Are We Smarter Yet?

28 Questions
Smarter Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Our first news article came from The Wichita Eagle and was titled "Raising Fat Kids".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    We saw a story about a man from China who plays the piano with his feet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    By the end of September, 5 homosexual students had committed suicide because of bullying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    "Gay-slamming" is the term used for bullying a homosexual student because (s)he is homosexual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Bullying can cause a student to not want to go to school, among other things.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Every single person in our Current Events class has been bullied at some time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    High School football is a dangerous sport because it can cause serious injury and even death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    No high school football players have died yet this year because of football injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    NoteUtopia is a website where you can find and buy other people's class notes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It is illegal in Colorado to purchase class notes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Proposition 19 was a bill in California to legalize marijuana.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Proposition 19 - the bill to legalize marijuana in California - was passed in the election on Tuesday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Republicans regained (took back) majority control in the House of Representatives after Tuesday's election.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Republicans regained (took back) majority control in the Senate after Tuesday's election.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Haiti suffered devastation after a large earthquake.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Haiti has re-built its cities and towns after the devastating earthquake.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Haiti needs continued financial assistance in order to re-build their cities and towns after the devastating earthquake.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Mrs. Hopper went to Haiti to help after the earthquake.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The earthquake in Haiti caused enormous damage because their buildings were not built to withstand the force of an earthquake.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The recent earthquake in Oklahoma could be felt in Wichita.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The recent earthquake in Oklahoma did as much damage as the earthquake in Haiti.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Sam Blackback is the new governor of Kansas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    There is an all-female marine unit in Afghanistan whose mission is to make connection with women of Afghanistan in order to gain information that would be helpful to the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The Supreme Court is deciding whether violent video games that are rated for mature players should be sold to minors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A "minor" is anyone under the age of 21.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The legal age to vote is 21.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Please check ALL boxes that apply to you.
    • A. 

      I intend to stand up to bullies and support people I know who are being bullied.

    • B. 

      I'm going to try to eat healthier because I know that it will make me smarter and feel better.

    • C. 

      I would like to find a way I can help in Haiti.

    • D. 

      I plan to take my own notes, even in high school and college, and not buy someone else's.

    • E. 

      I know a little bit more about our government after talking about it this week.

    • F. 

      Stories about people who have overcome disabilities have been interesting to me.

    • G. 

      I enjoy having guest speakers come to talk to us in class.

  • 28. 
    Please tell Mrs. Hopper which one or two stories we have seen or read about have been your favorite(s), and be sure to explain why.  Then, give her an idea of some subjects we haven't talked about that you think are important to include in class.