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AP Quizzes JMC 224
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The Ford Motor Company (A) announced it will move from Mich. (B) to Birmingham Alabama (C)
The president has nominated new leaders for the CIA (A), the Department of HHS (B) Health and Human Services and the EPA (C) Environmental Protection Agency, and he named a new ambassador for the U.N. (D) United Nations (or U.N.)
B: Health and Human Services
C: Environmental Protection Agency
D: United Nations (or U.N.)
Police arrested Thomas Jackson Junior (A) of 378 Olive St. (B) and charged him with driving 80 m.p.h. (C) in a 45 zone
William Webster, who has a Ph.D. (A) in economics, said News Corp., (B) the owner of 20th Century Fox and the Fox Network, will be unable to sustain its current rate of growth.
Governor (A) Rudy Baker invited Reverend (B) Frank McClary to deliver the invocation at the annual Y.M.C.A (C) Prayer Breakfast.
The U.S (A) should withdraw all of its troops from the Middle East before their presence incites a new round of terrorist attacks, said Doctor (B) Alice White, a professor of Islamic studies at the Univ. of Mont. (C)
A: U.S. is preferred
C: University of Montana
Bill Watkins sr (A) announced he will run for the US sen. (B) seat being vacated by retiring Senator (C) Wilma Curry
B: U.S. Senate
On Wed. (A), Prof. (B) James Currier, who has a Ph.D. (C) in biology and M.S. (D) in economics, will argue that improving automobile fuel efficiency from an average of 17 to 22 m.p.g. ( E ) would save billions of dollars and protect endangered species.
The president's speaking tour will take him to Athens, GA (A); Wichita, KS (B); and Laramie, WY (C)
The National Rifle Assn. (A) announced Mon. it will move its state headquarters to the Erickson Bldg. (C)
A: National Rifle Association
Police said a team of burglars robbed houses at Eleven N. Thirty-first street (A) , 3755 West Oak Rd. (B) and Five N. 33rd St. (C).
A: 11 N. 31st St.
B: 3755 W. Oak Road
C: 5 N. 33rd St.
The lobbying firm opened its new office at 1553 K Street Northwest (A). Now the firm is close to such clients as Ford Motor Company (B), IBM Corporation and News Corporation (C), which have offices on K St. N.W. and J St. N.W. (D)
A. 1553 K St. N.W.
B. Ford Motor Co.
C. IBM Corp. and News Corp.
D. K Street Northwest and J Street Northwest
The construction project will keep 1st St. (A) closed for nine weeks, but 3rd Ave. and 4th Lane (B) will be open.
A: First Street
B: Third Avenue and Fourth Lane
CAP (A) Roger Westbrook of the Police Department said the red sedan was headed west on Miller Cir. (B) when the delivery truck going north on Walker Ln. (C) struck it broadside.
B: Miller Circle
C: Walker Lane
Doctor (A) Wilma Grace Wilma Grace, the county coroner, ruled that Stan Wilson had been murdered in his living room at Twelve N. 4th St. (B).
A: Dr. Wilma Grace
B: 12 N. Fourth St.
"I don't care what Gov. (A) Mitchell thinks is a prudent budget. I intend to protect my constituents' interests," Senator (B) Betty Lewis of Poplar Bluff said.
Representative (A) Sharon Young, N.Y. Democrat (B) , said the team had carried out rogue operations that had undermined the reputation of the U.S. (C) in the Middle East.
C: Either United States or U.S. is acceptable
Prof. (A) Norman Moore, whose doctorate is in community planning, said the urban renewal project will eliminate most of the low- income housing between 3rd Ave. (B) and Twenty-first St. (C)
B: Third Avenue
C: 21st Street
Karen McGee, the pres. (A) of the National Restaurant Association (B) , said the conventions for the next three years will be held in Washington, D.C (C); Cleveland, OH (D) ; and Santa Fe, New Mex. ( E ).
C: Washington, D.C.
E: Santa Fe, New Mexico
The stop sign on Kendall Terr. (A) at 9th St. (B) had been knocked to the ground by the car that had come to rest in the yard at Twelve West 9th Street [style30].
B: 12 W. Ninth St.
Here are seven of the eight state names that never get abbreviated in AP Style: Alaska, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Ohio, Texas, Utah. What is the eighth?
Sabrina Datolli, the Mayor (A), and Michelle Obama, the First Lady (B) , toured the memorial built to honor civil war (C) veterans.
