WABE News Quiz, March 3, 2023
#1. Which of the following bills failed to pass in the Georgia Legislature this week?
It’s all of the above.
Bills dealing with sports gambling, Buckhead Cityhood, and curbing discussions of gender identity in schools all failed to pass this week.
#2. Women’s History Month, which takes place in March, was initiated by which former president?
It’s Jimmy Carter.
By 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a presidential proclamation declaring the first Women’s History Week. Seven years later, Congress passed a law proclaiming the month of March as Women’s History Month across the U.S.
#3. This week, Georgia gained its 5th Level 1 trauma hospital where?
Northeast Georgia Medical Center is now Georgia’s 5th Level 1 trauma center after Atlanta Medical Center closed last year.
#4. True of false: Atlanta’s WERD, the first Black-owned and programmed radio station is set to make a comeback.
After being closed for many years, the National Black Radio Hall of Fame Atlanta Chapter is reopening WERD, which still exists at its birth location, as a historical museum.
#5. Which former mayor of Atlanta stepped down from their position as a top White House advisor this week?
It’s Keisha Lance Bottoms.
President Joe Biden on Monday announced former Columbia, South Carolina, Mayor Steve Benjamin will replace Bottoms who will return to Atlanta.