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People in the News, 2004

Do you remember what was making headlines in 2004? Take this quiz and find out how good your memory is!

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Do you remember what was making headlines in 2004? Take this quiz and find out how good your memory is!

1. Which of the following individuals was NOT outspoken about stem-cell research in 2004?

  • Ron Reagan.
  • Rick Santorum.
  • Linda Ronstadt.

2. Which of the following presidential candidates was neither poisoned nor the victim of an assassination attempt during their 2004 election campaign?

  • Viktor Yushchenko, Ukraine.
  • Chen Shui-bian, Taiwan.
  • John Kufuor, Ghana.

3. Which of these sports figures was NOT involved in a major controversy this year?

  • Todd Bertucci.
  • Lance Armstrong.
  • Kobe Bryant.

4. Which of the following individuals does NOT qualify as a whistleblower?

  • Joseph Darby.
  • Eliot Spitzer.
  • Katharine Gunn.

5. Which fabulously wealthy tycoon gave $42 million this year to aid malaria research?

  • Donald Trump.
  • Bill Gates.
  • George Soros.

6. Which of the following officials did not spearhead a major national investigation in 2004?

  • Antonio Taguba.
  • Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton.
  • Rod Paige.

7. Which of the following leaders was NOT victim to a coup attempt, successful or unsuccessful, in 2004?

  • Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Haiti.
  • Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Equatorial Guinea.
  • Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Philippines.

8. Which of the following individuals was NOT arrested by the U.S. this year on charges related to terrorism?

  • Wassef Ali Hassoun.
  • James Yee.
  • Brandon Mayfield.

9. Which of these business leaders was not indicted or convicted of scurrilous behavior?

  • Conrad Black.
  • Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
  • Martha Stewart.

10. Which of these figures did NOT receive an official reprimand in 2004?

  • Mike Melvill.
  • Tom DeLay.
  • Dan Rather.
  • William Boykin.
  • Gavyn Davies and Greg Dyke.

1. Which of the following individuals was NOT outspoken about stem-cell research in 2004?
Linda Ronstadt.

2. Which of the following presidential candidates was neither poisoned nor the victim of an assassination attempt during their 2004 election campaign?
John Kufuor, Ghana.

3. Which of these sports figures was NOT involved in a major controversy this year?
Lance Armstrong.

4. Which of the following individuals does NOT qualify as a whistleblower?
Eliot Spitzer.

5. Which fabulously wealthy tycoon gave $42 million this year to aid malaria research?
Bill Gates.

6. Which of the following officials did not spearhead a major national investigation in 2004?
Rod Paige.

7. Which of the following leaders was NOT victim to a coup attempt, successful or unsuccessful, in 2004?
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Philippines.

8. Which of the following individuals was NOT arrested by the U.S. this year on charges related to terrorism?
Wassef Ali Hassoun.

9. Which of these business leaders was not indicted or convicted of scurrilous behavior?
Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

10. Which of these figures did NOT receive an official reprimand in 2004?
Mike Melvill.

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