News Quiz
Week of 08/12
1. Jeff Bezos, founder of and new owner of the Washington Post, has made significant contributions to what cause?
   Animal welfare
   Wounded warriors
   Same-sex marriage
   Immigration reform
   Marijuana legalization
2. In addition to the Post, which other major daily has just been sold at a bargain price?
   Seattle Times
   Boston Globe
   Chicago Tribune
   Chicago Sun-Times
   Philadelphia Inquirer
3. Accused Fort Hood killer Maj. Nidal Hasan, representing himself, made what declaration at his military trial last week?
   "Allahu Akbar"
   "I am the shooter"
   "Death to all infidels"
   "Let me die and visit paradise"
   "I invoke the Fifth Amendment"
4. It has just been revealed that 61-year-old James St. James slaughtered his father, mother, and sister when he was a teen. What job does he now hold?
5. A noted atheist was harshly criticized last week after making disparaging remarks about Islam. Who?
   Philip Roth
   Woody Allen
   Susan Jacoby
   Richard Dawkins
   Stephen Hawking
6. New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has been suspended for 211 games for using performance-enhancing drugs. Where is A-Rod now?
   Playing in Japan
   In the minor leagues
   Playing in South Korea
   Playing for the Yankees
   Sitting out his suspension in Florida
7. Which left-wing bomb-thrower is reportedly getting a prime-time show on ratings-challenged MSNBC?
   Sean Penn
   Alec Baldwin
   Gloria Steinem
   Michael Moore
   Rosie O'Donnell
8. Which left-wing bomb-thrower will receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama later this year?
   Sean Penn
   Alec Baldwin
   Gloria Steinem
   Michael Moore
   Rosie O'Donnell
9. When readers of Conde Nast Traveler were asked to rank America's "friendliest" cities, six of the top ten had what in common?
   Population more than 1-million
   Home to a major university
   Located in the South
   Situated on a beach
   All of the Above
10. Several magazines have pronounced that they will no longer use which team name?
   Atlanta Braves
   Cleveland Indians
   Kansas City Chiefs
   Washington Redskins
   Notre Dame Fighting Irish

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