All Over Albany Weekly Quiz- March 18, 2011

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 107

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Albany Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to a tweet by company president Gary Dake, how many 50-cent ice cream cones did Stewart's expect to sell on St. Patrick's Day this year?
    • A. 

      50,000

    • B. 

      100,00

    • C. 

      150,000

    • D. 

      200,000

  • 2. 
    What is the last name of the cook mentioned in Bennett's post about the recently-opened Sunspot Cafe in Albany?
    • A. 

      Burger

    • B. 

      Bacon

    • C. 

      Smith

    • D. 

      Cook

  • 3. 
    A federal report concluded that one of the reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York tops the list of US reactors at greatest risk from an earthquake.  How far is the plant from Albany (as the crow flies)?
    • A. 

      About 75 miles

    • B. 

      About 100 miles

    • C. 

      About 125 miles

    • D. 

      About 150 miles

  • 4. 
    In a Siena poll of New York State residents released this week, which person top list for "the single greatest athlete of all time that played for a New York team"?
    • A. 

      Derek Jeter

    • B. 

      Jackie Robinson

    • C. 

      Babe Ruth

    • D. 

      Joe DiMaggio

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the grape used to make the wine mentioned in Eat This! this week?
    • A. 

      Baco Blanc

    • B. 

      Baco Noir

    • C. 

      Baga Blanc

    • D. 

      Baga Noir

  • 6. 
    When Irisira asked about the best place to get Irish soda bread, which place was mentioned most often in the comments?
    • A. 

      Hannaford

    • B. 

      Bountiful Bread

    • C. 

      Price Chopper

    • D. 

      Bella Napoli

  • 7. 
    The historic gasholder house in Troy used to store gas derived from what source?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Whale oil

    • C. 

      Natural gas

    • D. 

      Coal

  • 8. 
    In the vintage ads Katie discovered in her attic, which items were described as "fascinating" in the ad copy?
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Ice cubes

    • C. 

      Books

    • D. 

      Curiosities

  • 9. 
    Where did Albany Jane see Jerry Jennings before the St. Patrick's Day parade in Albany this year?
    • A. 

      McGeary's

    • B. 

      Pauly's

    • C. 

      Washington Tavern

    • D. 

      Mahar's

  • 10. 
    What is reportedly Jimmer Fredette's favorite beverage?
    • A. 

      Caffeine-free Coke

    • B. 

      Orange Juice

    • C. 

      Milk

    • D. 

      Peppermint Tea