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posted on Jan, 24 2005 @ 03:30 AM
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What do you know about the week in news? Take MSNBC.com's weekly news quiz and see how much you remember.
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1. Which members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee opposed Condoleezza Rice's nomination as secretary of state?


Barack Obama and John Kerry


John Kerry and Barbara Boxer

Joseph Biden and Barbara Boxer

John Kerry and Joseph Biden

2. Which of the following did President Bush NOT say in his inaugural speech?


“You have seen that life is fragile, and evil is real, and courage triumphs.”

“We cannot carry the message of freedom and the baggage of bigotry at the same time.”

“Iraq and Afghanistan are now beacons of hope for repressed nations around the world.”

“We have known divisions, which must be healed to move forward in great purposes – and I will strive in good faith to heal them.”

3. How heavy was the child born to a Brazilian woman this week and nicknamed “giant baby?”


23 pounds

20 pounds

17 pounds

15 pounds

4. Midwest Airlines unveiled a frequent flier program for animals in hopes of attracting more consumers. Which of the following is true about the new program?


Dogs get a better mileage deal than cats

Dogs and cats get a better deal than humans

Animals must travel alone to earn miles

Children get the same mileage as animal



5. The Catholic Church in which country backtracked after saying that condoms have a role in preventing AIDS?


Ireland

Nigeria

Denmark

Spain

6. Who took home the Golden Globe for best dramatic actress in a movie?


Annette Bening

Hilary Swank

Kate Winslet

Teri Hatcher

7. What was the name of the European spacecraft that landed in the mud of Saturn’s moon Titan?


Huygens

Ariane

Andoya

EUoyez

8. Which public figure got in hot water for allegedly saying, “Women have children and don't want to work as hard as it takes to get to the top”?


Harvard President Lawrence Summers

Vice President Dick Cheney

U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay

Author Stephen King

9. The CEO of which well-known company was ousted after it fell into a financial hole?


Starbucks

Dunkin' Donuts

Krispy Kreme

McDonald's

10. Which of the following proposals for newfangled weapons was NOT considered by the U.S. military?


Chemical weapon that would foster “homosexual behavior” among the enemy

A chemical that would attract stinging bugs or rodents.

A weapon that would create “severe and lasting halitosis” to sniff out undercover fighters

A drug that would cause enemy fighters to sing opera, thus exposing them to fire




posted on Jan, 24 2005 @ 07:34 AM
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I missed two, o-well better luck next time.

 

1. Which members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee opposed Condoleezza Rice's nomination as secretary of state?
Correct
John Kerry and Barbara Boxer. Read the full story.

2. Which of the following did President Bush NOT say in his inaugural speech?
“You have seen that life is fragile, and evil is real, and courage triumphs.” is not correct.
“Iraq and Afghanistan are now beacons of hope for repressed nations around the world.”Read the full story.

3. How heavy was the child born to a Brazilian woman this week and nicknamed “giant baby?”
Correct
17 pounds. Read the full story.

4. Midwest Airlines unveiled a frequent flier program for animals in hopes of attracting more consumers. Which of the following is true about the new program?
Correct
Dogs and cats get a better deal than humans. Read the full story.

5. The Catholic Church in which country backtracked after saying that condoms have a role in preventing AIDS?
Nigeria is not correct.
Spain. Read the full story.

6. Who took home the Golden Globe for best dramatic actress in a movie?
Correct
Hilary Swank. Read the full story.

7. What was the name of the European spacecraft that landed in the mud of Saturn’s moon Titan?
Correct
Huygens. Read the full story.

8. Which public figure got in hot water for allegedly saying, “Women have children and don't want to work as hard as it takes to get to the top”?
Correct
Harvard President Lawrence Summers. Read the full story.

9. The CEO of which well-known company was ousted after it fell into a financial hole?
Correct
Krispy Kreme. Read the full story.

10. Which of the following proposals for newfangled weapons was NOT considered by the U.S. military?
Correct
A drug that would cause enemy fighters to sing opera, thus exposing them to fire. Read the full story.



posted on Jan, 24 2005 @ 01:53 PM
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Time for the Pisky to go back to school. I got a phenomenal two right :shk:



posted on Jan, 24 2005 @ 04:27 PM
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9/10, with a bit of guessing.

I think there may be a mutual solution in there, offering Krispy Kreme product as the reward system for loyal flying cats and dogs.



posted on Jan, 24 2005 @ 09:04 PM
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I got 7 out of 10..not too bad, and i owe it all to ATS





 
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