Are You Smart Enough To Be Secretary Of State?

Do you think you've got what it takes to be secretary of state? It's time to find out! Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge to the test. It's time to see if you've really got what it takes!
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In 2015, the U.S. re-established diplomatic relations with which of the following countries?
Cuba
Russia
North Korea
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Who is Malala Yousafzai?
2014 Nobel Peace Prize recepient
Pakistan's ambassador to the US
An Academy Award winning director
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To comply with the health care law, most Americans need to indicate they have health insurance coverage when they …
Change their address
File their taxes
Receive a driver's license
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In which country is Guantanamo Bay located?
Jamaica
Cuba
Puerto Rico
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Who is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?
Leader of the Islamic state militant group
Leader of Iraq
president of Syria
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When did the Syrian civil war start?
2011
1980
2001
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Who is Who is Mohamed Hamaki?
Egyptian pop star
Imprisoned Al-Jazeera journalist
Head of Palestine
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Who is Hassan Nasrallah?
Leader of Hezbollah in Lebanon
President of Oman
Saddam Hussein's Brother
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How much money does the U.S. owe China?
$1.3 trillion
$3.4 trillion
$534 billion
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Who is Gen. Qassem Suleimani?
Leader of Hamas
Leader of the Kurds
Commander of the Quds force
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How many U.S. forces are in military bases in South Korea?
14,000
28,000
210
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What does the U.S. spend on Defense every year?
$800 billion
$600 billion
$4 trillion
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are not secretary of state material just yet. While you may know some of the things necessary in becoming secretary of state, you still have a ways to go from knowing it all. Worry not, with a little time and effort, you'll learn everything you need to know!

C+, Not Secretary Of State Material

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Based on the results of this quiz, you've almost got the knowledge and fortitude to be secretary of state. Unfortunately, you're not quite there yet. While you demonstrated a powerful knowledge on these topics, you've got to be sharp to hold this job!

B+, Almost Secretary Of State Material

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Based on the results of this quiz, you've definitely got most of the knowledge necessary for being secretary of state. Obviously this job isn't as simple as a quiz, but you proved that you've got a strong base knowledge in many foreign policy topics. Go you!

A+, Secretary Of State Material

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1
In 2015, the U.S. re-established diplomatic relations with which of the following countries?
Cuba
Russia
North Korea
2
Who is Malala Yousafzai?
2014 Nobel Peace Prize recepient
Pakistan's ambassador to the US
An Academy Award winning director
3
To comply with the health care law, most Americans need to indicate they have health insurance coverage when they …
Change their address
File their taxes
Receive a driver's license
4
In which country is Guantanamo Bay located?
Jamaica
Cuba
Puerto Rico
5
Who is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?
Leader of the Islamic state militant group
Leader of Iraq
president of Syria
6
When did the Syrian civil war start?
2011
1980
2001
7
Who is Who is Mohamed Hamaki?
Egyptian pop star
Imprisoned Al-Jazeera journalist
Head of Palestine
8
Who is Hassan Nasrallah?
Leader of Hezbollah in Lebanon
President of Oman
Saddam Hussein's Brother
9
How much money does the U.S. owe China?
$1.3 trillion
$3.4 trillion
$534 billion
10
Who is Gen. Qassem Suleimani?
Leader of Hamas
Leader of the Kurds
Commander of the Quds force
11
How many U.S. forces are in military bases in South Korea?
14,000
28,000
210
12
What does the U.S. spend on Defense every year?
$800 billion
$600 billion
$4 trillion