In The News Week Ending May 6

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to a study published in BMJ, what may now be the third-leading cause of death in the United States?
    • A. 

      Medical errors.

    • B. 

      Texting while driving.

    • C. 

      Alzheimer's disease.

    • D. 

      Obesity.

  • 2. 
    What was notable about President Barack Obama taking a sip of water on camera?
    • A. 

      It was part of a "Saturday Night Live" skit.

    • B. 

      He stepped out of camera range to get the water.

    • C. 

      It was not his water.

    • D. 

      He was in Flint, Mich.

  • 3. 
    What company in Research Triangle Park announced it would sell its real estate holdings there and lease back its buildings?
    • A. 

      IBM.

    • B. 

      Nortel.

    • C. 

      GlaxoSmithKline.

    • D. 

      LexisNexis.

  • 4. 
    The community of Isle de Jean Charles is the first to receive government assistance to resettle an entire community because of climate change. Where is it located?
    • A. 

      Canada.

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Oregon.

    • D. 

      Louisiana.

  • 5. 
    The town of Cary has become the latest community in the Triangle to offer a safe place for buyers and sellers to meet to complete online sales through Craigslist and other sites. What is it called?
    • A. 

      Exchange Place.

    • B. 

      Swap Spot.

    • C. 

      Safe Space.

    • D. 

      Cary Trade Zone

  • 6. 
    Who is the subject of an upcoming HBO movie that will star Oprah Winfrey?
    • A. 

      Maya Angelou.

    • B. 

      Henrietta Lacks.

    • C. 

      Harriet Tubman.

    • D. 

      Malala Yousafzai.

  • 7. 
    What is the subject of a new museum opening in Butner, N.C.?
    • A. 

      Dirt track racing.

    • B. 

      World War II.

    • C. 

      Forestry.

    • D. 

      Hydroelectric power.

  • 8. 
    Janet Jackson announced she is postponing her tour in order to do what?
    • A. 

      Write a book.

    • B. 

      Finish college.

    • C. 

      Have a baby.

    • D. 

      Star in a movie.

  • 9. 
    Why did a driver refuse to tow a car that had been wrecked on Interstate 26 in Asheville?
    • A. 

      He was not licensed to operate in North Carolina.

    • B. 

      The car was submerged in water.

    • C. 

      He was out of gas.

    • D. 

      The car had a Bernie Sanders bumper sticker.

  • 10. 
    Wal-Mart announced that it would bring back what?
    • A. 

      Dollar Days.

    • B. 

      Greeters.

    • C. 

      Employee stock program.

    • D. 

      TV advertising.