In The News Week Ending April 21

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 106

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was named by People magazine as the "World's Most Beautiful Woman" for 2017?
    • A. 

      Amal Clooney.

    • B. 

      Serena Williams.

    • C. 

      Emma Watson.

    • D. 

      Julia Roberts.

  • 2. 
    Who is starring in the new HBO film based on the best-seller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot?
    • A. 

      Tracee Ellis Ross.

    • B. 

      Viola Davis.

    • C. 

      Whoopi Goldberg.

    • D. 

      Oprah Winfrey.

  • 3. 
    Students at The Exploris School wrote a letter to the Wake school board asking them to name a school after Raleigh's Holt family, who did what?
    • A. 

      Established Raleigh's first library.

    • B. 

      Donated the land for the school.

    • C. 

      Tried to integrate Raleigh's schools.

    • D. 

      Lost three of their sons in World War II.

  • 4. 
    Kathrine Switzer, who ran the Boston Marathon at age 70, gained notoriety for being what?
    • A. 

      The first woman ever to register for the race.

    • B. 

      The oldest runner to finish the race.

    • C. 

      The granddaughter of the race's first winner.

    • D. 

      The last person to finish the race.

  • 5. 
    Benedict XVI, who resigned as pontiff in 2013, celebrated his 90th birthday with what?
    • A. 

      A beer.

    • B. 

      A vacation to the French Riviera.

    • C. 

      A visit to his birthplace in Portugal.

    • D. 

      An ice cream cake.

  • 6. 
    By September 2019, the Triangle's CBS affiliate, WNCN, will be what?
    • A. 

      Channel 8.

    • B. 

      Locally owned.

    • C. 

      Located in Durham.

    • D. 

      WTRG.

  • 7. 
    The Cary Town Council decided to do what with loose change tossed into the new downtown fountain?
    • A. 

      Incorporate it into an art display for the Cary Arts Center.

    • B. 

      Use it to help residents in need pay their utility bills.

    • C. 

      Use it for recreation scholarships.

    • D. 

      Use it for office supplies for town offices.

  • 8. 
    What celebrity is joining Britain's Prince William's campaign to help people be more open about mental health issues?
    • A. 

      Lady Gaga.

    • B. 

      Selena Gomez.

    • C. 

      Halle Berry.

    • D. 

      J.K. Rowling.

  • 9. 
    After an absence from the spotlight, Richard Simmons has addressed his fans through what?
    • A. 

      The "Missing Richard Simmons" podcast.

    • B. 

      His Facebook page.

    • C. 

      NBC's "Today" Show.

    • D. 

      Snapchat.

  • 10. 
    What is the term for small gifts thrown onto the ice to show appreciation for a figure skater's performance?
    • A. 

      Showers.

    • B. 

      Tributes.

    • C. 

      Tossies.

    • D. 

      Flair.