In The News Week Ending August 5

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    North Carolina fans of the FX anthology series "American Horror Story" are excited that the show's upcoming sixth season might what?
    • A. 

      Be about the Lost Colony.

    • B. 

      Feature Scotty McCreery.

    • C. 

      Be shot in Winston Salem.

    • D. 

      Be included in the high school English curriculum.

  • 2. 
    In a surprising report, the effectiveness of what has been called into question?
    • A. 

      Flossing.

    • B. 

      Low-carb diets.

    • C. 

      Sunscreen.

    • D. 

      Passenger-side airbags.

  • 3. 
    What became the second best-selling book on Amazon following the Democratic National Convention?
    • A. 

      U.S. Constitution.

    • B. 

      "Armageddon: How Trump Can Beat Hillary."

    • C. 

      "How to Win Friends & Influence People."

    • D. 

      "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child."

  • 4. 
    An early morning crash on Highway 501 near Rougemont was caused when a motorist struck what on the highway?
    • A. 

      A sinkhole.

    • B. 

      A sofa.

    • C. 

      Horses.

    • D. 

      Ducklings.

  • 5. 
    Announcer Patrick Kinas , known as the voice of the Durham Bulls, will take some time off to do what?
    • A. 

      Audition for "The Voice."

    • B. 

      Go to the Olympics.

    • C. 

      Get married.

    • D. 

      Have knee surgery.

  • 6. 
    A new study based on the combined results of 1,472 studies in 200 countries found that adults are getting what?
    • A. 

      Smarter.

    • B. 

      Taller.

    • C. 

      Heavier.

    • D. 

      Shorter.

  • 7. 
    When Grace Happens, a Raleigh group that works with the homeless, is taking advantage of what to help with their collection of new and gently used shoes?
    • A. 

      Good weather.

    • B. 

      Tax-free weekend.

    • C. 

      Visits from national political candidates.

    • D. 

      Pokemon Go.

  • 8. 
    What is the goal of the Sir Walter Miler race?
    • A. 

      Qualify for the City of Oaks marathon.

    • B. 

      Run in Elizabethan costume.

    • C. 

      Break the four-minute mile.

    • D. 

      Collect selfies around the Sir Walter statue.

  • 9. 
    Some voters have told The Associated Press that they worry people will be confused about what in November?
    • A. 

      Parking for polling sites at public schools.

    • B. 

      New polling hours.

    • C. 

      The listing order for candidates in statewide races.

    • D. 

      Voter I.D.

  • 10. 
    The cybersecurity and hacking conference that just took place in Las Vegas goes by what descriptive name?
    • A. 

      KAOS.

    • B. 

      Mitnick Alley.

    • C. 

      Black Hat.

    • D. 

      Cuckoo's Egg