian
  • Swiss

Q10: Team USA hotshot Hilary Knight broke the career points record for the women’s _ world championship.

  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Soccer

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