News quiz

Test your knowl­edge of cur­rent events from the week of March 31.

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1. What state be­came the third in the U.S. to pass a ban on sin­gle-use plas­tic bags?

A. Cal­i­for­nia.

B. New York.

C. Vermont.

D. Illi­nois.

2. A White House whistle­blower said the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion granted se­cu­rity clear­ances to about how many peo­ple de­spite hav­ing “dis­qual­i­fy­ing is­sues” in their back­ground?

A. 10.

B. 15.

C. 20.

D. 25.

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.

B. Har­mony.

C. Hon­esty.

D. Loy­alty.

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.

C. Chemo­ther­apy.

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?

A. Chicago.

B. Detroit.

C. At­lanta.

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?

A. Syria.

B. Afghanistan.

C. Ye­man.

D. So­ma­lia.


Mayor-elect Lori Light­foot at a news con­fer­ence days af­ter her re­cent elec­tion.

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