In The News Week Ending June 30

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tennis great John McEnroe is being criticized for remarks he made about what other tennis player?
    • A. 

      Serena Williams.

    • B. 

      Chris Evert.

    • C. 

      John Isner.

    • D. 

      Roger Federer.

  • 2. 
    Michael Jordan appears in a new Gatorade ad that is set where?
    • A. 

      Wilmington.

    • B. 

      UNC-Chapel Hill.

    • C. 

      Wimbledon.

    • D. 

      Charlotte.

  • 3. 
    What will happen to "Big Blue," an agave plant that has grown too big for Raleigh's Oakwood neighborhood?
    • A. 

      It will be used to make beer.

    • B. 

      It will be relocated to the JC Raulston Arboretum.

    • C. 

      It will be used for fuel for a neighborhood bonfire.

    • D. 

      It will be sold at auction.

  • 4. 
    German grocer Lidl plans to build a store in which Triangle town?
    • A. 

      Chapel Hill.

    • B. 

      Clayton.

    • C. 

      Holly Springs.

    • D. 

      Cary.

  • 5. 
    What milestone did Facebook recently reach?
    • A. 

      Launched an employment app.

    • B. 

      Celebrated its 15th anniversary.

    • C. 

      Reached two billion users.

    • D. 

      Opened its first European headquarters.

  • 6. 
    A mural commissioned by the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina was painted by artist Dare Coulter on what site?
    • A. 

      Red Hat Amphitheater.

    • B. 

      N.C. State's brickyard.

    • C. 

      Boylan-Pearce.

    • D. 

      Union Station.

  • 7. 
    A crowdfunding campaign called "Water in the Fields" is raising money to do what?
    • A. 

      Provide mosquito netting in the rural south.

    • B. 

      Produce a documentary film about Hurricane Matthew.

    • C. 

      Study the effects of groundwater runoff.

    • D. 

      Provide drinking water to farm workers.

  • 8. 
    According to the personal finance website Simple Thrifty Living, North Carolina is one of the cheapest states to buy what?
    • A. 

      Insurance.

    • B. 

      Gas.

    • C. 

      Electronics.

    • D. 

      Beer.

  • 9. 
    A new what is attracting visitors to North Carolina's Outer Banks?
    • A. 

      Island.

    • B. 

      Sea turtle nesting site.

    • C. 

      Golf resort.

    • D. 

      Yoga retreat.

  • 10. 
    When Highway Patrol Trooper Rocky Deitz rescued a baby fawn after its mother was hit and killed by a car, what did he call it?
    • A. 

      Bambi.

    • B. 

      Buster.

    • C. 

      Buckshot.

    • D. 

      Rocky.