DIRECTIONS: For the bolded part of each statement, circle the correct answer.
1. Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi / then-President Donald Trump imposed a $5,000 (and $10,000 for a second “offense”) fine on Congress members – to be taken directly from a colleague’s salary – for entering the House Chamber without going through the metal detectors she installed last month.
2. On Friday, Republican Reps. Louie Gohmert and Andrew Clyde were fined $5,000 each for bypassing the metal detectors. Later in the day, Speaker Pelosi was seen by multiple House members entering the House Chamber without going through the metal detectors. She was fined the same amount / was not fined at all.
3. Sweden and Denmark announced last week they will begin issuing vaccine certificates that will be optional / mandatory for people traveling and also possibly for those who attend something like a sports or cultural event.
4. The head of the EU’s European Commission / Chinese communist leader Xi Jin Ping supports the use of vaccine certificates to identify people who have had the vaccine, but said that “whether that gives a priority or access to certain goods…that has to be discussed on the European level.”
5. Red Flag 21-1 is a 19-day combat training exercise / virtual combat simulation which takes place at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. It is one of the air force’s largest exercises and is held annually. It emphasizes space and cyberspace integration.
6. Military branches participating in Red Flag 21-1 include the Air Force, the U.S. Space Force, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Command – and the air forces of several hostile nations / allied nations.
7. Just before the first home game with fans in attendance, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban announced the team is no longer playing the National Anthem / no longer kneeling during the National Anthem at home games.
8. The day after Cuban’s announcement, which he said he’d discussed with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver in November, the NBA announced all teams don’t have to / must play the National Anthem at home games.
9. Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation / Gettysburg Address began: “Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation: conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”
10. Abraham Lincoln concluded his First Inaugural Address / Second Inaugural Address with: “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.”
Daily “Answers” emails are provided for Daily News Articles, Tuesday’s World Events and Friday’s News Quiz.