FOX News Quiz — Answers!

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Question 1: On Monday, U.S. lawmakers called a proposal to give amnesty to Iraq's insurgents a "get-out-of-jail-free" policy, and demanded that President Bush reject the plan. Who already contacted the Iraqi government to declare that they are on board with this proposal?

A. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert
B. Afghan President Hamid Karzai
C. The Shiite Revenge Brigades
D. Sunni Arab insurgent groups

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Question 2: On Monday, floods disrupted transportation in the Washington, D.C. area. Mudslides were problematic for drivers of which roadway?

A. Route 185
B. Capital Beltway
C. Connecticut Avenue
D. Huntington Parkway

Want to know more? Visit the Natural Disasters Center.

Question 3: On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to consider whether the Bush administration must regulate carbon dioxide to combat global warming. What federal act says that the Environmental Protection Agency is obligated to limit carbon dioxide emissions from motor vehicles?

A. Greenhouse Gases & Emissions Act
B. Environmental Act
C. Clean Air Act
D. Act on Global Warming

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Question 4: On Tuesday, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismissed the possibility of nuclear talks with the United States. What does Iran claim about its refusal to place a moratorium on the enrichment of uranium?

A. It is desperately needed for transportation purposes
B. They will not cease their nuclear production for anyone, the U.S. included
C. The enrichment of uranium does not produce nuclear materials
D. They have a right to the peaceful exploitation of nuclear energy

Want to know more? Visit CountryWatch: Iran.

Question 5: After weeks of negotiations, the rival Hamas and Fatah groups completed an agreement Tuesday over a plan that implicitly recognizes Israel. Who formulated the document?

A. Palestinian prisoners
B. President Mahmoud Abbas
C. Khaled al-Batch, spokesman for Islamic Jihad
D. Salah Zeidan

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Question 6: On Wednesday, torrential rains swept into the Northeast. More than 2,200 people fled from a rising lake in which state?

A. New York
B. Pennsylvania
C. New Jersey
D. Maryland

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Question 7: Israeli forces continued their assault on the Gaza Strip Wednesday by sending warplanes to bomb militant training camps in an attempt to pressure Palestinian militants to release a captured Israeli soldier. What was the Palestinian government's response?

A. They requested half a million dollars for the prisoner
B. They called for a prisoner swap
C. They suggested the Israelis forget about the soldier
D. They gave no response

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Question 8: The Supreme Court ruled Thursday against war-crimes trials for some Guantanamo Bay detainees because the proposed trials were illegal under U.S. law and Geneva conventions. The Bush administration is arguing that the Geneva conventions do not apply in this case, though, because these detainees:

A. were not prisoners of war.
B. were in the country illegally.
C. were taken while our nation was at war.
D. were suspected of posing a security threat to the nation

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Question 9: During a news conference on Thursday, President Bush warned North Korea not to test-fire a long-range missile. Who was the leader alongside Bush?

A. South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun
B. Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
C. Chinese President Hu Jintao
D. British Prime Minister Tony Blair

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Question 10: On Thursday, a suicide car bomber struck the funeral of a Shiite soldier, killing four people and wounding 27. In what city did this attack take place?

A. Tikrit
B. Fallujah
C. Baghdad
D. Kirkuk

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Bonus: An influential government advisory committee Thursday recommended the routine vaccination of 11- and 12-year-old girls against the sexually transmitted virus that causes what?

A. Gonorrhea
C. Cervical Cancer
D. Herpes

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