Test your News Knowledge

April 5, 2019

Are you up to date on current events? Try your knowledge below.

 

  1. Which airplane model is under fire for recent crashes?

    1. Airbus A-350

    2. Boeing 737 Max

    3. Airbus A-220

    4. Boeing 747
       

  2. What is the name of the extreme weather event afflicting Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi?

    1. Cyclone Idai

    2. Typhoon Haiyan

    3. Hurricane Ophelia

    4. Tohoku Earthquake

  3. An outbreak of what disease has occurred in an ultra-orthodox Jewish community in New York City?

    1. Polio

    2. Influenza

    3. Measles

    4. Whooping Cough
       

  4. Charges were dropped for a supposed faked homophobic/racist attack on which actor?

    1. Johnny Depp

    2. Jussie Smollett

    3. Morgan Freeman

    4. Harrison Ford
       

  5. When will a redacted version of the Mueller Report be released to the public?

    1. January 2020

    2. November 2019

    3. July 2019

    4. April 2019
       

  6. How many times has Theresa May’s Brexit plan been rejected by Parliament?

    1. Three

    2. One

    3. Four

    4. Two
       

  7. Which pharmaceutical company is under fire for financial and legal issues with their drug OxyContin?

    1. Bayer Schering Pharma AG

    2. Purdue Pharma

    3. Pharma Medica

    4. Procter and Gamble
       

  8. What did the Trump administration ban as of Tuesday, March 26?

    1. Assault weapons

    2. Plastic utensils

    3. Plastic bags

    4. Bump stocks
       

  9. Antarctica will soon part with an iceberg twice the size of what US state?

    1. Alaska

    2. Rhode Island

    3. New York City

    4. Ohio

  10. What is the name of the Israeli prime minister who will run for another term on April 9, the Israeli election day?

    1. Ehud Barak

    2. Benjamin Netanyahu

    3. Ariel Sharon

    4. Ehud Olmert

 

Correct Answers:

  1. b, Boeing 737 Max

  2. a, Cyclone Idai

  3. c, Measles

  4. b, Jussie Smollett

  5. d, April 2019

  6. a, Three

  7. b, Purdue Pharma

  8. d, Bump stocks

  9. c, New York City

  10. b, Benjamin Netanyahu

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