B: first lady
C: Civil War
The U.S. Army (A) and marines (B) pushed north toward Baghdad while the British Army (C) engaged the Iraqi Army (D) near Basra.
Police chief (A) Barry Kopperud and deputy secretary (B) Tom Bongiovanni of the Homeland Security Department announced at the state capitol (C) the formation of a new program for tracking down Foreign Terrorists (D)
A: Police Chief
B: Deputy Secretary
C: state Capitol
D: foreign terrorists
The line of snowstorms started in the northwest (A) then moved East and South (B), dumping large amounts of snow in the great plains (C) and middle atlantic (D) states.
B: east and south
C: Great Plains
D: Middle Atlantic
Sen. Wanda Rutherford, r-Indiana, (A) introduced a bill that would make the Friday after thanksgiving day (B) a National Holiday (C).
B: Thanksgiving Day
C: national holiday
Susan Watson entered the university last Fall (A) as a Freshman (B) majoring in Computer Science (C) and French (D) .
C: computer science
The U.S. Army (A) corps of engineers (B) said the water level on the Missouri river (C) is too low to allow commercial navigation North (D) of Kansas City (E)
B: Corps of Engineers
C: Missouri River
E: Kansas City
General Motors announced that all models of cadillacs (A) and buicks (B) for the rest of the 2000s will come with Satellite Radio (C) as standard equipment.
C: satellite radio
Republicans and Democrats agree the new section of interstate (A) 535 should have exits on 45th and 63rd Streets (B) and near the state capitol (C).
C: state Capitol
The Cubs have won 62% (A) of their games this season, but they still trail the Pirates by two (B) games.
The Texas Senate approved increasing the university's budget by $2.5 million (A), but the proposal failed in the House by seven (B) votes.
A: $2.5 million
The No. 1 (A) draft choice of the Dallas Cowboys was a 6-foot-7 (B) , 250-pound (C) tight end from Abilene.
A: No. 1
The City Council voted to increase the sales tax by one-half (A) cent, which would pay off the $25.5 million (B) bond issue for improving parks.
B: $25.5 million
The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 (A) to declare the law unconstitutional even though polls showed the public supported it by a 3-1 (B) ratio.
The panel of seven (A) historians all agreed the '30s (B) had been the most important decade in the United States in the 20th (C) century.
The search for the missing 5-year-old (A) boy intensified when the 25-member (B) rescue team learned the overnight low would be 7 (C) degrees.
The CIA has identified four (A) countries that provide at least $5 billion (B) a year in financial support for international terrorism.
B: $5 billion
The police raid on the home of Charles Peabody Jr. at 17 N. 33rd Terrace uncovered 3 (A) pounds of heroin, 10 (B) pounds of marijuana and 15 (C) ounces of cocaine.
It was the biggest vote since the 80s (A) when Joanna Klein, a Republican from Denton, defeated Tom Masters, a Democrat from Valley, by a vote of 55,785 to 53,244 (B) to win the 19th (C) District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.`
B: 55,785 to 53,244
Henry Smithfield of 337 West 62nd Terrace received the medal of honor (A) for his role in the battle of the bulge (B) in world war II (C).
A: Medal of Honor
B: Battle of the Bulge
C: World War II
The players voted 36 to 5 to change their team colors to red, white (A) and black.
Jim Wilson (A) the adviser to the student newspaper (B) said (C) "The principals (D) decision to censor the student newspaper violates the First amendment."
The two people who died in the accident were Michael Case (A) 43 (B) Wilmington (C) Delaware (D) and Shirley Kurtcher (E) 56 (F) Springfield (G) Missouri.
The ambassador said (A) "The U.S. (B) position on this issue is quite clear. We want the North Koreans to stop all work on nuclear weapons. We also demand an immediate resumption of the six (C) party talks."
Wendy's and Burger King both spend about (A) 60 million annually on advertising (B) however (C) Burger King has more sales because it has 20 (D) more stores.
A: dollar sign
If you want to make jam (A) you need three things (B) fresh fruit (C) pectin (D) and lots of sugar.
When the critic reviewed the new book by Dean Koontz (A) she refused to disclose the books (B) ending because she did not want to hurt Koontzs (C) sales.
The 14 employees (A) demands included repainting the gray walls in the break room and limiting the vice presidents (B) power to require people to work overtime.
