In advance of Constitution Day this Sunday, we're testing your knowledge about the world's oldest governing document. And that's not all: An update on flooding in Libya, a look at Hurricane Lee, the history of tanks, and a trip down the Appian Way are all featured on today's show.
This Friday's news quiz covers topics featured throughout the week on The World from A to Z:
1. Who was U.S. president on September 11, 2001, when the nation came under attack from al Qaeda terrorists?
2. What northern African country was recently struck by a 6.8-magnitude earthquake, which left some mountain villages in rubble?
3. In what European country were hundreds of ancient cave paintings discovered on September 12, 1940 by four boys who were looking for their dog?
4. After suffering a sudden illness, American explorer Mark Dickey was rescued from the third-deepest cave in what country?
5. Flooding from a Mediterranean storm caused dams to burst in what North African country, leading to catastrophic flooding in cities on its coast?
6. What American organization was founded by “Angel of the Battlefield” Clara Barton, who earned her nickname by helping soldiers in the Civil War?
7. Name the two leaders who met this week in Russia and reportedly discussed the war in Ukraine, military technology and military equipment.
8. What country recently banned sales of iPhone 12s, saying they violated European radiation standards, though Apple disputes the accusation?
9. America’s first Constitutional agreement, which was ratified in 1781, was known by what three-word title?
10. What is the name of the storm that’s tracking toward the U.S. northeast and expected to make landfall in New England or Canada over the weekend?