In The News Week Ending January 8

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 48

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences stopped the practice of doing what with its live reptiles in the 1970s?
    • A. 

      Mating them.

    • B. 

      Loaning them out to public schools.

    • C. 

      Naming them.

    • D. 

      Selling them.

  • 2. 
    New federal dietary guidelines announced last week urge Americans to drastically cut back on what?
    • A. 

      Alcohol.

    • B. 

      Caffeine.

    • C. 

      Sugar.

    • D. 

      Eggs.

  • 3. 
    The Raleigh City Council has proposed reducing what in order to facilitate hotel development?
    • A. 

      Taxes.

    • B. 

      Laundry facilities.

    • C. 

      Parking spaces.

    • D. 

      On-site reservations.

  • 4. 
    The Wake County school board is proposing long-term suspensions and fines for students responsible for what?
    • A. 

      Vandalism.

    • B. 

      Cyberbullying.

    • C. 

      School evacuations.

    • D. 

      Late buses.

  • 5. 
    Cary teen Lauren Muir became a YouTube sensation with her video parody of what song?
    • A. 

      Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

    • B. 

      Frozen’s “Let It Go.”

    • C. 

      Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass.”

    • D. 

      Adele’s “Hello.”

  • 6. 
    The N.C. Zoo has announced what new addition to the park?
    • A. 

      A Burmese python.

    • B. 

      A snack bar.

    • C. 

      Wi-fi.

    • D. 

      A polar bear.

  • 7. 
    Why was Westlund Joy Sasser a hit at the Atlanta auditions for TV’s “American Idol?”
    • A. 

      She’s part of the Broadway cast of “The Color Purple.”

    • B. 

      She has auditioned for every season since 2004.

    • C. 

      She’s a baby.

    • D. 

      She made her own costume.

  • 8. 
    What performer will be returning to the Super Bowl for the halftime show?
    • A. 

      Beyonce.

    • B. 

      Janet Jackson.

    • C. 

      Tina Turner.

    • D. 

      Billy Joel.

  • 9. 
    A feature-length documentary called “Boston” will be about what?
    • A. 

      Scandal within the Catholic Church.

    • B. 

      Iconic 1970s rock bands.

    • C. 

      The Boston Marathon.

    • D. 

      The Red Sox.

  • 10. 
    Matt Tomasulo and five volunteers planted 4,399 pink survey flags throughout Dorothea Dix Park, creating small trails that will lead visitors around city-owned portions of the property. What did each flag represent?
    • A. 

      $1 in annual maintenance.

    • B. 

      An acre of Raleigh city park land.

    • C. 

      An hour spent outside each year.

    • D. 

      100 Raleigh residents.