After another missed deadline, the diplomacy over Iran's nuclear program continues. But for all the hand-wringing over the talks, what do you actually know about them? Test your knowledge here.

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Washington Post

Which country is Iran?

A.
B.
C.
D.

2

Which country is responsible for helping start Iran's nuclear program?

Pakistan
China
U.S.
Soviet Union

3

Which of the countries below is the only one to have signed the U.N.'s Treaty of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, limiting the spread of nuclear weapons?


India
Israel
Pakistan
Iran

4

Which of these men is Iran's Supreme Leader?


Him.

Him.

Him.

Him.

5

What is Iran’s official position on nuclear weapons?


It denies having nukes, but believes it has the right to develop a weapons program.
It says it doesn’t want nuclear weapons or any other nuclear technologies.
It says it wants nuclear weapons because it is threatened by Israel and other regional foes.
It says it has no intention of obtaining nukes, and that its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes only.

6

With whom is Iran negotiating over its nuclear program?

The U.S.
The permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany
The U.S., E.U., and NATO
The U.S., E.U., and Russia

7

Since 2013, which city has not been a site of nuclear negotiations with Iran?

Vienna, Austria
Lausanne, Switzerland
Davos, Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland

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IAEA

What is pictured here? 

A cross-section of a nuclear reactor.
The inner workings of a centrifuge.
A storage silo for enriched uranium.
The insides of a long-range Iranian missile.

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Why is the device in the previous question important?

It is planted inside a nuclear bomb.
It helps cloak nuclear facilities and material.
It enriches uranium gas, making it more fissile.
It stores uranium at high temperatures so it can be fitted into a bomb.

10

Which is the most accurate statement regarding what's known about Iran's nuclear capabilities?

It currently doesn't have the means to equip a single nuclear warhead.
It will block U.N. inspectors from accessing its most sensitive sites.
It has many hidden nuclear sites where it carries out its work in secret.
It's clear Iran's leadership is dead set on building a bomb.

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Which is the most accurate description of the goal of the nuclear talks for the U.S. and its partners?

To prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon.
To build a historic alliance between Iran and the U.S.
To force Iran to shutter its nuclear facilities.
To make Iran change its geopolitical strategy in the Middle East.

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What does Iran get in return for agreeing to the demands of the U.S. and its negotiating partners?

A pathway to global domination.
Amnesty for suspected Hezbollah terrorists.
Relief from crippling economic sanctions.
Reparations for the 1953 coup of Iran's Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh.

13

Which of these people actively support a nuclear deal?

47 Republican senators who signed a letter to the leaders of Iran
An American hiker once held hostage in Iran
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his allies in government
Iran's hardliners and ultra-conservatives

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Who said "No deal is better than a bad deal" or words to that effect?

Secretary of State John Kerry
National Security Adviser Susan Rice
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
President Obama
All of the above

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