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Weekly News Quiz, August 24

§ August 24th, 2015 § Filed under Uncategorized § No Comments

Find an interactive game show style quiz board with questions based on the week’s top stories in the Boston Herald, here.  There is a text only version of the questions below, as well as the answers to last week’s questions.

Questions:

1. Boston Public Schools superintendent apologizes to families, as over 8,000 students are still uncertain of what, even though school starts in three weeks?

2. Red Sox manager, John Ferrell, steps aside as he is beginning treatment for what disease?

3. A federal program, following models of local towns Gloucester and Arlington, granted $5 million for an initiative to help combat additions to what drug?

4. What new, beloved Boston park is in danger of closing?

5. The National Labor Relations Board overturned the historic ruling for football players from what university to form the first college athletes' union?

6. Two women made history for graduating from what U.S.military school?

7. Tsarnaev filed for an appeal for his guilty verdict and death sentence based on what claim?

8. A bomb exploded at a popular tourist site in what international city?

 

Answers to previous quiz:

1. Chewing tobacco

2. Body cameras

3. the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

4. Too many candidates running for one debate; separated into bottom 7 and top 10

5. Said a big issue in our country is having to be politically correct and said he was only speaking out Rosie O'Donnell

6. Only outcome is war

7. They should not be shunned from the catholic church

8. Stradivarius violin

9. Brockton

10. Worcester

 

Weekly News Quiz, August 10

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Find an interactive game show style quiz board with questions based on the week’s top stories in the Boston Herald, here.  There is a text only version of the questions below, as well as the answers to last week’s questions.

Questions:

1. What could possibly be banned from Fenway Park by opening day next Spring?

2. The Boston City Council held a hearing on potentially adding what to the uniforms of officers on the Boston Police Department?

3. A video surfaced that could shed new light on the famous art heist at what Boston Museum?

4. Why were there two GOP debates? How did they separate the candidates?

5. At the GOP debate, how did Donald Trump respond to accusations of contributing to the war on women?

6. President Obama said that the only outcome is what if the Iran deal is shot down by Congress?

7. What statement did The Pope make about divorced catholics?

8. What famous musical instrument, stolen in 1980, was finally returned to the rightful owner's family?

9. A casino could potentially be built in what Massachusetts city?

10. Plans exist to create a new rail service between Providence and what city in western Mass.?

 

Answers to previous quiz:

1. Global warming and human trafficking

2. Ashley Madison, a dating website for married couples to have an affair

3. "I like people who weren't captured."

4. Mass General Hospital

5. End unfair scheduling practices for workers with varied hours (i.e. clarifying "being on call", better timeliness of receiving schedules, etc.)

6. CitiTarget

7. Traffic increase, housing for spectators/athletes, etc., location of the stadiums

8. Caitlyn Jenner

9. There is no timeline making the decision, working as quickly as possible