Current Events MCQ Trivia Facts! Quiz

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Current Event Quizzes & Trivia

In August, there is much that has made headlines in the audio, visual, and print media in the world such as important world-changing economic ideas and leaders striving to bring a better country to their people. Can you pass this MCQ trivia quiz on current events that have happened between 24/8 to 31/8? Try it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some news evokes __________ from a person to create an interest in an article.
  • 2. 
    How much money was given for each auto in the ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program?
    • A. 

      $2000

    • B. 

      $5000

    • C. 

      $4500

    • D. 

      $1000

  • 3. 
    According to The College Board, SAT results for 2009 were
    • A. 

      Reading and Writing Up; Math down

    • B. 

      Reading and Writing down; Math up

    • C. 

      Reading and Writing down; Math the same

    • D. 

      Reading and Writing the same; Math down

  • 4. 
    What country has the fastest Internet connectivity?
    • A. 

      South Korea

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      United States

  • 5. 
    If your bank shut down, up to how much money would you be reimbursed by the FDIC?
    • A. 

      $100,000

    • B. 

      $2,500

    • C. 

      $250,000

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    Approximately how many Americans do not have health insurance?
    • A. 

      50 Million

    • B. 

      10 Million

    • C. 

      5 Million

    • D. 

      25 Million

  • 7. 
    What weathers conditions fueled the wildfires in California?
    • A. 

      Low temperatures

    • B. 

      High winds

    • C. 

      High humidity

    • D. 

      High temperatures & low humidity

  • 8. 
    Who negotiated the release of Laura Ling and Euna Lee from North Korea?
    • A. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton

    • C. 

      Al Gore

    • D. 

      Jimmy Carter

  • 9. 
    What is the U.S. national debt?
    • A. 

      $5 Trillion

    • B. 

      $9 Billion

    • C. 

      $9 Trillion

    • D. 

      $18 Trillion

  • 10. 
    News that is happening right now makes headlines because of its __________.
  • 11. 
    Something unusal or something that occurs without warning might make the news because of its __________.
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