News quiz for week ending 2/12/10

Friday's News Quiz   —   Posted on February 12, 2010

Questions

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

1. __________________ The recent election of Laura Chinchilla as president of Costa Rica is significant because she is the first woman to be elected president in Latin America.

2. __________________ President Chinchilla campaigned to continue the free market policies of the current president.

3. __________________ Supreme Leader of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, said Monday that his country would stun the Western world on the anniversary of Iran’s Islamic revolution.

4. __________________ Also on Monday, Iran’s ambassador notified the IAEA that Iran will begin enriching uranium to higher levels.

5. __________________ A man in Haiti was pulled from the rubble this week, 27 days after the earthquake happened there.

6. __________________ Survivor Evans Monsigrace didn’t suffer any major injuries from the earthquake.

7. __________________ Celebrations were held in Iran on Thursday to mark the 31st anniversary of the revolution that created Iran’s Islamic republic.

8. __________________ On the same day as the anniversary celebrations in Iran, the government allowed anti-government protesters to stage demonstrations in a separate location.

9. __________________ President’s Day is a day to honor all U.S. presidents.

10. __________________ As a teenager, George Washington authored the document “Rules of Civility” and used this as a model to live by.


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