News Quiz for Week Ending March 18

Posted on: 03.17.2016 in weekly_quiz

1.    Which statement describes the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami?

a.    The area quickly recovered.
b.    The area took about a year to recover.
c.    The area took about three years to recover.
d.    The area is still recovering.

 

2.    What is the purpose of the Experiment in International Living?

a.    to introduce students to people from other countries
b.    to give students the experience of living in another country
c.    to help students gain a deeper understanding of world issues
d.    to improve the economy in depressed areas around the world

 

3.    Which candidate dropped out of the presidential race?

a.    Ted Cruz
b.    John Kasich
c.    Marco Rubio
d.    Bernie Sanders

 

4.    What is the Supreme Court nominee’s political point of view?

a.    liberal
b.    moderate
c.    conservative
d.    unknown

 

5..    Based on the context of the meditation gym segment, what is the meaning of “relief” as used in the following quotation from the segment?

“[Meditation] is known to have health benefits like increased productivity and stress relief.”

a.    rescue from a dangerous situation
b.    raised areas on an otherwise flat surface
c.    easing or lessening of something negative
d.    provisions of the basic necessities, such as food and water

 

 

 

 
1. d
2. c
3. c
4. a
5. c

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