1. Federal agencies are investigating at least two possible incidents in the Washington DC area that appear similar to mysterious Havana Syndrome that caused debilitating symptoms in dozens of U.S. diplomats in Cuba starting in 2016.
Investigators still have not determined:
a) what caused the symptoms
b) who is behind the attacks
c) why these particular government workers and their families were targeted
d) all of the above
2. Symptoms of the Havana Syndrome include vertigo, nausea, pounding headaches and ear popping. CIA officers and other US personnel were affected by these attacks in __________, __________ and __________. (CHOOSE 3)
3. North Korean defector Park Sang-hak announced last week that his group Fighters for Free North Korea had defied a South Korean government leaflet ban and floated balloons into North Korea. Attached to the 10 large balloons:
a) leaflets, food and medicine
b) leaflets, toys and candy
c) leaflets, booklets critical of Kim Jong Un and $5,000 in one-dollar bills
d) the complete DVD collection of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians”
4. The South Korean law banning leaflet distribution was passed following pressure and threats from North Korea. Violators of the law face a maximum prison term of _______________ or a fine of $27,000.
a) three days
b) three weeks
c) three months
d) three years
5. Kroger, a regional supermarket chain is beginning a pilot program using _______________ to deliver groceries in two Ohio cities this spring.
d) employees on bikes
6. Kroger’s delivery service is unique because customers will be able to have their orders delivered to their smartphone’s geolocation – whether they are at home or anywhere outside, including __________, __________ and __________. (CHOOSE 3)
a) in their car driving down the highway
b) a park
d) the beach
7. The governor from _______________ announced this week that the state will end its participation in the federal covid-19 unemployment program which gives unemployed people an EXTRA $300 per week unemployment pay until September.
8. The state is instead offering return-to-work incentives including a one-time payment of _______________ after a person has completed four weeks in a new job. The goal is to encourage workers to reenter the workforce and help ease a critical labor shortage across the state.
9. Critical Race Theory tells students that they fall into one of two categories – the oppressed or the oppressor – based solely on the color of their skin. State legislatures debating/voting on legislation to ban Critical Race Theory in public schools include Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Arizona, Idaho, Georgia, _______________ and _______________. (CHOOSE 2)
a) New York
10. Tennessee’s bill banning Critical Race Theory bans teachings that have a similar philosophy and includes anything that teaches that:
a) one race or sex is superior
b) any person bears responsibility for past actions by other members of their race or sex
c) any individuals are ‘inherently privileged, racist, sexist, or oppressive” because of their race or sex
d) all of the above
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