In The News Week Ending October 28

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 61

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was significant about an airplane that slid off the runway while landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport? 
    • A. 

      The airport was closed.

    • B. 

      Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was the captain.

    • C. 

      Tom Hanks was on board.

    • D. 

      Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence was on board.

  • 2. 
    Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner is launching an initiative to do what?
    • A. 

      Promote literacy.

    • B. 

      Aid flood victims.

    • C. 

      Recognize teachers.

    • D. 

      Fight obesity.

  • 3. 
    "Intrude," a new exhibit at the N.C. Museum of Art, consists of five 25-foot-tall what?
    • A. 

      Rock-climbing walls.

    • B. 

      Rabbits.

    • C. 

      Murals.

    • D. 

      Telephones.

  • 4. 
    A big study in England revealed a two-generation benefit that researchers say may persuade more parents to agree to what type of testing for their children?
    • A. 

      Lead.

    • B. 

      Cholesterol.

    • C. 

      Hearing loss.

    • D. 

      Folic acid.

  • 5. 
    The Pentagon has agreed under pressure from Congress to suspend its demand that thousands of California National Guard veterans do what?
    • A. 

      Repay re-enlistment bonuses.

    • B. 

      Register to vote.

    • C. 

      Be tested for HIV.

    • D. 

      Attend leadership training classes.

  • 6. 
    The Duke Lemur Center lost four endangered aye-ayes to a mysterious illness. Which of the following is not the name of one of the lemurs?
    • A. 

      Merlin.

    • B. 

      Morticia.

    • C. 

      Norman Bates.

    • D. 

      Lon Chaney

  • 7. 
    Justin Timberlake got in trouble for doing what when he went to vote early in Tennessee?
    • A. 

      Demanding he be allowed to go to the head of the line.

    • B. 

      Taking a selfie.

    • C. 

      Refusing to show his i.d.

    • D. 

      Signing autographs.

  • 8. 
    Search engine powerhouse Google has just introduced Google Express in North Carolina. What is it?
    • A. 

      A streamlined search engine for mobile only.

    • B. 

      A home delivery shopping service.

    • C. 

      Direct fiber optic connections for business accounts.

    • D. 

      A payment app for the Google Pixel phone.

  • 9. 
    Several local restaurants joined Kinston chef and PBS star Vivian Howard to help with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts by serving what? 
    • A. 

      Shrimp and grits.

    • B. 

      Sweet potato fries.

    • C. 

      Fish stew.

    • D. 

      Cornbread.

  • 10. 
    Justin Bieber walked off the stage during a recent show in Manchester, England, when what happened?
    • A. 

      He lost his voice.

    • B. 

      The power went out.

    • C. 

      The fans wouldn't stop screaming.

    • D. 

      He learned the show was not sold out.