In The News Week Ending March 13

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In The News Week Ending March 13

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Yik Yak, a social media app popular on college campuses has generated concern because student are using it to do what?
    • A. 

      Create an online dating service.

    • B. 

      Make abusive or threatening comments.

    • C. 

      Create rate-my-professor memes.

    • D. 

      Access campus systems to change their grades.

  • 2. 
    Thousands gathered at Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday,” a police attack on civil rights demonstrators. Who was Edmund Pettus?
    • A. 

      Selma’s police chief.

    • B. 

      A former governor of Alabama.

    • C. 

      Leader of the Students Unite organization.

    • D. 

      A former grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan.

  • 3. 
    Apple unveiled pricing and features of its three smartwatch models, from the Watch Sport starting at $349 to the high-end Watch Edition at $10,000. What is the name of Apple’s mid-range watch?
    • A. 

      Watch.

    • B. 

      Watch Me.

    • C. 

      Watch Today.

    • D. 

      Watch Pro.

  • 4. 
    HBO announced that its new stand-alone Internet streaming service will have what restriction?
    • A. 

      It will not include programing that is available on traditional cable.

    • B. 

      It will be available only to digital cable subscribers.

    • C. 

      It will be available only to subscribers age 18 and older.

    • D. 

      It will be available only on Apple devices.

  • 5. 
    Former N&O editor Claude Sitton died at age 89. What else was he known for?
    • A. 

      Being a CBS war correspondent in Vietnam.

    • B. 

      Covering civil rights for The New York Times.

    • C. 

      Running for U.S. Senate.

    • D. 

      Being Governor Jim Hunt’s press secretary.

  • 6. 
    A bill in the General Assembly would allow country stores to have what without being classified as a restaurant?
    • A. 

      Microwave ovens.

    • B. 

      Coffee.

    • C. 

      Seating.

    • D. 

      Grills.

  • 7. 
    Actors Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller made a surprise appearance where to promote the “Zoolander“ sequel?
    • A. 

      Paris Fashion Week.

    • B. 

      Barneys New York.

    • C. 

      The New York Stock Exchange.

    • D. 

      Comic Con.

  • 8. 
    N.C. State Fair officials announced that this year’s musical acts would focus on what?
    • A. 

      North Carolina performers.

    • B. 

      Women performers.

    • C. 

      Country music.

    • D. 

      National headliners.

  • 9. 
    Child advocates are concerned about a new Barbie doll, calling it “creepy” that it does what?
    • A. 

      Throws up.

    • B. 

      Carries on a conversation.

    • C. 

      Changes hair color.

    • D. 

      Appears to be pregnant.

  • 10. 
    What did Attorney General Eric Holder call the person responsible for shooting two police officers in front of the Ferguson Police Department during a protest?
    • A. 

      A punk.

    • B. 

      A patriot.

    • C. 

      Troubled.

    • D. 

      Criminal.

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