Know News? Quiz - Week Of April 11

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  • 1. 
    Germany has recently opened a cemetery exclusively for whom, believed to be the first of its kind?
    • A. 

      Lesbians

    • B. 

      Muslims

    • C. 

      WWII Veterans

    • D. 

      The Wealthy

  • 2. 
    This legendary newscaster has announced plans for retirement on May 16.
    • A. 

      Barbara Walters

    • B. 

      Anderson Cooper

    • C. 

      Steven Colbert

    • D. 

      Christiane Amanpour

  • 3. 
    On April 8 President Obama signed two executive orders seeking to bolster what?
    • A. 

      A Six-Hour Work Day

    • B. 

      Equal Pay for Women

    • C. 

      Funding for Public Education

    • D. 

      High Speed Rail Transportation

  • 4. 
    Numerous websites have been leaking usernames, passwords and credit card numbers for as many as two years due to which bug in computer software?
    • A. 

      Norovirus

    • B. 

      Heartbleed

    • C. 

      Heartthrob

    • D. 

      B52 Rock Lobster

  • 5. 
    Nearly 850 million eligible voters have been gearing up for a parliamentary election in this country, where voting began on April 7 and will continue until May 12.
    • A. 

      Afghanistan

    • B. 

      Indonesia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      India

  • 6. 
    Thousand of protesters shut down this European capital on April 9 in opposition of austerity measures.
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Brussels

    • C. 

      Madrid

    • D. 

      Athens

  • 7. 
    A Pakistani infant was charged with what crime, forcing the family to go into hiding this week?
    • A. 

      Bank Robbery

    • B. 

      Voter Fraud

    • C. 

      Attempted Murder

    • D. 

      Money Laundering

  • 8. 
    Presidential elections were held April 5 in this country, the first time in its history that presidential power will be democratically transferred.
    • A. 

      Afghanistan

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 9. 
    France gained a lot of international attention this week after announcing that it is now illegal to do what after 6 p.m.?
    • A. 

      Drive in Congested Areas

    • B. 

      Answer Work Emails

    • C. 

      Take Work-Related Phone Calls

    • D. 

      Take Part in a Protest

  • 10. 
    About 6.6 million people tuned in for the season premier of this HBO show on Sunday, making it the most-watched program on the pay cable channel since "The Sopranos."
    • A. 

      Game of Thrones

    • B. 

      Silicon Valley

    • C. 

      Girls

    • D. 

      House of Cards