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News Quiz
Week of 11/18
1. Alec Baldwin's weekly show was suspended by MSNBC after he used slurs deemed offensive to which group?
   All of the Above
2. Who will represent the federal government at the upcoming 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address?
   President Obama
   Vice President Biden
   Attorney General Eric Holder
   Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
   Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell
3. A Washington Post columnist, whose work is syndicated nationally, accused many Tea Partiers of having a "gag reflex" when they see an interracial couple. Who?
   Colbert King
   Dana Milbank
   Richard Cohen
   Kathleen Parker
   Eugene Robinson
4. Liz Cheney, daughter of the former Vice President, has announced that she will challenge which incumbent Senator and fellow Republican?
   Mike Enzi
   Orrin Hatch
   Mike Crapo
   John Barrasso
   Lisa Murkowski
5. British Prime Minister David Cameron is urging that something to be taught more rigorously in UK schools. What?
   Gun safety
   Climate change
   Human sexuality
6. To the dismay of environmentalists, the new government of which nation wants to cut funding for "green energy" projects and eliminate a tax on carbon?
7. Meanwhile, which nation has warned its citizens against traveling to certain parts of many U.S. cities, including New York, Washington, and Los Angeles?
8. Which chain has announced that its 300 remaining stores will be closed by the end of the year?
   Best Buy
   Trader Joe's
   Barnes & Noble
   Buffalo Wild Wings
9. After a contentious dispute, which has been officially declared the USA's tallest building?
   Willis Tower, Chicago
   U.S. Bank Tower, Los Angeles
   Trump Hotel and Tower, Chicago
   Empire State Building, New York
   One World Trade Center, New York
10. A painting was purchased for $142 million last week, the highest price ever paid for a work of art at an auction. Who is the artist?
   Andy Warhol
   Paul Cezanne
   Pablo Picasso
   Francis Bacon
   Edvard Munch

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