In The News Week Ending June 17

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What historical document made a rare public appearance at the N.C. Museum of History?
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights.

    • B. 

      Gutenberg Bible.

    • C. 

      Dead Sea Scrolls.

    • D. 

      Schindler's List.

  • 2. 
    Actress Ann Morgan Guilbert, who died at age 87, was best know as next-door neighbor Millie Helper on what 1960s sitcom?
    • A. 

      "My Mother the Car."

    • B. 

      "The Dick Van Dyke Show."

    • C. 

      "The Carol Burnett Show."

    • D. 

      "Bewitched."

  • 3. 
    New findings report that more than one-third of the world's population can no longer do what?
    • A. 

      See the Milky Way.

    • B. 

      Touch their toes.

    • C. 

      Vote in free elections.

    • D. 

      Write in cursive.

  • 4. 
    What annual North Carolina event has been suspended because of increasing costs and decreasing participation?
    • A. 

      Hollerin' Contest.

    • B. 

      Azalea Festival.

    • C. 

      Highland Games.

    • D. 

      University Day.

  • 5. 
    Former Duke football player Derrick Lee is suing Duke, the ACC and the NCAA claiming they did what?
    • A. 

      Hid the dangers of concussions.

    • B. 

      Kept players from attending off-season camps.

    • C. 

      Scheduled games during final exams.

    • D. 

      Failed to disclose TV revenues.

  • 6. 
    In a surprise move,  Microsoft announced a $26.2 billion deal to buy what?
    • A. 

      Dropbox.

    • B. 

      Time Warner Cable.

    • C. 

      LinkedIn.

    • D. 

      New York Times.

  • 7. 
    What Tony Award-winning musical will be made into a film slated for December 2019?
    • A. 

      "Avenue Q."

    • B. 

      "Hamilton."

    • C. 

      "Wicked."

    • D. 

      "Book of Mormon."

  • 8. 
    Beginning with the 2017 Grammys, what recordings will be eligible for awards?
    • A. 

      8-track.

    • B. 

      Streaming-only.

    • C. 

      Bootleg.

    • D. 

      Self-produced.

  • 9. 
    What became the first major American city with a soda tax?
    • A. 

      New York.

    • B. 

      Denver.

    • C. 

      Charlotte.

    • D. 

      Philadelphia.

  • 10. 
    Moscovium and tennessine are names of new what?
    • A. 

      Periodic table elements.

    • B. 

      Anti-anxiety drugs.

    • C. 

      Planets.

    • D. 

      Herbicides.