In The News Week Ending February 7

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 45

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What milestone did Facebook reach recently?
    • A. 

      Its 1 billionth user.

    • B. 

      Its first public stock offering.

    • C. 

      Its 10th anniversary.

    • D. 

      Facebook users on all seven continents.

  • 2. 
    What crucial item are some snow-bound cities running out of?
    • A. 

      DVDs

    • B. 

      Milk

    • C. 

      Salt

    • D. 

      Propane

  • 3. 
    CVS stores announced they will stop what?
    • A. 

      Selling tobacco products.

    • B. 

      Hiring teenagers.

    • C. 

      Offering in-store clinics.

    • D. 

      Being open on Sundays.

  • 4. 
    What do Wake Tech students now have for the first time?
    • A. 

      Saturday classes.

    • B. 

      Parking passes.

    • C. 

      Online library services.

    • D. 

      Professors.

  • 5. 
    In California, funeral home operators are setting up where?
    • A. 

      DMV offices.

    • B. 

      The mall.

    • C. 

      Gas stations.

    • D. 

      Church.

  • 6. 
    J.K. Rowling admitted having second thoughts about what in the Harry Potter series?
    • A. 

      Casting Maggie Smith for the movies.

    • B. 

      Killing Dumbledore.

    • C. 

      Hermione marrying Ron.

    • D. 

      Including illustrations.

  • 7. 
    What happened to a rare Stradivarius violin stolen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra ?
    • A. 

      It was destroyed.

    • B. 

      It is still missing.

    • C. 

      It was sold on eBay.

    • D. 

      It was found in an attic.

  • 8. 
    Winston-Salem’s Susan Spence is on track to complete 100 marathons before she turns 70. What is unusual about her marathon experience?
    • A. 

      She walks her marathons.

    • B. 

      She is accompanied by her guide dog, Sutu.

    • C. 

      She has lived in every city where she competed.

    • D. 

      She runs barefoot.

  • 9. 
    Benedict Cumberbatch, star of the PBS series "Sherlock," recently appeared with whom?
    • A. 

      The Muppets.

    • B. 

      England’s Prince Harry.

    • C. 

      Actors Robert Downey Jr. and Jonny Lee Miller, who have also played Sherlock Holmes.

    • D. 

      Oprah Winfrey.

  • 10. 
    What change is planned for Raleigh’s Greyhound bus station?
    • A. 

      It will move out of downtown.

    • B. 

      It will be remodeled to include a full service restaurant.

    • C. 

      It will become a hub for the city’s Capital Area Transit system.

    • D. 

      It will provide free Wi-Fi.