In The News Week Ending December 23

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 43

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Actress Julia Roberts is making plans to do what for the first time ever?
    • A. 

      Star in a TV series.

    • B. 

      Travel outside the United States.

    • C. 

      Become a grandmother.

    • D. 

      Write a book.

  • 2. 
    The state is hoping to sell a 15.84-acre site at the corner of Wade Avenue and St. Mary's Street where the North Carolina Division of Employment Security is now located. What was previously on that site?
    • A. 

      St. Mary's Orphanage.

    • B. 

      Rex Hospital.

    • C. 

      The home of Josephus Daniels.

    • D. 

      Central Prison.

  • 3. 
    Raleigh's Bobby Moore was the winner of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" on ABC. What did he call his display?
    • A. 

      Frostyville.

    • B. 

      Light of the World.

    • C. 

      SantaTown.

    • D. 

      Happyland.

  • 4. 
    The latest U.S. census figures indicate which state is the fastest growing in the country?
    • A. 

      Wisconsin.

    • B. 

      Utah.

    • C. 

      South Carolina.

    • D. 

      Oregon.

  • 5. 
    Actor Dick Van Dyke will be heading to London in the spring to do what?
    • A. 

      Take cooking lessons.

    • B. 

      Receive the Imperial Service Order.

    • C. 

      Get married.

    • D. 

      Appear in a Disney movie.

  • 6. 
    Who was named The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year for 2016, voted by members of the news cooperative and AP entertainment reporters?
    • A. 

      Beyonce.

    • B. 

      Lin-Manuel Miranda.

    • C. 

      Adele.

    • D. 

      Tony Bennett.

  • 7. 
    Duke basketball player Grayson Allen drew attention in their game with Elon University by doing what?
    • A. 

      Singing the national anthem.

    • B. 

      Tripping another player.

    • C. 

      Missing all his free throws.

    • D. 

      Wearing pink shoes.

  • 8. 
    Hundreds of eager shoppers gathered to be among the first to shop at Cary’s new Hmart, which is a what?
    • A. 

      Discount electronics store.

    • B. 

      High-end shoe store.

    • C. 

      Asian grocery store.

    • D. 

      Toy store.

  • 9. 
    Final test results confirmed the effectiveness of an experimental vaccine against what? 
    • A. 

      West Nile.

    • B. 

      Shingles.

    • C. 

      Ebola.

    • D. 

      Lyme disease.

  • 10. 
    Wake County Superintendent Jim Merrill is waiting to learn if he will be selected for what?
    • A. 

      "America's Got Talent."

    • B. 

      Grand marshal for Raleigh's First Night.

    • C. 

      N.C. Education Hall of Fame.

    • D. 

      National Superintendent of the Year.