New Quiz for Week Ending May 1, 2015

Posted on: 05.01.2015 in weekly_quiz

Channel One News Quiz
Week of May 1, 2015

1. Maya Angelou agreed to take part in Shawn Rivera’s project for which of the following reasons?

a. She wanted to be a rapper instead of a poet.
b. She wanted to help Shawn Rivera with his career.
c. She liked Shawn Rivera’s other projects and wanted to get involved.
d. She thought setting poetry to music was a good way to reach young people

2. The Cuba embargo likely would not have been put in place if which of the following had not happened?

a. the Bay of Pigs
b. the Cuban missile crisis
c. the removal of Soviet weapons
d. the alliance between Castro and the Soviet Union

3. Which statement gives the correct sequence of events in Baltimore?

a. The National Guard was called to Baltimore, people protested peacefully and then the protests turned violent.
b. The National Guard was called to Baltimore, people protested violently and then the protests turned peaceful.
c. People protested violently, the protests turned peaceful and then the National Guard was called to Baltimore.
d. People protested peacefully, the protests turned violent and then the National Guard was called to Baltimore.

4. Which one of the following are U.S. citizens still not allowed to do?

a. visit family in Cuba
b. do business in Cuba
c. send money to Cuba
d. travel to Cuba as a tourist

5. According to medical experts, eye-training apps are effective because:

a. they train your eyes to sense more light and images
b. they retrain your brain to increase its processing abilities
c. they are less expensive than prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses
d. they help you focus clearly when looking at a computer screen or smartphone

Answers for Weekly Quiz
Week of May 1, 2015

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

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