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. __________________ The U.S. military’s DARPA recently tested its new prosthetic hand on a man who was paralyzed as the result of a spinal cord injury.
2. __________________ According to DARPA, while wearing the prosthetic hand, the man was able to feel physical sensations.
3. __________________ Secretary of State John Kerry announced this week that the U.S. will increase the number of immigrants we accept from around the world to 100,000 annually.
4. __________________ Secretary Kerry said the increase in refugees the U.S. accepts would include at least 1,000 Syrian refugees.
5. __________________ The former owner of a peanut company who was found guilty of knowingly shipping peanut products tainted with salmonella was sentenced this week to life in prison.
6. __________________ The peanut owner’s lengthy prison sentence was due to the overwhelming evidence against him, as well as the judge’s dislike of peanuts.
7. __________________ President Obama was expected to bring up ongoing cyber hacks against the U.S. during Chinese President Xi JinPing’s first state visit to Washington this week.
8. __________________ The U.S. is currently negotiating a cyberspace arms-control accord with China.
9. __________________ Pope Francis’ speech to Congress on Thursday was historic because it was the first time a pope ever addressed Congress.
10. __________________ In his speech before Congress, Pope Francis exhorted his audience to embrace millions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. and to join a global campaign against climate change.