Who’s who in the news?

How many newsmakers can you identify in this multiple choice quiz?

1. I'm an assistant professor at the California Institute of Technology. I helped create the formulas for the first image of a black hole and made headlines with this discovery.

A. Margaret Hamilton

B. Sally Ride

C. Katie Bouman

D. Mae Jemison

2. I am the first openly gay mayor of Chicago, Ill. I am also Chicago's first black female mayor. I hope to create positive changes within my community.

A. Jane Byrne

B. LaToya Cantrell

C. Karen Freeman-Wilson

D. Lori Lightfoot

3. I became the new Japanese emperor as of May 1, 2019. The previous emperor, my father, abdicated the Chrysanthemum Throne. I will bring a new Reiwa era to Japan.

A. Michiko

B. Aiko

C. Naruhito

D. Masako

4. I am the chief executive officer of Microsoft, a tech company valued at $1 trillion U.S. dollars. It is the third U.S. company to reach this goal.

A. Satya Nadella

B. Bill Gates

C. Melinda Gates

D. Steve Jobs

5. I am a computer programmer and journalist who released classified government documents to the public. I remained in an Ecuadorian embassy until I was arrested on April 11.

A. Chelsea Manning

B. Julian Assange

C. Edward Snowden

D. Donald Trump Jr.

6. I am the U.S. attorney general. After some delays, I released the Mueller report, which investigated possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

A. Jefferson Sessions

B. Mick Mulvaney

C. William Barr

D. Reince Priebus

Answers: 1-C, 2-D, 3-C, 4-A, 5-B, 6-C


Carley Campbell, 18, is an iGeneration Youth reporter living in, Dumont, New Jersey

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