In The News Week Ending December 2

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 43

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Wells Fargo has changed its bylaws to formally require that its chairman and CEO can't be what?
    • A. 

      Duke graduates.

    • B. 

      Located outside the United States.

    • C. 

      The same person.

    • D. 

      Over age 65.

  • 2. 
    The Raleigh Historic Development Commission is raising money to save a post-WWII era Lustron home. Prefabricated houses built as affordable housing for returning soldiers, Lustron homes have what distinguishing characteristic? 
    • A. 

      Steel walls.

    • B. 

      Pocket doors.

    • C. 

      Pastel exteriors.

    • D. 

      Radiant heat flooring.

  • 3. 
    The crown prince of what country has ascended to the throne following the death of his father?
    • A. 

      Sweden.

    • B. 

      Thailand.

    • C. 

      Arendelle.

    • D. 

      Bhutan.

  • 4. 
    Who will partner with best-selling author Pat Rothfuss to create a film adaptation of the fantasy trilogy "The Kingkiller Chronicles?" 
    • A. 

      Bryan Cranston.

    • B. 

      Ridley Scott.

    • C. 

      Lin-Manuel Miranda.

    • D. 

      Jennifer Lawrence.

  • 5. 
    N.C. Central University Coach LeVelle Moton said the rest of the basketball team's season will be what?
    • A. 

      Televised.

    • B. 

      Dedicated to late chancellor Debra Saunders-White.

    • C. 

      Scheduled around the women's team.

    • D. 

      Played in the new James E. Shepard Gymnasium.

  • 6. 
    Who is establishing a fund to help victims of the wildfires in eastern Tennessee?
    • A. 

      Dolly Parton.

    • B. 

      Al Gore.

    • C. 

      Stephen Colbert.

    • D. 

      Harrison Ford.

  • 7. 
    The photo-sharing site Instagram released its year-end data showing that which celebrity has the most followers?
    • A. 

      Alec Baldwin.

    • B. 

      Selena Gomez.

    • C. 

      Katy Perry.

    • D. 

      Taylor Swift.

  • 8. 
    What group was among the victims in the crash of a chartered airliner that slammed into the Andes mountains in Colombia?
    • A. 

      A documentary film crew.

    • B. 

      Internet journalists attending an environmental conference.

    • C. 

      Members of the Venezuelan Boys Choir.

    • D. 

      A Brazilian soccer team.

  • 9. 
    “The Secrets of My Life" was announced as the title of whose upcoming celebrity memoir?
    • A. 

      Ralph Lauren.

    • B. 

      Neil Patrick Harris.

    • C. 

      Tony Bennett.

    • D. 

      Caitlyn Jenner.

  • 10. 
    Which state's gubernatorial race was the only one to outspend North Carolina's on TV advertising?
    • A. 

      Missouri.

    • B. 

      California.

    • C. 

      Delaware.

    • D. 

      Utah.