In The News Week Ending December 6

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 48

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What technology is Amazon.com experimenting with as a delivery system?
    • A. 

      An add-on to urban subway systems.

    • B. 

      Bicycle couriers.

    • C. 

      Electronic delivery to 3-D printers.

    • D. 

      Drones.

  • 2. 
    Film actor Paul Walker was killed in a car crash in California. What work is he known for?
    • A. 

      “This is 40”

    • B. 

      "Fast & Furious"

    • C. 

      “Lord of the Rings”

    • D. 

      “Breaking Bad”

  • 3. 
    After converting to online-only publication last year, the news magazine Newsweek announced what change for next year?
    • A. 

      They will return to print.

    • B. 

      They will cease publication.

    • C. 

      They will change ownership.

    • D. 

      They will produce a kids’ news site.

  • 4. 
    Which of the gifts from “The 12 Days of Christmas” would have the highest price tag?
    • A. 

      Five golden rings.

    • B. 

      Nine ladies dancing.

    • C. 

      Twelve drummers drumming.

    • D. 

      A partridge in a pear tree.

  • 5. 
    With an unusual amount of fanfare, Raleigh mayor Nancy McFarlane held a news conference to announce what?
    • A. 

      Major renovations to the PNC Arena.

    • B. 

      Returning Fayetteville Street to a pedestrian mall.

    • C. 

      A permanent site for the Sir Walter statue.

    • D. 

      An upcoming Billy Joel concert.

  • 6. 
    What was the cause of the fatal commuter train derailment in New York?
    • A. 

      The train was going too fast.

    • B. 

      The driver was intoxicated.

    • C. 

      The train was overloaded.

    • D. 

      The track had been tampered with.

  • 7. 
    What steps is the Department of Transportation taking to collect delinquent TriEx tolls?
    • A. 

      Taking them to small claims court.

    • B. 

      Turning them over to collection agencies.

    • C. 

      Easy payment kiosks at DMV offices.

    • D. 

      Adding the delinquent amount to insurance payments.

  • 8. 
    Some retailers are unhappy about what new feature offered to lottery ticket customers?
    • A. 

      Online sales.

    • B. 

      Subscription service.

    • C. 

      Ticket return.

    • D. 

      Longer sales hours.

  • 9. 
    Why did transportation officials decide to postpone work that was set to close lanes of Interstate 440 through Southeast Raleigh last week?
    • A. 

      To reconsider traffic flow around the construction.

    • B. 

      Because of impending bad weather.

    • C. 

      Because of the N.C. State - ECU basketball game.

    • D. 

      To finish installing overhead video cameras.

  • 10. 
    Project Healing Waters is a program for disabled military personnel and veterans that involves what?
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Structured breathing

    • C. 

      Art projects

    • D. 

      Canine therapy