FOX News Quiz — Answers!

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Question 1: Last Saturday, Canadian authorities arrested 17 men in Toronto on suspicions of plotting terrorist activity. What were the men allegedly planning to do?

A. Detonate truck bombs at the Toronto Stock Exchange and the headquarters of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.
B. Storm parliament and take politicians hostage until Canada withdrew its troops in Afghanistan.
C. Kidnap and behead Canadian Prime Minister Steven Harper.

D. All of the above.

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Question 2: On Tuesday, U.S. counterterrorism efforts may have suffered a setback, when militiamen affiliated with Al Qaeda seized control of the capital of a war-torn African country. Which city was taken over by the militiamen?

A. Nairobi, Kenya
B. Brazzaville, Congo

C. Mogadishu, Somalia
D. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Question 3: This week, new research was released showing that caffeine can have a rather surprising effect on some people. What did the study say happens to many people after they've had a cup of joe?

A. They are inclined to eat more, possibly because the caffeine activates enzymes in their mouths and stomachs that trigger hunger sensations.
B. They are likely to go on shopping sprees, possibly because the caffeine stimulates areas of the brain related to desire.
C. They are more patient and tolerant of irritable stimuli, possibly because the caffeine suppresses hormones that trigger anxiety or nervousness.
D. They are more susceptible to persuasion by others, possibly because the caffeine increases emotional arousal and positive mood.

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Question 4: On Thursday, the U.S. military made an announcement about notorious insurgent Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq. What was the announcement?

A. He still hasn't learned how to operate a machine gun properly.
B. He was killed when the military carried out an air strike on a safe house just north of Baghdad.
C. He made a new video promising to continue his campaign of sectarian violence until the U.S. is forced out of Iraq.
D. Usama bin Laden released a new audiotape designating Zarqawi as his second in command.

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Question 5: On Tuesday, the deputy secretary general of the U.N., Mark Malloch Brown, made some comments about the American people that later drew ire from U.S. Ambassador John Bolton. What did Brown have to say that was so controversial?

A. “In America, people care more about the opinions of a few boisterous commentators than about the sober truth of facts.”
B. “The majority of Americans do not have the capacity to focus on anything outside of their own limited life experiences.”
C. “Southerners have a way of talking that makes them appear ignorant to the rest of the world.”

D. “The public discourse that reaches the U.S. heartland has been largely abandoned to its loudest detractors, such as Rush Limbaugh and FOX News.”

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Question 6: This week, thousands of refugees fled their villages in Indonesia, seeking safety elsewhere in the region. What were they trying to escape from?

A. The imminent eruption of Mount Merapi, an active volcano in the Java region.
B. The possibility of a monster tsunami triggered by a 9.1 earthquake in the South Pacific.
C. Sectarian violence between Muslims and Christians in the Aceh province.
D. An outbreak of a highly contagious and highly lethal form of the Ebola virus.

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Question 7: On Tuesday, the calendar read 06/06/06, striking fear into the hearts of superstitious people everywhere. What classic horror film was remade and opened on the devilish date?

A. "Rosemary's Baby"
B. "Carrie"

C. "The Omen"
D. "Night of the Living Dead"

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Question 8: On Wednesday, the Senate voted 49 to 48 not to pass a new amendment to the Constitution. What issue did the new amendment address?

A. The federal government's powers of eminent domain.
B. The legal definition of marriage.
C. The ability of religious organizations to receive government funding.
D. The rights of the federal government to monitor the activities of U.S. citizens.

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Question 9: This week, famous Philadelphia eatery Geno's Cheesesteaks stirred controversy when its owner instituted a new policy. What was the rule that garnered so much attention and indignation?

A. Customers must wear shirts and shoes, otherwise they get no service.
B. Customers must place their order in English.
C. Customers may not order more than one cheesesteak at a time, in an effort to combat obesity.
D. Customers of Italian descent get an automatic 15% discount. Everyone else pays full price.

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Question 10: This week, the much-anticipated 2006 World Cup kicks off, in which more than 32 countries will compete for the title of world's best soccer team. Where is the tournament being held?

A. Berlin, Germany
B. Munich, Germany
C. Madrid, Spain
D. Milan, Italy

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Bonus: On Wednesday's edition of "Hannity & Colmes" author Ann Coulter responded to some harsh statements by Sen. Hillary Clinton. What did Coulter write in her latest book that caused Clinton to say it should have been titled, "Heartless," instead of "Godless."

A. That 9/11 widows are "millionaires, lionized on TV and in articles about them, reveling in their status as celebrities."
B. That it would have been nice if Al Qaeda "had targeted the New York Times building instead of the World Trade Center."
C. That she thinks "a baseball bat is the most effective way to communicate with a liberal."
D. That "liberals love America like O.J. loved Nicole."

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