In The News Week Ending July 22

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Writer, director, producer and actor Garry Marshall, who died at age 81, produced many successful sit-coms in the 1970s and 80s. Which was NOT one of his shows?
    • A. 

      "Good Times."

    • B. 

      "Happy Days."

    • C. 

      "Laverne and Shirley."

    • D. 

      "The Odd Couple."

  • 2. 
    Who is unhappy about the Brewers' Voluntary Disclosure Initiative announced by the Beer Institute?
    • A. 

      Mothers Against Drunk Drivers.

    • B. 

      Anheuser-Busch.

    • C. 

      Small craft breweries.

    • D. 

      American Medical Association.

  • 3. 
    The Administrative Office of the Courts has announced the statewide roll-out of a new system called ECAD, which will allow people to do what online?
    • A. 

      Schedule jury service.

    • B. 

      Get married.

    • C. 

      Check court calendars.

    • D. 

      Handle their traffic tickets.

  • 4. 
    What's the latest adventure for Amazon founder Jeff Bezos?
    • A. 

      Doing Carpool Karaoke with James Corden.

    • B. 

      Speaking at the National Democratic Convention.

    • C. 

      Getting married.

    • D. 

      Appearing in the new "Star Trek" movie.

  • 5. 
    Fort Fisher, near Wilmington, is getting $9 million to do what?
    • A. 

      Restore the Hermit's bunker.

    • B. 

      Build a new visitor center.

    • C. 

      Build jetties.

    • D. 

      Replace its storm-damaged pier.

  • 6. 
    Wake County schools administration recommended what cost-saving measure to help balance the budget?
    • A. 

      Discontinuing afterschool care on Fridays.

    • B. 

      Cutting custodial services.

    • C. 

      Serving cold lunches three days a week.

    • D. 

      Refurbishing classroom laptops.

  • 7. 
    What concern caused Wright State University in Ohio to pull out of the presidential debate scheduled for September?
    • A. 

      Football.

    • B. 

      Traffic.

    • C. 

      Weather.

    • D. 

      Cost.

  • 8. 
    What did the NBA cite as the reason for moving the 2017 All-Star game out of Charlotte?
    • A. 

      HB2.

    • B. 

      Airline schedules.

    • C. 

      Television coverage.

    • D. 

      Security concerns.

  • 9. 
    Video game maker Nintendo is focusing on the nostalgia of the generation that grew up on their games, which it calls what?
    • A. 

      Mario Crew.

    • B. 

      X-ers.

    • C. 

      Nindendads.

    • D. 

      Luigis.

  • 10. 
    What is the first thing Duke diver Abby Johnston will do when she returns from the Rio Olympics?
    • A. 

      Get married.

    • B. 

      Return to med school.

    • C. 

      Go on vacation.

    • D. 

      Start her new job on Duke's coaching staff.