News quiz

Test your knowl­edge of cur­rent events from the week of Dec. 30.

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1. Which na­tion landed a probe on the far side of the moon and is ex­plor­ing the lu­nar sur­face? A. United States.

B. Rus­sia.

C. Euro­pean Union.

D. China.

2. Saudi Ara­bia said that it will seek the death penalty against how many sus­pects in the killing of jour­nal­ist Ja­mal Khashoggi?

A. Five.

B. Two.

C. One.

D. None.

3. A land­mark elec­tion, the first trans­fer of power through vot­ing since this coun­try gained in­de­pen­dence in 1960, oc­curred where?

A. Nige­ria.

B. Kenya.

C. An­gola.

D. Demo­cratic Repub­lic of Congo.

4. Daryl Dragon died on Wednes­day at the age of

76. He was part of which mu­si­cal act?

A. Heart.

B. The Temp­ta­tions.

C. Jef­fer­son Air­plane.

D. The Cap­tain and Ten­nille.

5. An in­tern was mauled and killed by a lion at a wildlife cen­ter where?

A. Ten­nessee.

B. North Car­olina.

C. South Car­olina.

D. Alabama.

6. What woman took the first step to­ward a pres­i­den­tial bid in 2020?

A. Sen. El­iz­a­beth War­ren.

B. House Demo­cratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.

C. For­mer First Lady Michelle Obama.

D. For­mer Sec­re­tary of State Hil­lary Clin­ton.

7. Which state en­acted the na­tion’s low­est DUI thresh­old, 0.05 per­cent? A. Texas.

B. Utah.

C. Illi­nois. D. Maine.

8. What was the top gross­ing movie of 2018?

A. “Avengers: In­fin­ity War.”

B. “In­cred­i­bles 2.”

C. “Black Pan­ther.”

D. “Juras­sic World: Fallen King­dom.”

9. Who was named the most ad­mired man by Amer­i­cans in a re­cent Gallup poll?

A. Joe Bi­den.

B. Don­ald Trump.

C. Barack Obama.

D. Bill Clin­ton.

10. Who was named the most ad­mired woman by Amer­i­cans in a re­cent Gallup poll?

A. El­iz­a­beth War­ren.

B. Me­la­nia Trump.

C. Michelle Obama.

D. Hil­lary Clin­ton.

COUR­TESY

This pic­ture taken from a lu­nar probe shows an im­age of the “dark side” of the moon.

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