News Quiz
Quiz Yourself on the Latest News
Have you been paying attention to the people and events making headlines this week?

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1. One of the highest-ranking Democrats in the House surprised everyone last week by saying it is time for Nancy Pelosi to step aside. Who?
   Zoe Lofgren, CA
   Marcy Kaptur, OH
   James Clyburn, SC
   Linda Sanchez, CA
   Gregory Meeks, NY
2. Las Vegas killer Stephen Paddock had been prescribed which anti-anxiety drug?
   Xanax
   Prozac
   Ativan
   Valium
   Klonopin
3. His father, Benjamin Paddock, was arrested in the early 1960s for what crime?
   Rape
   Murder
   Kidnapping
   Child abuse
   Bank robbery
4. This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to which organization?
   Doctors Without Borders
   International Atomic Energy Agency
   Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
   International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
   Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
5. When the Senate had a chance to pass gun control legislation last year, exactly one Democratic Senator voted against tougher new gun laws. Who?
   Cory Booker, NJ
   Chris Murphy, CT
   Heidi Heitkamp, ND
   Dianne Feinstein, CA
   Kirsten Gillibrand, NY
6. The House has passed a bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Why was that point of gestation selected?
   The eyes begin to open
   The baby probably feels pain
   The gender of the baby is known
   The baby can live outside the womb
   It would bring the US into line with Western Europe
7. Which well-known governor has hinted that he may leave the Republican Party?
   Rick Scott, FL
   John Kasich, OH
   Scott Walker, WI
   Greg Abbott, TX
   Chris Christie, NJ
8. Spain's region of Catalonia has been rocked by demonstrations, with many Catalans demanding independence. What is Catalonia's capital and largest city?
   Sevilla
   Madrid
   Valencia
   Cordoba
   Barcelona
9. A billionaire not named Donald Trump has hinted that he might run for president of the United States. Who?
   Paul Allen
   Mark Cuban
   Charles Koch
   Sheldon Adelson
   Michael Bloomberg
10. McDonald's made news last week by announcing that it is testing a burger that is notable for what reason?
   It is vegetarian
   It is 100% fat free
   It is made of horse meat
   It is deep fried in olive oil
   It has two full pounds of beef



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