In The News Week Ending April 14

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What actor has been tapped to play a young Albus Dumbledore in the next "Fantastic Beasts" installment?
    • A. 

      Daniel Radcliffe.

    • B. 

      Jude Law.

    • C. 

      Jared Leto.

    • D. 

      Jake Gyllenhaal.

  • 2. 
    Following a request from a group of Rocky Mount elementary school students, state legislators are considering what as a new state symbol?
    • A. 

      Grits.

    • B. 

      Basketball.

    • C. 

      Honeybee.

    • D. 

      Bobcat.

  • 3. 
    Medallions being installed on downtown sidewalks, marked "City of Raleigh North Carolina" and featuring an oak tree, inform the public about what?
    • A. 

      Geocaching clues.

    • B. 

      Where they can drink.

    • C. 

      History of downtown fires.

    • D. 

      Where to catch the trolley.

  • 4. 
    Using data from North Carolina, researchers found that low-income black male students' chances of dropping out declined 39 percent and their interest in going to college increased 29 percent if what happened?
    • A. 

      They attended an afterschool program.

    • B. 

      They had a black teacher in elementary school.

    • C. 

      They had siblings.

    • D. 

      They developed an interest in science fiction.

  • 5. 
    Britain's Prince George and Princess Charlotte will get some "face time" next month when they appear where?
    • A. 

      On a postage stamp.

    • B. 

      In their Aunt Pippa's wedding party.

    • C. 

      On "Sesame Street."

    • D. 

      At Wimbledon.

  • 6. 
    The Pulitzer Prize for fiction was awarded to what novel? 
    • A. 

      "When Breath Becomes Air."

    • B. 

      "Blood in the Water."

    • C. 

      "Everything I Never Told You."

    • D. 

      "The Underground Railroad."

  • 7. 
    Thanks to Vogue magazine, Durham can now claim to be North Carolina's what?
    • A. 

      Foodie paradise.

    • B. 

      Fashion capital.

    • C. 

      Hippest city.

    • D. 

      Startup center.

  • 8. 
    An outhouse-shaped wooden shack set up outside Quail Ridge Books at North Hills contains what?
    • A. 

      A typewriter.

    • B. 

      A reading nook.

    • C. 

      A podcasting studio.

    • D. 

      Plumbing supplies.

  • 9. 
    A photo circulating on social media shows Duke basketball guard Grayson Allen wearing a hat with what on it?
    • A. 

      A propeller.

    • B. 

      A Tar Heel decal.

    • C. 

      The words "don't trip."

    • D. 

      Sunglasses.

  • 10. 
    Jason Barbour, who recently won an AgVentures grant from the state, may be the only Johnston County farmer growing what?
    • A. 

      Orchids.

    • B. 

      Popcorn.

    • C. 

      Medicinal herbs.

    • D. 

      Truffles.