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NewsQuiz 1/25/19

Quiz by Paul Bachman

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the name of the U.S. federal holiday that was first observed in 1986 in honor of its namesake's accomplishments in civil rights?
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    Veterans Memorial Day
    30s
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  • Q2
    The "super blood wolf moon" that was observed earlier this week occurred as a result of what kind of total eclipse?
    Question Image
    lunar
    solar
    30s
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  • Q3
    What kind of mollusks, which were once plentiful around New York City, are now being utilized to "shore up" parts of the city?
    Oysters
    Clams
    30s
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  • Q4
    What Asian country, where the U.S. fought in a conflict decades ago, is reportedly the most likely location for a second summit between the leaders of the U.S. and North Korea?
    China
    Vietnam
    30s
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  • Q5
    What is the name of the American entertainment ceremony that was first held on May 16, 1929, meaning that this year's event is the 91st in its history?
    Academy Awards
    Entertainment Awards
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  • Q6
    Ice recently coated parts of what famous natural landmark, which sits on the border between Ontario, Canada and New York state?
    Niagra Falls
    Washington Monument
    30s
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  • Q7
    In what South American nation did a leader of the National Assembly declare himself president, following a disputed election?
    Cuba
    Venezuela
    30s
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  • Q8
    Name the ancient king who reigned in the 14th Century and whose sarcophagus and artifacts will be prominently displayed in his nation's Grand Museum.
    King Tut
    Jesus
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  • Q9
    Name the annual speech that also completes this phrase from the U.S. Constitution: "He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the..."
    State of the Country
    State of the Union
    30s
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  • Q10
    In what country, whose calendar is about to turn to the year 4717, does the "largest annual human migration" take place?
    Japan
    China
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