In The News Week Ending April 24

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nearly one in five college students may suffer from a condition where they are abruptly awakened by imaginary loud noises. What is this called?
    • A. 

      Dream catching.

    • B. 

      Exploding head syndrome.

    • C. 

      Selective apnea.

    • D. 

      Chronic fatigue.

  • 2. 
    Interested viewers and potential buyers got a chance to view the second-largest painting in the world, depicting what historic event?
    • A. 

      The battle of Gettysburg.

    • B. 

      The sinking of the Titanic.

    • C. 

      The attack on the Twin Towers.

    • D. 

      The San Francisco earthquake.

  • 3. 
    What North Carolina native was confirmed as U.S. Attorney General?
    • A. 

      Loretta Lynch.

    • B. 

      Loretta Lynn.

    • C. 

      Roy Cooper.

    • D. 

      Anthony Foxx.

  • 4. 
    State lawmakers in the House voted to prohibit anyone under age 18 from doing what?
    • A. 

      Obtaining a hunting license.

    • B. 

      Holding a third shift job.

    • C. 

      Driving a school bus.

    • D. 

      Using tanning beds.

  • 5. 
    The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C., won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for its series on what?
    • A. 

      Voter fraud.

    • B. 

      Fracking.

    • C. 

      Crumbling school buildings.

    • D. 

      Domestic violence.

  • 6. 
    Burlington-based LabCorp will soon make it possible for consumers to get some diagnostic tests without what?
    • A. 

      Insurance.

    • B. 

      A doctor.

    • C. 

      Blood samples.

    • D. 

      Fasting.

  • 7. 
    Who has been selected to narrate the audiobook for Harper Lee’s second novel, “Go Set a Watchman?” 
    • A. 

      Harper Lee.

    • B. 

      Terry Gross.

    • C. 

      Meryl Streep.

    • D. 

      Reese Witherspoon.

  • 8. 
    One of the considerations in the redesign of athletic uniforms for UNC-Chapel Hill was what?
    • A. 

      Consistency.

    • B. 

      Safety.

    • C. 

      Cost.

    • D. 

      Honoring Dean Smith.

  • 9. 
    Beginning this fall, the NFL will have its first what?
    • A. 

      Standardized television contracts.

    • B. 

      Female referee.

    • C. 

      Helmet cams.

    • D. 

      Visually impaired player.

  • 10. 
    What is the purpose of scaffolding erected around the Museum of Natural Science’s Nature Research Center?
    • A. 

      To measure oxidation on different types of building materials in an urban envrionment.

    • B. 

      To protect people on the ground from any falling glass.

    • C. 

      It is part of a public art project.

    • D. 

      The museum is being repainted.