In The News Week Ending July 14

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  • 1. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}The Wake County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is bringing together elementary school kids and cats up for adoption, to do what?
    • A. 

      Read.

    • B. 

      Play with yarn.

    • C. 

      Listen to music.

    • D. 

      Chase mice.

  • 2. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}According to Wake County officials, new color-coded tags will help prevent what from getting lost?
    • A. 

      Packages.

    • B. 

      Pets.

    • C. 

      Cash at the Register of Deeds office.

    • D. 

      Elementary school students.

  • 3. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}UNC men’s basketball player Luke Maye and his younger brother Cole are both NCAA champions. In which sport, and at which school, did Cole win the title?
    • A. 

      Baseball at the University of Florida.

    • B. 

      Men’s tennis at the University of Virginia.

    • C. 

      Men’s lacrosse at the University of Maryland.

    • D. 

      Men’s track and field at the University of Florida.

  • 4. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}North Carolina black bears were in the news this week for:
    • A. 

      Wandering around in grocery stores.

    • B. 

      Getting into parked cars.

    • C. 

      Eating s’mores at campsites.

    • D. 

      Teaching children about fire safety.

  • 5. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}Who owns North Carolina’s newest island off of Cape Hatteras Point?
    • A. 

      N.C. State Parks.

    • B. 

      The National Parks Service.

    • C. 

      North Carolina, under Dare County jurisdiction.

    • D. 

      A group of hotel developers.

  • 6. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}Thousands of sunflowers are blooming at the Neuse River Greenway Trail. Why were they originally planted?
    • A. 

      To harvest sunflower seeds for eating.

    • B. 

      To turn the seeds into biofuel.

    • C. 

      To produce low-fat sunflower oil for cooking.

    • D. 

      To provide natural habitat for a rare butterfly species.

  • 7. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}CNBC ranked North Carolina fifth in the country for:
    • A. 

      Travel.

    • B. 

      Education.

    • C. 

      Business.

    • D. 

      Quality of life.

  • 8. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}Raleigh-Durham International Airport unveiled a plan for $2.7 billion in upgrades, but the plan has drawn some criticism from:
    • A. 

      Outdoor enthusiasts.

    • B. 

      Uber and Lyft drivers.

    • C. 

      Southwest Airlines.

    • D. 

      Business travelers.

  • 9. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}In Spruce Pine, N.C., a company offers wedding photo shoots based on which popular TV show?
    • A. 

      "Westworld."

    • B. 

      “Breaking Bad.”

    • C. 

      “Orange is the New Black.”

    • D. 

      "Game of Thrones.”

  • 10. 
    P.p1{margin:5.0px 0.0px 5.0px 0.0px;font:12.0px 'Times New Roman'}Authorities in Corpus Christi, Texas, were surprised to find a man stuck inside:
    • A. 

      A suitcase.

    • B. 

      An ATM .

    • C. 

      A birdcage.

    • D. 

      A hot tub.