In The News Week Ending January 2

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In The News Week Ending January 2

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The State Board of Education is considering a change to its dropout policy that will allow students to not be counted as dropouts if they do what?
    • A. 

      Get married.

    • B. 

      Move out of state.

    • C. 

      Enter the military.

    • D. 

      Get a GED diploma.

  • 2. 
    Waze is a popular software app that many are using to help with what in the Triangle?
    • A. 

      Traffic.

    • B. 

      Homeschooling.

    • C. 

      Apartment hunting.

    • D. 

      Coupon shopping.

  • 3. 
    What change will Pinterest users notice about the site for 2015?
    • A. 

      The site has closed.

    • B. 

      It will be mobile only.

    • C. 

      It will start running ads.

    • D. 

      They are charging an annual subscription fee.

  • 4. 
    Why did U.S. Army captains Natalie Heimel and Edward Mallue Jr. have to change the location of their Hawaiian wedding?
    • A. 

      They were interfering with President Obama’s golf game.

    • B. 

      They were in the path of a tsunami.

    • C. 

      Heimel was unexpectedly called to service.

    • D. 

      An active volcano had been discovered in the area.

  • 5. 
    More than a year after first seeking permission, Irregardless Cafe owners Anya and Arthur Gordon finally got city approval to do what?
    • A. 

      Serve alcohol.

    • B. 

      Add a second story to their building.

    • C. 

      Provide live music on their outdoor patio.

    • D. 

      Operate a community garden.

  • 6. 
    The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention reported that what had increased as a cause of death in 2013?
    • A. 

      Heart disease.

    • B. 

      Cancer.

    • C. 

      Flu.

    • D. 

      Alzheimer’s disease.

  • 7. 
    Retailers had a hard time keeping what hot gift item in stock this holiday season?
    • A. 

      Selfie sticks.

    • B. 

      Keurig coffeemakers.

    • C. 

      Grand Theft Auto V.

    • D. 

      Drones.

  • 8. 
    Mario Cuomo, who died at age 82, was best known as what?
    • A. 

      An advertising pitchman.

    • B. 

      Mayor of New York.

    • C. 

      Governor of New York.

    • D. 

      Bestselling author.

  • 9. 
    What is likely to increase the price of eggs in the coming year?
    • A. 

      An outbreak of bird flu.

    • B. 

      Opening trade with Cuba.

    • C. 

      Space requirements for chickens.

    • D. 

      Regulations limiting antibiotics in chicken feed.

  • 10. 
    Cider is becoming increasingly popular, especially with people who are what?
    • A. 

      College students.

    • B. 

      Vegan.

    • C. 

      Elderly.

    • D. 

      Gluten free.

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