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Question 1: On Monday, former president Jimmy Carter tried to backtrack on calling the Bush administration the "worst in U.S. history," saying that when he made the comment, he was responding to a question comparing the Bush administration's foreign policy to that of Richard Nixon. What was Carter's own administration plagued by?

A. The Bay of Pigs Invasion
B. The Watergate scandal
C. The 444-day Iran hostage crisis
D. The Iran-Contra Affair

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Question 2: Why have officials decided to color bears along Alaska's Russian River bright shades of blue, yellow, orange and green, using drug-store dye?

A. They thought life-size gummy bears would be cute
B. They are testing new human hair dye on the animals
C. It will make it easier to identify the bears
D. The vivid colors make the river bed area more summer-like

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Question 3: Donald Trump, whose low-rated reality show "The Apprentice" was left off the new prime-time schedule unveiled this week by NBC, says the network can't fire him — he quits. What did the real estate mogul say he will do next?

A. Toss his hat into the presidential ring
B. Move on to a new major TV venture
C. Replace Rosie as a co-host of "The View"
D. Pursue his dream of becoming a movie director

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Question 4: On Tuesday, the national average for the price you pay at the pump broke a record for the 10th day in a row, according to the AAA's daily survey of 85,000 gas stations. According to the latest reading, the national average of regular gasoline stands at $3.20 per gallon. Which state is now the only state where the average price of gas per gallon is under the $3 mark?

A. New Hampshire
B. New Jersey
C. California
D. Nevada

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Question 5: On Tuesday, Frieda Birnbaum gave birth to twin boys at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J., becoming the oldest woman to give birth to twins in the United States. How old is Birnbaum?

A. 50
B. 55
C. 60
D. 70

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Question 6: In a statement posted on its Web site, Venezuela's Congress said it has approved $20 million in financing for two films by actor Danny Glover, a close supporter of President Hugo Chavez. Where are the funds coming from?

A. Money made from the country's Las Cristinas gold mine
B. Proceeds obtained from a bond sale with Argentina
C. Ticket sales from Michael Moore's new movie on health care, "Sicko"
D. Sales made from Chavez's new oil project

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Question 7: According to a study published this week in the Early Edition of PNAS, a small dose of what drug helped hamsters recover more quickly from "jet lag"?

A. Viagra
B. Ibuprofen
C. Allegra
D. Valtrex

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Question 8: On Tuesday, Apolo Anton Ohno and his partner, Julianne Hough, beat out several other couples to win the ABC dance-off's mirror-ball trophy on "Dancing With the Stars." What other title did Ohno hold before winning the dancing competition?

A. Member of 'N Sync
B. Two-time Olympic gold medalist
C. World champion boxer
D. NFL record-holder

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Question 9: On Thursday, during his White House news conference, President Bush tied reasons for invading Iraq to Iran's ongoing nuclear enrichment program, which he called unacceptable. He also adressed questions on the immigration proposal, as the Senate continues to hammer out a compromise. How would the immigration bill affect the estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S.?

A. It would offer them a path to citizenship
B. It would tighten border controls
C. It would toughen standards for businesses hiring immigrants
D. All of the above

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Question 10: The "American Idol" finale on Wednesday was no small affair. Everyone from Jerry Springer to Teri Hatcher to Brittany Murphy turned out joined the 2,999 other people in the Kodak Theater. Who won the sixth season of "American Idol"?

A. Beatboxer Blake Lewis
B. 17-year-old Jordin Sparks
C. Former back-up singer Melinda Doolittle
D. Hair-raising contestant Sanjaya Malakar

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BONUS Question: On Thursday, marine biologists temporarily halted efforts to coax two lost, injured humpback whales back to the Pacific, after recordings of clanging pipes, feeding humpbacks and killer orcas failed to induce the pair to head back to saltwater. What are the whales' nicknames?

A. Dumb and Dumber
B. Ralph and Norton
C. Delta and Dawn
D. Venus and Serena

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