News quiz for week ending 2/13/15

Friday's News Quiz   —   Posted on February 13, 2015


DIRECTIONS: For the true/false, write TRUE or FALSE next to each statement, then rewrite each false statement to make it true. (10 points each)

1. __________________ NBC’s Nightly News anchorman Brian Williams was caught lying last week about a story he has told since 2003 when he covered the Iraq War.

2. __________________ Mr. Williams said more than once that he was flying a helicopter that “was forced down after being hit by an RPG” in Iraq.

3. __________________ Over the weekend, teams competed in the finals of SCI-FI-CON cyber security competition in Japan.

4. __________________ The purpose of the cyber security competition in Japan was to encourage more young Japanese technology engineers to become hackers.

5. __________________ After others across the country have done the same, a mall near Pittsburgh this week introduced a Youth Escort Policy.

6. __________________ The new policy at the Pittsburgh-area mall is being implemented because a lot of the problems that have occurred at the mall have been a result of unsupervised youth.

7. __________________ President Obama sent proposed legislation to Congress this week asking for authorization to begin diplomatic negotiations with ISIS.

8. __________________ The AUMF President Obama wants will last for three years, unless Congress reauthorizes the resolution.

9. __________________ The Pentagon announced this week that U.S. Embassy Marines in Yemen destroyed their machine guns and other crew-served weapons before leaving the Embassy for the airport.

10. __________________ A Marine spokesman told reporters the surrender of weapons by Embassy Marines in an evacuation was typical.

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