News quiz

Test your knowl­edge of cur­rent events from the week of Nov. 18.

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1. A sub­ma­rine with 44 peo­ple aboard that van­ished a year ago off the coast of what coun­try was found, al­though the coun­try lacks the tech­nol­ogy to reach the depths to re­cover it?

A. Ger­many.

B. Ar­gentina.

C. China.

D. Aus­tralia.

2. Screen­writer William Gold­man died re­cently at age 87. Which of the fol­low­ing movies did he write, based on a book he had also writ­ten?

A. “All of the Pres­i­dent’s Men.”

B. “Marathon Man.”

C. “Butch Cas­sidy and the Sun­dance Kid.”

D. “The Princess Bride.”

3. When tour­ing the dev­as­ta­tion caused by the Cal­i­for­nia wild­fires, Pres­i­dent Trump talked about for­est man­age­ment as a po­ten­tial cause, re­fer­ring to the meth­ods used by what coun­try as an ex­am­ple of good main­te­nance? A. Poland.

B. Aus­tria.

C. Fin­land.

D. Switzer­land.

4. Po­lice in Paris have started to crack down on peo­ple buy­ing or rent­ing

what to pose in self­ies with?

A. As­sault ri­fles.

B. Parachutes for base jump­ing.

C. Sports cars that spe­cial­ize in high speeds.

D. Cubs from lions, tigers and other big cats.

5. A black con­ser­va­tive group is crit­i­ciz­ing the Detroit Board of Ed­u­ca­tion for its de­ci­sion to con­sider re­nam­ing a school named af­ter HUD Sec­re­tary Ben Car­son. What is his con­nec­tion to the city?

A. He was born there.

B. He launched a house­the-home­less ini­tia­tive there.

C. He served his neu­ro­science res­i­dency there.

D. He has no con­nec­tion to the city.

6. A po­lice of­fi­cer and two other peo­ple were killed in an at­tack at a hos­pi­tal in which U.S. city? A. Chicago.

B. Pitts­burgh.

C. San Fran­cisco.

D. New Or­leans.

7. Which per­son in the Trump Ad­min­is­tra­tion has been dis­cov­ered us­ing a per­sonal email ac­count to con­duct govern­ment busi­ness?

A. Jeff Ses­sions. B. Ivanka Trump. C. Ryan Zinke. D. Betsy DeVos.

8. Sen. Cindy Hy­deSmith, a Re­pub­li­can who rep­re­sents what state, is un­der fire for say­ing “If he [a sup­porter] in­vited me to a pub­lic hang­ing, I’d be on the front row”? A. Ge­or­gia.

B. Mis­sis­sippi.

C. Al­abama.

D. North Carolina.

9. For­mer work­ers from this com­pany that has de­clared bank­ruptcy will re­ceive sev­er­ance pay­ments from a $20 mil­lion fund.

A. Sears.

B. Rem­ing­ton Out­door. C. Toys R Us.

D. Brook­stone.

10. Health of­fi­cials warned peo­ple against eat­ing what be­cause of the most re­cent wide­spread E. coli out­break? A. Green beans.

B. Cran­ber­ries.

C. Turkey.

D. Ro­maine let­tuce.

PAUL KITAGAKI JR./THE SACRA­MENTO BEE VIA AP

Pres­i­dent Trump and other of­fi­cials tour a mo­bile home and RV park in Par­adise, Calif.

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