New Quiz For Week Ending May 8, 2015

Posted on: 05.07.2015 in weekly_quiz

Channel One News Quiz
Week of May 8, 2015

1. Which detail from the migrant news segment best supports the following claim? “Italy is coping with a rising wave of desperate migrants from Africa.”

a. “It is believed to be the biggest rescue mission of its kind so far this year.”
b. “Nearly 2,000 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean.”
c. “Patrols have increased to help migrants.”
d. “Once they reach Italy, they will be held in detention centers.”

2. Where are orangutans found today in the wild?

a. all over Southeast Asia
b. in Africa and South America
c. every continent except Antarctica
d. on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra

3. What gives a college student an advantage in potentially being hired for a post-college job?

a. focusing just on school work
b. going to college in your home state
c. attempting to become a star athlete
d. having an internship while attending college

4. About what percent of Indonesia’s population practices Islam?

a. 8 percent
b. 18 percent
c. 28 percent
d. 80 percent

5. Shark repellent wet suits are designed to:

a. emit an unpleasant smell
b. repel only great white sharks
c. take advantage of a shark’s poor eyesight
d. send painful, high-pitched noises to deter sharks

Answers for Weekly Quiz
Week of May 8, 2015

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

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