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CNN 10 News Quiz 1/17/20

Quiz by Paul Bachman

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  • Q1
    What two countries gave differing accounts of a near-collision of their warships that occurred last week in the Arabian Sea?
    Japan and North Korea
    Russia and the United States
  • Q2
    What kind of "Quadrantid" event was recently captured in an image from the International Space Station as well as by viewers on Earth?
    a black hole
    meteor shower
  • Q3
    What is between 40% and 60% effective in preventing the flu in most cases, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control?
    flu vaccine
  • Q4
    In what country did the Taal Volcano recently erupt, spewing ash into the air and leading to fears of a bigger eruption in the days ahead?
  • Q5
    What state of Australia has been characterized as the "hardest-hit" by wildfires that continue to threaten land, homes and businesses?
    New South Wales
    The North Shore
  • Q6
    What Major League Baseball team has been issued a number of penalties for a sign-stealing scheme that it utilized in its 2017 championship season?
    Los Angeles Dodgers
    Houston Astros
  • Q7
    Which chamber of the U.S. government formally submitted its articles of impeachment against the president on Wednesday?
    House of Representatives
  • Q8
    Which chamber of the U.S. government will hold a trial to determine whether the president is guilty or not guilty of the charges against him?
    House of Representatives
  • Q9
    In what country did the government resign on Wednesday, potentially paving the way for its president to enact major changes to the country's constitution?
    North Korea
  • Q10
    What event is observed in the United States on the third Monday in January?
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    Columbus Day

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