In The News Week Ending October 7

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Critics of Gov. Pat McCrory suggested the timing of what might be politically motivated? 
    • A. 

      Tuition cuts at state universities.

    • B. 

      Hurricane Matthew.

    • C. 

      "Click-It or Ticket" seatbelt checkpoints.

    • D. 

      State employee bonuses.

  • 2. 
    Movie star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger got in trouble for doing what in Munich?
    • A. 

      Singing.

    • B. 

      Signing autographs.

    • C. 

      Impersonating a police officer.

    • D. 

      Riding a bike.

  • 3. 
    Duke researcher Allen Roses, who died of a heart attack at age 73, was known for his work with what?
    • A. 

      Fracking.

    • B. 

      Lemurs.

    • C. 

      Alzheimer's.

    • D. 

      Cancer.

  • 4. 
    A tractor trailer accident on I-85 in Belmont caused a messy spill of what, backing up traffic for hours?
    • A. 

      Molasses

    • B. 

      Olive oil.

    • C. 

      Pig guts.

    • D. 

      Chickens.

  • 5. 
    Google has launched an aggressive challenge to consumer electronics giants like Apple and Samsung, introducing a new line of smartphones called what?
    • A. 

      Pixel.

    • B. 

      GoogleTalk.

    • C. 

      Gr8.

    • D. 

      Eureka.

  • 6. 
    What North Carolina site denied Donald Trump's request to hold an event there?
    • A. 

      The Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro.

    • B. 

      The Museum of Life and Science in Durham.

    • C. 

      The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

    • D. 

      The Wright Brothers Memorial.

  • 7. 
    Friends of Kim Kardashian West rushed to console her after she was what?
    • A. 

      Parodied on "Saturday Night Live."

    • B. 

      Injured in a motorcycle accident.

    • C. 

      Robbed.

    • D. 

      Fired.

  • 8. 
    What actor described being given a cancer diagnosis as "his own 'Breaking Bad' scene?"
    • A. 

      Mark Ruffalo.

    • B. 

      Bryan Cranston.

    • C. 

      Ben Stiller.

    • D. 

      Rob Lowe.

  • 9. 
    A new state program called Vision Zero has set a goal to completely eliminate what? 
    • A. 

      Teen-age smoking.

    • B. 

      Homelessness.

    • C. 

      Traffic deaths.

    • D. 

      Childhood obesity.

  • 10. 
    At the Oct. 1 game between East Carolina University and University of Central Florida,  19 members of the ECU band knelt during their performance of the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality, resulting in what?
    • A. 

      The radio station decided not to broadcast the next game.

    • B. 

      The students were expelled.

    • C. 

      Central Florida filed a complaint with the ACC.

    • D. 

      The band director resigned.