1. The Georgia Secretary of State began testing new voting machines in six counties this week. The old machines were paperless touchscreen. With the new machines, voters also make their choices on touchscreens. But with the new system:
a) each touchscreen is attached to a printer that produces a paper ballot
b) voters can review their selections on the paper ballot before inserting it into a scanning machine
c) both a) and b)
d) neither a) nor b)

2. A federal judge cited security concerns when she ordered the state of Georgia to stop using the voting machines they’d been using since 2002. Election integrity advocates argued that those voting machines:
a) were vulnerable to hacking
b) could not be audited
c) both a) and b)
d) neither a) nor b)

3. Mexican officials admitted last Friday that they had bungled the arrest of Ovidio Guzman, the son of jailed drug cartel boss _______________.
a) “El Guapo”
b) “El Gordo”
c) “El Chapo”
d) “El Estupido”

4. President Lopez Obrador’s officials said the operation had not been planned as well as it should have been and that the attempt to capture Guzman was a “failure.” Defending security forces actions after Guzman was captured and cartel gunmen outnumbered them, the president said, “We don’t want dead people, we don’t want war. We’re doing really well in our strategy.” After security officials captured Guzman, they:
a) let him go
b) called his father and asked him what they should do with him
c) brought him before a judge
d) arrested all of the cartel gunmen as well

5. More than 98% of South Korean teens used smartphones in 2018. Approximately _______________ of South Korean children aged 10 to 19 were labeled as “overdependent” on their phones last year.
a) 3 percent
b) 10 percent
c) 30 percent
d) 98 percent

6. Young people who are classed as “overdependent” in South Korea have experienced “serious consequences” due to their smartphone use, including a decline in self-control. Those identified as “overdependent” qualify for a place at camps run by _______________ to treat internet addiction (which recently included addiction to smartphones).
a) the government
b) Google
c) Apple
d) Kim Kardashian

7. Kallie Bender was a micro-preemie who was born at _______________. Kallie’s parents were told their baby wasn’t growing at a normal pace – and doctors determined that Kallie’s best chance of survival was to be delivered prematurely.
a) 25 weeks
b) 52 weeks
c) 36 weeks
d) 6 weeks

8. Kallie Bender weighed _______________ when she was born. She was kept for close to 5 months (almost 150 days) in the NICU before her parents were able to bring her home this week. Kallie will still need an oxygen tank and a feeding tube for a short while. But she is otherwise leaving the hospital healthy.
a) 13 pounds
b) 13.1 ounces
c) 3 pounds
d) 130 ounces

9. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, (D-Md.) laid in state in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. This is significant as Congressman Cummings was the first _______________ to be so honored.
a) African-American
b) congressman from Maryland
c) Democrat
d) politician who died in office

10. All but which one of the following is scheduled to speak at Congressman Cummings’ funeral on Friday?
a) former first lady Hillary Clinton
b) former president Bill Clinton
c) former first lady Michelle Obama
d) former president Barack Obama

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