Shoeless Trivia: Current Events

A Wednesday tradition.

  1. What technology company known for its gaming oriented graphics chips has suspended all autonomous vehicle testing in the wake a of fatal accident involving a self driving Uber vehicle?
  2. Whose turn as Dr. Smolder Bravestone earned him the 2018 Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor?
  3. We call B.S. on this picture, which has been digitally manipulated to show a high school student and activist tearing up a copy of the US Constitution rather than a gun target. What is this person’s name?current2
  4. Complete the following analogy related to the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.

    Wildcats:Jayhawks::Wolverines:________

  5. Here’s a hot investment tip*: 500 pesos (about $27) will buy you one Agrocoin, a new cryptocurrency backed by what product grown on the Yucatan Peninsula?

*Investing is cryptocurrency is inherently risky and speculative. This is a trivia blog, not financial advice. Don’t sue me.

Answers

  1. Nvidia
  2. Dwayne Johnson
  3. Emma González
  4. Ramblers
  5. habanero peppers

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