How Well Do You Know Your Chicago NBC 5 News Team?

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How Well Do You Know Your Chicago NBC 5 News Team? - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What band/artist does Rob Stafford list as one of his favorites on his Facebook page? Rob Stafford- 6pm and 10pm Night News

    • A.

      The Grateful Dead

    • B.

      Shakira

    • C.

      Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

    Correct Answer
    A. The Grateful Dead
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Grateful Dead. This can be inferred from the given information that Rob Stafford lists The Grateful Dead as one of his favorites on his Facebook page.

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  • 2. 

    Allison Rosati is originally from: Allison Rosati- 5pm, 6pm, 10pm Night News

    • A.

      Las Vegas, NV

    • B.

      Pine City, MN

    • C.

      Sheboygan, WI

    Correct Answer
    B. Pine City, MN
    Explanation
    Allison Rosati is originally from Pine City, MN.

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  • 3. 

    When did Marion Brooks first join NBC? Marion Brooks- 4:30 pm and reports 10 pm Night News

    • A.

      2005

    • B.

      1980

    • C.

      1998

    Correct Answer
    C. 1998
    Explanation
    Marion Brooks first joined NBC in 1998.

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  • 4. 

    What does Rob Elgas love to do in his free time? Rob Elgas- 4:30 pm and reports 10 pm Night News

    • A.

      Create origami

    • B.

      Go fishing

    • C.

      Read the Webster Dictionary

    Correct Answer
    B. Go fishing
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Rob Elgas loves to go fishing in his free time. This can be inferred from the options provided, where "Go fishing" is listed as one of the activities Rob Elgas loves to do.

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  • 5. 

    Who is Lauren Jiggetts' father? Lauren Jiggetts- Weekend Evening Anchor and General Assignment Reporter

    • A.

      A former White Sox Player

    • B.

      A former Cubs Player

    • C.

      A former Chicago Bear

    Correct Answer
    C. A former Chicago Bear
    Explanation
    Lauren Jiggetts' father is a former Chicago Bear.

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  • 6. 

    What movie did Dick Johnson make a cameo in? Dick Johnson- Weekend Evening Co-Anchor, Member of Unit 5 Investigations Team, a general assignment reporter and backup weeknight anchor

    • A.

      Bring It On: All or Nothing

    • B.

      Barbershop 2

    • C.

      Clerks 2

    Correct Answer
    B. Barbershop 2
  • 7. 

    What did Anthony Ponce do in 2002? Anthony Ponce- General Assignment Reporter

    • A.

      Swam across the British Channel

    • B.

      Documented the band Kiss during their 2002 European tour

    • C.

      Rode his bike across America

    Correct Answer
    C. Rode his bike across America
    Explanation
    In 2002, Anthony Ponce rode his bike across America. This means that he embarked on a journey where he cycled across the entire country, covering a significant distance and likely encountering various challenges along the way. This achievement showcases his determination, physical endurance, and perhaps a desire to explore and experience different parts of the United States.

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  • 8. 

    What does Brant Miller enjoy doing in his time off? Brant Miller- Meterologist 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, and 10pm News

    • A.

      Playing the jazz flute

    • B.

      "Tinkering"

    • C.

      Jogging

    Correct Answer
    B. "Tinkering"
    Explanation
    The given correct answer suggests that Brant Miller enjoys "tinkering" in his time off. This implies that he enjoys engaging in activities that involve experimenting, fixing, or working with his hands. This could include hobbies such as DIY projects, building or repairing things, or exploring and learning about new technologies or gadgets. Tinkering can be a creative and fulfilling way to spend one's free time, allowing for personal growth and satisfaction.

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  • 9. 

    Cheryl Scott was on what collegiate sports team? Cheryl Scott- Morning and Weekend Evening Meterologist

    • A.

      Track and Field

    • B.

      Volleyball

    • C.

      Swim Team

    Correct Answer
    A. Track and Field
    Explanation
    Cheryl Scott was on the collegiate Track and Field team.

