News Quiz for Week Ending December 9, 2016

Posted on: 12.08.2016 in weekly_quiz

1.    Why are experts concerned about the lack of physical activity for young people?

a.    They are concerned that technology will become too big a part of people’s lives.
b.    They are concerned that the population will be very unhealthy in 20 to 30 years.
c.    They are concerned that sports equipment stores will go out of business over the next 10 years.
d.    They are concerned that teachers will have to focus more of their time on teaching physical activity.

2.    What is a sanctuary city?

a.    a city that can afford to lose millions in federal funding
b.    a city that does not actively work to deport undocumented immigrants
c.    a city that supports President-elect Trump’s stance on illegal immigration
d.    a city that has released videos to reduce tension with immigrant communities

3.    Why was the attack on Pearl Harbor “a defining moment in American history”?

a.    At the time it was the only attack in American history.
b.    It led the United States to stop fighting with the Axis in World War II.
c.    It caused the United States to enter World War II on the side of the Allies.
d.    Immediately after the attack, the United States began a cold war with the Soviet Union.

4.    What is the title for President-elect Trump’s “Time” cover?

a.    President of the United States of America
b.    Trump to become president of the United States
c.    President-elect Trump of the United States
d.    President of the Divided States of America

5.    Why is being kind during an argument important?

a.    The pain created by cruel words can last a long time.
b.    The body releases oxytocin when you are kind.
c.    The most clearly stated argument is always the one that wins.
d.    The person you are arguing with is trying to connect with you.




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

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