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Question 1: There were 2,628 entries in the NYC Westminster Kennel Club show, yet chances are none of them will attract as much attention as the one dog who went missing at last year's show. What's the name of the missing whippet?

A. Todo
B. Vivi
C. Fido
D. Viola

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Question 2: Over the past few days, several men have stepped forward claiming to be the father of Anna Nicole Smith's baby, Dannielynn Hope Marshall Stern, but the paternity conundrum remains a mystery. Which of the following men have NOT filed a paternity challenge over the infant?

A. Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt
B. Anna's ex-lover, Larry Birkhead
C. Britney's ex-husband, Kevin Federline
D. Anna's lawyer, Howard K. Stern

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Question 3: On Monday, Florida congressman Connie Mack ripped into former Rep. Joe Kennedy for airing television commercials promoting his Citizens Energy Corp. that heap praise on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. What oil company is owned by the Chavez government?

A. Shell
B. Exxon Mobil
C. Chevron
D. Citgo

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Question 4: On Tuesday, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney formally announced his presidential bid, emphasizing the need for Washington to pursue "innovation and transformation" in the face of persistent and heady challenges. However, what factor could potentially be a campaign issue for Romney?

A. His stance on gay rights
B. His Mormon faith

C. His flip-flop position on abortion

D. All of the above

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Question 5: On Monday, the Navy announced that dozens of dolphins and sea lions trained to detect and apprehend waterborne attackers could be sent to patrol a military base in Washington state. How will dolphins fend off terrorism?

A. With their "Flipper" impressions
B. With their sonar abilities
C. By swarming enemy ships and blocking their path
D. By teaming up with Shamu

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Question 6: On Wednesday, after posting weak earnings, the Chrysler Group said that it would slash more than 13,000 jobs in an effort to cut costs. Their announcement comes less than one month after what other automaker posted a record loss of $12.7 billion in 2006?

A. General Motors
B. Toyota Motor Corp.
C. Ford Motor Co.
D. Mercedes-Benz International

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Question 7: During President Bush's news conference on Wednesday, he lamented that the House is planning a resolution to express disapproval with the plan to deploy more U.S. forces in Iraq. Which of the following statements did Bush also make?

A. The U.S. Congress should stand up for our troops
B. Iran is NOT supplying IEDs to Iraq insurgents
C. 41,500 coalition troops will be deployed to Baghdad
D. He doesn't want North Korea to shut down its nuclear program

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Question 8: On Wednesday, the chief U.S. military spokesman in Iraq insisted that the bitterly anti-American al-Sadr has left the country and is believed to be in Iran. What did U.S. troops in Iraq nicknamed the radical Shiite?

A. Kookie
B. Puff Baghdaddy
C. Wacky Iraqi
D. Mookie

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Question 9: NASCAR was untracked by scandal after driver Michael Waltrip became the fifth team to have been busted for break the rules, days before the Daytona 500, considered the Super Bowl of racing. How did the team flout the rule book?

A. They hired Will Ferrell to drive the racecar
B. They added an illegal substance in the gas line
C. There was evidence of illegal gambling on the race outcome
D. They altered the tire pressures

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Question 10: Hybrid cars have been hailed as the answer to a litany of problems in the U.S., from global warming to gas prices. But now one group is labeling them as something else: a threat to pedestrians. What's the reason?

A. The cars are too quiet
B. The cars are too loud
C. The cars are too heavy
D. The brakes aren't consistent

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BONUS Question: On Thursday, Edward Cardinal Egan and Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio declared a holy war against the city's distribution of 26 million what?

A. Lady Liberty birth control pills
B. Subway-themed condoms
C. Copies of the Pope's diary
D. CDs titled, "Hell on Earth"

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