Test your knowledge of current events from the week of March 31.
1. What state became the third in the U.S. to pass a ban on single-use plastic bags?
B. New York.
2. A White House whistleblower said the Trump administration granted security clearances to about how many people despite having “disqualifying issues” in their background?
3. On April 30, the current “Heisei,” or “achieving peace” error under Japan’s emperor will end, and on May 1, the next era begins. It will be named “Reiwa,” which connotes the pursuit of what? A. Productivity.
4. According to a report released by the National Partnership for Women & Families, a working woman
makes how much for every dollar a man makes?
A. 97 cents.
B. 85 cents.
C. 73 cents.
D. 69 cents.
5. The Rolling Stones tour has been canceled because lead singer Mick Jagger, 75, was to undergo a medical procedure. What was it?
A. Heart valve replacement.
B. Kidney transplant.
D. Hip replacement.
6. A woman with a pair of Chinese passports was arrested at President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach resort, accused of lying to gain access to the private club. Among the items she carried was a thumb drive containg what?
A. The president’s tax returns.
B. A copy of the Mueller report.
C. Computer malware. D. Military secrets.
7. Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in
which city? A. Los Angeles. B. Chicago.
C. New York. D. Atlanta.
8. Which city became the largest in the U.S. to elect a black woman as its mayor?
D. St. Louis.
9. Dan Robbins, 93, who died recently, is credited with creating what? A. Fabric paint.
B. Movie-gel prints.
C. Art-glass ovens.
D. Paint-by-numbers kits.
10. President Trump is expected to veto a measure intended to end American involvement where?
Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot at a news conference days after her recent election.