In The News Week Ending April 18

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did some taxpayers not have to worry about the April 15 deadline?
    • A. 

      Only those who owe money face a penalty for filing late.

    • B. 

      The deadline was extended to April 18 because of the Easter holidays.

    • C. 

      Residents of Arizona are required to file combined state and federal taxes by April 1.

    • D. 

      Federal employees’ tax returns are filed automatically.

  • 2. 
    What did Pope Francis do following the Palm Sunday Mass to open Holy Week?
    • A. 

      Burned the palm fronds used in the service.

    • B. 

      Left to visit family in Buenos Aires.

    • C. 

      Led a procession on foot through the streets of Rome.

    • D. 

      Posed for selfies among the crowd.

  • 3. 
    Scientists have determined that humans are born with what fundamental skill?
    • A. 

      Loyalty

    • B. 

      Analytical thinking

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Rhythm

  • 4. 
    Vidalia onion farmers in Georgia are debating a rule that prevents them from doing what before the last full week of April?
    • A. 

      Shipping their crops.

    • B. 

      Fertilizing their fields.

    • C. 

      Negotiating prices.

    • D. 

      Filing quotas.

  • 5. 
    What tool was used in a study of how blood sugar levels affected anger and aggression between married couples?
    • A. 

      Voodoo dolls.

    • B. 

      A smartphone app.

    • C. 

      A bicycle bell.

    • D. 

      An electronic reminder.

  • 6. 
    State education officials have recently determined that charter schools are required to do what?
    • A. 

      Disclose teacher salaries.

    • B. 

      Follow the traditional school calendars.

    • C. 

      Provide bus service.

    • D. 

      Recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

  • 7. 
    Chelsea Clinton announced her plans to do what?
    • A. 

      Run for mayor of Baltimore.

    • B. 

      Publish a memoir.

    • C. 

      Have a baby.

    • D. 

      Appear on a reality show.

  • 8. 
    Wal-Mart announced a new service called Wal-Mart-2-Wal-Mart, which will do what?
    • A. 

      Allow customers to transfer money.

    • B. 

      Centralize inventory across all its locations.

    • C. 

      Target in-store video advertising.

    • D. 

      Establish college scholarships for employees’ children.

  • 9. 
    A study at UNC-CH found that what has a positive impact on the state’s economy?
    • A. 

      Immigrants

    • B. 

      Public transit

    • C. 

      Consolidation of medical facilities

    • D. 

      Street fairs

  • 10. 
    Bayer CropScience opened a $2.4 million facility to study what?
    • A. 

      Genetically modified cotton

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Hog lagoons

    • D. 

      Bees