What A Week: August 12-18

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What A Week: August 12-18

How well do you know the news of the week?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following has President Clinton cut from his diet?
    • A. 

      Meat

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Dairy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Ridley Scott has signed on to direct a new installment of which movie? (Harrison Ford may or may not be involved.)
    • A. 

      “Indiana Jones”

    • B. 

      “Apocalypse Now”

    • C. 

      “Blade Runner”

    • D. 

      “Morning Glory”

  • 3. 
    A fight broke out between reporters and Chinese officials during whose speech on Thursday?
    • A. 

      Ai Weiwei

    • B. 

      The Dalai Lama

    • C. 

      Joe Biden

    • D. 

      Will.i.am

  • 4. 
    Who walked out of an interview with Piers Morgan after he repeatedly asked her about her views on gay marriage?
    • A. 

      Michele Bachmann

    • B. 

      Janet Napolitano

    • C. 

      Christine O’Donnell

    • D. 

      Christine Quinn

  • 5. 
    Who said the following about what? “It's a theory that's out there. It's got some gaps in it.”
    • A. 

      Timothy Geithner; quantitative easing

    • B. 

      Rick Perry; evolution

    • C. 

      Michele Bachmann; relativity

    • D. 

      Barack Obama; yoga

  • 6. 
    In an Op-Ed in the New York Times, Warren Buffett urged Congress to do what concerning him and his friends?
    • A. 

      Offer them better tax breaks for philanthropy

    • B. 

      Raise their taxes

    • C. 

      Reply to their tweets

    • D. 

      Throw them a keg party

  • 7. 
    What was banned from Hosni Mubarak’s trial on Monday?
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Liquor

    • C. 

      TV cameras

    • D. 

      Twitter

  • 8. 
    Who said the following about whom: “They remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation.”
    • A. 

      Kenneth Starr; Bill and Hillary Clinton

    • B. 

      Muammar Qaddafi; Westerners

    • C. 

      Rush Limbaugh; feminist activists

    • D. 

      Sesame Workshop; Ernie and Bert

  • 9. 
    Who was Anderson Cooper talking about when he collapsed in a giggle fit on air?
    • A. 

      Rick Perry

    • B. 

      Rupert Murdoch

    • C. 

      Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    • D. 

      Gerard Depardieu

  • 10. 
    What did Michele Bachmann urge people to say to Elvis Presley on Tuesday, the thirty-fourth anniversary of his death?
    • A. 

      “We know you’re out there.”

    • B. 

      “You’re in our prayers.”

    • C. 

      “Happy birthday.”

    • D. 

      “You suck.”

  • 11. 
    Put the following Republican candidates in order of how they fared in the Iowa straw poll, from most votes to fewest.
    • A. 

      Michele Bachmann; Mitt Romney; Herman Cain

    • B. 

      Mitt Romney; Rick Perry; Tim Pawlenty

    • C. 

      Michele Bachmann; Rick Perry; Jon Huntsman

    • D. 

      Rick Perry; Jon Huntsman; Newt Gingrich

  • 12. 
    Know your New Yorker: A cartoon by Roz Chast has prompted the creation of what new holiday, on August 24th?
    • A. 

      Cartoon Day

    • B. 

      Roz Chast Day

    • C. 

      Stranger’s Day

    • D. 

      Dog Day of Summer