THE QUIZ: Jackie O.

On the 10th anniversary of Chernobyl, scientists revealed that children whoseparents were exposed have:A. Mutated genesB. No friends C. Teddy bears that spontaneously combustD. Nightmares of being encased in concrete Most outrageous price paid at Jackie O's auction:A. $29,000 for a stoolB. $2,900 for a stool sampleC. $43,000 for a piece of White House lawn she stepped onD. $312,000 for John John and Carolyn Democrats and Republicans finally agreed to a budget for 1996 (Choose one:With $23 billion in cuts And decreed that New Year's has moved to May 1)President Clinton is afraid his videotaped Whitewater testimony might:A. Show up in Republican campaign adsB. Appear on America's Funniest videosC. Have 18 minutes mysteriously disappearThe PLO revoked the clause in their charter which called for:A. The destruction of IsraelB. Charter membership duesC. Tel-Aviv to be known as West Damascus D. Yasir Arafat to shaveControversy with this year's Take Our Daughters to Work Day:A. Sons aren't being treated equalB. That it mysteriously fell during secretary's weekC. What can daughters learn in the unemployment lineD. Daughters of teachers protested that they still had to go to school

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