In The News Week Ending July 3

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The state Division of Motor Vehicles introduced a new license plate with what alternative to the “First in Flight” slogan?
    • A. 

      First in Freedom.

    • B. 

      First in NASCAR.

    • C. 

      The Tar Heel State.

    • D. 

      The Old North State.

  • 2. 
    Actor Laurence Fishburne has been selected to portray what famous American writer?
    • A. 

      Alex Haley.

    • B. 

      Langston Hughes.

    • C. 

      August Wilson.

    • D. 

      Richard Wright.

  • 3. 
    What high school school program is at risk of losing funding in the new state budget?
    • A. 

      Child nutrition services..

    • B. 

      School resource officers.

    • C. 

      Driver’s education.

    • D. 

      Career tech education.

  • 4. 
    What did 92-year-old Pearl Thompson finally do last week after being denied the opportunity as a Shaw University student in 1942?
    • A. 

      Get a driver’s license.

    • B. 

      Get a library card.

    • C. 

      Be inducted into the National Honor Society.

    • D. 

      Sit in the gallery of the State Legislative Building.

  • 5. 
    Members of the Duke University Vespers Ensemble were excited to learn they would be performing where?
    • A. 

      On “American Idol.”

    • B. 

      In Washington’s National Cathedral.

    • C. 

      At the Rolling Stones concert.

    • D. 

      At Carnegie Hall.

  • 6. 
    The biggest threat to the launch of Apple’s music streaming service is what?
    • A. 

      Piracy.

    • B. 

      Spotify.

    • C. 

      Copyright.

    • D. 

      Broadband.

  • 7. 
    Where was the 95th State Annual Singing Convention held?
    • A. 

      Charlotte.

    • B. 

      Benson.

    • C. 

      Rocky Mount.

    • D. 

      Wake Forest.

  • 8. 
    Scientists are studying why what group of people is more likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease?
    • A. 

      African-Americans.

    • B. 

      Women.

    • C. 

      Southerners.

    • D. 

      Red-heads.

  • 9. 
    What will be missing from PBS’ “Sesame Street” next season?
    • A. 

      Oscar’s trash can.

    • B. 

      The theme song.

    • C. 

      Maria.

    • D. 

      Kids.

  • 10. 
    Fans were shocked to learn that what famous couple was splitting up?
    • A. 

      Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi.

    • B. 

      Penn and Teller.

    • C. 

      Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner.

    • D. 

      Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell.