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The Roanoke Times News Quiz For Feb. 15

6 Questions
The Roanoke Times News Quiz For Feb. 15

How well do you know your local news?

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Peyton, an English springer spaniel bred by a Bedford County couple, placed third for the second year in a row in the sporting group during the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. Peyton is also known as Wynmoor Champagne Supernova. Which '90s rock band wrote the song "Champagne Supernova"?
    • A. 

      Oasis

    • B. 

      Red Hot Chili Peppers

    • C. 

      Third Eye Blind

    • D. 

      Green Day

  • 2. 
    The owner of Rockfish Food and Wine plans to open Nopales, an ethnic restaurant, in Grandin Village this spring. What kind of cuisine will it serve?
    • A. 

      Mexican

    • B. 

      Mexican-Caribbean

    • C. 

      Italian

    • D. 

      Spanish tapas

  • 3. 
    Roanoker Jenni Waters credits her 100-pound weight loss to pole fitness. She now teaches classes at her Arete Pole Fitness studio in Salem. What does "Arete" mean in Greek?
    • A. 

      Light as air

    • B. 

      Beautiful

    • C. 

      Athletic

    • D. 

      Be the best you can be

  • 4. 
    True or False: The Hokies men's basketball team beat Virginia this week.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Bronze plaques could soon sprout on some of Roanoke's landmark buildings under a new Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation program. Which of the following will NOT be one of the first three landmarks to get the plaque?
    • A. 

      Fire Station No. 1 on Church Avenue

    • B. 

      Norfolk and Western Freight Station (home of Virginia Museum of Transportation)

    • C. 

      Roanoke City Market Building

    • D. 

      122 Campbell Ave. (one of oldest buildings still standing downtown)

  • 6. 
    News of the merger of American Airlines and US Airways threw the spotlight on Roanoke Regional Airport this week. Check all of the airlines who currently offer service out of Roanoke.
    • A. 

      Allegiant Air

    • B. 

      American Airlines

    • C. 

      Delta

    • D. 

      Southwest Airlines

    • E. 

      United Airlines

    • F. 

      US Airways

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