Post Quizzes | Know Your News: Memorable statements and food for thought

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Memorable statements and food for thought
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Which leader did President Trump call “a smart cookie” this week? 
Russian President Vladimir Putin. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. President Andrew Jackson.
2
The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Uber for:
Complaints about compensation. Sexual harassment allegations.
Software it used to evade law enforcement. All of the above.
3
Minnesota is experiencing an outbreak of this disease as vaccination rates plummet among children of Somali descent.
Mumps. Polio.
Diphtheria. Measles. 
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It’s Star Wars Day. May the Fourth be with you in this quiz.
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Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
True or false: R2D2 is played by an actor in a metal costume.
True False
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20th Century Fox via AP
What is Jabba the Hutt’s carnivorous pet, a dangerous creature that lives in the sand and nearly swallowed Luke Skywalker in "Return of the Jedi"?
A rancor Max Rebo
A sarlacc A bantha
3
Lisa Tomasetti/Lucasfilm via Reuters
Before making "Star Wars," director George Lucas wanted to direct a movie adaptation of a popular science-fiction series and comic book. Rights to the series weren’t available, but Lucas did incorporate some of its elements into "Star Wars." What was the series and comic book?
"Avatar" "Star Trek"
"Superman" "Flash Gordon"
Around the world in 10 questions
1
This U.S. company says Venezuelan authorities seized one of its plants.
Coca-Cola. General Motors.
Chevron. Tyson Foods.
2
Who said this? "North Korea would do well not to test … the strength of the armed forces of the United States in this region.”
Vice President Pence. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
President Trump. White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
3
One of these people did not have dinner at the White House on Wednesday night:
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin. Musician/activist Ted Nugent.
Actress Pamela Anderson. Musician Kid Rock.
 
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