Astronomy current events question: "Meteorito" wine

Astronomy 210L, spring semester 2012
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

Students are assigned to read online articles on current astronomy events, and take a short current events quiz during the first 10 minutes of lab. (This motivates students to show up promptly to lab, as the time cut-off for the quiz is strictly enforced!)
Lauren Davis, "Hate Earthy Wines? Try One Made from Meteorites," January 21, 2012
"Meteorito" is a new Chilean wine for sale:
(A) made from grapes grown in the soil of an ancient impact crater.
(B) infused with a meteorite fragment.
(C) approved by International Space Station astronauts.
(D) from the La Silla Paranal Observatory vineyard.
(E) based on a popular Chilean science-fiction movie.

Correct answer: (E)

Student responses
Sections 30678, 30679, 30680
(A) : 10 students
(B) : 36 students
(C) : 2 students
(D) : 8 students
(E) : 0 students

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