News Quiz for Week Ending May 5, 2017

Posted on: 05.04.2017 in weekly_quiz

1. According to polls, which of the following statements best summarizes President Trump’s current approval rating?
a. mainly positive
b. entirely negative
c. dropped 40 percent since he took office
d. split, depending on political party affiliation

2. What was the focus of many May Day protests in the United States?
a. fair pay
b. protections for immigrant workers
c. safe working conditions
d. reasonable hours

3. What is the amount of exercise identified by researchers that could help prevent obesity and disease?
a. 60 minutes once a week
b. 30 minutes twice a week
c. 25 minutes three times a week
d. 10 minutes four times a week

4. Who was at the meeting about peace between Israel and Palestine?
a. President Trump and Palestinian President Abbas
b. President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu
c. Palestinian President Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu.
d. President Trump, Palestinian President Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

5. According to the recent climate change lawsuit filed by teens, what is the U.S. government guilty of?
a. undermining the Environmental Protection Agency
b. dumping toxic chemicals on public land
c. not limiting the use of fossil fuels
d. giving tax breaks to polluters


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

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