News quiz

Test your knowl­edge of cur­rent events from the week of Oct. 21.

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Ed­i­tor’s note: Be­cause of a pro­duc­tion er­ror, the an­swer to ques­tion 10 of last week’s quiz was in­cor­rect. The cor­rect ques­tion and an­swer are:

10. Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump re­cently re­ferred to which woman as “horse­face” on Twit­ter?

A. El­iz­a­beth War­ren. B. Hil­lary Clin­ton.

C. Stormy Daniels.

D. Nancy Pelosi.

1. Space agen­cies from what two places sent probes into or­bit for a join mis­sion to Mer­cury?

A. United States and Rus


B. Rus­sia and Ja­pan. C. Ja­pan and Europe. D. Europe and United States.

2. Na­tive Amer­i­can groups re­sponded harshly to Sen. El­iz­a­beth War­ren’s pro­nounce­ment of her DNA her­itage, say­ing that tribal groups de­ter­mine cit­i­zen­ship and tribal lin­eage. What tribe did War­ren iden­tify with? A. Sioux.

B. Chero­kee.

C. Navajo.

D. Chippewa.

3. For four con­sec­u­tive years, this state has come in last in a list of states that tourists want to visit.

A. Iowa. B. Ari­zona. C. Idaho. D. Ne­braska.

4. Which for­mer Supreme Court jus­tice re­cently re­vealed a de­men­tia di­ag­no­sis?

A. San­dra Day O’Con­nor.

B. An­thony Kennedy.

C. David Souter.

D. John Paul Stevens.

5. Ac­cord­ing to a re­cent Gallup poll, the ma­jor­ity of which group(s) thinks mar­i­juana should be le­gal?

A. Democrats.

B. Repub­li­cans.

C. In­de­pen­dents.

D. All of the above.

6. Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump an­nounced that the U.S. will be with­draw­ing from the land­mark In­ter­me­di­ate-Range Nu­clear Forces Treaty, which was signed by which U.S. pres­i­dent?

A. Ger­ald Ford.

B. Ron­ald Rea­gan.

C. Ge­orge H.W. Bush.

D. Ge­orge W. Bush.

7. One ticket sold where won the record $1.537 bil­lion Mega Mil­lions jack­pot? Only one other lot­tery, a Power­ball in 2016, had a higher prize.

A. North Dakota. B. South Dakota. C. North Carolina. D. South Carolina.

8. What per­son was awarded the Kennedy Cen­ter’s 21st an­nual Mark Twain Prize?

A. Stephen Col­bert.

B. Tina Fey.

C. Ju­lia Louis-Drey­fus

D. Carol Bur­nett.

9. Pres­i­dent Trump has vowed to cut off aid to three Latin Amer­i­can na­tions, in frus­tra­tion as a grow­ing car­a­van of mi­grants heads for the U.S. border. Where did the car­a­van orig­i­nate?

A. Hon­duras.

B. Gu­atemala.

C. El Sal­vador.

D. Mex­ico.

10. More than 2,000 vol­un­teers an­swered a call to help search for a miss­ing 13-year-old whose par­ents were gunned down in their home where?

A. Min­nesota.

B. Wis­con­sin.

C. Michi­gan.

D. Illi­nois.


Thou­sands of Cen­tral Amer­i­can mi­grants con­tinue their jour­ney to­ward the U.S. border.

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