News quiz for week ending 2/8/19

Friday's News Quiz   —   Posted on February 8, 2019

Questions

DIRECTIONS: For each of the following quotes from President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address. For the bolded part of each quote, circle the correct answer. (What did he say?)

1. ”Victory is not winning for our country / party. Victory is winning for our country / party.”

2. ”The agenda I will lay out this evening is not a Republican Agenda or a Democrat Agenda. It is the agenda of Congress / the American People.”

3. ”My administration has cut / added more regulations in a short period of time than any other administration during its entire tenure.”

4. ”The next major priority for me and for all of us should be to increase / lower the cost of health care and prescription drugs — and to protect patients with pre-existing conditions.”

5. ”No issue better illustrates the divide between America's working class and America's political class than legal immigration / illegal immigration. Wealthy politicians and donors push for open borders while living their lives behind walls and gates and guards."

6. ”In the past, most / none of the people in this room voted for a wall. But the proper wall never got built. I will get it built. This is a smart, strategic, see-through steel barrier - not just a simple concrete wall. …Simply put, walls work and walls save lives.”

7. ”To defend the dignity of every person, I am asking Congress to pass legislation to allow / prohibit the late-term abortion of children who can feel pain in the mother's womb. … All children – born and unborn – are made in the holy image of God."

8. ”We stand with the Venezuelan people in their noble quest for freedom — and we condemn the brutality of the Maduro regime, whose socialist / free-market policies have turned that nation from being the wealthiest in South America into a state of abject poverty and despair.”

9. ”Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by / encouraged by the new calls to adopt socialism in our country. America was founded on liberty and independence -- and not government coercion, domination and control. We are born free, and we will stay free. Tonight, we renew our resolve that America will never be a socialist country."

10. “Unemployment has reached the lowest rate in half a century. African-American, Hispanic-American and Asian-American unemployment have all reached their lowest / highest levels ever recorded. Unemployment for Americans with disabilities has also reached an all-time low.”

11. “Less / More people are working now than at any time in our history –- 157 million.”

12. “We passed a massive tax cut for working families and doubled / quadrupled the child tax credit.”

13. “San Diego used to have the most illegal border crossings in the country…[after] a strong security wall was put in place, …it made no difference to / almost completely ended illegal crossings.

14. “…After years of targeting our industries, and stealing our intellectual property…we recently imposed tariffs on $250 billion of Canadian / Chinese goods — and now our Treasury is receiving billions of dollars a month from a country that never gave us a dime. … I blame our leaders and representatives for allowing this travesty to happen.”

15. For years, politicians / businessmen promised…they would negotiate for a better deal [than NAFTA]. But no one ever tried — until now. Tonight, I am also asking you to pass the United States Reciprocal Trade Act [that I negotiated], so that if another country places an unfair tariff on an American product, we can charge them the exact same tariff on the same product that they sell to us.”

16. “Under my Administration, we will never apologize for advancing global / America’s interests.”

17. “To help support working parents, the time has come to pass school choice for America’s children. I am also proud to be the first President to include in my budget a plan for nationwide unpaid / paid family leave — so that every new parent has the chance to bond with their newborn child.”

18. “…my Administration worked closely with members of both parties to sign the First Step Act into law. This legislation reformed sentencing laws that have wrongly and disproportionately harmed the African-American community. The First Step Act gives violent / non-violent  offenders the chance to re-enter society…“

19. ”Over the last two years, my administration has moved with urgency and historic speed to confront problems neglected by leaders of one party / both parties over many decades."

20. ”We have unleashed a revolution in American Energy – the United States is now the number one / number two producer of oil and natural gas in the world."