Statistics for (CI&E) Practice Packet: T-C

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The House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the extension of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund a day after which television celebrity gave a fiery speech on Capitol Hill?Jon Stewart
100%
A nonprofit called Animal Recovery Mission released footage from its investigation of Indiana's largest dairy producer, Fair Oaks Farms. The nonprofit alleges that the dairy producer is responsible for which of the following?acts of animal cruelty
67%
Over 500 vultures were found dead after consuming elephant carcasses laced with poison in what country? This country has the largest population of elephants in the world and recently lifted a ban on hunting the species.Botswana
67%
NASA announced plans to explore Titan, Saturn's largest moon, and search for microbial life. What is the name of the drone that will be launched in 2026 to carry out this mission?Dragonfly
67%
Mohammed Morsi fainted during his trial and later passed away at a hospital in June 2019. Morsi once served as which country's first democratically elected president?Egypt
67%
In June 2019, the Michigan attorney general's office dismissed all criminal charges against defendants implicated in what five-year-old case?He also stated that prosecutors plan to open a new investigation.Flint water crisis case
67%
Mexico has agreed to help stem the flow of immigration to the U.S. border under threat of what by President Donald Trump?instituting a 5% tariff
67%
In an act of diplomacy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with what nation's leader in an effort to ease its recent tensions with the U.S.? Abe was assured that the country had no objectives to produce nuclear weapons.Iran
67%
In June 2019, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel recommended that which of President Donald Trump's appointees should be fired for repeatedly violating the Hatch Act?Kellyanne Conway
67%
Who won reelection to the office of prime minister in India?Narendra Modi
67%
Which American city became the second in the country to decriminalize hallucinogenic mushrooms?Oakland
67%
The foreign ministry of Ethiopia issued an apology for the creation of a map which failed to include what neighboring country?Somalia
67%
Half of the ministers in President Cyril Ramaphosa's new cabinet are women. This is the first time in history for what country?South Africa
67%
Which Republican senator proposed on Twitter that he and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should act together to construct legislation making birth control available without a prescription?Ted Cruz
67%
Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order to extend which of the following in June 2019?Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners
67%
in June 2019, the majority ownership stake of which restaurant chain founded in Texas was sold to a Chicago investment firm?Whataburger
67%
The planned merger of U.S companies Raytheon and United Technologies would make it a colossal player in what industry?aerospace/defense
33%
Over 18,000 pieces of what kind of debris were found in the Great Lakes during cleanups that took place between 2016 in 2018 according to the results of an Alliance for the Great Lakes survey? 5 states and a number of cities have passed legislation to limit a key source of this type of pollution.Balloon
33%
In June 2019, Canada's parliament passed a bill prohibiting keeping which of the following species in captivity? The bill includes steep fines for violations and is named for a popular film released in 1993Dolphins, orcas and whales
33%
Governor Greg Abbott signed a school finance bill that will fund what program?full day pre-K
33%
Which University came under fire for appointing Rick Snyder, the former governor of Michigan, to a senior research fellow position?Harvard University
33%
In June 2019, a proposed extradition bill sparked major protests in what city?Hong Kong
33%
Which country successfully landed a spacecraft on the Ryugu asteroid?Japan
33%
In June 2019, what 1973 Watergate star witness spoke before the House Judiciary Committee to outline the similarities between the Nixon/Watergate scandal and the Mueller investigation?John Dean
33%
Thousands of people have gathered in protest of the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope, saying that the grounds are sacred and they are tired of the land being "desecrated" by observatories. The Thirty Meter Telescope is under construction on which Hawaiian mountain?Mauna Kea
33%
Which state experienced a Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) of toxic blue-green algae in its Gulf Coast waters in July 2019, triggering the closure of the state's 21 beaches to all water-based activities?Mississippi
33%
Joy Harjo became the first person of what ancestry to be named as U.S. poet laureate?Native American
33%
In June 2019, New York introduced a bill to decriminalize which of the following actions? New York will be the first state to legalize this if the bill passes.prostitution
33%
Canada is the first country to ban the import and export of what item? The decision was made in an effort to protect an endangered predator.shark fins
33%
Iranians boycotted which transportation application after one of its drivers asked a female passenger to put on a hijab?Snapp
33%
Which country introduced anti bullying laws in the workplace that include potential jail time for employers? Roughly 70% of employees are currently affected by harassment in the workplace.South Korea
33%
The U.S. State Department approved a proposed $2.2 Billion arms deal to what island causing major protest from China?Taiwan
33%
The Texas Legislature allocated $17 million in funding the creation of the state's second veterinary school. This school will be run by which university?Texas Tech
33%
Egyptian National Committee for Antiquities Repatriation plans to file a lawsuit against Christie's auction house in London claiming that the $5.9 Million sale of what artifact was illegal without proof of ownership?the bust of Pharaoh Tutankhamun
33%
Huawei seeks over $1 Billion from which of the following companies for licensing rights relating to patented technology?Verizon
33%
Which actor will be the first Native American to receive an Academy Award?Wes Studi
33%
Sarah Huckabee Sanders resigned from which of the following posts in June 2019?White House press secretary
33%
What country's war on drugs has sparked enough concern to warrant an investigation by the U.N. Human Rights Council?Philippines
0%
Mark Esper replaced Patrick Shanahan as acting U.S. secretary of defense in June 2019. Prior to taking on this position, Esper served as which of the following?secretary of the U.S. Army
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In late may 2019, Governor Bill Lee signed into law a bill that prevents ministers who were ordained online from solemnizing a wedding in what state? The law is being challenged, and the case is expected to reach the courts in November or December of this year.Tennessee
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