In The News Week Ending April 17

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    People were camping out last week to be first in line for what event?
    • A. 

      The Virginia Crabtree sale.

    • B. 

      Rolling Stones ticket sales.

    • C. 

      The return of the Duke basketball team to Durham.

    • D. 

      The opening of Cabela’s in Garner.

  • 2. 
    A bill passed by the French government aimed at trimming public health costs makes it a crime to do what?
    • A. 

      Employ anorexic models.

    • B. 

      Allow children to visit nursing homes.

    • C. 

      Skip lunch.

    • D. 

      Have more than two children.

  • 3. 
    A new study from the Pew Research Center found what was the most used social media site among teens?
    • A. 

      Instagram.

    • B. 

      Facebook.

    • C. 

      Snapchat.

    • D. 

      Tumblr.

  • 4. 
    A consumer advisory group set up by the Department of Transportation has pointed to what as a safety concern for airlines?
    • A. 

      Beverage carts.

    • B. 

      Overcrowding.

    • C. 

      Use of electronic devices.

    • D. 

      Early morning flights.

  • 5. 
    College baseball has seen what result from reducing the height of the seams on their balls?
    • A. 

      More home runs.

    • B. 

      Fewer injuries.

    • C. 

      Cost savings.

    • D. 

      More broken bats.

  • 6. 
    Emails and documents from last year’s hack on Sony can now be found where?
    • A. 

      National Archives.

    • B. 

      Ebay.

    • C. 

      WikiLeaks.

    • D. 

      Twitter.

  • 7. 
    Although a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a dramatic drop in smoking among teens, officials are concerned about what?
    • A. 

      A corresponding increase in obesity.

    • B. 

      An increase in e-cigarette use.

    • C. 

      A flaw in the report’s methodology.

    • D. 

      A loss of funding for their anti-smoking campaign.

  • 8. 
    Protesters in the Triangle joined a nationwide rally on Tax Day calling for what?
    • A. 

      Increased minimum wage.

    • B. 

      Expanded post office hours.

    • C. 

      Health care benefits.

    • D. 

      Campaign finance laws.

  • 9. 
    What method did Doug Hughes, a postal worker from Ruskin, Fla., use to deliver a message to Congress?
    • A. 

      Gyrocopter.

    • B. 

      Email.

    • C. 

      Newspaper advertising.

    • D. 

      Parachute.

  • 10. 
    A study looking at 180 genetic variants in people with and without heart disease shows a link between the disease and what?
    • A. 

      Birth order.

    • B. 

      Height.

    • C. 

      Left-handedness.

    • D. 

      Baldness.

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