Roanoke Times News Quiz For March 22

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 47

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News Quizzes & Trivia

How well do you know your local news headlines?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's On Your Mind columnist Tom Landon was able to solve the mystery of this random wall you might have spotted next to the Green Ridge Recreation Center in Roanoke County. Why is it there?
    • A. 

      For emergency personnel training

    • B. 

      What's left of a demolished commercial structure

    • C. 

      Mock-up of the facade of the Green Ridge Rec Center

    • D. 

      Abandoned construction project

  • 2. 
    Virginia’s new moped law is designed to do several things that could affect everyone from moped riders and motorcycle owners to people who roll on Segways and foot scooters. What would the proposed law NOT require.
    • A. 

      Helmets and face shield/goggles

    • B. 

      $100 fee for mopeds with electric motors

    • C. 

      Photo ID

    • D. 

      Insurance

    • E. 

      Registration by July 1, 2014

  • 3. 
    Who was named the best overall winner of the McDonald's St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Roanoke?
    • A. 

      Old Southwest Inc.

    • B. 

      Virginia Highlands Pipes & Drums

    • C. 

      Angels of Assisi

    • D. 

      Tuff Gumby

  • 4. 
    Roanoke’s Community High School of Arts and Academics was in the headlines this week after a decision regarding its tuition. What did the school announce?
    • A. 

      Tuition would double next school year

    • B. 

      Tuition would be cut in half next school year

  • 5. 
    This week, we told you the story of two childhood friends who recently cashed in the U.S. savings bonds they took out in high school to treat their wives to dinner. Can you remember the restaurant?
    • A. 

      Coach & Four

    • B. 

      Hotel Roanoke's Regency Room

    • C. 

      Frankie Rowland's Steakhouse

    • D. 

      Carlos Brazilian International

  • 6. 
    People who live in Roanoke and Pulaski County are the least healthy in the Roanoke and New River valleys, according to a statewide report released this week. Which locality earned the highest ranking in the region?
    • A. 

      Montgomery County

    • B. 

      Roanoke County

    • C. 

      Botetourt County

    • D. 

      Salem