New Quiz for Week Ending March 13, 2015

Posted on: 03.12.2015 in weekly_quiz

Channel One News Quiz
Week of March 13, 2015

1. What was the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day?

a. Peace for All
b. Women United
c. Equal Pay Now
d. Make It Happen

2. What evidence does Oxitec provide to support its claim that the genetically modified mosquitoes are “safe and effective”?

a. “Most of those females will mate with our males and most of their offspring will die.”
b. “And it’s those results Florida officials are hoping to achieve.”
c. “After a release in Brazil and the Cayman Islands, the population of mosquitoes in some areas dropped by more than 90 percent.”
d. “Nearly 150,000 people have signed an online petition calling for a stop to the field trial.”

3. How did the Pharrell ‘Blurred Lines’ lawsuit end?

a. A judge threw out the lawsuit.
b. Gaye’s family won the lawsuit
c. Robin Thicke won the lawsuit.
d. Gaye’s family dropped the lawsuit.

4. What is most likely President Obama’s motivation for signing “The Student Aid Bill of Rights”?

a. to prompt colleges to provide more scholarships
b. to make dealing with student loans easier for borrowers
c. to encourage companies to loan money to college students
d. to discourage young people from applying for student loans

5. How do Ready Jeans work? Choose the best answer.

a. Metal woven into the jeans creates a shield to protect your information.
b. A computer chip in the jeans scramble credit card sniffers.
c. A magnet in the jeans prevents transmission of data.
d. A pocket is located at the ankle, which is a safer place to store credit cards.

Answers for Weekly Quiz
Week of March 13, 2015

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

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