News quiz

Test your knowl­edge of cur­rent events from the week of Jan. 6.

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1. Harold Brown, 91, a nu­clear physi­cist who led the Pen­tagon to mod­ern­ize its de­fense sys­tems, died last week. He served as de­fense sec­re­tary un­der which pres­i­dent? A. Ge­orge H.W. Bush.

B. Jimmy Carter.

C. Ge­orge W. Bush.

D. Bill Clin­ton.

2. A flash flood where killed at least 30 vil­lagers search­ing for gold in a riverbed?

A. Afghanistan.

B. Brazil.

C. Aus­tria.

D. In­dia.

3. Pres­i­dent Trump has threat­ened to de­clare a na­tional emer­gency in or­der to fund a bor­der wall be­tween the U.S. and Mex­ico. If that oc­curs, from where did he say he would di­vert the money? A. Con­gres­sional pay.

B. Medi­care funds.

C. Dis­as­ter fund­ing.

D. So­cial Se­cu­rity.

4. In which state did for­mer felons be­come el­i­gi­ble to vote, after an amend­ment passed in Novem­ber went into ef­fect? A. Cal­i­for­nia.

B. Ne­vada.

C. Mis­souri.

D. Flor­ida.

5. Ac­cord­ing to a court fil­ing, who ap­par­ently shared polling data dur­ing the 2016 pres­i­den­tial cam­paign with Kon­stantin Kil­imnik, a busi­ness part­ner in Ukraine who al­legedly has ties to Rus­sian in­tel­li­gence? A. Paul Manafort.

B. Michael Co­hen.

C. Don­ald Trump Jr.

D. Mike Pence.

6. Ama­zon CEO Jeff Be­zos made a big an­nounce­ment on Twit­ter this week. What was it?

A. Divorce after 25-year mar­riage.

B. In­vest­ment in self­driv­ing au­tos.

C. Pur­chase of an­other me­dia group.

D. Move com­pany HQ.

7. A 13-year-old girl whose par­ents were killed when she was kid­napped has been found alive where?

A. Wis­con­sin.

B. Min­nesota.

C. Michi­gan.

D. Illi­nois.

8. Which au­tomaker agreed to pay mil­lions to set­tle al­le­ga­tions it cheated on emis­sions tests?

A. Volk­swa­gen.

B. Toy­ota.

C. Fiat Chrysler.

D. Hyundai.

9. Dis­graced ac­tor Kevin Spacey was ar­raigned in court in which state for a sex­ual as­sault case? A. New York.

B. Mas­sachusetts.

C. Cal­i­for­nia.

D. Michi­gan.

10. Which film was con­sid­ered the big win­ner at the Golden Globes, win­ning three of the awards?

A. “Bo­hemian Rhap­sody.”

B. “Green Book.”

C. “Vice.”

D. “A Star is Born.”

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Pres­i­dent Trump makes his plea Tues­day night from the Oval Of­fice of the White House.

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Ac­tress San­dra Oh

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