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Weekly Current Events Biz Quiz 1/9/09

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1. What is the name of the Illinois Senator(?) who was picked by Gov. Blogojevich and halted from taking his seat in the Senate this week?

2. Despite the recession, What product saw sales rise 20% beyond expectations in 2008?
A) Netbook computers
B) Online music sales
C) iPhones
D) Hummers

3. What national chain has closing with Oregon being unaffected?
A) Chili’s
B) Macy’s
C) Wendy’s

4. What NW based company reported a $34 million loss this week?
A) Oregon Community Credit Union
b) Becker Trucking
C) Schnitzer Steel

5. National Security Advisor, Stephen Hadley, said which nation would be Obama’s biggests foreign policy challenge?
A) Israel
B) Iran
C) Pakistan
D) Venezuela
ANSWERS BELOW
1. What is the name of the Illinois Senator (?) who was picked by Gov. Blogojevich and halted from taking his seat in the Senate this week?
Roland Burris

2. Despite the recession, What product saw sales rise 20% beyond expectations in 2008?
A) Netbook computers
B) Online music sales
C) iPhones
D) Hummers

3. What national chain has closing with Oregon being unaffected?
A) Chili’s
B) Macy’s
C) Wendy’s

4. What NW based company reported a $34 million loss this week?
A) Oregon Community Credit Union
b) Becker Trucking
C) Schnitzer Steel

5. National Security Advisor, Stephen Hadley, said which nation would be Obama’s biggests foreign policy challenge?
A) Israel
B) Iran
C) Pakistan
D) Venezuela