B: vice president's
John Watson (A) an ambulance attendant (B) said the victim died of a gunshot wound. The coroner was unable to determine the time of death.
Stella McGee is survived by her husband (A) Max (B) of 341 N. Benton Blvd. (C) two sons (D) Ronald of Cleveland and Sherman of Twin Oaks (E) California (F) and two daughters (G) Mary Ruiz of 3 W. Seventh St. (H) and Carol Wilkinson of Birmingham (I) Alabama (J)
Barb Paley resigned as president of the company Aug. 23, 2018 (A), and the board is still looking for a permanent replacement.
A: Aug. 23, 2018
The Federal Aviation Administration report said air travel had increased 30% (A) since January (B), which had caused at least 50% (C) of the flights to be delayed.
Senate Democrats refused to end debate Monday (A) on the nomination of Sarah O'Reilly to be U.N. ambassador.
Martha Williams, the head volleyball coach, said the news conference would begin right after Wednesday (A) practice, which will end at 3 p.m. (B)
B: 3 p.m.
The driver of a Ford Mustang was crushed to death Monday (A) when his car collided with a Cadillac sport utility vehicle.
"The time for compromise is over, Sen. Terri Wiest said Tuesday (A). "Now we need to adopt a sensible budget."
The first explosion Monday (A) came at 8:45 a.m. (B), and it was followed by two more blasts, one at 9 a.m. and the last at 1:15 p.m. (C)
B: 8:45 a.m.
C: 1:15 p.m.
That one day, Sept. 11, 2001 (A), changed the way many people in the United States think about international relations.
A: Sept. 11, 2001,
The Rangers' loss Monday (A) left them a half game behind the Cubs as they head into Tuesday's (B) game, which starts at 7 p.m. (C)
C: 7 p.m.
The psychology department faculty meeting ended at 2:05 p.m. (A) with an agreement to take up curriculum changes at the meeting April 15 (B)
A: 2:05 p.m.
B: April 15
Which of these is most commonly used as a noun? Effect or Affect
Which one of these is so weird that it's unbelievable? Bazaar or Bizarre
Which of these words means a government official who lives in a different country? Council, Consul, Counsel
If you have a single fact from which you draw conclusions, we call that a ___? Data or Datum
If you spread a blanket so that it completely wraps your body, which word is most appropriate for describing that action? Envelop or Envelope
Which word is a negative nickname for a person who works in public relations? Flak or Flack
In a story about both men and women who are attracted to members of the same sex, which word does AP say is preferred? Lesbian, Homosexual, Gay
If the executioner put a neck around someone's neck yesterday, how do we describe that today? The man was ________ Hung or Hanged
Which word is best to describe how somebody gets injuries? Receives, Suffers, Sustains
Which word refers to a person who is responsible under the law? Libel, Liable, Likely
Which word is the most like a sheriff? Martial, Marshall or Marshal
If you're cheerful, it's an indication of good _________ . Moral or Morale
What's a shorter name for bellybutton? Naval or Navel
Which word is about weapons? Ordinance or Ordnance
Which words should you use when referring to multiple human beings? Persons or People
If you ask a lot of people what they think, you are conducting a _________ . Pole or Poll
Which of these actions might involve rape? Ravish or Ravage
How do we describe a person who follows all the rules? Straight-Laced or Strait-Laced
What do you call a prisoner who has extra privileges and helps out around the jail? Trusty or Trustee
Which of these might be a goat? Weather, Wether, Whether
A poll (A) conducted by the candidate's supporters showed 60% of the people (B) surveyed planned to vote for him (C) in the November election.
Her fiance (A) inferred (B) that her softball team's morale (C) was effected (D) when the coach was replaced.
The jogger became conscious (A) of several cars behind her, then decided to alter (B) her course even though the new route took her up too (C) many ascents (D) .
I am confident (A) that you will win the leading role (C) in this year's play, but Bill thinks you're (C) likely to lose (D) it to Beth.
Nancy's mother will lay (A) out a blanket for her in case she wants to lie (B) down before Robert comes over to visit.
The woman, an emigrant (A) born (B) in Ireland's capital (C) of Dublin, said she wants to aid (D) the nine- member city council (E).
The company's new president is an alumnus (A) of the local university who started her speech with an amusing anecdote (B) to put the personnel (C) at ease about her hiring.
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