News quiz for week ending 11/20/09

Friday's News Quiz   —   Posted on November 20, 2009


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

1. __________________ In his Asia trip this month, President Obama addressed issues including the economy and trade, global warming and political prisoners.

2. __________________ After he personally demanded that Myanmar’s leaders release political prisoners, President Obama received a promise from officials that they will release all political prisoners immediately.

3. __________________ Over 100 bloggers who won a contest blogged about the launch of the space shuttle Atlantis from their front row seats at the launch site this week.

4. __________________ The purpose of Atlantis’ trip was to deliver many oversized pieces of equipment to the International Space Station.

5. __________________ House Democrats announced this week that they will try to force a vote on a bill that would block the civilian trials of terrorists accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks.

6. __________________ The Congressmen who are attempting to block the civilian trials of the 9/11 plotters say the terrorists don’t deserve the same rights as U.S. citizens.

7. __________________ The California Energy Commission ruled this week that all TVs must meet limits on energy consumption beginning in 2011.

8. __________________ Energy standards imposed by California in the past have affected the rest of the country because it is easier for manufacturers to make everything to a common set of standards.

9. __________________ The Iranian government agreed this week to send to Russia most of its partially processed uranium.

10. __________________Iranian dissident Mohsen Makhmalbaf said this week that the Obama administration should not impose any sanctions on Iran.

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