In The News Week Ending September 2

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they have what concern over their fight against the Zika virus? 
    • A. 

      They will run out of money.

    • B. 

      It will spread faster once school starts.

    • C. 

      They will run out of vaccine.

    • D. 

      It will expand to other carriers.

  • 2. 
    Security staff at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park were surprised to see what during the standard bag check?
    • A. 

      A roasted chicken.

    • B. 

      A baby wallaby.

    • C. 

      An Olympic medal.

    • D. 

      A birthday cake.

  • 3. 
    What happened to more than 300 reindeer in Norway?
    • A. 

      They were poisoned by arsenic in the ground water.

    • B. 

      They were killed by lightning.

    • C. 

      They were rounded up for a Russian theme park exhibit.

    • D. 

      They were photographed for a National Geographic special on climate change.

  • 4. 
    North Carolina junior running back Elijah Hood is the only member of the Tar Heel team who is what?
    • A. 

      A vegetarian.

    • B. 

      A cancer survivor.

    • C. 

      From South Carolina.

    • D. 

      An Eagle Scout.

  • 5. 
    What was being done in tribute to Gene Wilder, the comedic actor who died at age 83 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease?
    • A. 

      Johns Hopkins naming their Alzheimer’s research center for him.

    • B. 

      Theaters replaying his movies.

    • C. 

      Naming him to receive a posthumous Oscar for Lifetime Achievement.

    • D. 

      Renaming the street by his California home Willy Wonka Way.

  • 6. 
    A glass-fronted building featuring 13 dining venues, most of them operated by local chefs and restaurant owners, and including a fine-dining restaurant with an open air balcony, has opened up where?
    • A. 

      Adjacent to the PNC arena.

    • B. 

      Across from Durham's Central Park.

    • C. 

      On the Duke campus.

    • D. 

      On the grounds of the N.C. Museum of Art.

  • 7. 
    What complaint did players in Arthur Ashe Stadium have about the $150 million retractable cover making its tournament debut at the U.S. Open?
    • A. 

      It's too low.

    • B. 

      It takes too long to employ.

    • C. 

      It increases noise in the stadium.

    • D. 

      It makes the stadium too hot.

  • 8. 
    Crown & Ivy, the private label brand of what retailer, is opening its first standalone store at Crabtree Valley Mall?
    • A. 

      Trader Joe's.

    • B. 

      The Body Shop.

    • C. 

      Logan Imports.

    • D. 

      Belk.

  • 9. 
    Pink lemonade, smoky barbecue, birthday cake, southern butter pecan and ranch are among the varieties of what being sold by a young entrepreneur in Holden Beach? 
    • A. 

      Bubble gum.

    • B. 

      Ice cream.

    • C. 

      Scented candles.

    • D. 

      Popcorn.

  • 10. 
    Six scientists completed a year living in a dome in near isolation to simulate what? 
    • A. 

      Life in the 1800s.

    • B. 

      Virtual reality.

    • C. 

      Life on Mars.

    • D. 

      Suspended animation.