Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

News Quiz

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

News Quiz

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1. A shooter opened fire at a community college in Oregon, killing 10 and injuring nine, on Oct. 1. After the shooting, how many mass shootings had occurred in the U.S. in 2015?

A. 51

B. 72

C. 107

D. 294

2. John Keane, the retired executive director of the Police and Fire Pension Fund, will need to come before the Jacksonville City Council Finance Committee. Why?

A. To justify his $135-an-hour consulting fee.

B. To produce funds records to an outside auditor

C. To meet the outside auditor for the first time

D. None of the above

3. Convicted of orchestrating her husband's murder in 1997, Kelly Gissendaner was recently executed in Georgia. She became the first woman executed in the state since what year?

A. 2008

B. 1984

C. 1969

D. 1945

4. Whom did Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry tap to replace JEA board member Peter Bower, who resigned at Curry's request?

A. Preston Haskell

B. Sam Mousa

C. Tom Petway

D. …

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