FOX News Quiz — Answers!

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Question 1: On Monday, the government moved to revive efforts to widen access to emergency contraception. All of the following conditions will be attached to the morning-after pill's over-the-counter availability, except what?

A. The packaging must contain warning information on how the pill works.
B. Both the nonprescription and prescription versions of the pill would be kept behind the pharmacists' counter.
C. The nonprescription version of the pill will be packaged differently than the prescription version.
D. The pill will only be available to women who are 18 or older.

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Question 2: On Monday, a Russian oil spill near the border with Ukraine and Belarus became public. However, Russia's Natural Resources Ministry and the pipeline's operator told conflicting stories over what?

A. The cause of the spill
B. The severity of the spill
C. The forced labor to clean up the spill
D. Russia's oil remaining after the spill

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Question 3: On Tuesday, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rejected a U.N. Security Council resolution that would give his nation until Aug. 31 to suspend uranium enrichment. What did Ahmadinejad argue?

A. He will continue pursuing the nuclear program.
B. He needs until at least the end of this year.
C. The U.N. should not target his country only, but the U.S. as well.
D. His people will not re-elect him if he terminates uranium enrichment.

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Question 4: On Tuesday, news surfaced that Fidel Castro has temporarily ceded presidential powers to his brother Raul. What was the reason for his abdication?

A. Raul's resistance force proved larger than Castro anticipated.
B. Castro has decided to pursue a monastic life during his last years.
C. Castro's intestinal illness, which required surgery, is worsening.
D. A one-year ruling period for Raul was their mother's dying wish.

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Question 5: On Tuesday, temperatures climbed into the 90s for the fifth straight day in Chicago. What action did this prompt?

A. Riots have erupted in northwest areas of the city.
B. Various suits against Con Ed have been filed.
C. Chicago lawmakers have established water distribution at public parks.
D. Residents without power were evacuated from high rises.

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Question 6: On Saturday, anti-U.S. leaders Hugo Chavez of Venezuela and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad met in Tehran, pledging mutual support for one another. What U.S. leader did FNC's Neil Cavuto interview on Monday about this disturbing alliance?

A. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
B. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
C. Vice President Dick Cheney
D. President George W. Bush

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Question 7:On Wednesday, evidence was collected on the deaths of 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha. What did Defense Department officials report?

A. U.S. Marines acted in self-defense
B. U.S. Marines deliberately shot the civilians
C. U.S. Marines responded justly to the murder of their comrades
D. U.S. Marines acted under traumatic stress

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Question 8: This week, AOL parent Time Warner Inc. made two announcements, the first being that e-mail accounts and software will now be available for free. What was the second announcement?

A. AOL will become independent of Time Warner on Sept. 1
B. Email and IM features will now only be available to Americans
C. It will be dropping up to 5,000 employees
D. AOL will officially be changed to AO for marketing purposes

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Question 9: On Thursday, Iran's Foreign Relations Vice Minister Manuchehr Mohammadi said that global oil prices could hit $200 per barrel if the United States pursues international sanctions against Iran. What were energy analysts' reactions to his comment?

A. Most likely, this is an empty threat; oil will not hit $200 per barrel
B. $200 prices would badly cripple the U.S. economy and sanctions must be prevented
C. The U.S. will transfer oil trade to another country if prices reach even $90
D. Oil drilling within the U.S. will not begin until prices exceed $150 per barrel

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Question 10: On Thursday, four NATO soldiers died in Taliban attacks in southern Afghanistan. In the same province, 21 civilians were also killed as a result of what?

A. Surviving NATO soldiers retaliated on the civilians
B. A suicide car bomb went off
C. Insurgent grenades exploded under a bus
D. A Taliban bomb caused the collapse of three apartment buildings

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Bonus: This week, Mel Gibson was given extensive press coverage after his DUI arrest and subsequent anti-Semitic remarks. Which FOX Fan contributor appeared on "Your World" with Neil Cavuto to discuss what he/she believes Mel's real feelings are?

A. Lis Wiehl
B. Col. Bill Cowan
C. Dr. Manny
D. Father Jonathan

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