Weekly Rewind Quiz

July 20, 2005

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Answer the following questions about this week's featured news stories. Write your answers in the space provided.

1. What book sold more than 8.9 million copies in the first 24 hours it went on sale in the United States and Britain to become the fastest-selling book in history?

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2. Who authored the book referenced in question #1?

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3. Why did NASA have to scrap the July 13 launch of the space shuttle Discovery?

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4. What event triggered the grounding of NASA's space shuttle fleet on February 1, 2003?

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5. On what day did the terrorist bombings in London take place?

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6. How many bombers do British authorities believe carried out the recent terrorist attacks in London?

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7. According to U.S. and Iraqi officials, the Iraqi insurgency is largely composed of what religious group?

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8. Who is the transitional president of Iraq?

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9. What Category Four hurricane struck the Yucatan Peninsula on July 18?

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10. Who did President Bush pick to replace Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor?

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