How Much News Do You Know?

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Question 1: On Sunday, the much-awaited conclusion of HBO's "The Sopranos" arrived in a frenzy of audience speculation over the fate of New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano. What happened in the final scene?

A. Tony was killed
B. Tony's family died at the hands of his enemies
C. Tony was forced to enter witness protection
D. Not sure, the screen went black

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Question 2: What is the latest state to pass a form of "Jessica’s Law" — named after 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford of Florida, who was abducted, abused, buried alive by a known sex offender — that includes sentencing some child rapists to death?

A. Massachusetts
B. Hawaii
C. Texas
D. Vermont

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Question 3: According to a published medical report, Canadian surgeons received the shock of their careers while trying to insert an arterial line into a man who was suffering from compartment syndrome and needed an urgent procedure to save his legs from permanent damage. What happened?

A. The doctors discovered the man was pregnant
B. The man began oozing green blood
C. The man had no femur bones in his legs
D. The doctors found an extra appendage in his stomach

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Question 4: Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong saw the courtroom from the defendant’s chair this week. Nifong is facing charges for several violations of the state’s rule of professional conduct in regards to his involvement in the Duke University Lacrosse Case. If convicted, what might Nifong’s sentence include?

A. Up to four months in prison
B. Disbarment and suspension of his law license
C. A six month suspension from his D.A. position
D. Mandatory attendance at ethics courses

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Question 5: On Tuesday, the FBI's Boston office warned the region's top universities to be on the lookout for foreign spies and potential terrorists. What are they specifically concerned about these groups doing?

A. Targeting academic institutions with terror attacks
B. Entering the country with student visas and posing as university students
C. Recruiting disgruntled college students to carry out terror attacks
D. Stealing unclassified, but sensitive, research conducted by universities

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Question 6: An administrative law judge who's suing a cleaner was expected to wrap up presentation of his case Wednesday, after breaking down in tears at court during Tuesday's proceedings. Why is the adminstrative judge suing a cleaner for $54 million?

A. They burned an iron mark on his shirt
B. They lost his trousers
C. They stole his designer suits
D. They overcharged his account

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Question 7: On Tuesday, the Air Force on confirmed a report that in 1994 a military researcher requested $7.5 million to develop a non-lethal "love bomb." The Air Force considered using the bomb on our enemies to do what?

A. Leave a strong stench, making the enemy dectectable for weeks
B. Make bears and bugs more aggressive, drawing them to the enemies position
C. Act as an aphrodesiac among enemies, causing homosexual behavior
D. All of the above

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Question 8: The Food and Drug Administration confirmed Wednesday that five-ounce tubes of counterfeit “Colgate” may contain diethylene glycol, a component in antifreeze. The recalled toothpaste was imported from South Africa, a country the Colgate-Palmolive Co. does not import toothpaste to the U.S. from, and sold at discount stores in four states. In which of the following states was the counterfeit “Colgate” not sold in?

A. New Jersey
B. Connecticut
C. New York
D. Maryland

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Question 9: Portuguese police are following a new lead in the search for Madeleine McCann, the four-year-old British girl who went missing 42 days ago. A two-page letter written in Dutch claiming to know where Madeleine’s body is buried was sent to an Amsterdam newspaper. Despite the hundreds of hoax letters that have officials are taking this hand-written note seriously. What makes this letter different than the hoaxes?

A. Handwriting analysis has linked the letter back to a member of the McCann family
B. A similar letter led to the bodies of two young girls last June
C. The letter contained specific details of the case not released to the public
D. The McCann family has business connections to Amsterdam-based companies

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Question 10: Junk Food War! The Kellogg Co. is raising the nutritional value of cereals and snacks marketed to children. Under Kellogg’s new standards their food products must be no more than 200 calories per serving and contain no trans fats, among other regulations. What sparked Kellogg’s new health-friendly products?

A. A slump in sales due to healthier options by competitors
B. A new study revealing cereals as a major contributor to childhood obesity
C. An overwhelming number of e-mail from parents requesting healthy alternatives to Kellogg’s popular products
D. An attempt to avoid a lawsuits from nutrition advocacy groups

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BONUS Question: "FOX & Friends" anchor Steve Doocy and "The Live Desk" anchor Martha MacCallum sit down every Monday night on “The O’Reilly Factor” and compete in a trivia segment. What is the actual name of this weekly segment?

A. O’Reilly Pursuit
B. TV Idol Test
C. The Great American Culture Quiz
D. Dooc-Man Vs. Mac-Girl

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