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Question 1: B, “Gangnam Style” star Psy in a December apology for a 2004 song that called for killing Americans.
International rap sensation Psy took to the stage to perform for the president at a charity concert despite online videos showing some anti-U.S. performances he did less than a decade ago. NBC's Peter Alexander reports.Question 2: C, Francesco Schettino, captain of the sunken Costa Concordia, explaining in court why he didn’t go down with his ship in January.
The shifting ship is creating dangerous problems for the searchers who need to blast holes in the hull. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports.Question 3: A, David Petraeus in a statement announcing his resignation as CIA director in November.
The respected West Point graduate led combat forces in Iraq and Afghanistan before retiring from the military and leading the CIA. On Friday, he made the startling admission that he had engaged in an extramarital affair, and announced he was resigning from his post. NBC's Andrea Mitchell reports.Question 4: A, Cyclist Lance Armstrong, announcing in August that he was ending his fight against doping allegations.
Top Talkers: Richard Haas joins a Morning Joe panel to discuss Lance Armstrong's refusal to pursue arbitration in the drug case brought against him. Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and his 2000 Olympic Games bronze medal and was banned from the sport.Question 5: B, Apple CEO Tim Cook, talking about the iPhone 5's glitchy maps application on “Rock Center” in December.
Steve Jobs' hand-picked successor, current Apple CEO Tim Cook, talks to Rock Center Anchor and Managing Editor Brian Williams about Apple's battle with Samsung, glitches with its maps app, the prospect of Apple TV and the challenge of keeping Apple cutting edge.Question 6: A, Former Sen. John Edwards after learning he would not be convicted of corruption charges in May.
The jury delivered a unanimous verdict on one of the six felony counts and found him not guilty of receiving illegal campaign contributions from heiress Rachel "Bunny" Mellon. The judge declared a mistrial on the five other counts. Edwards later told reporters that he knew he had not done anything illegal but that he was accountable for his behavior. NBC's Lisa Myers reports.Question 7: B, Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., in an August interview on his opposition to abortion in rape cases.
In a statement and a tweet, conservative U.S. Rep. Todd Akin says he "misspoke" during a local TV interview in which he made comments about "legitimate rape" and abortion. NBC's Kelly O'Donnell reports.Question 8: C, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes announcing their divorce agreement in July.
The Hollywood couple, whose five-year marriage was the subject of much speculation, issued a joint statement saying they were moving forward with daughter Suri's best interests in mind. NBC's Kristen Dahlgren reports.Question 9: A, Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas after her win in the individual all-around in August.
Fresh from her historic gold medal win in the gymnastics individual all-around, Gabby Douglas said "it's so meaningful" to be the first African-American woman to win the title and shares details of her phone call with President Obama.Question 10: C, Marissa Mayer, revealing her pregnancy soon after being named Yahoo CEO in July.
The former Google executive was named CEO of Yahoo on Monday and made headlines for the fact that she is also pregnant, turning her into a test case of whether women can really have it all. TODAY's Natalie Morales reports, and Ivanka Trump and Rachel Campos-Duffy, author and wife of a congressman, discuss the motherhood balancing act.Question 11: B, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper in a coming-out email, in July.
In an email published by the Daily Beast website, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper ends years of speculation about his sexuality, acknowledging that he is "gay" and "proud." NBC's Mara Schiavocampo reports.Question 12: B, Daredevil Felix Baumgartner after his 24-mile fall to earth in October.
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner makes a record-breaking jump from 24 miles above Earth, leaping from the edge of space to the New Mexico desert at speeds up to 833.9 mph. NBC's Tom Costello reports.Question 13: A, Mitt Romney at an August rally in Michigan.
Msnbc's Mark Halperin talks about GOP candidate Mitt Romney's apparent ad-lib reference to President Barack Obama's birth certificate.Question 14: C, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a September conference, discussing his company’s May IPO.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says, "The performance of the stock is obviously disappointing," during a "fireside chat" at the San Francisco Disrupt conference organized by technology blog TechCrunch. Watch the entire interview.Question 15: C, Ben Bernanke at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in February.