In The News Week Ending March 24

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  • 1. 
    Autocycles, a new vehicle that's part motorcycle, part car, are growing in popularity. State lawmakers are considering whether autocycle drivers should be required to do what?
    • A. 

      Wear a seatbelt.

    • B. 

      Be 16.

    • C. 

      Have special insurance.

    • D. 

      Wear a helmet.

  • 2. 
    Researchers have discovered what are believed to be the earliest color films of the White House grounds. Which president appears in the films?
    • A. 

      Lyndon Johnson.

    • B. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    • C. 

      John F. Kennedy.

    • D. 

      Herbert Hoover.

  • 3. 
    Cavaliers star LeBron James has teamed up with Nike to create a special sneaker for what group?
    • A. 

      Disabled athletes.

    • B. 

      Women.

    • C. 

      Lacrosse players.

    • D. 

      Dancers.

  • 4. 
    Before their game against Butler, North Carolina coach Roy Williams intended to do what for luck?
    • A. 

      Drink a Mountain Dew.

    • B. 

      Spit in the river.

    • C. 

      Phone his wife.

    • D. 

      Sing the Carolina fight song.

  • 5. 
    North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Co., the nation’s oldest black-owned insurer, is rebranding itself by changing its name to what?
    • A. 

      NC Mutual.

    • B. 

      NCML.

    • C. 

      The Mutual.

    • D. 

      NCMFinancial.

  • 6. 
    Whose new online parking reservation system will ensure users have a place to park, even at the busiest times of the year?  
    • A. 

      Crabtree Valley Mall.

    • B. 

      RDU.

    • C. 

      PNC Center.

    • D. 

      IKEA.

  • 7. 
    A tweet from Kristi Yamaguchi to former Olympic figure skating teammate Nancy Kerrigan wishing her good luck on TV’s “Dancing with the Stars” is drawing online attention because of what?
    • A. 

      Yamaguchi is one of the judges.

    • B. 

      Kerrigan has already been eliminated from the competition.

    • C. 

      She told Kerrigan to "break a leg."

    • D. 

      She included a video clip of Kerrigan falling on the ice.

  • 8. 
    What does Gov. Roy Cooper hope to use to fund his campaign promise of free community college?
    • A. 

      State fair receipts.

    • B. 

      Escheats funds.

    • C. 

      Hotel tax.

    • D. 

      Lottery funds.

  • 9. 
    High school students participating in the 2nd annual Wake County Design Blitz came up with what prize-winning design for wearable technology?
    • A. 

      GPS-enabled running shoes.

    • B. 

      A baby monitor for working moms.

    • C. 

      A jacket for the homeless.

    • D. 

      A bodysuit for athletes.

  • 10. 
    Why have some major American brands pulled advertising from Google and YouTube?
    • A. 

      Google's ad rates have tripled.

    • B. 

      Their ads may run next to objectionable content.

    • C. 

      Their ads are not being seen due to Google's "skip ad" feature.

    • D. 

      Google does not allow ads to be directed to specific markets.