In The News Week Ending May 26

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on how North Carolina does what?
    • A. 

      Awards highway contracts.

    • B. 

      Acquires zoo animals.

    • C. 

      Supports lower income schools.

    • D. 

      Creates congressional districts.

  • 2. 
    Visitors attending the Duke Lemur Center's "Lemurpalooza" will not be allowed to do what?
    • A. 

      Bring their own snacks.

    • B. 

      Take photographs.

    • C. 

      Take one home.

    • D. 

      Bring strollers.

  • 3. 
    A new IBM policy means employees will no longer be allowed to do what?
    • A. 

      Use their own personal computers.

    • B. 

      Participate in the company's health savings plan.

    • C. 

      Share I.D. badges.

    • D. 

      Work from home.

  • 4. 
    What will be different about next year's Rock 'n' Roll Raleigh Marathon?
    • A. 

      It will be held in Research Triangle Park.

    • B. 

      There will be no marathon.

    • C. 

      It will cap registration at age 55.

    • D. 

      There will be a special category for runners with service animals.

  • 5. 
    Popular local weatherman Greg Fishel has lost patience with people who do what?
    • A. 

      Mispronounce his name.

    • B. 

      Cut him off on I-40.

    • C. 

      Use the rose garden to stage prom photos.

    • D. 

      Question the science behind climate change.

  • 6. 
    An online service that connects vetted odd-jobbers with people who are willing to pay for help with their chores has launched operations in the Triangle. What is it called?
    • A. 

      Call-a-Guy.

    • B. 

      GetterDone.

    • C. 

      UberHome.

    • D. 

      TaskRabbit.

  • 7. 
    The N.C. Senate beat the House in what friendly competition?
    • A. 

      Cornhole.

    • B. 

      Milk-chugging.

    • C. 

      Counting steps.

    • D. 

      Weight loss.

  • 8. 
    What surprise guest attended Elon University's graduation?
    • A. 

      Mark Zuckerberg.

    • B. 

      Roy Williams.

    • C. 

      Oprah Winfrey.

    • D. 

      Betsy DeVos.

  • 9. 
    A prank ad posted on Craigslist offered what for sale for the low price of $2,017?
    • A. 

      Holly Springs High School.

    • B. 

      Oceanfront property at Beech Mountain.

    • C. 

      A "seat" from the old State Capitol.

    • D. 

      A TARDIS.

  • 10. 
    More than 12,000 North Carolinians have obtained REAL IDs,  which will allow them to do what more easily?
    • A. 

      Register for classes in the state community college system.

    • B. 

      Cross state lines.

    • C. 

      Board airplanes.

    • D. 

      Collect unemployment benefits.