Know News? Quiz - Week Of April 18

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  • 1. 
    On April 14, Detroit launched a website that it will use to auction off which abandoned items in the city?
    • A. 

      Homes

    • B. 

      Car Factories

    • C. 

      Government Buildings

    • D. 

      Buses

  • 2. 
    This famous musician started a Kickstarter (online fundraising) campaign on March 11 to raise money for a high-fidelity music store and audio player, which ended up far exceeding its fundraising goal.
    • A. 

      Neil Young

    • B. 

      Cyndi Lauper

    • C. 

      Jay Z

    • D. 

      Willie Nelson

  • 3. 
    Civil rights groups have sued which police department over its surveillance of Muslims?
    • A. 

      New York Police Department

    • B. 

      Los Angeles Police Department

    • C. 

      San Francisco Police Department

    • D. 

      Boston Police Department

  • 4. 
    Factory workers in which country resumed a strike on April 14 over social insurance payments, low wages and poor labor contracts?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Thailand

    • C. 

      Bangladesh

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 5. 
    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared he would spend $50 million to support initiatives reforming the sale of what?
    • A. 

      Firearms

    • B. 

      Cigarettes

    • C. 

      Pornography

    • D. 

      Soft Drinks

  • 6. 
    This Nobel Prize-winning author died on Thursday, April 17.
    • A. 

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    • B. 

      Doris Lessing

    • C. 

      Camilo José Cela

    • D. 

      Toni Morrison

  • 7. 
    The City of Portland, Oregon has been forced to dump 38 million gallons of drinking water after someone did what, contaminating the supply?
    • A. 

      Peeing in the Water Supply

    • B. 

      Dumping Gasoline in the Water Supply

    • C. 

      Siphoning the Water for Illegal Trade

    • D. 

      Going Swimming in the Reservoir

  • 8. 
    A ferry from this Asian country capsized on April 16, killing at least 2 people with over 295 people still missing.
    • A. 

      South Korea

    • B. 

      Vietnam

    • C. 

      Singapore

    • D. 

      North Korea

  • 9. 
    Masked men in Donetsk, Ukraine have been seen handing out leaflets, ordering people to do what?
    • A. 

      Ordering Jews to Register with the Local Regional Government

    • B. 

      Ordering All Residents to Side with Pro-Russian Government Leaders

    • C. 

      Ordering All Russian Ukrainians to Evict the Area

    • D. 

      Ordering All Residents to Pay a 30% Increase in Taxes

  • 10. 
    NASA scientists believe they witnessed the formation of a new moon for the first time out of debris from which planet?
    • A. 

      Saturn

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Mars