News quiz for week ending 1/29/10

Friday's News Quiz   —   Posted on January 29, 2010


DIRECTIONS:  Write TRUE or FALSE next to each statement.  Rewrite each false statement to make it true. (10 points each)

1.  __________________ Chemical Ali was executed this week for genocide including his order to use using poison gas on civilians.

2.  __________________ The method of execution the Iraq government used to carry out Ali’s death sentence was lethal injection.

3.  __________________ A French parliamentary panel has made the recommendation to make wearing a burqa for Muslim women illegal.

4.  __________________ Women who refuse to obey the law regarding Muslim dress will be subject to public flogging.

5.  __________________ The leaders of the 9/11 commission told a Senate panel this week the Obama administration mishandled the interrogation of the failed Christmas Day airline bomber.

6.  __________________ Sen. Susan Collins and Sen. Joe Lieberman also criticized the Obama administration, saying in a letter “the decision to treat Abdulmutallab as a criminal rather than an unprivileged enemy belligerent” prevented the intelligence community from obtaining crucial information that could prevent future attacks.

7.  __________________ President Obama’s State of the Union Address focused mainly on his plan for dealing with terrorists.

8.  __________________ In his address, the President said he wold work with Congress this year to repeal the ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military.

9.  __________________ Democratic leaders said they put a hold on trying to pass health care reform legislation because they know the majority of Americans oppose their plan.

10. __________________ Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid said they will get health care legislation passed this year.

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