News Quiz 2018
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More than 100 diplomats were ---- in 2018 in retaliation for the poisoning of a former Russian spy.
The residents had to be evacuated when the volcano started ----- lava.
Stephen Hawking died at the age of 76 ----- the odds for more than five decades.
Lady Gaga received ---
for her part in A Star Is Born.
(=very positive, full of praise)
For the first time, Russia ---- host to the FIFA World Cup in 2018.
14 million people are
the --- of the world's worst famine in 100 years due to ongoing civil strife in Yemen.
Instagram photos showed Madonna --- it up for her 60th birthday in Morocco.
(=having fun; partying)
Aretha Franklin, dubbed the Queen of Soul, died after a ---- battle with cancer.
Hundreds of historical ---- and cultural relics were lost when Brazil's 200-year old National Museum went up in flames.
The decision to award the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for music to Kendrick Lamar raised a few ----.
The Pulitzer Prize is one of the most ---- literary awards in the world.
(=desired by many)
Canada became the second country in the world to legalize cannabis for ---- use.
The newly elected Brazilian president became known as 'Tropical Trump' for his tough ---- on law and order.
The protests against a new fuel tax have led to some of the worst
---- France has seen since in 50 years.
(=a situation in which people are angry and likely to become violent)
Thousands of people in yellow safety vests --- -- the streets to protest against the rise in fuel price.
Serena Williams received a
---- from the crowd when she entered the court at the 2018 Wimbledon tournament.
Serena Williams lost to Angelique Kerber at the 2018 Wimbledon Championship
--- of her 8th Wimbledon title.
The first commercial movie theatre opened in Saudi Arabia in April 2018 after more than a 30-year ban on cinemas was ---.
The exact reasons why the National Museum ---
are not known.
Millions of people are on the brink of famine in Yemen due to ongoing
He was diagnosed with ALS in his twenties, but defying the odds he ---- the doctors' predictions by more than 50 years.
The island was on high alert after one of its active
--- spewing lava into residential areas.
The mass expulsion of Russian diplomats is another example of ---- relations between Russia and the West.
S. Hawking was a ---- scientist, who dedicated his career to solving the mysteries of black holes.
Brazilians watched in horror as their 200-year old national museum ---- --
The unrest started in the capital but quickly spread to other urban and ---- communities.
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