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Question 1: Florida Congressman Mark Foley suddenly resigned last week amidst allegations that he sent sexually explicit messages to teenage boys working as congressional pages. Feeling the heat from this Washington scandal, who has been called on to resign from his leadership post over his handling of the Foley matter?

A. House Majority Leader John Boehner
B. Illinois Rep. John Shimkus

C. House Speaker Dennis Hastert
D. Massachusetts Rep. Gerry E. Studds

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Question 2: On Sunday, three of MLB's star players responded with denials following a Los Angeles Times report in which a former pitcher accused them of using performance-enhancing drugs. Who has not been named in this most recent affidavit?

A. Roger Clemens
B. Rafael Palmeiro
C. Andy Pettitte
D. Miguel Tejada

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Question 3: On Monday, a new pre-September 11 video surfaced showing the plot's ringleader appearing with the Al Qaeda hijacker who would later pilot United Airlines Flight 93. Laughing and smiling on the hour-long video released by the Sunday Times of London, the two men are said to be doing what?

A. plotting their next attack
B. addressing Usama bin Laden
C. performing a comedy routine

D. reading a "martyrdom" will

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Question 4: On Tuesday, the fifth female victim wounded by a milk-truck driver in an Amish schoolhouse in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania died. The deadly incident is now among a list of fatal shootings at U.S. schools within the past few months, including:

A. A September 2006 incident in which a man took six girls hostage at a high school in Bailey, Colorado, fatally shooting one girl and killing himself
B. A September 2006 incident in which a 15-year-old student in Cazenovia, Wisconsin killed the principal
C. An August 2006 incident in which a man fatally shot an elementary school teacher in Essex, Vermont

D. All of the above

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Question 5: On Wednesday, oil prices dipped below $59 a barrel, driving the Dow Jones industrial average through 11,766.48 — it's highest in more than six years. The Jan. 14, 2000 record high was set before what?

A. the dot-com bust and recession
B. the aftermath of terrorism
C. corporate scandals

D. All of the above

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Question 6: On Wednesday, a Japanese mental health counselor recited pi — defined as the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter — to 100,000 decimal places from memory, setting what he claims to be a new world record. How long did it take Akira Haraguchi to recite the numbers?

A. less than 1 hour
B. between 5 and 10 hours
C. more than 16 hours
D. over 24 hours

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Question 7: On Wednesday, felony charges were filed against a Utah couple who police say drove their daughter 240 miles to a neighboring state to prevent her from doing what?

A. taking a math test
B. getting married
C. giving birth
D. going on vacation

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Question 8: On Wednesday, American Roger D. Kornberg, whose father won a Nobel Prize a half-century ago, was awarded the prize in chemistry for his genetics work. The Kornbergs are the sixth father and son pair to both win Nobel Prizes. The one father and daughter who won Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry were:

A. Barry J. Marshall and Robin Warren
B. Pierre Curie and Marie Curie

C. Pierre Curie and Irene Joliot-Curie
D. Steven Tyler and Liv Tyler

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Question 9: On Wednesday, hotel heiress Paris Hilton made headlines once again after her escapade with Blink-182's Travis Barker's estranged wife Shanna Moakler. Hilton, 25, and Moakler, 31, both filed police reports alleging battery. What incident has Hilton not been involved in?

A. Her ongoing feud with Nicole Richie
B. Her arrest last month for driving under the influence
C. Her fender-bender caught on tape in June
D. Her guest spot appearance on HBO Series 'Extras'

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Question 10: According to a news report issued Thursday, a U.S. military plane capable of detecting radiation took off from southern Japan to monitor signs of a possible what by North Korea?

A. nuclear weapons test
B. illegal fireworks show
C. poker game with G8 leaders
D. all of the above

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Bonus: As part of FOX News Channel's 10th Anniversary "Thank You America" tour, FOX News Live and The Big Story with John Gibson hit the road to celebrate a decade of excellence. Which city were they in?

A. Boston, Massachusetts
B. Dallas, Texas

C. St. Louis, Missouri
D. Chicago, Illinois

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