Thursday, September 4, 2014

Thursday NIght is Quiz Night at OLS!

I. Correctly match each of the following statements with its correct percentage figure below:
a.  Percentage of NFL players who support the Washington Redskins nickname
b.  Percentage of the American public who support the Washington Redskins nickname
c.  In the most recent Gallup poll, percentage of Americans who hold an unfavorable opinion of Obama's performance
d.  Percentage of likely voters in a recent Rasmussen poll who believe the country is heading the wrong direction 

1.  58%
2.  54%
3.  71%
4.  66%
II.   On this day in ____________, "Thomas Edison flips the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in history, lighting one square mile of lower Manhattan. This is considered by many as the day that began the electrical age." [Consider your answer correct if you get within +/- 6 years]

III. According to various federal government sources, the percentage of women in the U.S. who visit emergency rooms due to domestic violence is approximately
a.  .5%
b.  5%
c.  15%
d.  25%
e.  35%