News quiz

Test your knowl­edge of cur­rent events from the week of Feb. 3.

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1. Af­ter a racist photo found was found in the Vir­ginia gov­er­nor’s med­i­cal school year­book, and the lieu­tenant gov­er­nor was ac­cused of sex­ual as­sault, a third high-rank­ing Vir­ginia of­fi­cial ad­mit­ted to putting on black­face in the 1980s. Which of­fi­cial was it?

A. At­tor­ney gen­eral.

B. Sec­re­tary of com­merce.

C. Sec­re­tary of ed­u­ca­tion. D. Sec­re­tary of fi­nance.

2. Venezuela’s mil­i­tary bar­ri­caded a bridge at a key border cross­ing to pre­vent hu­man­i­tar­ian aid from reach­ing the na­tion. Which coun­try is lead­ing to ef­fort to get aid into the coun­try?

A. Canada.

B. Mex­ico.

C. United States.

D. Hon­duras.

3. Fed­eral prose­cu­tors in New York is­sued a sub­poena seek­ing what doc­u­ments re­lated to Don­ald Trump?

A. Tax re­turns.

B. In­au­gu­ral com­mit­tee spend­ing re­ports.

C. Tran­scripts from “The Ap­pren­tice.”

D. Tran­scripts from the Putin meet­ings.

4. Which state re­mains the only one in the U.S. to have a Con­fed­er­ate bat­tle em­blem on its flag, af­ter law­mak­ers killed a se­ries of bills to re­move it? A. Alabama.

B. South Carolina.

C. Tennessee.

D. Mis­sis­sippi.

5. Ac­cord­ing to a re­port by the Gov­ern­ment Ac­count­abil­ity Of­fice, how much money was spent to cover four of Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s trips to his Mar-a-Lago es­tate in Palm Beach?

A. $3.6 mil­lion.

B. $13.6 mil­lion.

C. $23.6 mil­lion.

D. $33.6 mil­lion.

6. A state of emer­gency was de­clared in which state af­ter a measles out­break re­newed a de­bate on vac­ci­na­tions? A. Wash­ing­ton.

B. Utah.

C. New Mex­ico.

D. Mon­tana.

7. The United States has pulled out of a ma­jor arms con­trol treaty with which coun­try?

A. Syria.

B. Iran.

C. North Korea.

D. Rus­sia.

8. Celebri­ties and po­lit­i­cal lead­ers are con­tin­u­ing to show their sup­port for Jussie Smol­lett, who was at­tacked in what Chicago po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing as a sus­pected hate crime. Smol­lett stars on what TV show?

A. “This Is Us.”

B. “Black­ish.”

C. “Em­pire.”

D. “Mod­ern Fam­ily.”

9. For­mer Rep. John Din­gell, D-Mich., the long­est-serv­ing mem­ber of Con­gress, has died at the age of 92. How many years did he serve?

A. 64.

B. 59.

C. 45.

D. 38.

10. Dana Perino's un­ap­pe­tiz­ing dip was the Su­per Bowl's break­out meme (“I made queso”). She's a host on which net­work?

A. Fox.





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