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Question 1: On Monday, Barbaro, a derby winning horse was euthanized, after an eight-month battle with injuries. The 4-year-old colt underwent extraordinary measures to save him, including several medical procedures. Which race victory made Barbaro a world famous horse?

A. The Preakness
B. Kentucky Derby
C. Canadian Pacing Derby
D. All-American Derby

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Question 2: On Monday, the city of Miami announced plans that they will throw a party at the Orange Bowl when Fidel Castro dies. Why does City Commissioner Tomas Regaldado want to use this specific venue?

A. It was the site of a speech by President Kennedy in 1967
B. It served as a camp for refugees from the Mariel boatlift
C. President Kennedy used the venue to promise a free Cuba
D. All of the above

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Question 3: On Tuesday, Cynthia Sommer was convicted of murdering her Marine husband, so she could cash in on his $250,000 life insurance policy. Liver tests made after Todd Sommer's death indicated that he had 1,020 times the normal amount of what substance in his body?

A. Arsenic
B. Plutonium
C. Urea
D. Salt

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Question 4: On Tuesday, former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer testified that he told a former Time Magazine correspondent the name of CIA operative Valerie Plame. What was the name of this former Time correspondent?

A. Robert Novak
B. Matt Cooper
C. John Dickerson
D. Judith Miller

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Question 5: On Wednesday, suspicious packages shut down downtown Boston, with bomb units scrambling to investigate the devices that were reported throughout the city. The scare ended up being an outdoor marketing campaign for what television network and show?

A. MTV's Real World
B. Cartoon Network's Aqua Teen Hungerforce
C. FNC's Studio B with Shepard Smith
D. FOX's The Simpsons

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Question 6: On Wednesday, a politician said he/she wasn't quoted accurately in the New York Observer, in remarks about Barack Obama. What politician did the publication quote as saying, "You got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, man."

A. Senator Joe Biden
B. Senator Hillary Clinton
C. Former Speaker of House, Newt Gingrich
D. Senator John McCain

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Question 7: On Thursday, a woman gave birth to an extraordinarily heavy baby in Cancun, Mexico. The baby is being nicknamed "Super Tonio" — how much does this big baby weigh?

A. 17.5 pounds
B. 16.5 pounds
C. 15.5 pounds
D. 14.5 pounds

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Question 8: On Thursday, several Iraqis were detained for questioning in the investigation of two Iraqi generals suspected of involvement in an insurgent attack that killed five American soldiers. Where did this attack take place?

A. Ramadi
B. Baghdad
C. Karbala
D. Mosul

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Question 9: On Thursday, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom admitted to all the reports about him having an affair with a chief aide's wife. What did he say in a press conference about his personal controversy?

A. "I want to make it clear that everything you've read is true and I'm deeply sorry about that."
B. "I am deeply sorry and am accountable for what has occurred and now have begun the process of reconciling it."
C. "It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the Newsom campaigns and the city of San Francisco and its residents."
D. All of the above

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Question 10: On Friday, severe thunderstorms tore through which state, destroying mobile homes and a church, lifting a tractor-trailer into the air and killing at least 14 people?

A. South Carolina
B. North Carolina
C. Florida
D. Georgia

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BONUS: Scientists from 113 countries issued a landmark report Friday saying they have little doubt global warming is caused by man, and predicting that hotter temperatures and rises in sea level will "continue for centuries," no matter how much humans control their pollution. According to the latest FOX News Poll, 41 percent of voters nationwide think that what causes global warming?

A. Normal climate patterns
B. People's behavior
C. Both people's behavior and normal climate patterns
D. None of the above

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