1. Which of the following is a myth about George Washington?
a) At 15, Washington copied the “110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation” and lived them out in his own life
b) Martha Washington destroyed nearly all of George’s letters to her shortly before her death in 1802.
c) George Washington kept a personal copy of the Constitution, in which he had written notes
d) George Washington chopped down a cherry tree and then told the truth about it
2. To commemorate George Washington’s birthday each year, __________ conducts a reading of his Farewell Address.
a) the President
b) the Senate
c) every public school in the U.S.
d) the U.S. Supreme Court
3. Israel’s largest healthcare provider just concluded a study of 600,000 people who received two doses of the Pfizer’s vaccine compared to _______________.
a) 600 people not yet vaccinated
b) 6,000 people not yet vaccinated
c) 600,000 people not yet vaccinated
d) 600,000 people who received a vaccine developed by a Chinese government-run lab in Wuhan
4. The Israeli study reported a _______________ drop in symptomatic COVID-19 infections among the 600,000 people who received two doses of the Pfizer’s vaccine.
5. Thousands of people from the youth sports and athletic community held rallies in _______________ last week calling for the reopening of the city’s public schools and after-school sports and activities.
b) New York
d) Los Angeles
6. When asked about resuming live classes, the mayor _______________.
a) gave no timetable
b) said “sometime next year”
c) said “go ask Dr. Fauci”
d) said “maybe never”
7. Following a huge winter storm, ,millions of customers have been without power in _______________ for almost 3 days this week. There is no definite date for all power to be restored; utility officials said the outages could last for several more days, with temperatures not expected to move above freezing until Friday.
8. Power companies have implemented ongoing _______________ in Texas since Sunday. About 3.2 million customers were without electricity by midday Wednesday.
a) rolling blackouts
b) price hikes
c) controlled burns
d) customer satisfaction surveys
9. President Biden on Tuesday participated in a Townhall moderated by _______________, where he took questions from the audience.
a) Chris Cuomo of CNN
b) podcaster Joe Rogan
c) Anderson Cooper of CNN
d) Rachel Maddow of MSNBC
10. During the Townhall, President Biden was asked questions about: (CHOOSE 3)
a) immigrants being allowed to illegally enter the U.S. who have not been tested for Covid
b) schools re-opening to in-person classes
c) Chinese Uyghers
d) what it’s like living in the White House
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