Know News? Quiz - Week Of May 2

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  • 1. 
    On April 29, the NBA issued this team's owner a lifetime ban from the organization after several racially insensitive remarks made by him were released by entertainment site TMZ on April 25.
    • A. 

      Los Angeles Clippers

    • B. 

      Golden State Warriors

    • C. 

      Los Angeles Lakers

    • D. 

      Dallas Mavericks

  • 2. 
    Violence has been escalating in this country as a prominent mayor was shot and critically wounded while biking along a highway on Monday.
    • A. 

      Ukraine

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Lebanon

    • D. 

      Myanmar

  • 3. 
    "I got my feelings hurt and I picked a fight with my husband...Thank God it's orderly now."  This is a quote in regards to which news item gracing the headlines this week?
    • A. 

      The Arrest of Paul Simon and Edie Brickell

    • B. 

      The Announcement that Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are Consciously Recoupled

    • C. 

      Michele Obama Regarding Barack Obama's Infatuation with the Show "Scandal"

    • D. 

      A Viral Video of Kate Middleton and Prince Harry

  • 4. 
    Over 100 people in Saudi Arabia have fallen victim to this since 2012.
    • A. 

      A Deadly Virus

    • B. 

      Suicide Bombings

    • C. 

      Drought

    • D. 

      Malnutrition

  • 5. 
    As many as 350 people have been declared dead after heavy flooding triggered a landslide on Friday in which location?
    • A. 

      Afghanistan

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      Alabama

    • D. 

      Costa Rica

  • 6. 
    A bug left this Internet browser so vulnerable to malicious software attacks that the Department of Homeland Security asked Americans to stop using it this week until a fix was released.
    • A. 

      Microsoft Internet Explorer

    • B. 

      Mozilla Firefox

    • C. 

      Apple Safari

    • D. 

      Google Chrome

  • 7. 
    A sexually transmitted virus was discovered among which population, one which can eventually cause sterilization while also boosting libido?
    • A. 

      Crickets

    • B. 

      Humans

    • C. 

      Dogs

    • D. 

      Spiders

  • 8. 
    More than 140 people were detained and 90 people, including 19 police officers, were injured in May Day celebrations in this major city.
    • A. 

      Istanbul, Turkey

    • B. 

      Paris, France

    • C. 

      Mexico City, Mexico

    • D. 

      Tunis, Tunisia

  • 9. 
    Trout River, Newfoundland, was seen all over headlines this week for a big problem that might just explode in their faces.  What is it?
    • A. 

      A Whale Carcass Stuck on a Beach

    • B. 

      A Political Corruption Scandal

    • C. 

      An Underground Coal Burning Fire

    • D. 

      A WWII Bomb Washed Up on Shore

  • 10. 
    More than 200 girls, ages 13-18, are still missing after being kidnapped on April 15 and perhaps sold into marriage and/or slavery while sitting for chemistry exams in which country?
    • A. 

      Nigeria

    • B. 

      Chad

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • D. 

      India