In The News Week Ending May 13

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A new laser-guided traffic signal on Durham’s Gregson Street is intended to address the problem of vehicles that are what?
    • A. 

      Too tall.

    • B. 

      Too heavy.

    • C. 

      Traveling too fast.

    • D. 

      Carrying too many passengers.

  • 2. 
    What CBS "60 Minutes" correspondent is retiring after 46 years with the show?
    • A. 

      Lesley Stahl.

    • B. 

      Mike Wallace.

    • C. 

      Anderson Cooper.

    • D. 

      Morley Safer.

  • 3. 
    What caused N.C. State baseball coach Elliott Avent to miss a three-game ACC series with the University of Louisville Cardinals?
    • A. 

      He was bitten by a snake.

    • B. 

      He locked his keys in the car.

    • C. 

      He was attending his daughter's first birthday party.

    • D. 

      He was on jury duty.

  • 4. 
    Following his total knee replacement last month, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski had a second surgery for what?
    • A. 

      Cataract.

    • B. 

      Hernia.

    • C. 

      His other knee.

    • D. 

      Bypass.

  • 5. 
    What was historic about Stephen Curry's selection as the NBA's MVP?
    • A. 

      He declined the award.

    • B. 

      He is the youngest player ever selected.

    • C. 

      He is the first player to win twice.

    • D. 

      He is the first unanimous selection.

  • 6. 
    Duke researchers are looking at what they call the 6th vital sign as an indicator of health. What is it?
    • A. 

      Height.

    • B. 

      Attitude.

    • C. 

      Walking speed.

    • D. 

      Sleep.

  • 7. 
    NCDOT's plans for the completion of the 540 Outer Loop must include the protection of what species of wildlife?
    • A. 

      Venus flytrap.

    • B. 

      Deer.

    • C. 

      Mussel.

    • D. 

      Lichen.

  • 8. 
    Who made an appearance on the video of Beyonce's "Lemonade" album?
    • A. 

      Serena Williams.

    • B. 

      Amy Schumer.

    • C. 

      Michelle Obama.

    • D. 

      John Legend.

  • 9. 
    Coffee giant JAB Beech announced it was acquiring what company in a deal worth about $1.35 billion?
    • A. 

      Krispy Kreme.

    • B. 

      Starbucks.

    • C. 

      Trader Joes.

    • D. 

      Best Western.

  • 10. 
    In a historic visit, President Barack Obama will be the first sitting American president to visit where?
    • A. 

      Hiroshima.

    • B. 

      The Kremlin.

    • C. 

      Area 51.

    • D. 

      Auschwitz.