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April 10, 2015
Global politics, technology and neuroscience are part of today's show. We're also bringing you a little sports news, from the history of America's National Pastime to predictions about its future. We're examining some concerns about privacy when it comes to new car tracking software. And if you think you're good at multitasking, researchers say they have reason to disagree.
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1. What country has the largest defense budget in the Persian Gulf region and one of the largest in the world?
2. What nation sees more tornadoes than any other country?
3. What type of animal has been affected by a recent flu outbreak in Chicago?
4. A proposed road and rail line, which would be the longest of its kind, would be an undersea connection between what two countries?
5. What is the generational nickname for people born in the 1980s and 1990s?
6. The U.S. government lists four countries as state sponsors of terrorism. Iran, Sudan and Syria are three of them; name the fourth.
7. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of the murder of a police officer and for his role in a terrorist attack at what event in 2013?
8. What date is the deadline for a final, international agreement concerning Iran's controversial nuclear program?
9. What event, the seventh since 1994, are dozens of leaders from the Western Hemisphere scheduled to attend this weekend?
10. About what percentage of the population is believed to be made up of "super multitaskers," people who are adept at multitasking?
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