General Events Quest: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the company that owned the oil rig that blew up in the Gulf of Mexico?
    • A. 

      Transocean Ltd.

    • B. 

      Halliburton Inc.

    • C. 

      Oceanic Explorers Unlimited

    • D. 

      Petroleum Discovery Inc.

    • E. 

      OPEC

  • 2. 
    What was the name of the oil rig that blew up in the Gulf of Mexico in April?
    • A. 

      British Petroleum

    • B. 

      Deepwater Horizon

    • C. 

      Port Fourchon

    • D. 

      Sunrise Outpost

    • E. 

      Grandstand Oceanic

  • 3. 
    For what crime was former Illinois governor Blagojevich being tried?
    • A. 

      Blagojevich attempted to pay someone to accept construction contracts from his brother.

    • B. 

      Blagojevich accepted bribes from contractors.

    • C. 

      Blagojevich attempted to use his influence to get his family jobs.

    • D. 

      Blagojevich attempted to sell the former Senate seat of President Obama.

  • 4. 
    What was the LA Laker's regular-season Win-Loss record for the year?
    • A. 

      61-21

    • B. 

      59-23

    • C. 

      57-25

    • D. 

      54-28

  • 5. 
    What was the Boston Celtic's regular-season Win-Loss record for the year?
    • A. 

      50-32

    • B. 

      61-21

    • C. 

      53-29

    • D. 

      57-25

  • 6. 
    What country was hosting the Soccer World Cup this year (2010)?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Argentina

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      South Africa

    • E. 

      South Korea

  • 7. 
    When was Memorial Day created as a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service?
    • A. 

      After the Revolutionary War

    • B. 

      After the Civil War

    • C. 

      After WWI

    • D. 

      After WWII

  • 8. 
    What are your "Miranda" rights?
    • A. 

      Your right to be told what you are being arrested for and your right to humane treatment while in custody

    • B. 

      Your right to be told what you are being arrested for, and your right to a phone call.

    • C. 

      Your right to remain silent while being arrested, and your right to an attorney.

    • D. 

      Your right to remain silent while being arrested, and your right to be told what you are being arrested for.

  • 9. 
    Which two people are running for President Obama's former U.S. Senate seat?
    • A. 

      Roland Burris

    • B. 

      Mark Kirk

    • C. 

      Alexi Giannoulias

    • D. 

      Jan Schakowsky

  • 10. 
    What is it called when homeowners cannot pay for their home loan, and the bank takes ownership?
    • A. 

      Foreclosure

    • B. 

      Mortgage

    • C. 

      Loan Modification

    • D. 

      Bankruptcy

  • 11. 
    Approximately how many users does Facebook have worldwide?
    • A. 

      100 million

    • B. 

      200 million

    • C. 

      250 million

    • D. 

      400 million

  • 12. 
    What is the meaning of a boycott?
    • A. 

      It means speaking out against a company or organization.

    • B. 

      It means picketing and marching against a company or organization.

    • C. 

      It means refusing to do business with a company or organization.

    • D. 

      It means actively protesting a company or organization.

  • 13. 
    Why did some people talk about "boycotting" Arizona?
    • A. 

      Because of its controversial governor

    • B. 

      Because of its new immigration law

    • C. 

      Because of its new gun control law

    • D. 

      Because of its new hate-crimes law

  • 14. 
    A tropical storm recently hit which Central American country?
    • A. 

      Costa Rica

    • B. 

      Honduras

    • C. 

      El Salvador

    • D. 

      Guatemala

  • 15. 
    Which movie was #1 over the Memorial Day weekend?
    • A. 

      Shrek Forever After

    • B. 

      Iron Man 2

    • C. 

      Prince of Persia

    • D. 

      Robin Hood

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