In The News Week Ending October 14

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why has AT&T stopped providing replacement phones for the problematic Galaxy Note 7? 
    • A. 

      They are providing a system update to correct the problem.

    • B. 

      They ran out of replacement phones.

    • C. 

      Replacement phones were damaged when Samsung's distribution center flooded.

    • D. 

      The replacement phones were also catching fire.

  • 2. 
    A documentary about North Carolina politics called "Democracy for Sale" features what N.C. native?
    • A. 

      Ben Folds.

    • B. 

      Zach Galifianakis.

    • C. 

      Charlie Rose.

    • D. 

      Evan Rachel Wood.

  • 3. 
    Facebook has launched a communications tool for businesses,  nonprofits and other organizations called what?
    • A. 

      Workbook.

    • B. 

      Workplace.

    • C. 

      Workday.

    • D. 

      FaceOut.

  • 4. 
    A survey conducted by specialty retailer Spirit Halloween,  in collaboration with Harris Poll,  found that 55 percent of adult participants planned to dress up as what for Halloween?
    • A. 

      Donald Trump.

    • B. 

      Hillary Clinton.

    • C. 

      Ghost Busters.

    • D. 

      Ryan Lochte.

  • 5. 
    President Barack Obama said that with the help of private companies he expected to see what in his lifetime?
    • A. 

      A woman president.

    • B. 

      A Mars landing.

    • C. 

      A balanced budget.

    • D. 

      Gun control legislation.

  • 6. 
    Askew-Taylor Paints, a family-owned business that has provided paint and art supplies to generations of customers, is going out of business. Long-time residents may know the store by what former name?
    • A. 

      T.K. Paints.

    • B. 

      Raleigh Arts Center.

    • C. 

      John Askew Paint Store.

    • D. 

      Taylor's Artarama.

  • 7. 
    Triangle Town Center and Cary Towne Center announced they will not do what during the holiday season?
    • A. 

      Provide gift wrapping.

    • B. 

      Run parking lot shuttles.

    • C. 

      Play holiday music.

    • D. 

      Open on Thanksgiving Day.

  • 8. 
    What delayed plans to move Raleigh's 1,250-pound, steel acorn to a newly designed base on South Salisbury Street? 
    • A. 

      The base was stolen.

    • B. 

      The base was underwater.

    • C. 

      It didn't fit on the base.

    • D. 

      Protesters blocked workers from reaching the base.

  • 9. 
    Bob Dylan receive the Nobel Prize in what category? 
    • A. 

      Environment.

    • B. 

      Music.

    • C. 

      Peace.

    • D. 

      Literature.

  • 10. 
    Greensboro accountant Larry Putnam has what connection to the Carolina Hurricanes?
    • A. 

      He has attended more home games than any other fan.

    • B. 

      He is the team's longest-running season ticket holder.

    • C. 

      He is the team's oldest season ticket holder.

    • D. 

      He helped recruit the team to North Carolina.