In The News Week Ending September 16

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Wake County school board committee agreed to allow more what on campus as a way of generating revenue? 
    • A. 

      Food trucks.

    • B. 

      Drink vending machines.

    • C. 

      Cellphone towers.

    • D. 

      Parking spaces.

  • 2. 
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump discussed the results of his recent physical examination where?
    • A. 

      On the "Dr. Oz" show.

    • B. 

      On Twitter.

    • C. 

      Through his daughter Ivanka's blog.

    • D. 

      At a surprise press conference.

  • 3. 
    When the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture opened, it was without some major artifacts from what important historical figure?
    • A. 

      Marian Anderson.

    • B. 

      Booker T. Washington.

    • C. 

      James Baldwin.

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

  • 4. 
    Where did Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton make her first public appearance since her pneumonia diagnosis became public?
    • A. 

      CNN.

    • B. 

      Greensboro.

    • C. 

      The Tonight Show.

    • D. 

      Columbus, Ohio.

  • 5. 
    A favorite artifact in the newly renovated Reynolds Coliseum is the historic noise meter. Who is responsible for introducing the meter to Wolfpack fans?
    • A. 

      Don Shea.

    • B. 

      Jim Valvano.

    • C. 

      Everett Case.

    • D. 

      Jim Graham.

  • 6. 
    North Carolina's Rhiannon Giddens is  the first woman and the first African-American to win the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. She is the co-founder of what Triangle band?
    • A. 

      Carolina Chocolate Drops.

    • B. 

      Mount Pisgah.

    • C. 

      Delta Dawns.

    • D. 

      Blue Skies String Band.

  • 7. 
    North Carolina's Lost Colony appears to provide this season's storyline for what television series?
    • A. 

      "The X Files."

    • B. 

      "Sleepy Hollow."

    • C. 

      "American Horror Story."

    • D. 

      "Once Upon a Time."

  • 8. 
    An upcoming book featuring the artwork of former President George W. Bush will contain paintings and drawings of what?
    • A. 

      Military veterans.

    • B. 

      Texas landscapes.

    • C. 

      Waterfalls.

    • D. 

      His grandchildren.

  • 9. 
    Two men were arrested after protesting what on live television?
    • A. 

      HB2.

    • B. 

      Donald Trump.

    • C. 

      Ryan Lochte.

    • D. 

      The Dakota Access pipeline.

  • 10. 
    David Letterman will make a rare public appearance when the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is presented to what comedian? 
    • A. 

      Bill Murray.

    • B. 

      Alec Baldwin.

    • C. 

      Billy Crystal.

    • D. 

      Amy Schumer.