In The News Week Ending July 1

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many terms did State Sen. Fletcher Hartsell, who was indicted over financial disclosures, serve? 
    • A. 

      4.

    • B. 

      6.

    • C. 

      10.

    • D. 

      13.

  • 2. 
    Which automobile manufacturer will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits that it cheated on emission tests?
    • A. 

      Ford.

    • B. 

      Honda.

    • C. 

      Volkswagen.

    • D. 

      Toyota.

  • 3. 
    How many NCAA women’s basketball national championships did former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, who passed away on June 27, win?
    • A. 

      Eight.

    • B. 

      Seven.

    • C. 

      Six.

    • D. 

      Nine.

  • 4. 
    What kind of collectible toys brought the most interest at former Cary resident Blair Martin’s estate sale last weekend?
    • A. 

      “Star Trek.”

    • B. 

      “Star Wars.”

    • C. 

      Disney.

    • D. 

      “Game of Thrones.”

  • 5. 
    Which NASCAR driver bumped and passed Denny Hamlin and won his first race in three years at Sonoma, Calif.?
    • A. 

      Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    • B. 

      Kasey Kahne.

    • C. 

      Tony Stewart.

    • D. 

      Ricky Bobby.

  • 6. 
    In the new state budget, which grade of teachers are scheduled to get $6,800 bonuses?
    • A. 

      Kindergarten.

    • B. 

      First grade.

    • C. 

      Second grade.

    • D. 

      Third grade.

  • 7. 
    Which deceased celebrity is getting a Hollywood Walk of Fame star?
    • A. 

      Prince.

    • B. 

      David Bowie.

    • C. 

      Selena Quintanilla.

    • D. 

      Kurt Cobain.

  • 8. 
    How much of a cap do Senate Republicans want to put on the state income tax rate?
    • A. 

      3.5 percent.

    • B. 

      5.5 percent.

    • C. 

      8 percent.

    • D. 

      10 percent.

  • 9. 
    Randall Vater was sentenced to an 11-year prison sentence for the shooting death of Nathan Andrew Clark on June 27. A day later, Mikkail Jamal Shaw was sentenced for the home invasion attack on singer Scotty McCreery and his friends. How many years in prison did Shaw receive?
    • A. 

      3.

    • B. 

      5.

    • C. 

      11.

    • D. 

      17.

  • 10. 
    Swimmer Michael Phelps set a record by qualifying again for the Rio Olympic Games in the 200-meter butterfly. In how many Olympic Games has he qualified?
    • A. 

      3.

    • B. 

      4.

    • C. 

      5.

    • D. 

      6.