Current Events: Media Quiz!

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Current Events: Media Quiz!

Do you like to keep up with recent events? During the quiz, you will be asked how much news or current events you follow each week, questions concerning the government's order, how many amendments to the constitution, and you will have to name specific figures that have made history in the news. This quiz will provide you with adequate information about current events. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the 46th President of the United States?
  • 2. 
    Who is third in line for the executive office of the United States? (Name the person not the title)President ---> Vice President-----> ?????????
  • 3. 
    What political party has a majority in the House of Representatives?
  • 4. 
    Who in the US government can declare war?
  • 5. 
    How many amendments to the US Constitution are there?
  • 6. 
    You have to be born within the borders of the United States to be eligible for the presidency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What issue did the Roe vs. Wade decision have to do with?
  • 8. 
    Name one nation in which a "major conflict" is taking place. Iraq and Afghanistan not included.
  • 9. 
    What was the political orientation of the gunman who attempted to assassinate Gabrielle Giffords?
    • A. 

      Right Wing- Tea Party Supporter

    • B. 

      Left Wing- Marxist

    • C. 

      None, he was mentally unstable and apolitical

  • 10. 
    The Basque separatists have declared a truce after years of war on what nation?
  • 11. 
    This nation has been enduring riots and the exit of its president from power in the last two weeks. 
  • 12. 
    A governor in this nation was gunned down by his own bodyguard after a fatwa was declared on him for his opposition to an anti-blasphemy law.
  • 13. 
    Name the nationality of the majority of the 9/11/01 hijackers.
  • 14. 
    Where is the "West Bank"?  
  • 15. 
    What nation's leader has stated that they are "digging graves for the American invaders"
  • 16. 
    What other nation has fought a major war in Afghanistan in the last 30 years?
  • 17. 
    Who is Kim-Jong Il?
  • 18. 
    Who is Mahmoud Ahmedinejad? 
  • 19. 
    What SE Asian nation has been plagued by riots in recent months?
  • 20. 
    Name a Mexican Cartel (Gulf Cartel/ Juarez cartels not included) 
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