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How Much News Do You Know?

Think you know what's been happening in the news? Try our quiz and see how well you remember the major events of the week! Be sure to keep track of your answers. Then, when you're finished, click here.

Question 1: On Tuesday, a tropical storm packing high winds and lots of rain made landfall in Florida. What was this storm's name?

A. Armando
B. Alberto
C. Alessandra
D. Alexis

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Question 2: On Tuesday, President Bush caught the media off-guard. What did he do?

A. He made a surprise trip to Iran, to negotiate with President Ahmadinejad about his country's quest for nuclear technologies.
B. He made a surprside trip to Iraq, to meet face-to-face with Prime Minister al-Maliki, and to give encouragement to the troops.
C. He held an impromptu press conference on immigration reform and homeland security.
D. He left the White House at 5:30 a.m. for his morning jog, instead of at 6:30 a.m.

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Question 3: On Monday, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was rushed to the hospital, where he had to undergo seven hours of surgery. What happened to him?

A. He got sacked in practice and shattered two vertebrae.
B. He was struck by a drunk driver while crossing the street and sustained multiple internal injuries.
C. He collided with a car while riding his motorcycle, without a helmet, and suffered serious head and neck injuries.
D. He was shot several times in the chest by a mugger in downtown Pittsburgh.

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Question 4: On Tuesday, there was a announcement related to the investigation of the Valerie Plame leak case. What was it?

A. Karl Rove will be indicted for leaking classified information to the press.
B. Karl Rove will not be indicted for leaking classified information to the press.
C. Charges will be dropped against Scooter Libby for his alleged role in the leak.
D. The case is being dropped because of a lack of substantial evidence that a leak actually occurred.

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Question 5: On Friday, the House of Representatives voted to remove embattled Rep. William Jefferson from his seat on a powerful committee. From which House committee did he get the boot?

A. The Ways and Means Committee.
B. The Energy and Commerce Committee.
C. The Agriculture Committee.
D. The Committee on Financial Services.

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Question 6: On Monday, the Palestinian parliament and Cabinet buildings were attacked, riddled with bullets and set on fire. Who led the assault?

A. Israeli military forces, retaliating for aggressive actions by Palestinians in the West Bank.
B. Members of the radical Hamas party, who oppose President Mahmoud Abbas, a member of the Fatah party.
C. Members of the Fatah party, who support President Abbas and oppose the Hamas party.
D. Israeli youth, who were angry about the removal of settlers from the West Bank.

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Question 7: On Monday, the U.S. soccer team played its first game in the World Cup, against the Czech Republic. What was the score?

A. U.S. 5 - Czech 0
B. U.S. 0 - Czech 3
C. U.S. 0 - Czech 0
D. U.S. 1 - Czech 2

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Question 8: On Thursday, President Bush designated the nation's 75th national monument. What is it?

A. The historic naval yard in Norfolk, Virginia.
B. The site of the battle of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
C. An ocean sanctuary in the Hawaiian islands.
D. The historic African Burial Ground in New York City.

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Question 9: On Wednesday, the federal government revealed that FEMA doled nearly $1.4 billion in bogus aid to victims of Hurricane Katrina. For which of the following did FEMA inadvertently foot the bill?

A. Season football tickets.
B. A 40-night stay at a posh Hawaiian hotel.
C. A divorce lawyer.
D. All of the above.

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Question 10: On Thursday, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates made a big announcement. What was it?

A. He will be expanding the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to include another $20 billion in aid.
B. He will be going back to Harvard to finally complete his bachelor's degree.
C. He will be stepping down as chairman in 2008.
D. He doesn't really find those Mac vs. PC television commercials to be funny.

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Bonus: Last weekend, FNC's Bill O'Reilly made a trip to the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for an exclusive interview with interrogators there. Just hours after he left, there was an incident at the prison. What happened?

A. Protestors outside the prison managed to break through one of the gates.
B. Several guards walked off the job.
C. A fight broke out between two inmates, and one killed the other.
D. Three inmates committed suicide.

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