In The News Week Ending July 7

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 5.8-magnitude earthquake sent bartenders jumping over bars and food falling off grocery store shelves where?
    • A. 

      Montana.

    • B. 

      California.

    • C. 

      Oklahoma.

    • D. 

      North Carolina.

  • 2. 
    Personal finance website WalletHub ranked North Carolina in the top ten what?
    • A. 

      Most patriotic.

    • B. 

      Friendliest.

    • C. 

      Best place to raise children.

    • D. 

      Most boring.

  • 3. 
    Researchers from UNC-Wilmington have discovered a new species of what?
    • A. 

      Flying squirrel.

    • B. 

      Honey bee.

    • C. 

      Orchid.

    • D. 

      Jellyfish.

  • 4. 
    In an effort to raise money for cancer research and break a world record, a group in Buffalo N.Y. did what for 11 straight days?
    • A. 

      Watched "The King of Queens."

    • B. 

      Played hockey.

    • C. 

      Tap danced.

    • D. 

      Offered free hugs.

  • 5. 
    NPR caused a stir when it tweeted what?
    • A. 

      Unemployment rates from 2010.

    • B. 

      Charlie Rose's home address.

    • C. 

      The Declaration of Independence.

    • D. 

      Blue Man Group photos.

  • 6. 
    Colombia-born Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama will become the first Hispanic and the first foreign-born bishop of the Raleigh diocese. How many bishops has the diocese had?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      9

  • 7. 
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was criticized for doing what?
    • A. 

      Cheating on his diet.

    • B. 

      Going to the beach.

    • C. 

      Getting a dog.

    • D. 

      Growing a beard.

  • 8. 
    After a two-year tenure as Shaw University’s president, Tashni-Ann Dubroy is leaving to do what?
    • A. 

      Attend Duke Divinity School.

    • B. 

      Accept a position at Howard University.

    • C. 

      Run for mayor.

    • D. 

      Write a book.

  • 9. 
    Whose new book is being described as an “athletes’ Bible” by its publisher?
    • A. 

      Tom Brady.

    • B. 

      Serena Williams.

    • C. 

      Michael Phelps.

    • D. 

      Ronda Rousey.

  • 10. 
    What did Tour de France riders have to dodge on an otherwise uneventful leg of the race?
    • A. 

      Toddler.

    • B. 

      Sinkhole.

    • C. 

      Opossum.

    • D. 

      Umbrella.