Know News? Quiz - Week Of April 4

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  • 1. 
    A magnitude-8.2 earthquake hit which country on Tuesday, causing 6 deaths?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Haiti

    • D. 

      Chile

  • 2. 
    A shooter killed three people and wounded 16 others before killing himself on Wednesday in this same location where a 2009 shooting also occurred.
    • A. 

      Fort Hood, Texas

    • B. 

      Washington Naval Yard, Washington, D.C.

    • C. 

      Aurora, Colorado

    • D. 

      Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

  • 3. 
    On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court ruled that putting limitations on which controversial topic is unconstitutional?
    • A. 

      Abortion

    • B. 

      Campaign Contributions

    • C. 

      Gun Ownership

    • D. 

      Number of Terms a President can Serve

  • 4. 
    Two journalists were shot on Friday, one fatally, in this country ahead of national elections.
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Afghanistan

    • D. 

      India

  • 5. 
    Which airline declared on March 31 that its pilots would take part in a three day walkout, one of the largest in the airline's history?
    • A. 

      Virgin Airlines

    • B. 

      British Airways

    • C. 

      Air France

    • D. 

      Lufthansa

  • 6. 
    Australia's high court ruled on Wednesday that people can now legally identify themselves as what?
    • A. 

      As a Third Gender

    • B. 

      As Aboriginal

    • C. 

      As British

    • D. 

      As Scientologists

  • 7. 
    The CEO of which popular software company was forced to resign on Thursday after his $1,000 donation to support California's Proposition 8, the now defunct anti-marriage equality referendum, came to light?
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      Mozilla

    • C. 

      Adobe

    • D. 

      Google

  • 8. 
    This longtime late night talk show icon announced his plans to retire on a taping of his show which aired on April 3.
    • A. 

      Conan O'Brien

    • B. 

      Jay Leno

    • C. 

      Howard Stern

    • D. 

      David Letterman

  • 9. 
    Ohio is currently experiencing an outbreak of which communicable disease since mid-February?
    • A. 

      Ebola

    • B. 

      Mumps

    • C. 

      Rubella

    • D. 

      Spanish Flu

  • 10. 
    The FDA backed an emergency treatment on Wednesday for this, which takes the lives of 17,000 Americans each year.
    • A. 

      Cardiac Arrest

    • B. 

      Opiate Overdose

    • C. 

      Diabetic Shock

    • D. 

      Peanut Allergies