All Over Albany Weekly Quiz, March 11, 2011.

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 75

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some of the systems at the Northeastern Association of the Blind's factory were designed by whom?
    • A. 

      RPI faculty

    • B. 

      RPI students

    • C. 

      The Association's members

    • D. 

      Union College students

  • 2. 
    L'esperance Tile Works makes a set of tiles based on New York state fossils. What provided the artist with inspiration for the images?
    • A. 

      Visits to the New York State Museum

    • B. 

      The state Regents study guide

    • C. 

      Fossils she'd found on the Helderberg Escarpment

  • 3. 
    The prices paid for electricity in the Capital Region are often among the lowest in the state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Where did Jen Hunold -- the artist behind the Be Nice. Project -- grow up?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      Illinois

    • C. 

      Iowa

    • D. 

      Indiana

  • 5. 
    Which of these Pulitzer Prize-winning poets spent time at the Watervliet Arsenal?
    • A. 

      Robert Penn Warren

    • B. 

      Edwin Arlington Robinson

    • C. 

      Stephen Vincent Benet

    • D. 

      William Carlos Williams

  • 6. 
    In a recent Siena poll, 40 percent of New Yorkers said what?
    • A. 

      Their quality of life had gotten better during the past 10 years.

    • B. 

      Their quality of life was about the same.

    • C. 

      Their quality of life had gotten worse during the past 10 years.

  • 7. 
    The party for All Over Albany's third birthday will be where?
  • 8. 
    About how long does it take the Zamboni to resurface the ice at the Times Union Center?
    • A. 

      3 minutes

    • B. 

      8 minutes

    • C. 

      12 minutes

    • D. 

      18 minutes

  • 9. 
    Which of these is not a highway that Albany planners proposed but never constructed?
    • A. 

      The Northside-Northway Connection

    • B. 

      The Jennings Memorial Parkway

    • C. 

      The Mid-Crosstown Arterial

    • D. 

      I-687

  • 10. 
    The giant sandwich at McIntyres Pub shares a name with which mountain?
    • A. 

      Everest

    • B. 

      Kilimanjaro

    • C. 

      Vinson Massif

    • D. 

      K2

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