In The News Week Ending July 15

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 2016 North Carolina Farm Act, which lawmakers passed July 1, contains two sentences making it okay to hunt wild hogs how?
    • A. 

      With bow and arrow.

    • B. 

      Year-round.

    • C. 

      From the air.

    • D. 

      At night.

  • 2. 
    What new job did Theresa May start on Wednesday?
    • A. 

      CEO of Reddit.

    • B. 

      Prime minister of Britain.

    • C. 

      Basketball coach for the University of Tennessee.

    • D. 

      Wake Schools superintendent.

  • 3. 
    Sydney H. Schanberg,  who died at age 82,  was a Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for The New York Times. He was best known for his coverage of what that inspired the film "The Killing Fields?"
    • A. 

      Dolphin hunting.

    • B. 

      Cambodia.

    • C. 

      Monsanto.

    • D. 

      Drug trafficking.

  • 4. 
    Researchers think studying bears and hibernation could reveal clues for what in humans?
    • A. 

      Slowing cognitive decline.

    • B. 

      Solving sleep disorders.

    • C. 

      Avoiding cancer.

    • D. 

      Fighting obesity.

  • 5. 
    What attraction that recently opened in Kentucky has encountered opposition by the scientific community, including Bill Nye, "the Science Guy?"
    • A. 

      Horse breeds barn show.

    • B. 

      Underground caverns.

    • C. 

      Noah's ark.

    • D. 

      Pipeline roller coaster.

  • 6. 
    What was the highlight of Cary resident Lucille Pugh's 103rd birthday?
    • A. 

      Getting her driver's license.

    • B. 

      Being crowned prom queen.

    • C. 

      Riding in an airplane for the first time.

    • D. 

      Meeting Scotty McCreery.

  • 7. 
    Raleigh-Durham International Airport has rolled out an app that helps passengers do what?
    • A. 

      Move through customs faster.

    • B. 

      Find a parking space.

    • C. 

      Check connecting flight options.

    • D. 

      Collect loyalty points at participating airports.

  • 8. 
    What has been causing groups of people to gather outside recently in public places all around the Triangle?
    • A. 

      Unseasonably mild weather.

    • B. 

      HB2 protests.

    • C. 

      Pokemon Go.

    • D. 

      Fire drills.

  • 9. 
    Debra Austin of the Carolina Ballet made history when she did what?
    • A. 

      Moved to North Carolina.

    • B. 

      Graduated from Duke.

    • C. 

      Opened her dance school.

    • D. 

      Danced with the Pennsylvania Ballet.

  • 10. 
    What is the leading cause of death for children under the age of five?
    • A. 

      Motor vehicle accidents.

    • B. 

      Drowning.

    • C. 

      Abuse.

    • D. 

      Genetic disease.