Shoeless Trivia: Current Events

One day I’m going to do a current events round and it’s going to be all about electricity. Today is not that day.

  1. The Nobel Academy announced that due to an ongoing sex scandal involving members on the panel, the award for what discipline will not be presented in 2018?
  2. What defending champion team was eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoff by the Washington Capitals?
  3. In what US state was the picture below taken?current4
  4. Ty Cobb, Roberto Clemente, Derek Jeter, and (most recently) Albert Pujols are among the 32 men who have achieved what notable baseball record?
  5. “Bloom” is the third single to be released from an upcoming album by what 22-year-old Australian singer-songwriter?
Answers

  1. literature
  2. Pittsburgh Penguins
  3. Arizona
  4. 3000 (career) hits
  5. Troye Sivan

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