The Berkshire Eagle Local News Quiz

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Get ready for 'The Berkshire Eagle Local News Quiz'. The Berkshire Eagle is an American daily newspaper that publishes news. It covers all of Berkshire county. In this quiz, you are required to answer questions about the news published in June 2012. So, are you aware of it? Do you think you can answer this? Try this quiz, and if you follow its news daily, you will definitely pass this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The historic Cornell Inn in Lenox, which recently went up for sale, has a number of buildings on site. But the oldest one was built in what year?

    • A.

      1777

    • B.

      1802

    • C.

      1864

    • D.

      1904

    Correct Answer
    A. 1777
    Explanation
    The historic Cornell Inn in Lenox has a number of buildings on site, and the oldest one was built in 1777.

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  • 2. 

    What's the name of the new Futures League baseball team playing at Wahconah Park?

    • A.

      The Colonials

    • B.

      The All-Stars

    • C.

      The Suns

    • D.

      The Mets

    Correct Answer
    C. The Suns
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Suns. This suggests that the new Futures League baseball team playing at Wahconah Park is called The Suns.

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  • 3. 

    What solo artist and musician from the legendary hip-hop group The Wu-Tang Clan member performed recently at the Colonial Theatre?

    • A.

      Macedonia

    • B.

      M.C. Hammer

    • C.

      Raekwon

    • D.

      Killa Bee

    Correct Answer
    C. Raekwon
    Explanation
    Raekwon performs/performed Wednesday, June 13, at the Colonial.

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  • 4. 

    Pittsfield's Board of Health recently enacted a ban on tobacco-product sales at which of the following?

    • A.

      Pharmacies

    • B.

      Convenience stores

    • C.

      Senior centers

    • D.

      Bars and lounges

    Correct Answer
    A. Pharmacies
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pharmacies. Pittsfield's Board of Health recently implemented a ban on the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. This decision is likely based on the understanding that pharmacies are meant to promote health and well-being, and selling tobacco products contradicts this purpose. By prohibiting the sale of tobacco in pharmacies, the Board of Health aims to encourage healthier choices and reduce the availability of tobacco products in places that are traditionally associated with healthcare.

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  • 5. 

    In June 2012, the newspaper mostly covered natural disasters.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement contradicts itself by saying that "the newspaper mostly covered natural disasters" in June 2012. It is not possible for a newspaper to mostly cover natural disasters in a specific month, as newspapers cover a wide range of topics including politics, sports, entertainment, and more. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 6. 

    What financial institution recently bought the former Harry's Supermarket on Elm Street in Pittsfield with an eye to turning it into a main office and/or bank branch?

    • A.

      Pittsfield Cooperative Bank

    • B.

      Greylock Federal Credit Union

    • C.

      Berkshire Bank

    • D.

      Berkshire Federal Credit Union

    Correct Answer
    A. Pittsfield Cooperative Bank
    Explanation
    The Pittsfield Cooperative Bank recently bought the former Harry's Supermarket on Elm Street in Pittsfield with the intention of converting it into a main office and/or bank branch.

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  • 7. 

    The newspaper mostly covers the international news.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the newspaper mostly focuses on international news. However, the correct answer is False, indicating that the statement is not true. This implies that the newspaper does not primarily cover international news, but rather may have a more diverse range of topics, including local, national, and international news.

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  • 8. 

    Olivia Culpo of the Pittsfield Culpo family recently won what?

    • A.

      Miss Massachusetts

    • B.

      Miss America

    • C.

      Miss Universe

    • D.

      Miss USA

    Correct Answer
    D. Miss USA
    Explanation
    Olivia Culpo of the Pittsfield Culpo family recently won Miss USA.

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  • 9. 

    What famous singer is joining James Taylor for his July 2 show at Tanglewood?

    • A.

      Katy Perry

    • B.

      Taylor Swift

    • C.

      Kelly Clarkson

    • D.

      Carrie Underwood

    Correct Answer
    B. Taylor Swift
    Explanation
    Taylor Swift is joining James Taylor for his July 2 show at Tanglewood.

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