News Quiz: Geoffrey Berman, Coronavirus, Statues

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Jefferson Siegel for The New York Times

Geoffrey Berman, above, was fired last weekend.

He was a federal prosecutor in which state?

New York

Georgia

Florida

Virginia

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Benjamin Norman for The New York Times

Joel Schumacher, the director whose visually inventive movies included the coming-of-age drama “St. Elmo’s Fire” and the vampire action-comedy “The Lost Boys,” died on Monday at 80.

He also directed a large budget film that was widely panned.

Which one?

“Batman and Robin”

“Cats”

“Howard the Duck”

“The Last Airbender”

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Which state will remove a reference to “plantations” from its official name on state documents?

Delaware

Maryland

Rhode Island

Virginia

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Fugaku, a product by the Riken institute in Japan, beat an American product to win the top spot in a biannual competition.

It is the world’s fastest what?

Formula One car

Speedboat

Supercomputer

Train

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Visar Kryeziu/Associated Press

President Hashim Thaci, above, was indicted for war crimes from more than 20 years ago.

He is the leader of which country?

Croatia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Kosovo

Serbia

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One of the world’s best tennis players tested positive for the coronavirus after organizing and attending a tournament.

Which athlete?

Ashleigh Barty

Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer

Karolina Pliskova

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A statue will be removed from the entrance to the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

The monument depicts which historical figure?

Christopher Columbus

Andrew Jackson

Robert E. Lee

Theodore Roosevelt

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Greg Glassman, the owner of a popular fitness brand, plans to sell his company following outcry over comments he made about George Floyd’s death as well as reports of sexual harassment under his management.

He owns which company?

Barry’s Bootcamp

CrossFit

Orangetheory Fitness

SoulCycle

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Karsten Moran for The New York Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York will instigate a crackdown on what?

Fireworks

Marijuana

Electric bicycles

Racist statues

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Which country passed one million coronavirus cases last Friday, becoming the second country to do so after the United States?

Brazil

India

Mexico

Russia

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A new archaeological discovery, possibly the largest prehistoric structure in Europe, was found near which other ancient site?

Bru na Boinne

Lascaux

Stonehenge

Stones of Stenness

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