In The News Week Ending July 24

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A study from the Carolina Transportation Program at UNC-Chapel Hill found that millennials are less likely to do what?
    • A. 

      Text while driving.

    • B. 

      Have a driver’s license.

    • C. 

      Wear a seat belt.

    • D. 

      Take public transportation.

  • 2. 
    The start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations was marked by the appearance of the Cuban flag where?
    • A. 

      On a commemorative postage stamp.

    • B. 

      At the United Nations building.

    • C. 

      At the Cuban embassy in Washington.

    • D. 

      For sale on flags.com.

  • 3. 
    Garrison Keillor, creator and longtime host of the popular “A Prairie Home Companion” radio show, announced he would do what next year?
    • A. 

      Get married.

    • B. 

      Retire.

    • C. 

      Run for governor.

    • D. 

      Start a blog.

  • 4. 
    After business mogul Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham traded insults on the presidential campaign trail, Trump responded by doing what?
    • A. 

      Giving out Graham’s private cell phone number.

    • B. 

      Banning Graham’s campaign team from any of the mogul’s hotels.

    • C. 

      Hacking into Graham’s email account.

    • D. 

      Sending Graham a note to apologize.

  • 5. 
    What is notable about the two founders of Conversation Tees, a local company that markets shirts with a single word printed on the front?
    • A. 

      The are former Duke basketball players.

    • B. 

      They are in the fifth grade.

    • C. 

      They are homeless.

    • D. 

      They are twins.

  • 6. 
    What former UNC basketball player will be wearing a Charlotte Hornets uniform?
    • A. 

      Tyler Hansbrough.

    • B. 

      Michael Jordan.

    • C. 

      Harrison Barnes.

    • D. 

      Antawn Jamison.

  • 7. 
    Superior Court Judge Howard E. Manning Jr., has said he will keep what after he retires July 31?
    • A. 

      His breakfast routine.

    • B. 

      His parking space.

    • C. 

      His email address.

    • D. 

      One of his cases.

  • 8. 
    Research on the bond between dogs and their owners revealed what?
    • A. 

      Such connections exist only in developed countries.

    • B. 

      It diminishes as we age.

    • C. 

      It’s no different from connections to any other species.

    • D. 

      It can be as strong as our connection to our children.

  • 9. 
    The planet Kepler-452b in a solar system 1,400 light years away has been called a “close cousin” to Earth. What is one of the features that makes it “Earth-like?”
    • A. 

      It is the same distance from surrounding planets.

    • B. 

      Its mountain ranges are similar in size.

    • C. 

      It is only slightly smaller than the Earth.

    • D. 

      It takes about the same amount of time to orbit its sun.

  • 10. 
    Concerns from the food industry have cause what change to a FDA requirement that calorie counts be listed on menus?
    • A. 

      Upscale restaurants will be exempt.

    • B. 

      The start date for the requirement has been delayed.

    • C. 

      All restaurants will use a common calorie database.

    • D. 

      Compliance will not be part of the restaurant’s inspection.