In The News Week Ending February 19

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 31

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What worry did Raleigh City Council members express about a proposed BikeShare program?
    • A. 

      That riders would clog city sidewalks.

    • B. 

      That the bikes would be stolen.

    • C. 

      That insurance coverage is inadequate.

    • D. 

      That it would cost too much.

  • 2. 
    What criticism did Sen. Marco Rubio receive for his “It’s morning again in America” campaign ad?
    • A. 

      It’s too long.

    • B. 

      The spot uses copyrighted music.

    • C. 

      Not all of the locations depicted are American.

    • D. 

      The “morning” scenes are actually sunsets.

  • 3. 
    Some Outer Banks residents have reported finding what in their back yards?
    • A. 

      World War II debris.

    • B. 

      Seals.

    • C. 

      Alligator tracks.

    • D. 

      Snow.

  • 4. 
    Patients of Florida’s Malachi Love-Robinson didn’t realize he was what?
    • A. 

      Not a doctor.

    • B. 

      A convicted felon.

    • C. 

      Blind.

    • D. 

      Retired.

  • 5. 
    Apple has been ordered by the U.S. government to do what?
    • A. 

      Pay women on the same scale as men.

    • B. 

      Help break into an iPhone.

    • C. 

      Disclose revenue from overseas manufacturing.

    • D. 

      Renegotiate their contract with the EPA.

  • 6. 
    The Outdoor Seating Design Review Committee, a subgroup of Raleigh’s Appearance Commission, has recommended a ban on what for Fayetteville Street?
    • A. 

      Bicycle racks.

    • B. 

      Picnic tables.

    • C. 

      Bar stools.

    • D. 

      Advertising placards.

  • 7. 
    What’s the story behind the red scarf found wrapped around a light pole in downtown Raleigh?
    • A. 

      It was left behind after the Christmas parade.

    • B. 

      It was to promote a local “shop downtown” initiative.

    • C. 

      It was part of the nationwide “yarn bombing” fad.

    • D. 

      It was left there for anyone who needed it.

  • 8. 
    What caused an endangered baby dolphin to die on a beach in Argentina?
    • A. 

      It was part of a movie stunt.

    • B. 

      It was chased ashore by migrating whales.

    • C. 

      It was abandoned by its mother.

    • D. 

      It was passed around for petting and photos.

  • 9. 
    UNC-Greensboro is the latest N.C. university to decide to do what?
    • A. 

      Develop a virtual campus.

    • B. 

      Rename a campus building.

    • C. 

      Close its business school.

    • D. 

      Open classes to the community.

  • 10. 
    Britain’s House of Lords announced that for the first time ever, acts of Parliament will be recorded how?
    • A. 

      On paper.

    • B. 

      In modern English.

    • C. 

      Digitally.

    • D. 

      In daily newspapers.