In The News Week Ending December 13

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Egypt’s government-run Giza Zoo is the target of bad publicity after what incident with its giraffe?
    • A. 

      It hanged itself.

    • B. 

      It seized an infant visiting the zoo.

    • C. 

      It was poisoned by tear gas.

    • D. 

      It slipped out and was found wandering a nearby neighborhood.

  • 2. 
    What goal has been achieved by the Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance?
    • A. 

      It surpassed Merlefest in attendance.

    • B. 

      It will be a recipient of the 2014 N.C. Heritage Award.

    • C. 

      It has purchased the site where the festival is held.

    • D. 

      It has been granted tax-exempt status.

  • 3. 
    Several food manufacturers have started removing what from their products in response to customer feedback?
    • A. 

      Ingredients

    • B. 

      Calories

    • C. 

      Patents

    • D. 

      Expiration dates

  • 4. 
    Why was 7-year-old Kaelyn Krawczyk allowed to take her dog JJ into the hospital with her?
    • A. 

      She wasn’t; JJ stowed away in her suitcase.

    • B. 

      JJ is a service dog.

    • C. 

      JJ is a stuffed toy.

    • D. 

      Her next-door neighbor is on the hospital board.

  • 5. 
    The 113th Congress is on course to set what record?
    • A. 

      Most hours logged in filibuster.

    • B. 

      Fewest number of bills passed.

    • C. 

      Most sandwiches consumed during committee hearings.

    • D. 

      Shortest holiday recess.

  • 6. 
    What is unique about N.C. Central’s newly named football coach Jerry Mack?
    • A. 

      He has no head coaching experience.

    • B. 

      His son will play for the team.

    • C. 

      He is a former running back for the Carolina Panthers.

    • D. 

      He is legally blind.

  • 7. 
    The Moravians came to the United States in the 1700s from what is now the Czech Republic to settle where?
    • A. 

      Wake Forest

    • B. 

      Apex

    • C. 

      Snow Camp

    • D. 

      Winston Salem

  • 8. 
    Writing in a leading medical journal, a group of doctors gave the surprising advice to “stop wasting money” on what?
    • A. 

      Annual physicals

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Medical insurance

    • D. 

      Blood pressure medication

  • 9. 
    What was being stolen from  Wake Forest neighborhoods, presumably to sell for scrap metal?
    • A. 

      Storm grates.

    • B. 

      Decorative reindeer.

    • C. 

      Highway guardrails.

    • D. 

      Chain-link fence.

  • 10. 
    What may cause Wake County schools to change their scheduled school-day hours?
    • A. 

      Tax cuts

    • B. 

      Overcrowding

    • C. 

      Extra-curricular requirements

    • D. 

      Traffic jams