News Quiz June 15-20

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 41

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News Quizzes & Trivia

How well do you remember what happened in the news last week? Take our quiz and test your knowledge of what's been going on in the world - and right here in Williams County!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    They didn’t know it at the time, but passengers on a Continental Airlines trans-Atlantic flight were witnesses to drama when the plane’s pilot collapsed and died in the cockpit. The jet later landed safely at Newark Airport in New Jersey. Where did the flight originate?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      England

  • 2. 
    A Florida city is cleaning up with a new dress code. Which items are city workers in Brooksville, Fla. required to wear?
    • A. 

      Deodorant and socks/pantyhose

    • B. 

      Socks/pantyhose and underwear

    • C. 

      Underwear and deodorant

  • 3. 
    "Survivor" hopeful 26-year-old Greg Insco walked to Los Angeles to try to get a spot on the show. Which Ohio city did he walk from?
    • A. 

      Toledo

    • B. 

      Columbus

    • C. 

      Cincinnati

    • D. 

      Dayton

  • 4. 
    Churubusco, Ind. celebrated their Turtle Days festival. This year's 4 day festival marks the 60th anniversary for a giant snapping turtle said to be the size of a rowboat.What's the name of the legendary "Beast of 'Busco"?
    • A. 

      Harvey

    • B. 

      Thomas

    • C. 

      Sam

    • D. 

      Oscar

  • 5. 
    Don't want to use beer to get rid of the nasty slugs that have invaded your garden? Master Gardener Dannielle Doyle says you can use this tasty beverage instead.
    • A. 

      Ice water

    • B. 

      Cola

    • C. 

      Orange soda

    • D. 

      Grape juice

  • 6. 
    Which music video won "Video of the Year" at the 2009 Country Music Television Awards on June 16?
    • A. 

      Waitin' On a Woman - Brad Paisley

    • B. 

      Love Story - Taylor Swift

    • C. 

      Just A Dream - Carrie Underwood

    • D. 

      All I Want To Do - Sugarland

  • 7. 
    Which of the following did David Letterman NOT say in his June 15 apology for an off-color joke about Gov. Sarah Palin's daughter?
    • A. 

      "The joke, really, in and of itself, can't be defended."

    • B. 

      "It's my fault that it was misunderstood."

    • C. 

      "There's your first gift, Conan."

    • D. 

      "I would be upset myself."