In The News Week Ending June 12

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Figo, a golden retriever service dog, saved his blind owner by doing what?
    • A. 

      “Dialing” 911 on a voice-activated phone.

    • B. 

      Running out into traffic.

    • C. 

      Guiding her to a storm shelter.

    • D. 

      Attacking a rabid fox.

  • 2. 
    The state Division of Motor Vehicles is offering what new service to North Carolina drivers?
    • A. 

      Free wifi at DMV offices.

    • B. 

      Email alerts for auto safety recalls.

    • C. 

      Online renewal for driver’s licenses.

    • D. 

      Video-based virtual driving test.

  • 3. 
    To get to know their biggest fan base, Taco Bell’s executives get a weekly email containing what?
    • A. 

      Customer suggestions for menu items.

    • B. 

      A highlight reel from “The Daily Show.”

    • C. 

      Sales figures from their top 50 markets.

    • D. 

      Millennial Word of the Week.

  • 4. 
    A recent reunion of Negro Leagues baseball players included some from Raleigh’s team. What was the team called?
    • A. 

      The Raleigh Doves.

    • B. 

      The Carolina Cruisers.

    • C. 

      The Raleigh Tigers.

    • D. 

      The Raleigh Whistlers.

  • 5. 
    Cary’s Police Chief Pate Bazemore, who plans to retire this summer, can also claim to be what?
    • A. 

      Cary’s highest spending department head.

    • B. 

      Cary’s longest-serving public employee.

    • C. 

      Cary’s oldest police officer.

    • D. 

      Cary’s first female police chief.

  • 6. 
    Action by the Raleigh City Council has made it possible for Providence Baptist Church to do what?
    • A. 

      Petition for a traffic light into their parking lot.

    • B. 

      Change its name.

    • C. 

      Build a new sanctuary.

    • D. 

      Convert to solar energy.

  • 7. 
    For the second summer in a row, homes in Apex lost power because of what?
    • A. 

      Mice chewing through the wires.

    • B. 

      A snake getting into the substation.

    • C. 

      Computer glitch.

    • D. 

      Soaring temperatures causing a transformer to overheat.

  • 8. 
    Whole Foods will use the brand name 365 for its new what?
    • A. 

      Chain of smaller stores.

    • B. 

      Television show.

    • C. 

      Financial services division.

    • D. 

      Marketing campaign.

  • 9. 
    Pulitzer-winning photographer Nick Ut, who shot the iconic “Napalm girl” photo, has returned to Vietnam to do what?
    • A. 

      Tour the country with his sons.

    • B. 

      Give a commencement address.

    • C. 

      Find the girl in the photograph.

    • D. 

      Capture the same location for Instagram.

  • 10. 
    Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has recently signed on as a creative director for a company marketing what?
    • A. 

      High end baby gifts.

    • B. 

      Fair trade coffee.

    • C. 

      Web-based learning tools.

    • D. 

      Organic makeup.