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  • 10. 

    What does Pete Sack do when he isn't working at NBC? Pete Sack- Meterologist

    • A.

      Stunt Work

    • B.

      Teach at a local high school

    • C.

      Perform as a magician

    Correct Answer
    B. Teach at a local high school
    Explanation
    Pete Sack teaches at a local high school when he isn't working at NBC. This suggests that he has a passion for education and enjoys sharing his knowledge and skills with students. Teaching at a high school allows him to make a positive impact on the lives of young individuals and contribute to their academic and personal development. It also shows that Pete Sack has a diverse range of interests and talents beyond his career as a meteorologist.

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  • 11. 

    How many kids does Mary Ann Ahern have? Mary Ann Ahern- Political Reporter

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, Mary Ann Ahern has 3 kids.

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  • 12. 

    In her teens Natalie Martinez: Natalie Martinez- Emmy Award Winning Reporter

    • A.

      Danced ballet

    • B.

      Was a part of the Junior Olympic Team

    • C.

      Was a beauty pageant contestant

    Correct Answer
    A. Danced ballet
    Explanation
    Natalie Martinez, an Emmy Award Winning Reporter, engaged in ballet during her teenage years. This suggests that she had a passion for dance and possibly pursued it as a hobby or even a serious commitment. Ballet requires discipline, dedication, and skill, which aligns with the qualities often associated with successful individuals. Her involvement in ballet may have contributed to her overall growth and development as a person and professional.

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  • 13. 

    Nesita Kwan is a registered: Nesita Kwan- Healthwatch Reporter

    • A.

      Nurse

    • B.

      Yoga Instructor

    • C.

      Chiropractor

    Correct Answer
    B. Yoga Instructor
    Explanation
    Nesita Kwan is registered as a Yoga Instructor. This means that she has completed the necessary training and certifications to teach yoga. As a yoga instructor, she is knowledgeable about various yoga poses, breathing techniques, and mindfulness practices. She may lead yoga classes, provide guidance on proper form and alignment, and help students improve their flexibility, strength, and overall well-being through yoga practice.

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  • 14. 

    Lisa Parker can speak what language fluently? Lisa Parker- Consumer Reporter

    • A.

      Spanish

    • B.

      French

    • C.

      Mandarin

    Correct Answer
    A. Spanish
    Explanation
    The given information states that Lisa Parker is a Consumer Reporter. However, it does not provide any direct information about her language fluency. Therefore, without any additional information, it is not possible to determine the language that Lisa Parker can speak fluently.

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  • 15. 

    Michelle Releford attended what local high school? Michelle Releford- General Assignment Reporter

    • A.

      Walter Payton

    • B.

      Northside College Prep

    • C.

      Whitney Young

    Correct Answer
    C. Whitney Young
    Explanation
    Michelle Releford attended Whitney Young High School.

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  • 16. 

    Sharon Wright was a finalist in what? Sharon Wright- General Assignment Reporter

    • A.

      America's Junior Miss

    • B.

      Junior Olympic Swim Team

    • C.

      National Spelling Bee

    Correct Answer
    A. America's Junior Miss
    Explanation
    Sharon Wright was a finalist in America's Junior Miss. This is evident from the given options where Sharon Wright is listed as a General Assignment Reporter and also as a finalist in America's Junior Miss.

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  • 17. 

    What country has Daniella Guzman formerly lived in? Daniella Guzman- Early Morning News Anchor

    • A.

      Spain

    • B.

      Italy

    • C.

      Argentina

    Correct Answer
    B. Italy
    Explanation
    Daniella Guzman formerly lived in Italy.

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  • 18. 

    If not a newscaster, what would Stefan Holt love to be? Stefan Holt- Early Morning News Anchor

    • A.

      Fighter Pilot

    • B.

      Astronaut

    • C.

      Professional Baseball Player

    Correct Answer
    A. Fighter Pilot
    Explanation
    Stefan Holt, who is currently an Early Morning News Anchor, would love to be a Fighter Pilot if he were not a newscaster.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these reporters was formerly a child actor?

