The Weekly News Quiz for the week of October 20 can be found in an interactive game show format here. If you are having trouble accessing the quiz board, a text only version of the questions and answers can be found below. Enjoy the game!
1. Last week, Boston hosted the tenth annual conference in what area of technology, solidifying it as a leader in the field?
2. Apple unveiled these two new devices at a meeting last week.
3. Last week, this leader publicly declared new views on controversial topics in the Catholic religion.
4. As the economy grows this month, more people in Massachusetts have been seeking what?
5. Massachusetts health officials are stepping up vigilance after scares of an outbreak of this contagious disease.
6. This organization sued the state of Massachusetts last week for the names of certain organizations that have imported and exported monkeys.
7. As part of Boston Herald’s Campaign Sm@rt, a veteran strategist spoke to Boston students about the struggles for what types of political candidates?
8. Last week, Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants made his first State of the Judiciary Speech, calling for reform to the sentencing for what kind of offenders?
9. The new internet only option for this premium cable channel is expected to change the market for basic cable plans.
10. True or False: Television ratings for the National Football League (NFL) have decreased since numerous scandals involving players over the past few months.
2. iPad Air 2 and a new iMac desktop computer.
3. Pope Francis.
6. PETA. (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)
7. Females and minorities.
8. Drug offenders.
10. False. (They have increased.)