In The News Week Ending August 30

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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News Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fast-food workers in North Carolina have joined others across the country in protesting for what?
    • A. 

      Full-time status

    • B. 

      Spanish language menus

    • C. 

      Free uniforms

    • D. 

      Higher pay

  • 2. 
    What are California firefighters using to track wildfires burning in the Sierra Nevada?
    • A. 

      Local news camera crews

    • B. 

      Google Earth

    • C. 

      Volunteer brigades

    • D. 

      Predator drones

  • 3. 
    What improvements to supermarket tomatoes are geneticists working on?
    • A. 

      Making them in designer colors.

    • B. 

      Making them more resistant to cold temperatures.

    • C. 

      Making them taste better.

    • D. 

      Making them seedless.

  • 4. 
    More than 333 bottlenose dolphins along the East Coast died this summer from a disease resembling what?
    • A. 

      Bubonic plague

    • B. 

      HIV

    • C. 

      Distemper

    • D. 

      Measles

  • 5. 
    Why are some schools dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program?
    • A. 

      The requirements are too rigorous.

    • B. 

      Schools can’t get reimbursed for the meals.

    • C. 

      Students won’t eat the food.

    • D. 

      Many school kitchens are not equipped to prepare the meals.

  • 6. 
    Why will the Wrigley Field ballhawks likely be catching fewer foul balls?
    • A. 

      Stadium vendors are limited to selling only between innings.

    • B. 

      A new anti-loitering ordinance will keep fans from gathering outside the park.

    • C. 

      Fans are no longer allowed to bring their own gloves.

    • D. 

      A new video board will block them.

  • 7. 
    Who will be performing with a family member at the Bank of America 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race next month?
    • A. 

      Scotty McCreery

    • B. 

      Richard Petty

    • C. 

      Nik Wallenda

    • D. 

      Taylor Swift

  • 8. 
    Tylenol will be the first acetaminophen product to make what change to its packaging?
    • A. 

      The expiration date will be spelled out.

    • B. 

      An “adult” version will include a non-childproof cap.

    • C. 

      A warning will be printed on the cap.

    • D. 

      Product information will be in English and Spanish.

  • 9. 
    What have some ministry groups done to get in trouble with Raleigh police?
    • A. 

      Hand out Bibles on Fayetteville Street.

    • B. 

      Block traffic while demonstrating in support of the fast-food workers.

    • C. 

      Distribute food to the needy downtown.

    • D. 

      Spend the night on downtown sidewalks in support of the homeless.

  • 10. 
    What North Carolina city is also known as Beer City USA?
    • A. 

      Asheville

    • B. 

      Rockingham

    • C. 

      Wilkesboro

    • D. 

      Raleigh