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Question 1: An inmate escaped from Montgomery Regional Hospital Sunday after wrestling a pistol away from a deputy and fatally shooting an unarmed security guard, officials said. While officials searched for William Charles Morva, 24, on foot and in helicopters, which nearby university was shut down?

A. New York Institute of Technology
B. Florida State University
C. Virginia Tech
D. Texas A&M University

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Question 2: On Monday, President Bush said the United States is already helping on the ground in Lebanon ahead of an international peacekeeping force to make sure that people can return to their homes following the armed conflict with Israel and Hezbollah militants. How much active assistance, in the form of diplomacy as well as cash and humanitarian aid, did he say the U.S. gave?

A. $2 million in assistance
B. $230 million in assistance
C. $20 million in assistance
D. $30 million in assistance

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Question 3: One month after an emotional victory in the British Open, Tiger Woods won the PGA Championship with a ruthless display of efficiency Sunday, closing with a 4-under 68 for a five-shot victory and his 12th career major — leaving only who, along with his 18 majors, in his way?

A. Sergio Garcia
B. Bobby Jones
C. Arnold Palmer

D. Jack Nicklaus

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Question 4: On Tuesday, a Russian passenger jet carrying at least 170 people — including 45 children — crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all aboard, authorities said. While the cause of the crash was unclear, what are some possibilities that officials have considered?

A. Turbulence
B. Lightening
C. Fire on board

D. All of the above

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Question 5: On Tuesday, YouTube took a major step towards converting clicks to cash by launching its first "branded channel" - a project spearheaded by celebutante Paris Hilton and designed to reap profits from the video Website's exploding popularity. In what year was YouTube launched?

A. 2006
B. 2004
C. 2002

D. 2005

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Question 6: Sprinter Justin Gatlin agreed to an eight-year ban from track and field Tuesday, avoiding a lifetime penalty in exchange for his cooperation with doping authorities and because of the "exceptional circumstances" surrounding his first positive drug test. Gatlin is one of three elite U.S. athletes to fail doping tests this year. Who are the other two?

A. Baseball player Jason Giambi and U.S. cyclist Floyd Landis
B. Baseball player Barry Bonds and Sprinter Marion Jones
C. U.S. cyclist Floyd Landis and Sprinter Marion Jones
D. Sprinter Marion Jones and U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong

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Question 7: On Thursday, Germany said Iran's response to a package of incentives for halting its nuclear program appears unsatisfactory because it is missing a reference to whether Tehran will suspend uranium enrichment. This comes one day after the United Nations said what about Iran's response to an offer of incentives to halt its nuclear ambitions?

A. "Progressive step" towards their demands
B. "Falls short" of their demands
C. "Very satisfactory response" to their demands
D. "Right on target" with their demands

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Question 8: On Wednesday, news broke that Paramount Studios had decided to end its 14-year relationship with Tom Cruise. Viacom chief Sumner Redstone said the split was due to Cruise's recent "bad behavior." Which of the following "antics" did Tom Cruise NOT pull?

A. Jumped on Oprah's couch professing his love for Katie Holmes
B. Lectured Matt Lauer regarding psychotherapy on the "Today" Show

C. Sang Elvis songs at Tokyo karaoke bar after "M:I3" premiere
D. Publicly admonished Brooke Shields for taking drugs for post-partum depression

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Question 9: On Thursday, U.S. safety regulators said Apple computer will recall 1.8 million lithium-ion laptop batteries worldwide. This is the second-biggest recall in U.S. history involving electronics or computers. Why were the batteries recalled?

A. The batteries were providing free Internet service
B. The batteries were a fire hazard
C. The batteries were not compatible with Apple laptops
D. The batteries were would not charge properly

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Question 10: On Thursday, leading astronomers announced historic new guidelines that downsize the solar system from nine planets to eight. Which planet got booted under this new definition for planets?

A. Pluto
B. Jupiter
C. Saturn
D. Mars

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Bonus: In an exclusive interview Monday on "Hannity & Colmes," ex-presidential candidate Pat Buchanan defended his controversial immigration comments. In his new book, Buchanan claims that the Third World is invading America and he warns of the potential dangers the U.S. faces as a result of immigration. What is the name of his book?

A. State of Emergency
B. State of Danger

C. Immigration Invasion
D. Third World Blunders

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