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The Roanoke Times News Quiz For Jan. 25

6 Questions
The Roanoke Times News Quiz For Jan. 25

How well do you know your local news?

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Inspired by the movie "Racing Stripes," a young Franklin County High School grad bought and trained a zebra named Joey. Whom/what did she name "Joey" after?
    • A. 

      Ramones frontman Joey Ramone

    • B. 

      Joey Tribbiani from "Friends"

    • C. 

      Character from "Racing Stripes"

    • D. 

      A baby kangaroo

  • 2. 
    Photo by Kyle Green | The Roanoke Times On Monday, the Roanoke chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference started its annual march to honor Martin Luther King Jr. at the statue of King in downtown Roanoke. Where is the statue located?
    • A. 

      Along the railwalk, next to Virginia Museum of Transportation

    • B. 

      Elmwood Park

    • C. 

      Corner of Centre and Henry streets, near Roanoke Higher Education Center

    • D. 

      Century Plaza

  • 3. 
    Which soup won first place at Sunday's Souper Bowl fundraiser in Roanoke?
    • A. 

      Caramel Apple Soup by the River and Rail Restaurant

    • B. 

      She Crab Soup by Hotel Roanoke

    • C. 

      3 From the Sea-Food Bisque by Friendship Retirement Community

  • 4. 
    Senate Republicans created a political mushroom cloud in Richmond Monday after exploiting the absence of a single Democratic senator -- civil rights lawyer Henry Marsh of Richmond -- and ramming a redistricting plan through the evenly divided chamber. Why was Sen. March absent?
    • A. 

      Out with the flu

    • B. 

      Attending President Barack Obama's inauguration

    • C. 

      Speaking at Martin Luther King Jr. memorial event

    • D. 

      Work conflict

  • 5. 
    Photo by Don Petersen | Special to The Roanoke Times True or False: More Dr Pepper is sold in the Roanoke Valley than anywhere in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Blacksburg's First & Main shopping center is planning to open the region's first IMAX cinema, possibly in early 2014. But this isn't the first time an IMAX was proposed for Southwest Virginia. Can you name the spot that was originally built to feature an IMAX?