New York Times News Quiz: Midterms, Wakanda and Ukraine – The New York Times

Did you follow the news this week? Take our quiz to see how well you stack up with other Times readers.
As of Thursday, control of the Senate remained undecided. But only one seat had been flipped from one party to the other — a seat currently held by the retiring Pat Toomey. In which state is it?
New Hampshire
North Carolina
Voters in California, Michigan and Vermont approved ballot measures enshrining protections for in their state constitutions. Fill in the blank.
Abortion rights
Carrying a firearm without a license
Endangered birds
Gig workers
Recreational marijuana use
The Russian military said on Wednesday that it was retreating from , a strategically important city in southern Ukraine. Fill in the blank.
The Georgia Senate race is heading for a runoff next month, after no candidate secured a majority of votes. Which two candidates are advancing?
Brian Kemp
Herschel Walker
J.D. Vance
Raphael Warnock
Stacey Abrams
Ron DeSantis won the Florida governor’s race by 0.4 of a percentage point in 2018. What was his approximate margin of victory this year?
One percentage point
Seven percentage points
Nine percentage points
15 percentage points
19 percentage points
Democrats defended several vulnerable seats on Tuesday. But Republicans did win a few congressional districts held by Democrats, including which three of the following?
Abigail Spanberger in Virginia
Adam Schiff in California
Cindy Axne in Iowa
Elaine Luria in Virginia
Sean Patrick Maloney in New York
Consumer prices rose 7.7 percent in the year through October, according to data released this week. When was the last time this year that the 12-month increase was under 8 percent?
Which large tech companies announced major layoffs in the past two weeks?
Amazon and Microsoft
Apple and Google
Meta and Alibaba
Twitter and Meta
Uber and Twitter
At the COP27 climate summit in Egypt, several countries pledged new financial help to poorer nations for damage caused by climate change. Which country did not agree to do so?
The United States
Which Marvel series, set in Wakanda, has a film sequel releasing in U.S. theaters this week?
Black Panther
Black Widow
Captain Marvel
Buyers paid more than $1.5 billion this week — an auction record — for which items from the estate of the Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen?
His six West Coast homes
His art collection
His three superyachts
His archives of software code
His 750,000-acre plot of land
Jessica Anderson, Lauren Hard and the staff of the Morning newsletter compiled this week’s quiz.
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