In The News Week Ending May 27

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  • 1. 
    An analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center has found that nearly one-third of all millennials (the highest percentage since record-keeping began in 1880) are what?
    • A. 

      Starting their own business.

    • B. 

      Living with their parents.

    • C. 

      Unemployed.

    • D. 

      Overweight.

  • 2. 
    What decision was made about two new interstate highways planned in Eastern North Carolina?
    • A. 

      When they will be built.

    • B. 

      Which cities they will go through.

    • C. 

      What they will be called.

    • D. 

      What their speed limits will be.

  • 3. 
    Intraspecies mixing, possibly boosted by climate change, has resulted in a cross of what two animals?
    • A. 

      Crows and ravens.

    • B. 

      Lions and tigers.

    • C. 

      Grizzly bears and polar bears.

    • D. 

      White-tailed deer and reindeer.

  • 4. 
    New studies on the effects of acetaminophen,  the most common drug ingredient in the United States, concludes that it can reduce a person's capacity to do what?
    • A. 

      Recognize faces.

    • B. 

      Fall asleep.

    • C. 

      Remember numbers.

    • D. 

      Feel empathy.

  • 5. 
    Veterinarians and animal lovers oppose New York's legislative proposal to ban what?
    • A. 

      Devocalizing dogs.

    • B. 

      Keeping exotic pets.

    • C. 

      Trapping feral cats.

    • D. 

      Declawing cats.

  • 6. 
    Scientists have discovered signs that Mars once had what?
    • A. 

      Pollen.

    • B. 

      Tsunamis.

    • C. 

      Oil.

    • D. 

      Snow.

  • 7. 
    Student activists oppose plans to build what on the Duke University campus?
    • A. 

      A Navy recruitment center.

    • B. 

      A shooting range.

    • C. 

      A natural gas plant.

    • D. 

      A vineyard.

  • 8. 
    Orange County's Morinaga plant officially opened with a ribbon cutting and a traditional Japanese sake-barrel breaking, a ceremony for special occasions. What does Morinaga make?
    • A. 

      Pharmaceuticals.

    • B. 

      Candy.

    • C. 

      Optical lenses.

    • D. 

      Camping equipment.

  • 9. 
    After nearly 20 years of debate, a bill passed by the state Senate could cause three North Carolina homes to be what?
    • A. 

      Designated as historic sites.

    • B. 

      Condemned.

    • C. 

      Tax-exempt.

    • D. 

      In South Carolina.

  • 10. 
    Candace Payne, the “Chewbacca mom” whose video of her laughing hysterically while wearing a toy Chewbacca mask got more than 140 million views, will now get to do what?
    • A. 

      Host a pop culture segment on her local news station.

    • B. 

      Co-host "Live!" with Kelly Ripa.

    • C. 

      Appear as an extra in the next Star Wars movie.

    • D. 

      Meet the actor who played Chewbacca.