    • A.

      Alicia Roman

    • B.

      Kye Martin

    • C.

      Mike Adamle

    Correct Answer
    B. Kye Martin
    Explanation
    The question asks which of the reporters was formerly a child actor. The answer is Kye Martin.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following universities did Alicia Roman NOT graduate from? Alicia Roman- Meterologist

    • A.

      Penn State

    • B.

      Mississippi State

    • C.

      Pittsburgh

    Correct Answer
    C. Pittsburgh
    Explanation
    Alicia Roman did not graduate from Pittsburgh University.

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  • 21. 

    Mike Adamle was an All American football player at Northwestern University. What position was he? Mike Adamle- Sports Anchor

    • A.

      Tight End

    • B.

      Fullback

    • C.

      Defensive End

    Correct Answer
    B. Fullback
    Explanation
    Mike Adamle was an All American football player at Northwestern University, indicating that he was a skilled and accomplished player. The given answer, "Fullback," is the correct position for Mike Adamle. A fullback is a position in American football that typically lines up in the backfield and is responsible for blocking for the running back and occasionally receiving short passes.

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  • 22. 

    Between her time at NBC, Carol Marin worked for what rival station from 1997-2002? Carol Marin- Political Editor

    • A.

      CBS

    • B.

      ABC

    • C.

      FOX

    Correct Answer
    A. CBS
    Explanation
    During the period of 1997-2002, Carol Marin, who was working as a Political Editor at NBC, switched to CBS as her rival station.

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  • 23. 

    Prior to reporting, Steve Handelsman taught which high school subject? Steve Handelsman- National Correspondent

    • A.

      Political Science

    • B.

      English

    • C.

      History

    Correct Answer
    B. English
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided, Steve Handelsman taught the subject of English prior to reporting.

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  • 24. 

    Phil Rogers has received an Emmy for his coverage of all of the following EXCEPT: Phil Rogers- Reporter

    • A.

      The corruption scandal of former governor George Ryan

    • B.

      The opening of the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential library and museum

    • C.

      A crash of a school bus and metra train in Fox River Grove

    Correct Answer
    A. The corruption scandal of former governor George Ryan
    Explanation
    Phil Rogers has received an Emmy for his coverage of the opening of the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential library and museum and the crash of a school bus and metra train in Fox River Grove. However, he has not received an Emmy for his coverage of the corruption scandal of former governor George Ryan.

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  • 25. 

    In what year did Charlie Wojciechowski start reporting for NBC 5 Chicago? Charlie Wojciechowski- Reporter

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1991

    • C.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    B. 1991
    Explanation
    Charlie Wojciechowski started reporting for NBC 5 Chicago in 1991.

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  • 26. 

    What is Andy Avalos's favorite flavor of ice cream? Andy Avalos- Meterologist

    • A.

      Vanilla

    • B.

      Chocolate

    • C.

      Strawberry

    Correct Answer
    C. Strawberry
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided, Andy Avalos is a meteorologist and there is no direct mention of his favorite flavor of ice cream. Therefore, the given answer of "Strawberry" is not supported by any evidence or context.

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  • 27. 

    Christian Farr's wife anchors weekends for what competing local station? Christian Farr- General Assignment Reporter

    • A.

      WLS

    • B.

      WFLD

    • C.

      WBBM

    Correct Answer
    A. WLS
    Explanation
    Christian Farr's wife anchors weekends for WLS, which is a competing local station.

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  • 28. 

    Peggy Kusinski was the first woman to host a sports talk show in Chicago. What was the show? Peggy Kusinski- Sports Reporter

    • A.

      Sports Sunday

    • B.

      The Point After

    • C.

      Sports Huddle

    Correct Answer
    C. Sports Huddle
    Explanation
    Peggy Kusinski hosted the show "Sports Huddle," which made her the first woman to host a sports talk show in Chicago.

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