How Much News Do You Know?

Think you know what's been happening in the news? Try our quiz and see how well you remember the major events of the week! Be sure to keep track of your answers. Then, when you're finished, click here for answers! And, please send us your feedback on the quiz — we want to know what you think!


Question 1: On Monday, it was concluded by military investigators that no criminal wrong doing was found in the friendly fire death of former NFL player Pat Tillman; what does a Pentagon investigation now recommend for the case?

A. That investigators exhume Tillman's body and re-examine the evidence
B. That no more NFL players sign up for the Armed Forces
C. That action be taken against nine officers who made errors in reporting his death
D. That all talk about his death cease, or court-martials will be put into effect

Need a hint? Read the article!

Question 2: On Tuesday, Iran said the 15 British sailors and Marines it detained last week were healthy and have been treated humanely. What was speculated to be the initial reason of why the Iranians captured the sailors?

A. The capture was a warning to the U.S. to stop maneuvers in the Persian Gulf
B. Iran wanted to trade nuclear weapons for the sailors and Marines
C. Iran thought the standoff would drive down international oil prices
D. Iran wanted to use the prisoners as leverage in trying to get five Iranians officials out of prison

Need a hint? Read the article!


Question 3: On Tuesday, the White House announced that its press secretary, Tony Snow, is once again stricken with cancer after doctors found a cancerous growth in his lower abdomen. Who did Snow replace as press secretary in May 2006?

A. Andy Card
B. Scott McClellan
C. Ari Fleischer
D. Colin Powell

Need a hint? Read the article!

Question 4: On Tuesday, a formal inquest into what killed Anna Nicole Smith's 20-year-old son, Daniel Smith, was underway in the Bahamas. Meanwhile in Florida, officials said Anna Nicole Smith's death was due to what?

A. Accidental overdose
B. Murder

C. Suicide

D. Infectious disease

Need a hint? Read the article!

Question 5: On Wednesday, final touches were being made to what new amusement park in Las Vegas, Nev.?

A. Disneytown
B. Legoland

C. Barbieland
D. Six Flags, Casion Royale

Need a hint? Check out the article!!

Question 6: On Tuesday, a divorce dispute landed in the media limelight, when Lawrence Roach refused to continue ailmony payment to his ex-wife; what was his reasoning for the stopped payments?

A. His ex-wife secretly remarried two years ago
B. His ex-wife became a man after a sex change operation
C. He agreed to pay alimony to his unemployed wife, and now she has a thriving career
D. He found out his ex-wife was using the money for crystal methamphetamine

Need a hint? Read the article!

Question 7: On Wednesday, President Bush renewed his veto threat on an Iraq spending bill that includes an order for U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq; when does it begin?

A. As soon as Bush's presidential term ends
B. Immediately upon signing the bill into law
C. 120 days after the bill is signed into law
D. Two years after the bill is signed into law

Need a hint? Read the article!

Question 8: On Sunday, the New York Times admitted to mistakes in an article about rape in the U.S. military, published in the Sunday magazine the previous week. What turned out to be untrue about one of the women featured in the article, who said she was raped twice and suffered a head injury following an IED explosion near her humvee?

A. The woman was never injured in an IED explosion
B. The woman was never stationed in Iraq

C. Both A and B

D. Neither A or B

Need a hint? Read Rick Leventha's column: Gray Lady's Nose Is Growing!


Question 9: On Thursday, the Marine Corps announced that this Sunday a new policy will go into effect to ensure the clean-cut Marine image. What are they going to ban Marine's from doing?

A. Getting extra-large tattoos below the elbow or knee
B. Wearing dog tags that aren't issued by the military
C. Engaging in sexual relations during their deployment in Iraq
D. Using bayonets as weapons in the war

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Question 10: On Friday, what Internet domain proposal was axed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers?

A. ".WWJD"
B. ".GOD"
C. ".FOOD"
D. ".XXX"

Need a hint? Read the article!


BONUS Question: On Friday, the Roger Smith Hotel in New York cancelled its plan to debut which controversial confection on Easter Sunday?

A. The Easter Bunny and Jesus Christ holding hands
B. A lifesized, anatomically correct chocolate statue of Jesus Christ
C. A marshmallow Pope
D. A replica of the Last Supper made with jelly beans

Need a hint? Read the article!

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