Know News? Quiz - Week Of April 25

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  • 1. 
    HBO has struck a deal with which online streaming network, allowing online viewers who aren't subscribers to the premium network access to its programming for the first time?
    • A. 

      Amazon

    • B. 

      Netflix

    • C. 

      Hulu

    • D. 

      YouTube

  • 2. 
    On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court ruled that it is up to state voters to uphold or deny universities the ability to do what?
    • A. 

      Give Admissions Preferences to Students Based on Race

    • B. 

      Raise Tuition Fees

    • C. 

      Allow Firearms on Campus

    • D. 

      Allow Coeducational Housing

  • 3. 
    The climbing season on Mount Everest has been called off due to what recent event?
    • A. 

      An Avalanche

    • B. 

      A High Amount of Garbage Left Behind by Climbers

    • C. 

      Lack of Snowfall

    • D. 

      Out of Concern for the Protection of Endangered Species

  • 4. 
    Officials said that a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" after pulling which stunt on Sunday?
    • A. 

      Flying on a Plane's Wheel

    • B. 

      Jumping off a Cliff into the Grand Canyon

    • C. 

      Breaking into Area 51

    • D. 

      Drinking a Gallon of Red Bull in One Sitting

  • 5. 
    It was announced this week that, despite this country's ongoing civil war, presidential elections will be held on June 3.
    • A. 

      Syria

    • B. 

      Sudan

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Iraq

  • 6. 
    Known as Egypt's Jon Stewart, popular political satirist Bassem Youssef's show "El-Bernameg" was recently pulled off the air due to Youssef being accused of what?
    • A. 

      Insulting the President

    • B. 

      Having an Affair

    • C. 

      Corruption

    • D. 

      Being Difficult on Set

  • 7. 
    Over 96,000 pounds of Kraft hot dogs are being recalled due to this.
    • A. 

      The Label Doesn't State They Contain Dairy

    • B. 

      Potential Salmonella Contamination

    • C. 

      The Batch Hadn't Been Cooked Before Packaging

    • D. 

      The Company Logo Was Misspelled

  • 8. 
    Over 700 soldiers were fired in Bolivia this week after they were found guilty of what?
    • A. 

      Protesting Rank Limitations

    • B. 

      Gross Incompetence

    • C. 

      Engaging in Homosexual Activity

    • D. 

      Violent Misconduct

  • 9. 
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has announced that since February 2012, at least 132 people in the US have been infected by salmonella through what means?
    • A. 

      Contact with Bearded Dragons

    • B. 

      Riding Public Transportation

    • C. 

      Eating Contaminated Meat

    • D. 

      Visiting Hospitals

  • 10. 
    On Thursday, it was announced that the FDA would begin regulating what?
    • A. 

      E-Cigarettes

    • B. 

      Pornography

    • C. 

      Herbal Supplements

    • D. 

      Alcohol