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News Quiz
Week of 2/10
1. Speaker John Boehner now says the House will not deal with what issue until next year at the earliest?
   Health care
   Debt ceiling
   Judicial confirmations
2. In addition to the gold medal, U.S. Olympic athletes who win at Sochi receive a monetary prize. How much?
3. Which drug store chain will no longer sell cigarettes?
   Rite Aid
   Health Mart
   All of the Above
4. A group of Democratic Senators wants something banned from most areas of the Capitol. What?
   Sugared sodas
   Religious symbols
   Plastic water bottles
   Electronic cigarettes
   Gasoline-powered cars
5. Voters in Switzerland went to the polls Sunday and passed a referendum strictly limits what?
   Marijuana sales
   Bank secrecy
   Free trade
6. Hillary Clinton says the last time she did it was in 1996. What?
   Drive a car
   Go to a movie
   Shop for groceries
   Read an entire book
   Take a commercial flight
7. Meanwhile, former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords just did it for the first time since she was shot in 2011. What?
   Drive a car
   Go to a movie
   Shop for groceries
   Read an entire book
   Take a commercial flight
8. Michael Sam, who will likely play in the NFL next season, is the first player in the league to be what?
   He is a transsexual
   He has earned a Ph.D.
   He is openly homosexual
   He never attended college
   He weighs more than 400 pounds
9. Which of the following does not apply to President Obama's new nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to Argentina?
   Is a career diplomat
   Does not speak Spanish
   Has never visited Argentina
   Works as a political consultant
   Raised $500,000 for Obama campaign
10. Clay Aiken, best known as runner-up on the second season of American Idol, has announced his intention to do what?
   Convert to Islam
   Run for Congress
   Return to AI and try again
   Renounce his U.S. citizenship
   Adopt and care for Justin Bieber

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