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Question 1: This week, a study was released that showed a correlation between certain types of behavior in teens based on the kind of music they preferred. What type of behavior and which kind of music did the study suggest were linked?

A. Enrolling in Advanced Placement courses and listening to classical music
B. Having sex at an earlier age and listening to sexually explicit music
C. Committing crimes at an earlier age and listening to violent rap and hip-hop music
D. Excelling in sports and listening to the soundtrack from “Rocky"

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Question 2: On Monday, what news sparked fears of new record highs for crude oil and gasoline prices?

A. A major oil field in Iraq caught fire after insurgents set off explosives nearby
B. A lengthy section of the Alaskan pipeline was shut down because a leak was discovered
C. OPEC announced that it would cease to export oil to countries with troops in Iraq
D. Members of the United Nations gave up on efforts to negotiate a cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah

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Question 3: On Tuesday, Connecticut residents headed to the polls for primary elections. The Senate race between incumbent Joe Lieberman and challenger Ned Lamont had been particularly heated. What happened on Election Day that prompted Lieberman's team to cry “foul?”

A. The Lieberman crew's campaign bus was toilet-papered
B. An editorial in a major Connecticut newspaper misrepresented Lieberman's voting record in the Senate
C. All Lieberman posters in the city of New Haven were torn down or covered over with Lamont posters

D. The Lieberman re-election website was hacked, causing it to shut down temporarily

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Question 4: On Wednesday, Hezbollah chief Sheik Hassan Nasrallah spoke out about the conflict with Israel on al-Manar television. What did he say in that speech?

A. "If you're going to stay in our land, we're going to kick you from our land."
B. "Southern Lebanon will be turned into a 'graveyard' if Israel continues its attacks."
C. "We are waiting for you in the battlefield. You are cowards."

D. All of the above.

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Question 5: On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve ended a long stretch of rate hikes by voting to keep the prime rate at its current level of 5.25%. How many times did the Fed consecutively raise the rate since June 2004?

A. five
B. seven
C. thirteen

D. seventeen

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Question 6: On Monday, the Reuters news agency announced that it would withdraw 920 photos taken by a Lebanese freelance photographer from its archives. Why?

A. Some of the photos were found to be digitally altered
B. The photos were deemed too graphic for news distribution
C. The photos were actually taken by other people
D. Some of the people in the photos had been paid to pose for them

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Question 7: On Wednesday, a sailor was accused of taking a Navy laptop containing classified information and peddling its contents to which group?

A. Fellow members of the Armed Forces
B. Foreign governments
C. His family and friends
D. The New York Times

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Question 8: On Thursday, 24 people were arrested after the U.K. uncovered a terrorist plot to blow up U.S. bound airline flights. They were targeting the flights with liquid explosives in luggage, prompting new security measures at U.K. and U.S. airports. What product is no longer allowed as a carry-on?

A. Prescription medicine
B. Baby formula
C. Suntan Lotion
D. Pocket size wallets

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Question 9: On Wednesday, a U.S. spokeman announced that U.S. troops arrested four Iraqi men in the kidnapping of American journalist Jill Carroll, who was held captive for 82 days. The kidnappers initially had threatened to kill Carroll if what group of people were not released?

A. All female detainees in Iraq
B. U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad
C. All male detainees in Iraq
D. Children detainees

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Question 10: On Thursday, six of 11 missing Egyptian exchange students who failed to turn up for an exchange program at Montana State University were taken into custody. Although the FBI says the missing students pose no terrorism threat, why were many Americans worried?

A. The students were not issued valid student visas
B. One of the hijackers involved in the 9/11 attacks had arrived in the U.S. on a student visa
C. When checked, the missing students were not even part of an exchange program at the university
D. Montana State University does not even have an exchange program

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Bonus: On Tuesday's edition of "The O'Reilly Factor," the lead singer of the rock group Everclear defended the controversial music video for their song, "Hater." What is in the scenes that some people find so offensive?

A. Young children smoking cigars and drinking from 40 oz. cans of malt liquor
B. The prophet Muhammed drawing cartoons of himself with a box of crayons

C. A Jesus look-alike rolling cigarettes out of pages from the Bible and cavorting with tattooed strippers
D. Images in which the heads of various world leaders are superimposed on the bodies of devils and demons

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