Thursday, August 25, 2016

Itty-Bitty News Quiz

A short news quiz for you.  Hell, I'll make it even easier and tell you the answer to all three questions is "d."  It's too hot to think hard.


1.  Which of these did NOT happen at the recently concluded Rio Olympics?

a.  A Brazilian rugby player said yes when her girlfriend proposed on the field.
b.  The British field hockey team that featured a married lesbian couple won the gold medal.
c.   A straight editor for The Daily Beast wrote about using Grindr to land dates, and in the process might've outed male athletes from murderously homophobic nations.
d.  Carmen Miranda returned from the dead to win silver in synchronized samba.


2.  Last week conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh railed against what he claimed is an Obama administration plot to "attack rural states" by  . . .

a.  . . . canceling soybean subsidies.
b. . . . banning church suppers.
c. . . . outlawing NASCAR.
d.  . . . paying lesbians to become farmers.


3.  After a lesbian couple's home in Natick, Mass., was egged and their Pride flag stolen, their neighbors decided to do what?

a.  Egg their car, as well.
b.  Ignore it.
c.  Send them a basket of fruit.
d.  Hang Pride flags from houses all over the neighborhood.