August 2015 Trivia

Iran Nuclear Deal

Q. When did the United States detonate its first nuclear weapon at a test site in New Mexico, code named The Trinity Explosion? A. 1930 B. 1945 C. 1960 A. The Trinity Explosion took place in 1945 as part of a U.S. government authorized a top-secret program of nuclear testing and development, codenamed “The Manhattan Project.” Its goal was the development of the world’s first atomic bomb. Much of the research and development for the project occurred at a facility built in Los Alamos, New Mexico. In July 1945, Los Alamos scientists successfully exploded the first atomic bomb at the Trinity test site, located in nearby Alamogordo. Q. How many countries currently have nuclear weapons? A. 9 B. 11 C. 15 A. There are currently 9 countries that have nuclear weapons: United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, Israel, India, Pakistan, and North Korea.

Sanctuary Cities:

Q. How many unauthorized immigrants were in the United States as of 2014? A. 8.2 million B. 11.3 million C. 13.5 million A. As of 2014 there were 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States. The population has remained essentially stable for five years, and currently makes up 3.5% of the nation’s population. . Q. What four states account for about 55% of all undocumented immigrants? A. California, Louisiana, New Jersey, and Texas B. Texas, Florida, Washington, and South Carolina C. California, Texas, New York, and Florida A. California, Texas, New York, and Florida account for 55% of all undocumented immigrants in the country.