Cierra Ramirez: Hey, guys! I am Cierra Ramirez from the new ABC family series The Fosters, premiering this June. I am so excited to take part in the 4th annual Channel One News Pop Quiz Challenge! Let’s see what you know. Here is your question:
What is the name of the $85 billion in automatic budget cuts that went into effect in March? Is it:
You have got five seconds.
Time is up! The answer is “B,” sequester.
The automatic cuts, known as the sequester, went into effect March 1st because Congress couldn’t come to an agreement on a federal budget.
Now, if you think your school has what it takes to be part of the Pop Quiz Challenge, head to ChannelOne.com to enter. And you know what? Channel One News might just end up at your school!
- How did last month’s severe budget cuts happen in the first place?
- What needs to happen to end the sequester?