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1.

Who were the only two U.S. Presidents ever to be impeached?

 

(A)

William H. Taft and Gerald Ford

 

(B)

Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton

 

(C)

Herbert Hoover and Richard M. Nixon

 

(D)

Rutherford B. Hayes and Ronald Reagan

  

2.

The result of the 2000 presidential election was delayed until it was determined which candidate had won the state of

 

(A)

California

 

(B)

Michigan

 

(C)

Florida

 

(D)

Pennsylvania

  

3.

In the late-1990s, as enthusiasm for high-tech businesses grew, which technology-dominated index rose dramatically?

 

(A)

the New York Stock Exchange

 

(B)

the NASDAQ

 

(C)

the Dow Jones Industrial Average

 

(D)

the Chicago Board of Trade

  

4.

Which of the following is a form of biotechnology?

 

(A)

genetic engineering

 

(B)

telecommunications

 

(C)

computational linguistics

 

(D)

nuclear physics

  

5.

Which of the following is best described as a computer-based global information system?

 

(A)

the television

 

(B)

the telephone

 

(C)

the fax machine

 

(D)

the Internet

  
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