In The News Week Ending September 9

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A study in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry reports that what type of people are happier? 
    • A. 

      Younger.

    • B. 

      Older.

    • C. 

      Wealthier.

    • D. 

      Heavier.

  • 2. 
    What reason did Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson give for not recognizing Aleppo as the name of Syria's largest city?
    • A. 

      He could not hear the interviewer.

    • B. 

      He knows it by its former name.

    • C. 

      He thought it was an acronym.

    • D. 

      He didn't realize that was how it was pronounced.

  • 3. 
    Drivers in North Carolina will no longer have to do what in order to have their license renewed?
    • A. 

      Have proof of insurance.

    • B. 

      Wait in line.

    • C. 

      Recognize road signs.

    • D. 

      Pass the eye test.

  • 4. 
    What was done to honor Queen's Freddie Mercury on what would have been his 70th birthday?
    • A. 

      A street was named for him.

    • B. 

      He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    • C. 

      A star was named for him.

    • D. 

      He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

  • 5. 
    Phyllis Schlafly, the outspoken conservative activist who died at age 92, was known for her opposition to what?
    • A. 

      Charter schools.

    • B. 

      HB2.

    • C. 

      The Vietnam War.

    • D. 

      Equal Rights Amendment.

  • 6. 
    Three people were hospitalized and hundreds fled a park near Los Angeles after they were attacked by what?
    • A. 

      Squirrels.

    • B. 

      A clown.

    • C. 

      Bees.

    • D. 

      A bear.

  • 7. 
    What animal has now been listed as critically endangered, making it only one step away from extinction?
    • A. 

      Eastern gorillas.

    • B. 

      Polar bears.

    • C. 

      Camels.

    • D. 

      Woolly mammoths.

  • 8. 
    What group took issue with Wells Fargo's recent advertising campaign?
    • A. 

      Teachers.

    • B. 

      Artists.

    • C. 

      Retirees.

    • D. 

      Redheads.

  • 9. 
    After a two-year investigation with assistance from forensic experts, a  U.S. flag that turned up in Washington state in 2014 was determined to be what?
    • A. 

      The one raised on Iwo Jima.

    • B. 

      The one Betsy Ross designed.

    • C. 

      The one raised by firefighters after the 9/11 attacks.

    • D. 

      The one presented to Elvis Presley by Richard Nixon.

  • 10. 
    What is Apple calling their new wireless headphones to be used with the iPhone 7? 
    • A. 

      AirPods.

    • B. 

      AirBuds.

    • C. 

      AppleAir.

    • D. 

      UltraSound.