New Quiz For Week Ending Aug 28, 2015

Posted on: 08.28.2015 in weekly_quiz

Channel One News Quiz
Week of August 28, 2015

1. Which phrase in the following sentence gives the best clue to the meaning of the word “reset,” as used in the sentence?

“We’ve had a market that has done incredibly well since the lows in the spring of 2009 that probably ran too far, too fast, and needed to reset.”

a. “a market
b. “incredibly well”
c. “spring of 2009”
d. “too far, too fast”

2. In Wall Street terms, what is a “correction”?

a. When oil prices rise above $40 a barrel.
b. When the Dow Jones regains some of its losses.
c. When stock prices overall fall 10 percent or more.
d. When investors get nervous about another country’s economy.

3. Where is the only place the corpse flower can be found growing in the wild?

a. France
b. Hawaii
c. Denver
d. Indonesia
4. How did researchers in Vermont conduct their lunch waste study?

a. By taking photographs.
b. By interviewing students.
c. By weighing bags of garbage.
d. By having students fill out a form.

5. What effect did Hurricane Katrina have on the population of New Orleans?

a. It reduced it by half
b. It reduced it by 20 percent.
c. It forced the city to rebuild, which ultimately increased its population.
d. There was no significant effect.

Answers for Weekly Quiz
Week of August 28, 2015

1. d
2. c
3. d
4. a
5. a

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