ROCKLIN (CBS13) – Backlash over a controversial high school quiz in Rocklin has the school’s principal promising disciplinary action.

A student taking a history quiz in a class at Whitney High School in Rocklin took a screenshot of one of the questions on the quiz, which read:

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A group of complete idiots is

a “KKK”
b “all of Florida”
c “Fox News”
d “Texans”

A family friend of the student posted the photo of the question and it has since, gone viral. She thinks the test was intended to generate bad feelings for conservative students.

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“I do believe that the intent of the questions on the test were to ridicule students who had conservative beliefs and make them feel bad for feeling that way,” said Jessica Krissovich, a friend of the student.

The student’s family has said they do not want to talk on camera because they fear their child could be further targeted.

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Whitney High School Principal Justin Cutts later issued the following statement:

“Whitney High and Rocklin United is committed to providing each student, family, and staff with a safe and welcoming environment. While personnel matters will remain confidential, appropriate disciplinary steps will be taken.”