1. As San Francisco schools remain closed to in-class learning, the Board of Education has voted to rename 44 schools that they say honor so-called “racist” historical leaders. Thousands of San Francisco residents have signed a petition opposing the decision, saying “when schools are still yet to open and SFUSD has not come up with an effective plan for remote learning, we believe that renaming schools is the wrong priority.” Schools on the list for renaming include (CHOOSE 3):
a) George Washington
b) Woodrow Wilson
c) Paul Revere
d) Abraham Lincoln

2. In addition to alumni and residents who oppose the name change of San Francisco schools, _______________ recently said that the decision by the School Board is “…offensive to parents who are juggling their children’s daily at-home learning schedules with doing their own jobs and maintaining their sanity…It’s offensive to our kids who are staring at screens day after day instead of learning and growing with their classmates and friends.”
a) the head of the ACLU
b) Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom
c) Democratic Mayor London Breed
d) the president of the San Francisco Teachers’ Union

3. Thousands of Russians rallied on Sunday to demand the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Navalny, Putin’s best-known critic, was jailed for violating parole (from a politically motivated fraud conviction) by failing to appear for probation appointments. He missed parole because:
a) he decided to go on vacation with his family instead
b) he had been poisoned and was in a coma in a hospital in Germany
c) he refused to say where he was
d) he was trying to defect to the socialist paradise of Venezuela

4. Prior to anti-Putin demonstrations, authorities introduced unprecedented security measures in Moscow’s city center, doing all but:
a) close subway stations near the Kremlin
b) cut bus traffic
c) order restaurants and stores to stay closed
d) install a large fence with razor wire around the entire perimeter of the Kremlin to “protect lawmakers” from Navalny supporters

5. Republican Senator Rand Paul told his Democratic colleagues during a speech last week that their decision to carry through with an impeachment that will fail will only divide the country further. Sen. Paul said,
a) “Democrats claim to want to unify the country but impeaching a former president, a private citizen, is the antithesis of unity”
b) Democrats “brazenly appointing a pro-impeachment Democrat to preside over the trial is not fair or impartial” and does not promote unity in our country.
c) both a) and b)
d) neither a) nor b)

6. Regarding the single article of impeachment the Democrats brought forth – the accusation that President Trump “incited” his supporters to violence on January 6 in his speech, Sen. Paul pointed out that Trump said, “I know everyone here will soon march to the Capitol to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard” and emphasized:
a) “’Peacefully and patriotically’ are hardly words of violence.”
b) the people who went into the Capitol did so while Trump was still delivering his speech
c) President Trump did not incite his supporters to violence
d) none of the above

7. On Tuesday, _______________ Gov. Ron DeSantis announced support of legislation to protect people in his state from online social media censorship.
a) California
b) Texas
c) Florida
d) New York

8. Gov. DeSantis describe big tech companies as “enforcers of preferred narratives” that have played a divisive role and “look more like Big Brother” and have a “negative impact.” Social media and big tech companies discriminate against _______________ through the regulation of content and by “applying standards unequally on users.”
a) liberals
b) conservatives
c) socialists
d) progressives

9. The U.S. Air Force will mount a first-of-its-kind flyover of Super Bowl LV with all three types of strategic bombers, the service announced last week. The bombers include: (CHOOSE 3)
a) the B-1
b) the B-2
c) the B-3
d) the B-52

10. AFGSC commander Gen. Timothy Ray said the Superbowl flyover is ”a tremendous honor for our command and the U.S. Air Force,” and is an opportunity to demonstrate “the reliability, flexibility, and precision of our bomber fleet to the nation during this exciting event.” It is a first-of-its-kind because:
a) it is the first time the three bombers have ever conducted a joint flyover
b) one of the pilots is a woman
c) one of the pilots is a football player
d) is the first time the three bombers will conduct a joint flyover over a Super Bowl

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