WABE News Quiz, November 11, 2022


#1. On Monday, authorities ordered neighborhoods outside Brunswick, Georgia to evacuate due to what?

It’s a fire at a chemical plant.

A large fire burned Monday inside a chemical plant on the coast of Georgia, where authorities ordered nearby neighborhoods to evacuate because of threats from toxic smoke and potential explosions.

#2. This week, the ______ Theatre announced it would be closing soon after more than 50 years.

It’s the Tara Theatre.

A Regal spokesperson confirmed the theater will close. The beloved Tara opened in June of 1968 and is one of the few places in Atlanta that plays limited-release independent and foreign films.

#3. Tropical Storm _____ drenched Florida and parts of Georgia this week.

It’s Nicole.

Tropical Storm Nicole hit Florida as a hurricane Thursday, washing away the remaining protections for a stretch of beachfront properties that lost their seawall during Hurricane Ian only weeks before.

#4. A judge on Wednesday ordered _______ to testify before a special grand jury in Atlanta.

It’s Newt Gingrich.

Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge Robert Smith sided with prosecutors who said the subpoena for the former House speaker to testify should be enforced.


#5. True or False: Enrollment for Georgia’s public colleges and universities is up for the second year in a row.

It’s False.

The number of students fell for a second straight year at Georgia’s public colleges and universities, even as the state’s most prestigious universities kept growing.

#6. Choose all that apply: Which of the following Georgia candidates came out victorious on Election Day?

Select all that apply:

It’s Brian Kemp.

Gov. Kemp was victorious in his rematch with Stacey Abrams, securing four more years as Georgia governor.

Sen. Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker failed to recieve more than 50% of the votes, so they will face each other again in a runoff election on Dec. 6.


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