FOX News Quiz — Answers!

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Question 1: On Sunday, a commuter jet mistakenly trying to take off on a runway in Lexington, Kentucky that was too short crashed into a field and burst into flames. What was the result of the crash?

A. 45 people were killed, with one lone survivor
B. 49 people were killed, no survivors
C. 49 people were killed, with one lone survivor
D. 59 people were killed, with one lone survivor

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Question 2: On Tuesday, a day after the JonBenet Ramsey case against John Mark Karr was dropped, District Attorney Mary Lacy and her team defended their decision to bring Karr to Colorado from halfway around the world on a flight that included glasses of champagne. What was the reason the case against Karr was dropped?

A. Another person confessed to JonBenet's murder
B. Karr's DNA did not match that found on JonBenet
C. Karr rescinded his confession, saying he really did have no part in the murder
D. Karr was sent back to Thailand for another child pornography case

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Question 3: On Tuesday, the FBI announced that Warren Steed Jeffs, the fugitive leader of a polygamist sect, was arrested in southern Nevada. Jeffs, who was accused of arranging a marriage between a 16-year-old girl and a married man, has over 10,000 followers and has been on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list since May of 2006. How many wives and children is Jeffs said to have?

A. One wife and 10 children
B. At least 4 wives and nearly 60 children
C. At least 60 wives and nearly 40 children

D. At least 40 wives and nearly 60 children

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Question 4: Calling New Orleans, the "city of second chances," President Bush on Tuesday pledged the full cooperation of the federal government to help rebuild the region and called on the city's displaced residents to "come marching back." So far, Congress has approved $110 billion in hurricane aid, and of that total amount, how much has the Bush administration released to the states?

A. $110 billion
B. $55 billion
C. $33 billion

D. $77 billion

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Question 5: A roadside bomb exploded in Baghdad's oldest and largest wholesale market district, killing at least 24 people and wounding 35, part of a surge in bloodshed across Iraq Wednesday that left 52 dead. According to police, what other violence has happened this past week?

A. An Iraqi army major was killed in Kut, 100 miles southeast of Baghdad, by a roadside bomb
B. A civilian driving in his car in northern Mosul was apparently shot and killed by American troops who opened fire when the man's vehicle came too close to them
C. Five bullet-riddled bodies turned up in Suwayrah, 25 miles south of Baghdad

D. All of the above

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Question 6: Carolyn Kepcher, Donald Trump's co-star on "The Apprentice," has heard him say "You're fired!" for the last time, after being let go earlier this week. Who is replacing 36-year-old Carolyn as one of Trump's two on-air sidekicks?

A. Trump's son, Don Jr.
B. Trump's wife, Melania
C. Trump's daughter, Ivanka
D. Trump's ex-wife, Ivana

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Question 7: On Thursday, Ford Motor Co. said it is exploring the possible sale of all or part of what luxury brand as the company works to free up cash to pay for its North American turnaround plan?

A. Jaguar
B. Aston Martin
C. Land Rover
D. Volvo

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Question 8: Five hours after starting space shuttle Atlantis on a slow crawl toward its hangar, NASA reversed course Tuesday and sent it back to the launch pad, saying the forecast for Tropical Storm Ernesto had improved. Instead, the hurricane headed for what areas?

A. Mexican Coast
B. Out to Sea

C. The Carolinas
D. South America

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Question 9: On Thursday, the International Atomic Energy Agency issued a report saying that Iran has not suspended its uranium enrichment activities. The report opens the way for U.N. Security Council sanctions against Tehran. What has Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said about this matter?

A. “The Iranian nation will not accept for one moment any bullying, invasion and violation of its rights.”
B. “[The U.S.] claims to be supporting freedom but they support the most tyrannical governments in the world to pursue their own interests.”
C. “[The U.S.] talks about human rights while maintaining the most notorious prisons. Those powers that do not abide by God and follow evil are the main source of all the current problems of mankind.”
D. All of the above

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Question 10: On Wednesday, some well-known players and former champions, including Serena Williams, Martina Hingis, and Marat Safin, advanced to the next round of the U.S. Open. The day before, however, light rain and mist, hindered some matches. It was the first day at the U.S. Open without a completed match in how many years?

A. 19
B. 15
C. 10
D. 9

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Bonus: FOX News Channel journalists Steve Centanni and Olaf Wiig were released by their kidnappers Sunday, nearly two weeks after they were taken hostage in the Gaza Strip. On Tuesday, the photographer and cameraman detailed their ordeal in an exclusive interview with what FNC primetime news host?

A. Bill O'Reilly
B. Sean Hannity

C. Greta Van Susteren
D. Alan Colmes

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