Shoeless Trivia: Current Events

A Wednesday tradition.

  1. Name either the California congressman who just exited the race for the Democratic presidential nomination or the impeachment-happy billionaire who just entered it.
  2. What outspoken member of the US women’s national soccer team won the Golden Ball award for best overall player in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup?
  3. Donald Trump’s Independence Day speech included a reference to what anachronistic military target, a gaffe that Trump blamed on a rain-obscured teleprompter?
  4. Among the most recently designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites are the ruins of Babylon located in what modern day country?
  5. What type of alcoholic beverage are the two gentlemen below drinking (or at least promoting)?current13
Answers

  1. Eric Swalwell, Tom Steyer
  2. Megan Rapinoe
  3. airports
  4. Iraq
  5. mezcal

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