1. Which of the following is an actual reality show about to enter its second season?
(a) The Auditors, which features stories of taxpayers who have been audited by the IRS, from the initial contact through the final accounting of taxes owed.
(b) Extreme Couponing, in which shoppers save thousands of dollars through strategic use of coupons, store promotions, and similar deals.
(c) Health Care Hustle, which features a "behind-the-scenes" look at the business side of a doctor's office in Oakland, California.
(d) Wikipedia Wars, where contestants compete to use Wikipedia to find the answers to trivia questions while strategically editing it to confuse their opponents.
2. Which of the following is an actual recent scientific finding?
(a) The gene responsible for blonde hair also produces neurotoxins which lower intelligence.
(b) Using Twitter and Facebook immediately after studying for exams improves grades.
(c) The most important factor in determining how much students learn in college classes is how funny they think their professor is.
(d) Showing Apple fans images of Apple products activates the same areas of the brain as showing religious believers images of deities.
3. Sarah Palin recently made which of the following false claims about American history in an interview?
(a) Part of the purpose of Paul Revere's famous ride was to warn the British that they would face American resistance.
(b) Alexander Hamilton once gave a speech warning of the dangers of financial bailouts.
(c) Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves because he wanted to sabotage the Southern economy.
(d) President Kennedy ordered Predator drone strikes on Cuba during the Cuban missile crisis.