In The News Week Ending June 24

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Thomas  Mair, the man accused of murdering British Labour Party lawmaker Jo Cox, refused to do what when he was called to the stand?
    • A. 

      Say his name.

    • B. 

      Remove his sunglasses.

    • C. 

      Appear.

    • D. 

      Face the judge.

  • 2. 
    Wake Forest startup FokusLabs makes a product that helps kids by doing what?
    • A. 

      Limiting screen time.

    • B. 

      Monitoring their sugar intake.

    • C. 

      Reminding them to get back to work.

    • D. 

      Providing audio instruction for standardized tests.

  • 3. 
    Britain was in turmoil after the country voted to do what?
    • A. 

      Close all its ports to foreign trade.

    • B. 

      Endorse Donald Trump.

    • C. 

      Bypass Prince Charles in succession to the throne.

    • D. 

      Leave the European Union.

  • 4. 
    A new grocery delivery service coming to 17 zip codes in Raleigh and Durham is called what?
    • A. 

      Instacart.

    • B. 

      Door2Your.

    • C. 

      StoreStep.

    • D. 

      Market Mama.

  • 5. 
    N.C. State's all-American Lucas Kozeniesky hopes to be the first American to ever medal in what Olympic event?
    • A. 

      Canoe Slalom.

    • B. 

      Trampoline.

    • C. 

      Air rifle.

    • D. 

      Judo.

  • 6. 
    Artist Matt Willey, who is responsible for murals in Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Durham, is on a mission to paint 50,000 what in a series of murals in public spaces across the U.S. and the world?
    • A. 

      Children in poverty.

    • B. 

      Rainbows.

    • C. 

      Skylines.

    • D. 

      Honeybees.

  • 7. 
    Ralph Stanley,  half of the Stanley Brothers who helped popularize bluegrass music, died at age 89. He was introduced to a new generation of fans through what movie?
    • A. 

      "Bonnie and Clyde."

    • B. 

      "Coal Miner's Daughter."

    • C. 

      "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

    • D. 

      "Deliverance."

  • 8. 
    All three of North Carolina's U.S. House Democrats - David Price,  Alma Adams and G.K. Butterfield - participated in an almost 26-hour sit-in on the House floor calling for a what?
    • A. 

      July 4 recess.

    • B. 

      Raise in the federal minimum wage.

    • C. 

      Vote on gun control.

    • D. 

      Repeal of HB2.

  • 9. 
    Members of the rock band Led Zeppelin were cleared of what misconduct during the 1970s?
    • A. 

      Draft-dodging.

    • B. 

      Copyright infringement

    • C. 

      Tax evasion.

    • D. 

      Vandalism.

  • 10. 
    Why will golfer Rory McIlroy not be part of the Olympic team at this summer's games?
    • A. 

      The PGA won't allow it.

    • B. 

      Golf is not an Olympic event.

    • C. 

      He is scheduled for knee surgery.

    • D. 

      He is concerned about the Zika virus.