All Over Albany Weekly Quiz, Feb. 24, 2011

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 103

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Albany Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where were potato chips invented?
    • A. 

      Ballston Spa

    • B. 

      Saratoga

    • C. 

      Lake George

    • D. 

      Schuylerville

  • 2. 
    Which local educational institution received a $1 million donation this week?
    • A. 

      RPI

    • B. 

      St. Rose

    • C. 

      The Austin School of Spa Technology

    • D. 

      Skidmore

  • 3. 
    Swifty's deep fried burger comes soaked with what kind of sauce?
    • A. 

      Steak sauce

    • B. 

      Cheese sauce

    • C. 

      Buffalo sauce

    • D. 

      Mustard sauce

  • 4. 
    Howe Caverns introduced something new to its tours last weekend. What was it?
    • A. 

      Lantern tours

    • B. 

      The animatronic farmer

    • C. 

      A boat ride

  • 5. 
    Edward Peters has accused Andrew Cuomo of what?
    • A. 

      Public conscientiousness

    • B. 

      Public concubinage

    • C. 

      Public conjuration

  • 6. 
    What big test was administered this week in Albany?
    • A. 

      State bar exam

    • B. 

      State medical licensing exam

    • C. 

      State spelling bee

  • 7. 
    A study published in Science reported that a mutation in a certain type of Hudson River fish resulted in what trait?
    • A. 

      Fins that help them swim much faster

    • B. 

      Eyes with laser beams

    • C. 

      Resistance to PCBs

    • D. 

      Gills that allow them to breathe out of water

  • 8. 
    What did Grover Cleveland wish for a young FDR?
    • A. 

      That he would grow up to be President

    • B. 

      That he would not grow up to be President

    • C. 

      That he would marry Eleanor

    • D. 

      That he would become a champion golfer

  • 9. 
    What are the chiccharones at Mr. Pio Pio?
    • A. 

      Deep-fried pigs' ears

    • B. 

      Deep-fried chicken feet

    • C. 

      Deep-fried pork belly

    • D. 

      Deep-fried cow tongue

  • 10. 
    Schenectady claims ___________________ was invented here by a GE researcher.
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