In The News Week Ending May 19

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 64

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gov. Roy Cooper's dog Chloe died at age 16. She was a rescue sheltie and lived in the governor's mansion with another dog, two cats and what other unusual pet?
    • A. 

      Pygmy goat.

    • B. 

      Praying mantis.

    • C. 

      Wallaby.

    • D. 

      Macaw.

  • 2. 
    For the first time since the 1990s, the Academy Awards telecast will do what this year?
    • A. 

      Have the same host for the second year in a row.

    • B. 

      Be held at the Hollywood Bowl.

    • C. 

      End by 11 p.m.

    • D. 

      Air on NBC.

  • 3. 
    Choreographer Chuck Davis, who died at age 80, had what connection to North Carolina?
    • A. 

      He grew up on a farm near Rocky Mount.

    • B. 

      He was artist in residence at Appalachian State University.

    • C. 

      He founded the American Dance Festival in Durham.

    • D. 

      He was from Raleigh.

  • 4. 
    A group of local pastors wants Wake County Schools to make what change to graduation ceremonies?
    • A. 

      Acknowledge campus faith organizations.

    • B. 

      Close with an interdenominational prayer.

    • C. 

      Allow students to display religious symbols on their gowns.

    • D. 

      Not schedule them on Sunday morning.

  • 5. 
    Kyle Ramage of Durham will head to Seoul, South Korea in November to compete in what world championship?
    • A. 

      Whistling.

    • B. 

      Hot dog eating.

    • C. 

      Ice sculpture.

    • D. 

      Barista.

  • 6. 
    Red poppies blooming along North Carolina highways were planted by N.C. Department of Transportation crews to commemorate what?
    • A. 

      Victims of drunk drivers.

    • B. 

      World War I soldiers.

    • C. 

      North Carolina's first ladies.

    • D. 

      Mothers.

  • 7. 
    William Orrell, 18, of Clemmons, is featured in an NBA commercial circulating on social media and TV worldwide. The ad shows him doing what?
    • A. 

      Approaching LeBron James for an autograph.

    • B. 

      Singing.

    • C. 

      Texting.

    • D. 

      Cupstacking.

  • 8. 
    Nicholas Sparks revealed what surprising detail when he spoke before an audience at The Cardinal at North Hills senior-living facility?
    • A. 

      The inspiration for the character of Jamie in "A Walk to Remember."

    • B. 

      His real middle name.

    • C. 

      The title of his next book.

    • D. 

      The type of underwear he prefers.

  • 9. 
    What popular retailer announced it plans to open its first Triangle store at Cary Towne Center?
    • A. 

      IKEA.

    • B. 

      Amazon.

    • C. 

      WinCo.

    • D. 

      Safeway.

  • 10. 
    The City of Goldsboro will host what state-wide championship next month?
    • A. 

      Air guitar.

    • B. 

      Cornhole.

    • C. 

      Kendama.

    • D. 

      Juggling.